Transportation Motor Vehicle Mechanic

April 17, 2021
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


The Motor Vehicle Mechanic repairs, rebuilds, or overhauls major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles, buses, trucks or tractors. Work involves most of the following: Diagnosing the source of trouble and determining the extent of repairs required; replacing worn or broken parts such as piston rings, bearings, or other engine parts; grinding and adjusting valves; rebuilding carburetors; overhauling transmissions; and repairing fuel injection, lighting, and ignition systems. In general, the work of the Motor Vehicle Mechanic requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent.

Required Education / Skills:

Lifting, Energy Level, Dependability, Persistence, Time Management, Attendance, Independence, Safety Management, Problem Solving, Dealing with Complexity, Analyzing Information. Must supply own tools to perform work.

Certificate / License / Registration:

ASE Certification

Forklift Operator Certification



Valid Driver’s License

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Lifting: Up to 50 lbs, 25%
  • Climbing: occasionally required to perform repairs and inspections
  • Crawling: occasionally required to perform repairs and inspections
  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas, 100%
  • Unusual physical requirements: Varies by task.  Sitting (50%), Standing (75%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)
  • High noise level: Exposure to high noise areas possible in work environment, 25%
  • Other: NA

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Outside and open bay shop 60%; Inside, office environment, 40%
  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: Not extreme but required to work outside
  • Hazardous conditions: Exposure to test equipment, 25%
  • Travel/transportation requirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%
  • Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - Computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, 25%
  • Required to operate vehicles and forklifts -25%
  • Tools used in trade:  Shop equipment, Tire changers, balancer, brake lathe, vehicle lifts and jacks, hand tools, 75%
  • Other: NA

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