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SC Department of Public Safety Mechanic III (Tech II - Line Mechanic) in Statewide, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

**Vacancies are currently available in the following counties: Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Brunson, Calhoun, Charleston, Chester, Dorchester, Florence, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Lancaster, Latta, Laurens, Newberry, Richland, Spartanburg, Summerville, Sumter, Taylors and York.

The person in this position will inspect and perform preventive maintenance on vehicles following the prescribed daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly maintenance policies, rules and regulations. Report major preventive maintenance problems to shop foreman or assistant foreman immediately. Evaluate, diagnose, and repair routine maintenance failure problems and immediately report major problems to shop foreman or assistant foreman. Perform required maintenance checks and inspection of assigned state vehicles and maintain required fluid levels. As directed, respond to service calls to determine the severity of the problem and make required repairs. Make repairs to vehicles, or when needed, report to supervisor for additional assistance. Inspect, diagnose, and repair (overhauls) vehicle components. Restore component parts to OEM requirements. Maintain assigned service truck parts inventory and other state equipment daily. Maintain accurate records in the use of parts and truck parts inventory according to state guidelines. Keep parts clean and organized, and equipment clean, organized and in good operating condition. Perform job in compliance with Weather, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures using the available Personal Protection Equipment as required. Provide other services in support of the school bus maintenance shop or the Office of Transportation's mission as instructed by the foreman or assistant foreman.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) years of mechanical experience in automotive or related repair; or any combination of training and experience that would enable an applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Required to lift objects weighing 50 pounds and to move objects weighing 125 pounds 30 feet. Must be able to operate power, hydraulic and electronic equipment. Must possess or acquire within 120 calendar days a valid Class A or B CDL with Tank Vehicle, Passenger and Air Brake endorsements, Tanker Operation certification, and criminal background check. Successful candidates will be extended an offer of conditional probationary employment, at which time they will be required to submit to and pass a drug screening for illegal drugs and must pass the SCDE/USDOT medical exam.

Additional Comments

The Department of Education has forty-two (42) bus maintenance shops throughout the state and services over 5,600 school buses. The bus shops are located in the following counties:

Area I: _Abbeville, Aiken, Anderson, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Newberry, Oconee, and Pickens. Area II: Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Lexington, Richland, Spartanburg, and York. Area III: Berkeley, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marlboro, Sumter, and Williamsburg. Area IV: _Beaufort, Calhoun, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Orangeburg, and Summerville.


Salary: $27,527.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Statewide, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 100616

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: KD15

Position Number: Multiple Positions

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $34,820.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $39,229.00

Opening Date: 02/27/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Interested persons must complete a State Employment Application at Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The South Carolina Department of Education does not accept faxed, mailed, or hand delivered applications.

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Hourly position, 40 hour work week, 8 or 10 hour days, possible range of workday 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Education

Address: 1429 Senate Street Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-734-8505