Auto Technician, Facilities and Campus Services at Wake Forest University

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Job Description:

Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-05
Req: R0003929
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Job Description SummaryPerforms preventative maintenance, routine maintenance, and repairs in all aspects of Fleet Service's vehicles and equipment owned and/or operated by the University.
Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Performs state inspections and maintains current license.

  • Schedules and/or prioritizes work to be performed within assigned area of responsibility.

  • Trains new auto technicians on accepted University practices for vehicle repair and maintenance.

  • Provides assistance making appropriate decisions pertaining to vehicle repair and new equipment/vehicle purchases.

  • Performs maintenance and repair on construction equipment and diesel and gasoline automobiles and trucks.

  • Maintains working knowledge and utilizes available diagnostic equipment; attends appropriate training.

  • Works with appropriate vendors to obtain parts required for repair and maintenance.

  • Ensures that all rental vehicles are checked in.

  • Maintains Fleet Services Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and other EHS requirements.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D with five years of specialized training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Current EPA refrigerant recovery license or certification (Automotive Certification only), or obtained within three months of employment.

  • Current NC Inspection certification, or obtained within three months of employment.

  • Working knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance practices.

  • Ability to train new or less experienced auto technicians.

  • Ability to read, understand, and abide by all safety policies and procedures.

  • Proficiency with drivability and OBDII diagnostics and repairs.

  • Proficiency with A/C diagnostics and repairs.

  • Ability to update skill in diagnostic equipment operation and automotive maintenance and repair on a continual basis.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and other relevant software.

  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.

  • Ability to organize workflow and coordinate activities.

  • Ability to maintain effective customer relations.

  • Ability to meet the requirements of the University's automobile insurance.

  • Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Talking, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping. Visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc. Activities occur both inside and outside, subject to both environmental conditions. Worker is subject to noise, vibrations, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Minimum 1-3 ASE Certifications.

  • CDL.

Additional Job Description

Wake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021. Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.

Consistent with federal, state and local law, Wake Forest University will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons unless providing an accommodation would result in an undue hardship to the University.

If you seek an accommodation from the vaccination requirement for disability- or religious-based reasons, you should contact Human Resources.

Time Type RequirementFull timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

ke Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

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