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Technician, Vehicle Service

Posted on Aug 3, 2019 by Guilford Technical Community College

Jamestown, NC 27282
30 Jul 2019
Annual Salary


This position has primary responsibility for management and implementation of a preventive maintenance and repair program for all assigned institutional vehicles. Formal training in vehicle repair/maintenance is preferred. Jobholder utilizes Vehicle Preventative Maintenance software. Manages bulk fuels/motor oils inventories. Performs vehicle assessments, assists with Fleet replacement planning and new vehicle purchases. Manages vehicle related recycle processes.


Works independently in the performance of routine servicing, maintenance and repair of all assigned institutional vehicles, including Loaner fleet, Physical Plant/Auxiliary Services fleet, Campus Police fleet and EV/cart fleet.

Manages relationships and transactions with vendors necessary for procurement of parts and outsourced repairs.

Uses Vehicle PM software to schedule work and maintain vehicle service & mileage records.

Manages bulk gasoline, diesel fuel, & motor oil inventory control and purchases. Performs vehicle spare parts inventory control and purchases.

Manages quarterly vehicle condition assessments and provides supervisor with updates as needed for planned vehicle replacements. Assists Manager with new vehicles costing and POs, performs registration and surplus processes.

Coordinates major repair work performed by Dealers/Shops as necessary. Most repairs (90+ %) are performed by GTCC Service Tech.

Coordinates State Vehicle inspections by Dealers/Shops, executes state registrations with Finance.

Coordinates safety inspection of shop equipment, maintains shop safety manual.

Coordinates vehicle materials recycle processes for waste oil, used filters, batteries, and tires with Physical Plant staff.

Assists with other facility work as directed by Supervisor.

Adheres to established work schedule.

Completes assignments in a professional, safe and timely manner.

Demonstrates and models the Colleges employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

Performs all duties as assigned by supervisor.

Participates in job related enrichment seminars, workshops, and in-service training.

Difficult Challenges

Troubleshooting & repair of vehicle motor, transmission, OBD -II diagnostics, instrument panel, and brakes issues.


Weekly: Supervisor re: guidance on work priorities
Weekly: Campus Police re: scheduling police vehicle out of service for preventive maintenance or repair work
Quarterly: Dealers and repair service contractors re: scheduling state inspections, advanced preventive maintenance or repair work, deliveries
Quarterly: Purchasing re: vehicle purchase orders, registrations
As Needed: Faculty and Staff to review driving procedures for various vehicles.

Education Required

High school diploma or GED Certificate
Commercial Drivers License ( CDL ) required within 6 months of employment.

Education Preferred

Associate Degree in Automotive Technology from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
ASE Certification

Experience Required

Minimum of 3 years vehicle service, maintenance and repair experience in a commercial shop.
Equivalent combinations of experience and education will be considered.
In addition to basic maintenance, technician will be experienced in higher level repairs such as axle/wheel bearing replacement, suspension repairs, manifold gasket replacement, HVAC repair, etc.

Experience Preferred KSA Required

Ability to manage his/her time and prioritize duties to insure availability, reliability and safety of vehicles.
Skilled in routine servicing and maintenance of vehicles, i.e. tune ups, brake jobs, oil changes, basic engine & electrical systems diagnostics, headlight replacements, and other typical minor vehicle maintenance.
Ability to determine parts needed for vehicle repairs.
Skilled in the operation of passenger cars, light trucks, and vans.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship with co-workers, faculty, staff, students, and the general public.
Ability to lift and carry heavy bulky objects up to fifty pounds.
Ability to work at times other than scheduled hours
Ability to work in inclement weather, i.e., snow removal, etc.
Ability to work well independently and exercise sound judgment in prioritizing tasks in a changing environment.
Ability to operate as a part of a trained emergency response team at a moments notice.

KSA Preferred

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, E-mail, and Vehicle Preventative Maintenance software

Department/Job Specific Requirements

Required OSHA /Safety training to include but not limited to the following: Chemical Safety (HazCom/Hazmat) ; Crane/Lift/Hoist Safety; Emergency Equipment-incl. fire ext; First Aid; Flammable & Combustible Storage & Handling; Forklift/Industrial Vehicle Safety; Hand and Power Tools; LP Gas Storage and Handling; Noise and Hearing Conservation; Reporting Requirements.
Valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record.
Position is subject to background and credit checks.
Upon employment and within first 30 days of hire, must complete the following college HR training matrix but not limited to: Discrimination & Anti-Harassment; Personal Information Protection ( PIP ); Ethics, and Shooter on Campus. Annual refreshers are required thereafter.

Physical Demands

Work requires mostly standing and walking.
Work requires carrying objects or loads that weigh between 20 and 50 pounds.
Frequent (30% 70%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes, adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.

Posting Type Staff

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