Overview

Essential Job Functions:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.

Job Responsibilities:
Candidate will be required to complete a 24 month apprentice program for the repair and maintenance of vehicle systems such as: Suspension, brakes, exhaust, fuel, drive line, steering, heating, lighting, electrical distribution, replacement of batteries and charging system units, cooling, vehicle signage, moving of vehicles as directed and necessary to perform job assignments, assist journey person as required, prepare written reports and any other duties relative to maintenance to vehicles. Also, any repairs or maintenance of building and grounds as directed.

Experienced mechanics accepted into the Program or an apprentice who demonstrates
superior skills and/or abilities may be advanced through the steps of the Program at an
accelerated rate based upon the recommendation of the Hiring/Peer Review Committee and the approval of the employer.

Physical Requirements:
Physical demands of the job include the following:
Standing – Constantly
Walking – Constantly
Sitting – Occasionally
Lifting- Constantly (approx. 75 lbs.)
Carrying- Constantly (approx. 75 lbs.)
Pushing – Frequently (approx. 200 lbs.)
Pulling- Frequently (approx. 200 lbs.)
Climbing – Frequently (ladder, bus stairs, etc.)
Kneeling – Frequently
Reaching – Frequently

Work environment:
60% indoors, with exposure to diesel fumes, odors, dust, mists, smoke, gases, poor ventilation, noisy vibration, and hazards associated with the cleaning and repair of vehicles.
40% outdoors, with exposure to diesel fumes, odors, dust, mists, smoke, gases, poor ventilation, noisy vibration, and hazards associated with the cleaning and repair of vehicles.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job necessary for its classification and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Other duties shall be assigned from time to time. There is a 24 month probationary period. Job performance will be evaluated periodically, for continued participation in the apprenticeship program.  

Experience and/or Educational Requirements:
High school diploma or G.E.D. Must be able to speak clearly, write legibly, and hear during ordinary conversation, see near and far and accurately judge depth perception. Must have written temporary or valid Ohio Commercial Driver’s License Class B with passenger endorsement within twelve months of hire date.

EXPERIENCE:
One year relevant technical training or trade school, or two years experience in vehicle repair.