State of Washington Classified Job Specification
Perform the repair and service of automobiles, vans/panel trucks, pickup trucks or motorized farm equipment, under 15,000 GVW, or related equipment such as power generators, hydraulic systems, and diesel engines.
Overhaul differentials and transmissions by disassembly, repair, replacement of parts within proper tolerances, and utilizing required tools;
Operate computerized engine diagnostic and wheel alignment equipment, battery chargers, valve refacing and reseating machines, compression gauges, torque wrenches, dial indicator gauges, valve insert cutting machines, welders, drill presses, grinders, tachometers, reamers, timing lights, paint sprayers, and other tools and equipment required for performing repair and maintenance of automotive equipment;
Operate shop equipment such as valve grinders, wheel balancers, hoists, drills, drill presses, and automotive testing and diagnostic equipment;
Make field inspections of equipment to determine maintenance or repair needs; advise equipment operators on methods of operations, load limits, and field maintenance;
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: inspect, diagnose trouble, adjust, maintain, and repair automotive, farm, and construction equipment; estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs; use hand and power tools; weld and braze.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Class Specification History
Revise typical work, effective June 25, 2010.
Revise Class. Revises definition; adopted May 12, 2011, effective May 13, 2011.