An incumbent in this position class is responsible for the performance of semi-skilled work in the repair and maintenance of automotive equipment. Incumbent may independently perform minor repair work but usually work is performed under general supervision of the journeyman mechanic.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
Assists in repairing trucks, automobiles and other automotive equipment; Repairs flat tires, changing and rotating them.;
Replaces worn or faulty parts, including gaskets, spark plugs and windshield wipers; Dismantles, cleans and assembles parts of motors;
Washes, greases and changes oil in automotive equipment; Charges batteries;
May occasionally operate trucks and automobiles.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of the common practices tools, terminology and safety precautions associated with the automotive mechanics trade; mechanical aptitude; ability to follow oral and written instructions; physical strength and agility; good physical condition.
ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Candidates must meet the requirements of one of the following:
A) An elementary education and one year of satisfactory experience in the repair of automotive equipment; OR,
B) An elementary education and completion of an approved one year training course in automotive repair work; OR,
C) An equivalent combination of training and experience, as indicated in (A) and (B).