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Mechanic I - Motor Equipment (Grounds)

Baltimore City Public Schools
retirement plan
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
200 East North Avenue (Show on map)
February 25, 2024

Performs diagnostic, installation, maintenance and repair work on Baltimore City Public Schools-owned school busses and other vehicles or mechanical equipment.


Essential Functions



  • Diagnoses problems and performs repairs on gasoline and diesel automobiles, trucks and school buses.
  • Perform Type A and Type B inspections on school buses as required by COMAR.
  • Repairs engines, fuel systems, electrical systems, exhaust systems, brake systems, transmissions, differential assemblies and other vehicle components.
  • Road tests vehicles to verify complaints and ensure adequacy of repair.
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain hydraulic systems including wheel chair lifts on buses.
  • Performs preventive maintenance tasks on school buses, automotive equipment and other mechanical equipment.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school boards policies and the professional standards.
  • Provides hand tools and storage cabinet as needed to efficiently perform assigned tasks.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards for work area and tool storage.



Maximum Salary


24.69

Minimum Salary


20.75

Desired Qualifications



  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Three years of maintenance and repair of automotive and other mechanical equipment experience.
  • Maryland Class A or B Commercial driver's license, or an equivalent out-of-state driver's license, with air brakes, passenger and school bus endorsements.
  • Knowledge of the operation and repair of various gasoline and diesel vehicles and specialized equipment, including, engines, transmissions, wheelchair lifts, and other complex components.
  • Knowledge of electrical, fuel, drive train, engine, brake and exhaust systems and the techniques of their repair.
  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment and machinery used in the repair of gasoline and diesel vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
  • Experience diagnosing and repairing electronically controlled engines, transmissions, and fuel systems, electrical systems and other major components on vehicles and specialized equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret written work rules, service material and resources, including schematics and, trouble-shooting flow charts.
  • Ability to record required service and parts information on work orders.



Full time or Part time


Full time

Additional Details


Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:



  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application


Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with Local 44 (L44) bargaining union.

The position is affiliated with the City Retirement Plan.




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