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Automotive Tech II-MOTOR

Employer
University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Oklahoma, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 25, 2023

Job Details



Position Title: Automotive Tech II-MOTOR - 999071

Position Overview:

Performs maintenance and repairs on automotive, industrial equipment, diesel powered equipment, small gas engines, ONG alternative fuel and electrical vehicles. Provides general maintenance services, such as oil change, water and antifreeze, fluid checks, and tune ups on all university vehicles. Performs diagnosis and service of A.B.S. electrical (utilizing scan tools) including bench overhaul, testing of starting, charging, and various electronically controlled systems; familiarity with wire repair, electrical schematic reading and diagnosis of power train controls of recent model vehicles.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Performs maintenance and repairs on automobile vehicles to include gasoline, natural, and diesel-powered automobiles and small engines. Provides service (lubrication, oil change, water and anti-freeze, windshield fluids, belts and hose inspections and replacements, air pressure and tire checks) on automotive vehicles and industrial equipment. Performs diagnostics and repairs on air conditioning systems to include R-12, R-134 recovery, recycling, charging and leaks, and performance testing. Replaces worn and/or broken parts. Performs minor tune-ups and engine repairs. Performs body repairs and painting as required. Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on University vehicles and maintenance equipment. Performs diagnosis, service and repair of engines, transmissions, differentials, and other assemblies. Performs welding and fabrication set-up as required. Inspects job repairs and determines what materials are needed and what methods to use for repairs. Performs OEM repairs as required, studies work drawings and schematics, etc. to ensure proper wiring, insulation and maintenance of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems of vehicles. Performs diagnosis and testing of refrigeration systems to include recovery, recycling, charging and leak and performance testing. Performs diagnosis and service of A.B.S. electrical (utilizing scan tools) including bench overhaul, testing of starting, charging, and various electronically controlled systems, familiarity with wire repair, electrical schematic reading and diagnosis of power train controls of recent model vehicles. Coordinates, oversees, and is primarily responsible of assuming responsibilities of supervisor in his absence for short periods of time. Observes, communicates, complies with and enforces Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) provisions; analyzes supplies and materials used in the performance and training of HVAC operational duties. Performs duties and complies with needs of special events, before, during, and after the special events are completed. Available to help a facilities emergency. This may necessitate the use of a radio for afterhours call backs. Further, a pre-arranged shift change may be implemented for predictable emergencies like inclement weather. Performs other related duties as necessary to support the UCO mission.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

Requires general education or vocational training and 3+ years relevant experience in chosen field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Responsible for obtaining and maintaining all licenses required for code compliance and special tool operations.

Must have a valid driver's license, clean driving record, and be able to operate a typical motor vehicle.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred :

Three years of experience in automotive mechanic trade; skilled in the use of tools, and diagnostic instruments including D.V.O.M. Effective oral and written communication skills. Knowledgeable of ASME, fire ratings and codes, DVOM and ADA requirements. Strongly Preferred: Air conditioning certification license and CNG License.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Able to work with tools of the trade with demonstrated competency. Sufficient dexterity and coordination to operate equipment common to the trade. Reads, understands manuals and instructions printed in English and documents legibly in same. Good oral and written communications are a requirement in order to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position. Ability to work safely and be protected in areas with fumes or airborne particles and toxic and/or caustic chemicals. Ability to kneel, bend and stand for long periods of time. Ability to work in and around moving mechanical parts of equipment. Ability to see and read meters; dexterous enough to work with tools of trade. Able to use and operate a personal computer as part of a daily operation, familiar with the Windows Operating system. Familiar with and able to utilize various Microsoft Office and/or other products such as Word and Excel for data entry and analysis.

Will this employee supervise others?

No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees.

Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

This position requires a physical. The physical requirements are:
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly and 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry 200 feet.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry up/down 30 stairs.
  • Ability to walk regularly for long periods of time across the campus.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to use and reach with hands and arms regularly.
  • Ability to climb in high places using a ladder or balance frequently.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and crawl occasionally.
  • Ability to push or pull dolly loaded with up to 120 pounds for 300 feet occasionally.
  • Must have close, distance, and peripheral vision.
  • Depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Pass PFT (pulmonary function test)

Company

University of Central Oklahoma.

With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 14,000 students to unmatched value found in 118 undergraduate areas of study and 83 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.

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