Auto Mechanic

Columbia, SC
Sep 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number TMP00328PO17 Classification Title Mechanic I Internal Title Auto Mechanic Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Vehicle Management Salary $18.00-20.00 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Part Time Hours per week 20-25 hours Work Schedule

Work schedule will depend on the workload of maintaining and reparing vehicles in our fleet.

Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled Auto Mechanic to maintain and repair vehicles. You will be responsible for troubleshooting issues and fixing them aiming to maximize reliability and functionality.
An excellent Auto Mechanic has good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. They are well -versed in complex mechanical or electrical systems of vehicles, have excellent problem-solving abilities and great communications skills.


Proven experience as an Auto Mechanic
Excellent knowledge of vehicle, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
Ability to handle various tools and heavy equipment
Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protection against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals, etc.
Diesel and heavy duty repair experience preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/11/2017 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 09/22/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

High School Diploma is required.

Certification from vocational school or
completion of an apprenticeship is preferred.

Diesel and heavy-duty repair experience preferred.

5+ years experience required

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 Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL 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

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


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