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Automotive Mechanic

Position Information

Position Details

Position Number 39407
Class Title Automotive Mechanic
Job Description

The Facilities Operations Maintenance Department is seeking to hire a qualified Automotive Mechanic.

The following are specific duties performed in this position:

Perform general and preventive maintenance on vehicles, heavy equipment, pumps, generators, emergency power systems, trailers, engines and all automotive/rolling stock;

Obtain new parts and equipment from inventory, stockroom, Zone Supervisor or vendor; Assist in parts inventory records, department inventory verification, and the assignment of equipment;

Perform emergency repairs and road service calls on all automotive equipment; Test units at actual job sites and evaluates performance and/or makes field adjustments;

Complete work orders; Recording labor hours, action code, shop stock, and detailed trade notes;

For additional information about our department, please feel free to visit the Facilities Operations website at:

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in automotive repair or a high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience. Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position. If minimum requirements of the position do not require post high school education, an applicant is not required to provide the information on the application.

Additional Minimum Requirements

Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions;

Basic computer operation and programming skills related to automotive repairs;

A general knowledge in using the Apple iPod touch for the purpose of closing out work orders in the AiM CMMS system;

Possess a working knowledge of preventative maintenance on Automotive related equipment;

Previous experience operating hand tools and power tools;

Ability to understand and interpret standard safety procedures;

Knowledgeable in troubleshooting and repairing diesel engines and generators;

Ability to work under varied environmental conditions;

Veterans’ Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Special Conditions

Must have EPA Universal 609 certification within the first 6 months of employment.

Must have or obtain a Forklift Certification within the first 6 months of employment.

Position is eligible for on-call assignments.

Position requires a Class E license(regular license). The position may involve driving to various locations on and off campus to conduct University business.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. If certain eligibility criteria are met, the department may grant an above base offer. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

This position does not require college credits. If the selected applicant claims college credit on the application for this position, an official transcript from the accredited institution must be provided within 30 days of the hire date. This applies whether the applicant is a new hire or promoted from among current UCF employees.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 009157
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Job Close Date 09/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Division Admin & Finance
College/Area Not Applicable
Department Facilities Operations-Maintenance
Annual Salary $29,319.50 to Negotiable
Type of Appointment for Staff Regular
If temporary, time limited, emergency, or multi -year contract, please specify timeframe
Job Category Staff
Additional Application Materials Required
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you completed an approved apprenticeship program in automotive repair or a high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience? Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you now or in the the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3