Automotive Technician

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00069PO17 Classification Title Mechanic III Internal Title Automotive Technician Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Vehicle Management Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988-$28,500 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Transportation/Parking

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Knowledge of full range of automotive procedures, diagnostic and general repair for heavy and light duty vehicles. Ability to perform preventive maintenance of vehicles routinely as directed by Trades Manager for Transportation.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

3 years Automotive Services experience, working knowledge of tools and equipment in shop. Ability to perform heavy manual labor.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellence (ASE) certifications EPA-Approved Chlorofluro Carbon (CFC), Freon Recovery Certification


Ability to perform automotive services including preventive maintenance, repairs and maintaining shop.
Ability to listen and conduct inspections based on information provided by operator; repairing engine failures, performing mechanical and electrical systems; replacing parts and components as needed.
Verify vehicle serviceability; adjusting control and systems. Records service repairs and service in log.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/07/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/21/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 3 years Automotive Services experience, working knowledge of tools and equipment in shop. Ability to perform heavy manual labor?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. List of References and Contact Information