Heavy Duty Fleet Mechanic
Company: University of California Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: May 19, 2023
Heavy Duty Fleet Mechanic
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
Physical Planning, Development & Operations (PPDO) manages and oversees all University activities and services related to physical and environmental planning, design and construction, engineering, physical plant maintenance and operations, capital planning and space management, and the associated business services necessary to support these functions. The University's main campus is spread across more than 2,000 acres and includes over 500 buildings comprising more than 8 million square feet. The department includes operating budgets of over $48 million, manages a capital project portfolio of approximately $500 million, and employs nearly 300 full time staff to carry forth the duties necessary for the campus' development and operation.
Under the direction of the Fleet Services Technical Staff Supervisor the incumbents must be able to perform operational level heavy duty vehicular and equipment maintenance and repair duties.
The Heavy Duty Equipment Technician will inspect, maintain, repair, diagnose, adjust and replace mechanical and electrical components on University-owned vehicles and equipment. Vehicles and equipment maintained includes but is not limited to passenger sedans, light duty trucks, vans (both passenger and cargo), medium duty and heavy duty trucks, fire and police vehicles, passenger transport buses, tractors and landscape maintenance equipment, street sweepers, standby generators (1-kw to 150-kw) and other vehicles and equipment used in the day to day operations of the University. Systems and sub-systems maintained and repaired include but are not limited to the following: engine, transmission, ignition, fuel delivery, charging and starting, exhaust, electrical, drive-train, braking systems (both hydraulic and air actuated), air comfort, steering, suspension and hydraulic systems.
The incumbent will also perform fabrication and welding duties, operate and maintain shop tools and equipment and document work performed. Further duties include TIG, MIG, Arc, and Fuel/Gas welding, cutting, burning, and sheering of various metals including but not limited to steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and cast aluminum.
Salary Information: Salary Range: $31.01 - $40.28 / Hourly. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: SX
Travel: Up to 25% of the time
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
65% - Maintenance/Repair/Metal Fabrication
15% - Diagnostic
10% - Equipment Operation
10% - Record Keeping
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
UC Vaccination Policy:
With limited exceptions, for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training.
Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; . A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call . Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at . UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Heavy Duty Fleet Mechanic
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