STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A14

Class No. 9418

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (journey-level) motor vehicle maintenance and repair work.  Work involves replacing or repairing worn or broken parts, performing preventive maintenance activities, and servicing motor vehicle equipment and related gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel engine-powered equipment.  May train others.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Performs maintenance, diagnosis, repair, or replacement of defective components on motor vehicles.

Performs safety and emissions inspections.

Exchanges, rebuilds, and overhauls motors, transmissions, differentials, and other motor vehicle components and systems.

Distributes motor vehicle supplies.

Inventories parts and equipment.

Maintains records on the operation and repair of motor vehicles and other equipment.

May assist in the development of training programs.

May maintain and repair heavy construction equipment.

May train others.

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 and repair techniques, of safety practices and principles, of departmental policies and record-keeping procedures, and of electrical and computerized systems and emission control systems.

Ability to follow instructions, to locate and diagnose defective mechanical operations, to maintain records, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

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.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-17