IUOE Fleet Svc Wk Ldr

Rochester, NY


Requires all around knowledge, experience and skill over and above that set forth in the job description for the basic job, or jobs, involved. Performs duties as set forth in the basic job description in addition to acting in the capacity of "instructor", "trouble shooter", "specialist", or similar categories. Usually is responsible to the Department Supervisor for the quantity and quality of the work of others in the group. An element of leadership is necessary for effective guidance of others, but not to the extent usually associated with the jobs of SUPERVISORY level. Hiring, disciplining, promoting and firing are not contemplated within the scope of this classification. He or she may participate and assist in performance ratings of other employees in the group.


Maintains assigned vehicles including passenger cars, commercial trucks and vans by inspection, performing scheduled preventive maintenance and repair work.




Handtools such as wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, etc., dwell meter, voltmeter, compression gauge, timing light, compressor and floor jack.


  1. Performs scheduled inspections and preventive maintenance work on assigned vehicles. Insures that vehicles and equipment are in safe and efficient operating condition.

  2. Changes oil, lubricates, tunes and adjusts vehicle components to prescribed operating tolerances and adjusts brakes.

  3. Inspects vehicle assemblies and sub-assemblies. Repairs and or replaces components of the electrical system, cooling system, fuel system, steering and suspension, and body, usually not involving extensive overhauling or rebuilding.

  4. Replaces belts, filters, lamps and fuses. Cleans and waxes vehicles.

  5. Determines whether repair can be completed in-house or should be sent out for service.

  6. Keeps records and makes reports of daily work, service rendered and general condition of vehicles and equipment. Interacts with parts suppliers, vendors and outside repair shops.

  7. Complies with safety regulations of the University and of local, state and federal agencies.

  8. Maintains cleanliness of work area and ensures that tools and equipment are kept in good working condition.

  9. Performs other duties requiring comparable skill and responsibility as directed by supervisor, including small engine maintenance and repair.


High School education and 3 years auto mechanic experience with completion of related training programs desirable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid New York State driver's license is required and must be eligible to obtain a NYS Class 3 license. Ability to operate welding equipment, weld and lift up to 100 pounds on occasion is desirable.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $28.17 - $36.31 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the first and last step pay rates for this job, as set forth in the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Individual pay will be set in accordance with terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Location: Central Administration
Full/Part Time: Full-Time