Mobile Operations Center
Hours Per Week:
GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER
9990 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77045
TITLE/CODE: Vehicle Mechanic
DEPARTMENT: Building and Fleet
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Reporting to the Vehicle Maintenance Coordinator performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs to Blood Center vehicles.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.
Perform preventive maintenance such as changing fluids and filters, brake rebuilding, tune-ups transmission service, tire rotation; perform repairs on vehicles such as electrical, brakes, cooling system, transmission, air conditioning, minor vehicle equipment repairs, etc.
Identify reported vehicle problems.
Inspect vehicles on a routine basis.
Account for tools and supplies, making purchases as instructed.
Log vehicle mileage and check fuel levels.
Maintain Vehicle Maintenance area and assist with special projects and reports upon request.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school Diploma or GED; minimum two years previous job related experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Completion of an automotive technical program or automotive maintenance program is preferred. Requires operation of equipment associated with vehicle repair.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Texas Driver's License (CDL); if not one must be obtained within 60 days of employment, plus acceptable driving record.
D.O.T. certified in brake inspection and repair
Must meet standards of The Blood Center’s Vehicle Safety Program
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must have the ability to handle minor documentation and paperwork regarding fleet records as well as work orders. This position is subject to "on-call" duties.
Computer Literate: must have familiarity with using computers.
POSITION DRIVING STATUS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb and/or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; blood and/or blood components, as well as any other bio-hazard material; and vibration. Position requires frequent driving or moving of the fleet. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT
The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.