Job Description

Automotive Tech

Requisition IDreq6742
Working TitleAutomotive Tech
Position Grade08
Position Summary

UNM’s Facilities Management has a new and exciting opportunity for an Auto Tech. This is a great entry-level opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a professional manner. The Auto Tech is responsible for performing and/or assisting in the performance of a variety of routine to moderately complex maintenance and repairs on university automobiles, trucks, and related heavy mechanical equipment. Typically works in a motor pool environment and may be required to occasionally work outside.

Facilities Management is responsible for the care and upkeep of the physical campus environment. Additionally, the department maintains the University’s district energy system providing electricity, steam, chilled water and domestic water through its own distribution systems.

To learn more about our division visit: https://fm.unm.edu/services/automotive-maintenance.html

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Must obtain a New Mexico Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 6 months of date of hire.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

High school diploma or GED; successful completion of PPD Trades Training Program and at least 6 months of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Current NM Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Prior experience using automotive diagnostic equipment and use of hand/power tools
  • Prior experience working with large fleet of various size vehicles
Additional RequirementsPlease include ALL previous relevant work experience on your application including how many hours worked e.g. 40 for full-time, 20 for part-time.
DO NOT limit it to your most recent employers
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentFM Automotive (821C5)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$11.25 - $16.88
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date10/22/2018
Application InstructionsPlease attach Resume, Cover letter, and Reference list for three (3) prior supervisors and their contact information.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Application Instructions

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