Auto Technician

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 29, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 036725 Department Code 31201-5566 Department Facilities Services Job Title Auto Technician Location Facilities Services Auto Garage Pay Range Based on Syracuse University and SEIU Contract Staff Level 86 FLSA Status Non-exempt Hours


(All days and hours subject to change)

Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code UP Job Description

Exercise some judgment to plan and perform a sequence of operations involved in automotive repair.


Advanced knowledge of automotive repair equivalent to 1-2 years of practical trades training or previous work experience.

At least four years additional practical experience, including working knowledge of diagnostic computer scanning tools.

Must provide own hand tools.

Valid NYS Class B with W endorsement CDL license.

Valid NYS Inspector’s license.

The ability to drive both manual and automatic transmission vehicles.

Job Specific Qualifications

Valid NYS Class B with W endorsement CDL license, Valid NYS Inspector’s license. The ability to drive both manual and automatic transmission vehicles.


Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical problems in cars, trucks, tractors, pay loaders, grounds equipment and other heavy equipment. Tune engines including replacing plugs, points, condensers, coils, setting timing, etc. Reline brakes, repair and rebuild starters, generators, power steering and power brake units. Must be able to remove, repair, and overhaul air compressors, air, dryer, and motors. Rewire or install new wiring harness as required. Tear down and rebuild engines. Maintain records and call in equipment for preventative maintenance

Physical Requirements

Standing, bending, stooping, walking, daily lifting of items that weigh over 30 pounds.


Operate a variety of garage equipment including hydraulic lift, hydraulic jack, chain fall, hydraulic press, diagnostic computer scanning tools, etc. Use a wide variety of hand tools. Operate vehicles including tow truck.

Application Instructions


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