JOB SUMMARY Under general direction, plans, organizes, and supervises the maintenance and repair of all gas, alternative fuel, electric, and diesel school buses, trucks, tractors, construction and grounds equipment over 12 horsepower, boom trucks, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, parking lot sweepers, other district vehicles, and power driven equipment; supervises the inventory and control of all district vehicles; and performs related duties as assigned.
Supervises, trains, and evaluates employees performing work in the maintenance and repair of school buses, trucks, other district vehicles, and power driven equipment, including employees working a swing shift.
Establishes and maintains repair and preventive maintenance programs for school buses, trucks, other district vehicles, and power driven equipment.
Sets up and supervises maintenance procedures in order to meet state and federal requirements for school buses.
Oversees and maintains a computerized inventory of garage supplies and equipment.
Prices and buys parts and materials.
Prepares specifications for the purchase of new equipment and the modification of existing equipment.
Estimates the cost of repairs, determines work priorities, and assigns work.
Disposes of old vehicles pursuant to established procedures.
Maintains inventories of fuel supplies and records of use.
Uses a computer to initiate and close out work orders, maintain work records, and prepare and submit reports.
Participates in budget preparation activities.
Drives and road tests buses and vehicles to diagnose faults and ensure safe operating condition.
Oversees the smog control-testing program for all district vehicles.
Ensures that health and safety precautions are observed.
Inspects the work of employees and outside vendors.
Assists California Highway Patrol inspectors with annual safety inspections of school buses.
Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent, and four years of experience as a journey-level mechanic, equivalent to full-time work, involving work on light and heavy-duty buses, trucks, and automobiles, one year of which must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity. Experience working on a fleet of vehicles is desirable. Part-time experience will be considered and adjusted appropriately. Any other combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.
LICENSE: Must possess and maintain a valid Class A or B California Driver License with a passenger endorsement and remain insurable at the standard insurance market rate. Candidates must submit a recent (within 30 days) DMV driving record by the oral rating exam.
Additional Salary Information: Garden Grove Unified School District offers a tremendous benefit package that includes:
Up to 22 paid vacation days per year; Up to 14 paid holidays per year; Up to 12 sick leave days per year with unlimited accumulation; Social Security coverage
All regular employees who are employed 30 hours or more a week are eligible for the following additional benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for the employee and family; Life Insurance for the employees; Generous Retirement Plan (CalPERS)
About Garden Grove Unified School District
The Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) employs more than 5,000 staff members, operates 67 schools, and is the third largest school district in Orange County. The district encompasses 28 square miles of territory, serving most of Garden Grove and portions of six surrounding cities - Anaheim, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Santa Ana, Stanton, and Westminster.