VEHICLE SERVICE TECHNICIAN II
Location: Transportation, Central
Work Year: Traditional 245 work days - AMLG/FMGR/GRND/PROTECH
Salary Range: Starting at $19.54 per hour, boot stipend $15.00 per month, tool stipend $24.00 a month
Essential Functions and Objectives:
The Vehicle Service Tech II performs repair, maintenance and inspections of Denver Public School (DPS) vehicles.
- Assists with required annual Colorado Department of Education (CDE) inspections.
- Performs preventative maintenance PMA and PMD repairs on district vehicles (e.g., annual inspection program, defects) in accordance with quality assurance inspection guidelines, DPS standards, and established work rules and policy.
- Completes required forms and paperwork using FASTER (e.g., inspection program, defects) in accordance with quality assurance inspection guidelines, DPS standards, and established work rules and policy.
- Completes daily time reporting and submits to Shop Supervisor (e.g., vehicle numbers, work order numbers, repair codes).
- Tracks time worked on each vehicle by type of repair according to Time on Task standards.
- Uses computer diagnostic equipment for diagnosing vehicle problems.
- Assists maintenance Technicians with major repairs, CDE inspections and service calls.
- Assists Technician I's with daily fueling and servicing.
- Performs operator pre-trip vehicle inspections by checking condition and availability of safety and emergency equipment in accordance with Sate of Colorado and Commercial Driver's License authority.
- Maintains work area by cleaning tables; scrubbing floors; and throwing away or recycling materials (e.g., scrap metal, oil)
- Creates safe work environment by monitoring shop areas, examining tools and equipment, and providing employee safety training.
- Participates in random drug and alcohol testing program.
- Determines work sequences of repairs and maintenance activities, based on work priority, and availability of parts.
- Participates in and and supports a team work environment by interacting with other technicians and supervisors, and assisting in the development of new practices and technology (e.g., computer system requirements).
- Communicates and coordinates fleet maintenance schedule and concerns with shop supervisor.
- Maintains safety and effective operation of personal and shop tools (e.g., floor jacks, air guns, seal driver) in accordance with guidelines (e.g., safety, instruction manual).
- Records maintenance activities by utilizing computerized system (e.g., FASTER) ensuring maintenance standards are met.
- Coordinates with parts counter clerk to ensure availability of parts needed for repair and maintenance; and checks out parts according to procedures.
- Drives district vehicles (e.g., multi-passenger buses, white fleet), obeying traffic regulations; driving defensively; reporting any accidents/incidents to the supervisor at the time of occurrence (this should be included and expected when driving and vehicle).
- Executes contingency plans during inclement weather operations.
- Attend meetings (e.g., safety, shop) to give information or discuss fleet maintenance.
- Communicates (e.g., customer service orientation) with vehicle operators during service calls or refers operator to Shop Supervisor.
- Maintains, trains other personnel in, and communicates current knowledge of fleet maintenance practices and technology (e.g., computer system requirements).
- Test drives vehicles, and tests components and systems, using diagnostic equipment.
- Works to obtain related field ASE certifications for pay and promotion purposes and once obtained, must maintain current fleet maintenance certifications (e.g., ASE, CDE).
- Performs other duties as requested.
Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:
- A current and valid State of Colorado driver’s license (CDL) - Class A and BP2S endorsements (or the ability to acquire one within 6 months).
- Knowledge of maintenance skills (e.g., electrical and mechanical systems, gasoline and diesel engines, air and hydraulic brakes, tire repair).
- Knowledge of fleet maintenance software (e.g. Faster) and vehicle diagnostic systems (e.g., On Board Diagnostics (OBD), Mitchell on-demand).
- Knowledge of safety issues and regulations when operating and repairing vehicles.
- Knowledge of Colorado Department of Education (CDE), Department of Transportation (DOT), and Fluid Mechanics & Computational Science (FMCS) rules, regulations and requirements.
- Ability to troubleshoot and technical skills for diagnosis and repair.
- Ability to work effectively as team member.
- Ability ti multi-task and complete work with frequent interruptions.
- Ability to communicate clearly in English, in both written and oral formats.
- Proficiency with MS Office and other computer software.
- Must posses a full set of tools.
- A minimum of two (2) years preventative maintenance experience is required.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- 1-3 years mechanic experience.
- Technical community college level certificate or degree preferred.
- Technical community college college graduate in automotive/truck mechanics (1 year program), two (2) years experience
- A combination of education and experience.
About Denver Public Schools:
Thank you for your interest in the DPS Transportation Services Department. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share our DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun, and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team and make an impact at a great organization! DPS has become the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado and is widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the country. We believe that innovative transportation services, and caring drivers and paraprofessionals, are an extension of the school day and support learning outside of the classroom. We are passionate about providing safe school bus transportation to our student riders. A safe pleasant ride helps students start and end the school day on a positive note. This can have an enormous impact on a student’s attitude toward school. We all have a definite role in the safe operation of our school transportation system and we would love for you to be a part of the team!
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.