Vehicle and Equipment Crew Leader

Kent State University   Kent, OH   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on June 13, 2024
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Vehicle and Equipment Crew Leader

Fleet Services

Job Number: 996675

Kent Campus – Kent, OH


Basic Function:


Functions as a working crew leader over Vehicle and Equipment Mechanics and assists with the repair, maintenance and inspection of a variety of vehicles and equipment with gasoline and/or diesel engines (e.g., passenger cars, vans, trucks, tractors, lawnmowers, loaders, etc.). Reports to designated supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications: 

High school diploma or equivalent plus completion of 12 to 18 months formal training in diesel and gasoline engine repair (or equivalent training or experience which provides comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities). A minimum of three years’ experience in a variety of vehicle and equipment repair, to include gasoline, gaseous, and diesel engines, including hydraulic, ac\dc electrical, and mechanical systems. Employee must provide all basic tools needed for this position.

Must possess valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with proper endorsements and safe driving record, or obtain as soon as possible with extension up to 6 months from date of hire, if position requires operation of vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of Ohio Revised Code. Must possess current Type II and MVAC (Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning) certifications or acquire certifications during employee probationary period. Individuals will be subject to controlled substance/alcohol testing in positions where such is required by federal regulations.


Wage:  $23.26 - $24.31 (6 month rate)  plus benefits including tuition waiver. 

Bonus:  Effective with the pay period which contains October 1, 2024 each employee on the active payroll shall receive a one-time lump sum payment in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000).


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