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Full Job Description
8/9/2022 (8:00 PM EDT)
Transportation Auto/Truck Techn I
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 40.0 HR/WK
Transportation Cabinet | Department of Highways
429 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501 USA
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is committed to meeting or exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers. Our focus is on people: our customers, our employees, and our partners. We will continually improve both the delivery of our products and services and the processes that support that delivery to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound, and fiscally responsible transportation system that delivers economic opportunity and enhances the quality of life in Kentucky.
By joining our McCracken County Unit as a Transportation Auto/Truck Technician I, you’ll have the opportunity to complete preventive maintenance and initiate repairs in the Maintenance facility specialized in road and construction maintenance operations vehicles.
Holders of the Transportation Auto/Truck Technician I position will complete tasks such as:
- Maintain automotive vehicles and equipment by repairing, adjusting or replacing batteries, performing tune-ups, replacing and adjusting head and taillights, checking fluids and lubricants, changing filters and belts, changing, repairing and rotating tires, and checking tire air pressure.
- Operate tools and machinery in the repair and maintenance of automotive vehicles and equipment.
- Inspect and analyze automotive vehicles and equipment for repairs and service.
Holders of this job will obtain the following skills:
- Completes repairs and servicing reports
- Learns to perform more complex duties by assisting higher-level technicians in functions such as disassembling, repairing and assembling engines, transmissions, etc.
Desired candidates possess the following requisite skills or experience applicable to the position:
- Basic equipment operating experience.
- Experience preforming preventative maintenance on vehicles or equipment.
Required to possess a valid driver’s license, some travel will be required for professional trainings. Incumbents in this job title should possess the ability to work sit, stoop and bend. Should be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Should be able to respond to emergencies.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in U.S. KYTC will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that KYTC has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or https://www.e-verify.gov/.
If you are looking for a rewarding career with a culture of employee involvement, where teamwork is the norm and measurement of performance is essential, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is for you!
We look forward to reviewing your application.
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have two years of automotive/truck repair technical experience.
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Vocational or technical school training in automotive/truck repair or a related area will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be 18 years of age. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license to qualify for employment in this job classification. Employees in this job title must furnish the agency’s appointing authority within six months of employment in the job classification, documentation that he or she possesses a valid Class A commercial driver’s license. http://transportation.ky.gov/driver-licensing/pages/commercial-drivers-license- information.aspx Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this job classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possess and maintains required licensure(s), certification (s) or other credentials.
Incumbents working in this job title perform work in a repair facility.
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Mary Westfall Holbrook at [email protected] or 606-433-7791.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D