Job Description

Automotive Tech (UNMTemps)

Requisition IDreq12308
Working TitleAutomotive Tech (UNMTemps)
Position Grade08
Position Summary

UNM’s Facilities Management-Automotive has anexciting opportunity for an Auto Tech. This is a great entry-level opportunityfor a highly motivated individual with a professional manner. The Auto Tech is responsiblefor performing and/or assisting inthe performance of a variety of routine to moderately complex maintenance andrepairs on university automobiles, trucks, and related heavy mechanicalequipment. Typically works in a motor pool environment and may be required tooccasionally work outside.

FM-Automotive isan award winning, full service, vehicle maintenance and repair facilityresponsible for the safe operation of UNM’s 700 plus vehicle fleet. Inaddition, the Automotive Center manages the University’s fueling station andCNG (Compressed Natural Gas) station. The Center’s highly trained and dedicatedstaff has over 130 years of experience. This training and experience ensuresthat the University’s fleet of vehicles are safe and dependable.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • 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).
  • Over 3 years of experience directly related to the dutiesand responsibilities specified.
  • Prior experience using automotive diagnostic equipmentand use of hand/power tools.
  • Priorexperience working with large fleet of various size vehicles.
Additional RequirementsPlease include ALL previous relevant work experience on your application (DO NOT limit it to your most recent employers).
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentFM Automotive (821C5)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTemporary - Full-Time
Pay$11.25 to $16. 88 Hourly DOE
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 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 Date3/2/2020
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application must include: resume, cover letter, and reference list for three (3) prior supervisors with their contact information.

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.

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