Provide skilled mechanical and supervising work in the maintenance and repair of automotive and grounds equipment. Assist with coordinating the activities of the Automotive Shop in the Office of Facilities Management.
Assist in supervision of staff; performs major vehicle repairs and maintenance of a variety of vehicles and equipment, including trucks, automobiles, golf carts, mules, heavy equipment and various grounds equipment. Assist with maintaining the schedule and documentation of inspections and maintenance records on all University fleet vehicles. Use of diagnostic procedures using a computer analyzer to detect motor trouble and analyze motor performance on all equipment. Assist with maintaining cost records for University fleet vehicles, heavy equipment and small engine repairs. Assists with providing quotes, requisitions and procard purchases for tools, materials, supplies and equipment. Assist with maintaining schedules for weekly and monthly generator fuel consumption and proper engine operation. Assist with interviewing prospective employees and recommends full time appointments; approve time records for Automotive Staff in the absence of the Automotive Shop Supervisor. Maintains alternative fuel vehicles to include CNG, LPG and Hybrids. Testing of campus emergency generators. Welding and brazing repair duties as needed. Maintain shop in clean and orderly manner. Assists with reconciliation of monthly detailed fuel inventory control records for Petroleum Storage Tank to comply with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regulations. Assists with maintaining a variety of manual and electronic files and/or records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and complying with regulatory requirements. Responds to road calls regarding disabled vehicles 24/7 for the purpose of performing emergency repair work. Performs other duties assigned.
High School diploma supplemented by course work in automotive technical training or the equivalent experience. Provide excellent communication skills and customer service.
Five years experience in automotive repair, including one year supervisory experience. Comply with Texas Class C Underground Storage Tank requirements. ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification preferred. Previous lead or supervisory experience. Knowledge with alternative fuel vehicles to include CNG, LPG and Hybrid. Knowledge in operation of machines and equipment used in automotive mechanical trade to include but not limited to computer analyzer, carbon exhaust system, acetylene torch, arc welder and Freon recovery system.
Basic computer skills, including but not limited to MS Outlook, Work and Excel. Thorough knowledge of techniques and procedures of automotive maintenance and repairs; preventive maintenance methods for automotive equipment. Proficient in all phases of work performed in the shop. Ability to keep records and produce reports. Ability to plan, assign, inspect and supervise the work of automotive mechanic personnel.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 10508
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.