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Mechanic: Educational Resource Center

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Job Title Mechanic
Vacancy # 19-M-154
Position #
# of Openings 0
Category Transportation
Employment Full-time (permanent)
Salary $29,481 - $ 37,321
Calendar Days 240
Published Date 04/18/2019
Closing Date N/A 
Location Educational Resource Center
3228 Barksdale Blvd.
Bossier City, LA 71112
Experience See Job Requirements
Degrees / Certificates
Contact Information:
Dave Hadden
Director, Transportation
3228 Barksdale Blvd.
Bossier City, LA 71112

Tel: 318-549-6790 

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowled
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Examines vehicle and discusses with mechanic foreman and/or Transportation Supervisor the nature and extent of damage or malfunction. 
  • Plans work procedures.
  • Removes unit such as engine, transmission, or differential.
  • Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear. 
  • Maintains all tools and related equipment. Must provide own tools.
  • Rebuilds parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks. 
  • Rewires ignition system, lights, and instrument panel.
  • Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leak in radiator. 
  • Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.
  • Determines problems and repairs air conditioning and heating units in vehicles.
  • Neat, well groomed, appropriately dressed in BPSB uniform.
  • Must obtain a Class B CDL License with a P, S endorsement with air brakes within 90 days of employment. 
  • Must complete the La. State Inspector Course within the allotted time frame. 
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned. 
  • Education and/or Experience
  • Two to four years job-related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience related to automotive and/or heavy truck or bus mechanical repair experience and education desirable.
Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees. 
Skills Related
Ability to use basic hand tools such as hammers, screwdrivers and wrenches, and the ability to use power tools such as electric hoists, grinding equipment, drills, and impact equipment.  Must also be able to use various gauges, computers, and testing devices to locate and diagnose mechanical problems. 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift or move moderate to heavy weight. 
Application Procedure

NOTE: Applications must be received by 3:00 pm on the closing date if one is indicated
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