Lodi Unified School

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Transportation Utility Worker

Lodi Unified School
Lodi, CA Full-time
Posted on October 14, 2018

Transportation Utility Worker at Transportation. Closing Date: October 23, 2018 $17.10 20.78 per hour. Service and perform maintenance on school buses and other motor vehicles. 

Representative Duties:

Individual positions may not perform all of the duties listed nor do these examples include all responsibilities of positions in this class.

  • Rebuild window frames and channels; install glass, including windshields. 
  • Lubricate bus chassis; change oil and filters as needed. 
  • Assist in general maintenance and custodial duties in shop. 
  • Inspect and service motorized equipment; inspect and fill master brake cylinders. 
  • Inspect operation of lighting and electrical systems and make necessary minor repairs. 
  • Change plugs, points and condensers; check and correct timing. 
  • Inspect and report defective equipment or parts. 
  • Charge batteries. 
  • Assist in pulling, cleaning and overhauling engines, transmissions and rear ends. 
  • Make emergency runs to assist with breakdowns and malfunctions on the road. 
  • Repair and weld seat frames; recover damaged seat upholstery. 
  • Assist with body and paint work.
  • Steam clean motors as assigned.
  • Maintain related records as required.
  • Drive school buses and other vehicles as necessary.
  • Assist Mechanics as needed.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge And Abilities:

Knowledge Of:

  • Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of automotive equipment, including buses, trucks, automobiles and other mechanical equipment.
  • Safe work practices.

Ability To:

  • Use hand tools.
  • Assist in locating and diagnosing mechanical defects.
  • Perform automotive preventive maintenance and assist in repair work.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Read directions for minor repairs.

Education And Experience:

  • Any combination equivalent to: high school diploma or equivalent, experience in general maintenance and repair work and repair of automotive equipment including buses, trucks, and automobiles.

Licenses And Other Requirements:

  • Valid California driver's license.
  • Incumbents in this position are required to supply standard automotive mechanic hand tools.

Working Conditions:

  • Shop environment.
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
  • Noise and fumes from equipment operation.

Physical Demands:

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned tools and equipment.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects.
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  • Standing for extended periods of time.


  • Working around and with machinery having moving parts.