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Automotive/Equipment Technician

Forsyth County

Listing Summary

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Performs mechanical repair work on automobiles, trucks, light/heavy equipment, small engines, or other automotive/mechanical equipment.

Inspects, tests, and diagnoses problems involving various systems of vehicles or equipment, such as gasoline/diesel engines, ignition systems, computerized engine controls, electronic fuel injection systems, transmissions, differentials, steering systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, hydraulic systems, brake systems, pneumatic systems, drive train systems, engine cooling systems, fuel and air induction systems, charging systems, starting systems, exhaust systems, emission systems, inflatable restraint systems, heating/air conditioning systems, windows, lighting systems, or horns.

Examines vehicles to determine necessary repair or maintenance work; conducts diagnostic computer testing; consults with drivers or equipment operators to obtain input on problems, assist in diagnosing problems, or prevent future problems; assesses body damage to vehicles; determines parts/supplies necessary to conduct repairs.

Assists with and/or performs appropriate repair, removal, replacement, rebuilding, or maintenance work on vehicle/equipment systems and components; removes or replaces brakes, brake pads, wheels, steering components, shocks, transmissions, cylinder heads, valve trains, differentials, suspension springs, starters, alternators, water pumps, thermostats, radiators, flywheels, fuel injectors, and other components; turns, replaces, or resurfaces rotors/drums; replaces rings, bearings, and universal joints; repairs/replaces clutches; rebuilds generators and carburetors; relines brakes; removes or replaces engines, engine parts, and engine gaskets; checks engine timing and performance; grinds valves; rebuilds wheel cylinders; replaces disk calipers; repairs truck frame and dump beds; installs, removes, repairs or replaces doors, lifts, seats, radios, lights, windows, mirrors, or emergency sirens.

Performs general welding work; repairs broken/cracked parts, cuts metal, and welds metal components; fills holes and removes minor dents.

Performs routine and preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment; pumps fuel into vehicles; checks fluid levels and replaces fluids as needed; drains/replaces oil; changes/replaces filters and batteries; removes/replaces belts, hoses, fuses, bulbs, and other parts; flushes radiators and coolant systems; replaces spark plugs and wires; lubricates mechanical parts and greases equipment; checks air pressure level of tires; patches holes/punctures in tires; repairs/replaces damaged tires; rotates and balances tires.

Diagnoses and repairs refrigeration system components; performs refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling.

Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining, and testing vehicles and equipment, which may include a service truck, forklift, vehicle lift, hydraulic jack, tire machine, battery charger, brake lathe, torque wrench, welder, cutting torch, drill press, air compressor, generator, pressure washer, air tools, gauges, meters, diagnostic instruments, or mechanic tools.

Tests vehicles, machinery, equipment, and parts for proper operations.

Determines parts needed to conduct repair projects; completes and submits parts requisition forms; maintains records of time and work performed in association with assigned projects.

Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep tools/equipment in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, washing/cleaning vehicles and equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.

Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; reports accidents and incidents.

Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, work tickets, parts requisitions, service records, mileage records, timesheets, or other documents.

Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, parts request forms, work tickets, parts manuals, service manuals, diagrams, reference materials, manuals, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.

Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, vendor/suppliers, customers, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Maintains an awareness of new practices, procedures, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

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