Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Fleet Services Job #: 1807908
Full Time; Career Full Salary Range: $27.82-$36.14/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the direction of the Fleet Services Technical Staff Supervisor the incumbents must be able to perform operational level heavy duty vehicular and equipment maintenance and repair duties.
The Heavy Duty Equipment Technician will inspect, maintain, repair, diagnose, adjust and replace mechanical and electrical components on University owned vehicles and equipment. Vehicles and equipment maintained includes but is not limited to passenger sedans, light duty trucks, vans (both passenger and cargo), medium duty and heavy duty trucks, fire and police vehicles, passenger transport buses, tractors and landscape maintenance equipment, street sweepers, standby generators (1-kw to 150-kw) and other vehicles and equipment used in the day to day operations of the University. Systems and sub-systems maintained and repaired include but are not limited to the following: engine, transmission, ignition, fuel delivery, charging and starting, exhaust, electrical, drive-train, braking systems (both hydraulic and air actuated), air comfort, steering, suspension and hydraulic systems.
The incumbent will also perform fabrication and welding duties, operate and maintain shop tools and equipment and document work performed. Further duties include TIG, MIG, Arc, and Fuel/Gas welding, cutting, burning, and sheering of various metals including but not limited to steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and cast aluminum.
Journeyman level experience and skill in automotive heavy vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair.
Experience in the operation and maintenance of tools and special tools used in the course of performing job duties.
Knowledge in the proper use and operation of diagnostic equipment used in the course of performing job duties.
Ability to properly inspect vehicles and equipment for needed maintenance and repairs, and to perform those maintenance and repair operations.
Ability to work both individually and cooperatively with others with minimal or no supervision.
Some Special Conditions Include:
Must possess and maintain a Class B Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record, and be able to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program. Interviewees will be required to provide a current DMV record.
Ability to work shift work, 2:30pm to 11pm shift.
Ability to work overtime and on-call to respond to call-back work for emergency repairs.
Ability to safely push and move equipment weighing up to 160 pounds with or without accommodation.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 05-17-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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