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Auto Technician

Company: University of California Santa Cruz
Location: Hayward
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Auto Technician ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world. DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW Physical Planning, Development & Operations (PPDO) manages and oversees all University activities and services related to physical and environmental planning, design and construction, engineering, physical plant maintenance and operations, capital planning and space management, and the associated business services necessary to support these functions. The University's main campus is spread across more than 2,000 acres and includes over 500 buildings comprising more than 8 million square feet. The department includes operating budgets of over $48 million, manages a capital project portfolio of approximately $500 million, and employs nearly 300 full time staff to carry forth the duties necessary for the campus' development and operation. JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Garage Manager, the incumbent performs operational level vehicular and equipment repair duties, including but not limited to maintenance and repairs on hybrid and electric vehicles, stand-by & emergency generators up to 150kw, compressors, trailers, tractors, mowers, ATVs and all medium to light-duty vehicles under 14,500lbs GVWR. Incumbent adjusts, services, replaces and/or repairs all vehicular components. 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 ABS systems), air comfort, steering, suspension and hydraulic systems. Operates and maintains shop equipment. Performs fabrication and welding duties as required. Budgeted Salary: $28.53 - $37.09hour/ . Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. Under California law, the University of California, Santa Cruz is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary above the posted range. The salary shown above is the budgeted range the University reasonably expects to pay. No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits Schedule Information: • Full-time, Fixed • Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week • Days of the Week: Mon-Fri • Shift Includes: Day Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus Union Representation: SX, Service Travel: Up to 25% of the time JOB DUTIES 60% - Repair/ Maintenance Perform or assist in the repair and maintenance of light-duty ( Remove and replace wheels and tires. Troubleshoot electric systems. Document maintenance and repairs, including parts usage and repair recommendations, in automotive data management software provided by the University. 20% - Diagnostic Inspect light-duty and automotive equipment to determine necessary corrective action, perform derivative diagnostic of computer-controlled engines and communicate findings to supervisor for review. 20% - Equipment Operation Operate and maintain automotive shop equipment including but not limited to; engine analyzers, battery chargers, emissions analyzers, brake lathes, grinders, tire machines, scan tools, automotive hoists; perform welding and fabrication duties as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Journeyman level experience in light-duty and automotive repair. • Experience in the maintenance and use of precision tools and shop equipment in repair of automotive equipment, including automotive hoists. • Experience and / or skills in safely using hand or power tools and equipment such as hydraulic lifts, impact wrenches, drills, etc. • Knowledge of the proper use of various inspection and diagnostic equipment. • Experience in handling, storage and disposal of hazardous waste. • Experience with computerized work order systems: billing parts on work orders, typing customer notes, tracking time worked. • Ability to perform welding and fabrication of automotive equipment. • Ability to read, write, follow oral and written instructions and demonstrate mechanical aptitude. • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. • Ability to identify / correct hazardous problems and use judgment as to when to report problems/safety hazards. • Ability to accommodate changing priorities and complete tasks despite intermittent interruptions. SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT • Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. • Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California. • Ability to safely perform the physical requirements necessary in storing and moving materials. The ability to lift light to moderate objects up to 40 lbs., with or without accommodation. • Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training. • The University of California has implemented a https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19 covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire. • Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=PEN&division=&title=1.&part=4.&chapter=2.&article=2.5 . UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training. Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy. SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu . A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Date posted: 01/20/2023

Keywords: University of California Santa Cruz, Hayward , Auto Technician, Professions , Hayward, California

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