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CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN II
Salary: $3,196.00 - $4,044.00
Posted: 09/09/2013

Job Description:

Duties:  Under the supervision of the Area Administrative Sergeant, the Automotive Technician II performs all duties with regards to the maintenance of California Highway Patrol vehicles, special enforcement vehicles, and specialty (non-traditional) equipment.  This position requires incumbents to crawl underneath a vehicle / down under the dashboard / into the trunk and to lift and carry tires up to 60 pounds in weight.

Specific duties include:  Diagnose, inspect, and performs minor repairs and adjustments on motor vehicles and accessories in order to maintain vehicles in proper working order and returned to the field in a timely manner; except items covered under warranty.  Assemble, install, repair and/or remove special automotive equipment.  Conduct comprehensive safety inspections of fleet and maintenance shop.  Schedule vehicles for routine/regular maintenance and repair by private vendors.  Coordinate fuel shipments.  Coordinate pick-up of hazardous waste and used tires.  Change flat tires as needed.  Maintain inventory records of all tools and equipment.  Maintain vehicle service island and storage facilities.  Completion of other duties as required and/or assigned. Deliver motor vehicles to repair facilities for necessary maintenance and repairs.  Deliver and pick up vehicles at Fleet Operations Section.  Maintain Fleet Focus Database.  Review repair invoices for accuracy.  Maintain records of vehicle repairs and maintenance.  Requisition and maintain inventory of automotive supplies.  Perform other job-related duties as assigned or requested.

Desirable qualifications:  Well organized with attention to detail; ability to multi-task; ability to follow written and oral instructions; strong interpersonal and communications skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; honest; integrity; excellent attendance; computer skills.

Who may apply:  Persons currently in the classification eligible to transfer, lateral transfers, voluntary demotions, reinstatements, those eligible for appointment from a certification list, and employees on a State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) list or designated Surplus.  All applicants will be considered; only the most qualified will be interviewed.

How to apply:  Interested individuals should submit a STD. 678, Examination/Employment Application (Rev. 6/2010), and the Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire to the address below.  Please indicate your eligibility in the Explanation Box of the application.  The SROA/Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their letter.  The STD. 678 may be accessed through the California Department Human Resources (CalHR) Website: www.calhr.ca.gov.  The criminal supplemental questionnaire may be accessed through the CalHR jobs website at http://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/crsq.pdf.  Please include a copy of this notice with your application.

Although the intent is to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, the exact duration of the selection process can vary and is unknown at this time.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 388 - 645 - 6830 - 005
Location County
San Diego SAN DIEGO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
09/20/2013 http://www.chp.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
645/ San Diego
4902 Pacific Highway
San Diego, 92110
Lt. Lorenzo Ruano
(619)220-5492

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