Vehicle Maintenance Technician
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Wichita, KS 67212
Summary of Position: The mechanic is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Starkey Inc. fleet. The duties include diagnosing and evaluating vehicles, follow up preventative maintenance schedule, oil changes, batteries, and tire rotation and replacement. The maintenance position will be responsible for performing general repairs to Community Living homes, main facility and grounds, and will work directly with the Director of Facilities with the day to day operation of maintenance. The duties listed below are essential functions of the position.
- Receive and complete vehicle maintenance work orders from Transportation Manager.
Ensure vehicle maintenance shop is clean, including but not limited to sweeping and mopping floors.
Ensure restroom is cleaned on a weekly basis.
Ensure sub vehicles and vehicles used for out of town trips are fueled and kept in clean condition.
Stock supplies as they are delivered to the maintenance shop, and notify mechanic when supplies are low.
Perform light vehicle maintenance as needed.
Complete oil changes, flat tire repairs, light replacements, wiper replacements, etc., as needed.
Pull maintenance vehicles into shop each night.
Secure shop and pen area(s) each night.
Assist in transferring vehicle(s) to and from outside vendors.
Provide bus driver transportation backup, as needed.
Maintain commercial driver’s license and DOT health certificate.
Develop positive supportive relationships with coworkers.
Communicate using person first language.
Use and encourage communication with persons served that is positive and respectful, and promotes independence.
Demonstrate the energy of caring by showing initiative, being resourceful, and being respectful and supportive of others.
Promote the independence of persons served.
Essential Responsibilities: Although each position has its own unique duties and responsibilities, the following will apply to every employee:
Promote the philosophy, vision and mission of the organization.
Adhere to Starkey’s code of ethics.
Ensure compliance with all applicable licensing and regulatory bodies.
Ensure the personal rights, dignity and respect of person served.
Follow organizational policy and procedures regarding confidentiality and abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Follow organization policy and procedures regarding safety, and promote safety practices on the job and throughout the organization.
Keep your work area free from hazards.
Understand your role in the event of an emergency.
Follow organizational policy and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.
Exercise necessary cost control measures within assigned budget.
Maintain positive internal and external customer relationships.
Demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and asking questions when clarification is needed.
Plan and organize work effectively and ensure its completion.
Maintain positive and supportive relationships with coworkers.
Represent the organization professionally at all times.
Take the initiative to offer assistance and support to meet the mission of the organization.
Act in a manner that is an example to both persons served and coworkers.
Participate in meetings and in-service training, as required.
Serve and actively participate on committees, as requested.
Adhere to assigned work and training schedule.
Properly use and maintain all equipment.
Immediately report any accidents and/or injuries that occur on the job.
Education: High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
Experience: Two (2) years experience as a vehicle repair mechanic preferred.
Requirement: Valid Kansas driver’s license or from the state they reside with commercial driver’s license (CDL) endorsement
Physical Demands: 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.
List machines, tools, equipment, electronic devices and software required for use on the job:
CDL Buses Air Tools
Pallet Jack Air Conditioner equipment
Two Wheeler All equipment found in vehicle repair shop
Power equipment Lawn maintenance equipment
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.