Mechanic

Wallingford, CT

The Mechanic is responsible for maintenance and repair of all fleet vehicles, grounds maintenance vehicles, and all small engine related equipment.

This is a part-time, hourly position and is not eligible for benefits.  The schedule is 15 hours per week, year-round.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality service and repair for "Student Transportation Vehicles" which include busses and Suburbans. Service includes preparing vehicles for all required state inspections, maintain accurate vehicle service records, maintain vehicle registration records, maintain vehicle emission records, daily cleaning of vehicles and track/address all driver inspection reports. 
  • Provide quality service and repair for the school's fleet of over 40 vehicles. Service includes preparing vehicles for all required state inspections, maintain accurate vehicle service records, maintain vehicle registration records, and maintain vehicle emission records. 
  • Track vehicle fuel usage and maintain fuel inventory. Maintain records to comply with relevant state and federal regulations.
  • Perform various repairs to miscellaneous equipment such and parts including fabrication and welding.
  • Responsible for maintenance and repair of all boating trailers, motors, and other marine related machinery.
  • Responsible for maintenance of Hockey rink ice resurfacer.
  • Available in emergency situations, such as snow and ice removal support, power outages, and other emergency situations.  

 

Requirements:

  • High school, or trade school degree or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in vehicle and equipment repair years.
  • Knowledge and experience in vehicle and equipment repair which includes gasoline, propane and diesel fueled engines.
  • Comprehension of OSHA General Industry standards (30 hour certification or equivalent preferred).
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Possess (or acquire within 90 after date of hire) "S" license endorsement.
  • ASE Certification or acquire within two years from date of hire.
  • Knowledgeable in vehicle computer diagnostics, electronic fuel systems, anti-lock braking systems, vehicle electrical diagrams, hydraulic theory, and vehicle emission systems. 

 


Working at Choate: Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 350 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.

Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development. Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments.

For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate differences and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that working in an inclusive community can also present challenges, we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own.

 

Choate prohibits in all its programs, including hiring and employment practices, discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other category protected by Connecticut or federal law, except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification.