STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A10

Class No. 9416

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs entry-level motor vehicle maintenance and repair work.  Work involves repairing or replacing worn or broken parts; performing preventive maintenance activities; and servicing motor vehicle equipment and related gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel engine-powered equipment.  Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Performs routine motor vehicle maintenance such as repairing or replacing tires, hoses, belts, and filters.

Performs minor repairs to suspension and driveline components such as replacing universal joints, shocks, struts, and bushings.

Performs minor body repair work and touch-up painting.

Performs safety and emission inspections.

Repairs or replaces brake components.

Services, refuels, and changes oil in vehicles.

Cleans and maintains shop, equipment, and tools.

Assists in major motor vehicle repairs.

May operate electronic or computerized diagnostic equipment and computer-based technical manuals to identify or verify system and component failures.

May inventory parts and equipment. 

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in motor vehicle maintenance and repair work.  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by technical courses in motor vehicle maintenance and repair, is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance, of repair techniques, and of safety practices and principles.

Skill in the use of tools and equipment.

Ability to follow instructions, to make repairs, to use tools and equipment, and to communicate effectively.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require a certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence.

May require a Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Inspector license.

Requires a valid driver’s license.


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Revised  9-1-17