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Employment Type:
Full time
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Automotive Mechanic
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Orange County Fair | Costa Mesa, CA
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Job Description

Position Title: Automotive Mechanic

Rate of Pay: $16.25 per hour

Position Purpose:

Inspects automotive equipment for mechanical problems to determine the corrective action necessary. This is a seasonal/temporary position, not to exceed 119 days.

Essential Functions:

* Makes major repairs to automotive equipment, including engine overhauls, tune-ups, brake alignments and adjustments, wheel alignments, transmission and differential replacements and repairs, electrical replacements and repairs, and minor body repairs.
* Operates and maintains automotive shop equipment.
* Advises in the selection and storage of automotive parts and equipment.
* Estimates the cost of automotive repairs.
* Instructs operators in the proper operation and servicing equipment.
* Performs minor welding and brazing.
* Maintains simple records and makes reports.
* Instructs and monitors unskilled assistants.
* Conducts test drives of vehicles on public streets.

This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.


* Must be at least 18 years of age.
* Experienced in automotive mechanics and tools.
* Possess a valid California driver's license.
* Must be familiar with automotive safety rules and practices.
* Must be available to work all 23 days of the annual OC Fair.
* Ability to work outside the normal business day/week as required by events and programs.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet, however louder noise levels may be experienced during outdoor events and when in larger event buildings.The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. Will be required to perform other duties as directed, requested or assigned.