Position Title: Auto Shop Mechanic
Department: Facilities Services (CBU)
Advertised Pay: $20/hour
Campus Location: Washburn University
The screening committee will review all eligible applications
submitted by October 5, 2023 and continue reviewing until the
position is filled.
Position Summary: The Auto Shop Mechanic will diagnose
mechanical failure by means of visual and auditory checks and using
test equipment such as voltmeters, compression gauge testers,
ohmmeters and engine analyzers to determine the exact nature or
extent of repair or adjustment necessary to complete work and any
Employees are expected to use equipment to manufacturer and
University standards and to comply with University and OSHA
policies and regulations. New employees must complete safety
training within 6 months of hire.
Repair and maintain automobiles, trucks, graders, tractors, power
mowers, forklifts, golf carts, skid loaders, backhoes, sand
spreaders, snow plows and other grounds and mechanical equipment as
well as custodial equipment such as floor buffers, vacuums,
Diagnose mechanical failure by means of visual and auditory checks
and using test equipment such as voltmeters, compression gauge
testers, ohmmeters and engine analyzers to determine the exact
nature or extent of repair or adjustment necessary to complete work
and any additional repairs.
Respond to all vehicle trouble calls.
Maintain records of all repairs and work requests using a
Computerized Maintenance Management System or other University
software as directed.
Assist private providers or other staff with fabrication and
repairs performing oxyacetylene and electrical welding or simple
blacksmithing, as in forming, bonding and tempering iron and steel
by explaining University practices and/or providing information
regarding University procedures.
Requisition parts and/or maintain a perpetual inventory of all
tools and equipment.
Operate trucks, forklifts, tractors, front-end loaders and other
mechanical equipment for repair purposes.
Store and dispose of waste oil, non-hazardous and hazardous waste
in compliance with fire codes, EPA and OSHA standards and all other
codes, rules, regulations and laws.
Provide service support for campus events.
Maintain a professional, safe and clean work area.
Snow removal duties as assigned.
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
Completion of formal training and five years of experience in
Ability to work independently and communicate effectively
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record under
Respond to emergency service calls outside regularly scheduled work
Work from a ladder and/or a lift.
Move and/or maneuver materials weighing as much as 50 pounds.
Work in extreme weather conditions and work involving lawnmowers
and other hazardous tools and equipment.
Completion of formal training in the automotive or a related
American Welding Society certification.
CFC refrigerant recovery certification.
Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System.
Full time Hourly Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Background Check, Driving History and Drug Screen Required