Automotive Technician

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Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo 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 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.

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





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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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