Job Description

Job Title: Garage Technician
Job ID: 91977710
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: UPMC Transportation
Location: 1920 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

The Garage Technician will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and bus equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (CNG, gasoline and diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials/Power dividers, PTO systems, Starters/Alternators, Refrigeration systems, Air conditioning systems (including cold and hot units), Fan clutches, Engine electronics (CNG/gasoline/diesel), Power steering systems, and Steering gear box (manual and power).

Responsibilities:

  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
  • Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units
  • Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order
  • Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
  • The ability to stand or be in awkward or unusual positions for lengths of time.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
  • Maintain work area appearance and safety
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  • Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
  • Understands that shifts and start times can change or vary based on the needs of the operation.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices
  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • A Technician with a minimum of two (2) years practical experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • A Garage Technician should have specialized training and experience/knowledge and understanding of theory and concept of major components (i.e. engines, transmissions, etc.)
  • Be proficient in the use of all tools of the trade (Welding, power tools and shop machinery).

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Driver's License

  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    Salary Range: $17.62 to $29.28 / hour

    Union Position: No

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