Summer Auto Mechanic Helper
- High school diploma or equivalent certification
- Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
- Must be currently enrolled in a second-year post-secondary accredited technical school for automotive technology, or related field -OR-
- Completion of a high school vocational program in automotive technology AND enrolled in a first-year post-secondary accredited technical school for automotive technology, or related field
- Possess of a valid driver’s license
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
Summer Auto Mechanic Helper
Summer Auto Mechanic Helper is a great summer employment opportunity for current students enrolled in an accredited technical school for Automotive Technology. Summer Auto Mechanic Helpers assist mechanics in the repair of automotive equipment/vehicles and their components, while gaining a well-rounded understanding of methods and innovative technologies used in the transportation industry.
Interested candidates must apply to the Summer Auto Mechanic Helper posting by visiting careers.paturnpike.com by January 28, 2023.
|Posting Start Date:||December 16, 2022|
|Posting End Date:||February 28, 2023|
|Position Number:||80006142, 80006140, 80006139, 80006138, 80006141|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Building Locations:||Trevose Maintenance Building Galloway Road, Bensalem PA 19020 |
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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”! Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce. The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year. Together, we are building the highway of the future.
Job Purpose and Summary
This is a seasonal position that is designed to provide routine support in the maintenance/repair of automotive and related equipment for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC). Work is initially reviewed closely, and close supervision is received when new work processes or procedures are introduced, however, employees are expected to perform with limited guidance after the work process is learned.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Assists mechanics in the repair of automotive equipment/vehicles and their components.
Assists mechanics with minor diagnostic and repair work on engines, hydraulic systems, and other systems.
Analyzes, troubleshoots, and tests equipment.
Maintains supply, service, and repair records.
Load and unload materials, supplies, and equipment.
Ensures mechanics are supplied with proper tools, equipment, and work materials.
Assists with emergency road-side services when needed.
Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.
Performs related duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent certification.
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Must be currently enrolled in a second-year post-secondary accredited technical school for automotive technology, or related field.
Completion of a high school vocational program in automotive technology AND currently enrolled in a first-year post-secondary accredited technical school for automotive technology, or related field.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Attention to Detail
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Position demands include frequent speaking, both in person and by telephone. May require long periods of sitting, standing, or bending. Position requires the physical capability to operate and carry heavy tools/equipment up to 75 pounds without the assistance of a lifting device. Works overhead or in a bending/squatting position frequently.
Exposure to some undesirable or unpleasant environmental conditions. May have exposure to high temperatures, heights, dust, noise, and chemicals. Environment could be wet/damp. Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.
The information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent(s) within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Management has the discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.