Demonstrate ability to successfully accomplish the performance tasks below. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.

Primary Responsibility to:
Transportation Supervisor

Secondary Responsibility to:
Superintendent of Schools

Job Goal:
In order to provide students with a safe transportation to and from school and school related activities and to maintain other school owned vehicles and equipment, the mechanic shall have the knowledge of proper mechanical techniques and the physical ability to carry out the following tasks.

  1. Be physically able to lift items in the excess of 80 pounds, to bend, crawl, roll on creepers and work inside cramped areas of vehicles equipment.
  2. Keep mechanical work area, floors and bus storage areas in a clean and safe condition at all times.
  3. Provide own mechanic’s hand tools and tool cabinets. Special tools will be provided by the school district.
  4. Maintain school buses to be in a safe operating condition at all times.
  5. Do annual and 60 day inspections of school buses as required by the Idaho Department of Education and document inspections on provided forms.
  6. Be trained and licensed to be able to operate school buses with students aboard.
  7. Attend mechanic training sessions as recommended or arranged by the Transportation Supervisor and school bus driver training classes/meetings.
  8. Report immediately to the Transportation Supervisor any damage to school buses.
  9. Have buses fueled, clean and ready for all routes or activity runs.
  10. Service, repair and maintain other school district owned vehicles, tractors, mowers, and equipment to be in a safe operating condition at all times.
  11. Maintain a record of maintenance on all equipment and vehicles.
  12. Maintain a record of amount of diesel fuel and gasoline on hand. Keep records of unit, date and amount of fuel used. Forward records to Transportation Supervisor at the end of each calendar month.
  13. Comply with all laws and procedures for the storage of gasoline, diesel fuel, new and used motor oil and spills that may occur. Notify the Transportation Supervisor of any spills.
  14. Work cooperatively with district staff.
  15. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Transportation/Maintenance Supervisor or the Superintendent of Schools.

Terms of Employment:
Employment and salary schedule shall be determined by the Superintendent with a recommendation by the Transportation Supervisor.

Performance of this position will be evaluated periodically by the Transportation Supervisor.