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Vehicle Mechanic performs scheduled and non-scheduled preventative maintenance services and repairs to district vehicles and equipment such as, trucks, trailers, automobiles, off-road equipment, mowers, and other small equipment.

Certifications listed as required qualifications may also be obtained upon acceptance of the position.

Incumbent must meet pre-employment drug and alcohol testing requirements; subject to random drug and alcohol testing, including reasonable suspicion.

As a District Vehicle Mechanic, you'll provide repairs and preventative maintenance services to the District’s White Fleet and other assorted equipment. This may include inspecting fleet vehicles, estimating damage of vehicles involved in collisions and normal wear and tear, and completing repairs and preventative maintenance to vehicles. You will also perform annual safety inspections. Other duties include ensuring safety, customer care, service and communication, and continuing training and education.

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards

  • Assists leadership with organizing, scheduling, coordinating, and overseeing various maintenance programs

  • Attends training and in-service meetings

  • Calculates an accurate cost estimate of repair work as assigned including labor, supplies, and parts costs  

  • Ensures that all work activities adhere to all applicable federal, state, local, industry safety standards, and emissions mandates

  • Follows all safety rules and regulations

  • Installs a variety of parts and equipment on assigned vehicles including lights, trailer hitches, and generators  

  • Maintains clean and efficient operating work area

  • Modifies, tears down, repairs and reassembles major automotive components and assemblies including gasoline engines, automatic and standard transmissions, differentials, and front-end assemblies

  • Operates a mobile repair vehicle to perform needed repairs and maintenance in the field; lubricates, repairs and/or diagnoses malfunctions of vehicles

  • Performs electrical repairs, pneumatic system repairs, hydraulic repairs, mechanical repairs, and fuel system repairs

  • Performs preventative maintenance procedures

  • Performs troubleshooting and diagnostic duties on all types of vehicles and heavy equipment

  • Performs a wide range of automotive inspection, maintenance, and repair duties

  • Performs welding repairs as needed

  • Prepares and enters records of work performed and parts used on all district equipment repaired

  • Prepares work orders and reports/solves maintenance problems before they become emergencies

  • Reads and interprets service and parts manuals, understands diagrams, and interprets video

  • Recommends purchase of suitable supplies, tools, and equipment

  • Repairs, cleans, replaces, installs and modifies defective, missing, or malfunctioning components of mechanical, hydraulic, fuel, electrical, braking, steering, pumping, and other related systems of assigned vehicles and heavy equipment

  • Repairs, cleans, lubricates, and stores maintenance tools and equipment

  • Responds to all service breakdowns and work orders as required

  • Responds to operator requests and/or researches appropriate solutions

  • Stays current with Colorado Rules and Regulations Governing Operation of Vehicles

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information in various software systems

  • Ability to analyze malfunctions in equipment

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, staff, students, parents, and the general public

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • Ability to input work orders on a computer and generate reports if needed

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to make minor/major repairs on mechanical equipment

  • Ability to manage simultaneous demands

  • Ability to operate and care for mechanized equipment

  • Ability to read/write/speak the English language and follow directions in English effectively

  • Ability to recognize safety issues in the workplace

  • Ability to train others in procedures and the use of equipment

  • Ability to use computer equipment and related software to support diagnostics

  • Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities

  • Ability to work independently on assignments without supervision

  • Ability to work well with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions

  • Considerable knowledge of computer equipment and related software for diagnostics

  • Demonstrates discernment, excellence, honesty, integrity, patience, perseverance, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness

  • Detail-oriented

  • Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible

  • Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of best practices for the inspection and repair of assigned vehicles and heavy equipment

  • Knowledge of proper vehicle maintenance procedures

  • Knowledge of repair and operations of machinery and equipment

  • Knowledge of welding applications

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with a wide variety of people including trainees, coworkers, administrators, vendors, and the general public

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills

  • Visual acuity enabling safe operation of tools and machinery

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

  • The noise level in the work environment may alternate among quiet, moderate, and loud.

  • The incumbent is frequently required to interact in person and through communication methods with the students, public, and/or other staff.

  • The incumbent is required to work scheduled school/work hours and/or days.

  • The incumbent may be required to work extended school/work hours and/or days as directed.

  • The incumbent may experience exposure to fumes, odors, electrical, and maintenance hazards associated with the working environment.

  • The incumbent may experience exposure to the elements while performing duties.

  • The incumbent may be required to respond during inclement weather.

Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions

  • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties

  • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices

  • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils

  • Lifts/pushes/pulls or carries burdens weighing up to 100 lbs.

  • Has visual capacity enabling safe operation of tools and machinery

  • Strength and flexibility: stands, climbs, stoops, kneels, bends, crouches, crawls, twists, reaches, sits, navigates on a creeper, and walks while performing duties

Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

Required Qualifications:

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification - National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, Colorado Driver's License - Department of Revenue - Division of Motor Vehicles, Commercial Drivers License (CDL) -Class A - Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Commercial Drivers License (CDL) -Class B - Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Experience in a Mechanical Service Position, High school graduate -high school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Compensation Range:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Hours per Day:

8.0 hour(s) per day

Number of Days per Year:

260 days M-F

Benefits Eligibility:

Full-time - Regular

For more information on our benefits, please visit Employee Benefits | Academy District 20 (

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

How to Apply:
New applicants (including current district staff members) must use the Workday application portal. Documents emailed directly to a supervisor will not be considered for application purposes and will not receive a response. A completed online application also includes the following uploaded documents in PDF format:

  • A current resume

Please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school/location. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting

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