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(USA-MN-Morris) Vehicle Mechanic Type: 1

Montevideo, MN | Posted 3 weeks ago

Apply for Job Job ID361339 LocationMorris Job FamilyLR-Service/Maintenance/Labor Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code6068 Employee ClassTeamsters Local 320 Add to Favorite Jobs Email this Job About the Job Purpose of the position The Vehicle Mechanic is responsible for diagnoses of mechanical problems and for the repair, maintenance, and regular upkeep of all campus vehicles and other power equipment. UMM faculty and staff demonstrate an appreciation of cultural diversity and the ability to work effectively with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, and experience. Bargaining Unit Representation The Teamsters Bargaining Unit represents this position. Dues or fair share deductions will be made. This position is located on the UMN Morris Campus in Morris, MN. Job Duties A. Repairs and Routine Maintenance Percent Time 60% Repairs and services campus equipment, forklift, lawn mowers, skid steers, snow blowers, lifts Maintains fleet vehicles; fuels vehicles, check oil and fluids, clean interior, and wash exterior Inspects, repairs and adjusts automotive systems such as: fuel injection, electrical, exhaust, carburetor, hydraulic, and lubrication systems Replace, repair and adjust components to include: ignitions, brakes, brake pads, shoes, drums, rotors, hoses, lights, tires, tailgates, lifts, etc. Diagnose malfunctions in various computer-monitored automotive systems and components such as ignition, carburetion, fuel injection, automatic transmissions, hydraulic systems, and anti-lock brakes using electronic analysis and diagnostic equipment and specialized tools Keep track of oil changes and other regular maintenance necessary for campus vehicles and complete tasks when needed Repair any slight damages to fleet vehicles and make arrangements for repairs to be out sourced Keep all vehicles serviced and ready for rental Address all warranty or recall claims Service generators in buildings around campus, periodic testing to ensure proper operation Welding and fabrication for repairs on campus equipment and infrastructure as needed Perform all vehicle safety inspection for tabs and insurance B. Grounds Percent Time 35% Mowing, weeding, trimming, applying chemicals (fertilizing and spraying), removing trash and debris, etc. Snow removal; shoveling, salting, sanding, operating snow removal equipment Operate snow removal equipment: plow truck, skid steers, brooms, blowers, etc. Care for trees (including pruning and removal), shrubs, plants, and turf management Operate 60 foot aerial lift C. Load/Unload Freight, Operate Equipment and Miscellaneous Tasks as Assigned Percent time 5% Haul products for Biomass Plant Pick up, load, haul and unload maintenance supplies and freight Perform a variety of maintenance work including, but not limited to: painting, mechanical repair, cleaning, set ups, etc. Qualifications Essential knowledge, skills, and abilities High school graduate or equivalent and two years of vocational education in automotive mechanics and one year experience in diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining vehicles and general equipment. Physical and/or environmental requirements This position may require the ability to stand for the majority of the day, walk, bend, climb, crouch, knell, stoop, see close/far, carry, lift, push and pull equipment, tools, parts etc. of 50 pounds or more, operate a computer or other office equipment. Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Tuition Benefit Program Low-cost med cal, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits. How To Apply Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-8647. Diversity Employment Requirements Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. About the U of M The University of Minnesota Morris (UMN Morris) The University of Minnesota Morris (UMN Morris) makes its home on a 121-year-old campus on the western edge of the state and is one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the nation. The small, close-knit campus emphasizes faculty/student collaboration in research, study abroad, and community engaged learning. Deeply rooted in the tall grass prairies of Minnesota, the campus also has advanced sustainable, environmentally friendly initiatives that have grown to levels of national leadership and touch nearly all aspects of campus life. At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022). The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

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