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Fleet Mechanic

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Fleet Mechanic
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Perform complex repairs and maintenance on University vehicles. Maintain safety and roadworthiness of the Transportation and Parking Services fleet of vehicles to include alternative power sources (compressed natural gas, hybrid electric, and diesel). Prioritize, diagnose, and determine correct resolution and repair vehicles. Report to the Mechanic Supervisor. Actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability, and delivering a great customer experience.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

High school diploma, formal trades training and four years’ specific experience required in diagnosing and repairing systems in passenger vehicles, transit buses, and commercial diesel engines. Specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months may be required. Valid Vermont Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B or higher with air brake and passenger endorsements or ability to obtain required. Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally required. Initial and continued employment dependent on satisfactory results of alcohol and drug testing required. May be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while performing specific job tasks.

Desirable Qualifications

Advanced training in maintenance and repair of Cummins fuel injected diesel engines, Allison electronic transmissions, and commercial air brake systems highly desirable. Experience using and interpreting computerized diagnostic programs used with 2007 and newer vehicles desirable. Proficiency in acetylene and arc welding, and fabrication of certain parts, desirable.

Demonstrated ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability, and delivering exceptional value and great experience to customers highly desirable.

Other Information
Special Conditions Bargaining Unit Position - United Electrical Workers, A probationary period may be required, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, 40 hour work week
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 16.41
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 27.90
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band
Staff Union Code UE

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 02/14/2018
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Fleet Mechanic
Posting Number S1456PO
Department Transportation & Parking Admn/11540
Position Number 001545
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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