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Automotive Parts Technician
Work Location:Department of Fleet Management
Starting Salary:11.0313 Hourly / $22,945 Annual
Pay Grade:1100
EDUCATION NOTE : Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST submit a copy of their degree or transcript at the time of application. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST submit a copy of that certification at the time of application. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such.
Under the supervision of the Automotive Parts Supervisor, performs responsible automotive stock handling and ordering for the Department of Fleet Management. Work involves procuring and issuing automotive parts, tools, and supplies for equipment maintenance personnel, maintaining and utilizing a computerized inventory system, and examining and inspecting stock to ensure quality of parts and for wear or defects. Incumbents work within prescribed guidelines but have the authority to make independent decisions in performing the work. Work is assigned orally and in writing, and is reviewed through personal observation and for results obtained. Performs other work as requested.
Receives, identifies, stores, and issues automotive parts within a large parts room for the Department of Fleet Management. Examines and inspects automotive parts to ensure quality and for wear or defects; reports damages to supervisor. Maintains the computerized inventory system through the creation and receipt of stock orders. Maintains perpetual inventories and prepares detailed store records or reports; completes physical inventory. Prepares necessary paperwork to process purchases; issues purchase order numbers to vendors; receives quotes from vendors for automotive parts not under contract. Calculates and verifies vendor discounts; communicates with customers and vendors regarding inventory availability. Cleans and maintains supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations. Operates equipment such as a forklift in handling receipts and withdrawals of stock.
Knowledge of vehicle parts systems used in the repair of automotive, heavy, agricultural, and industrial equipment. Knowledge of periodic and perpetual inventory procedures. Knowledge of inventory control principles, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of computerized inventory systems to maintain and control inventory, track orders, and process payments. Knowledge of purchases and requisition procedures. Skill in the operation of a telephone, typewriter, calculator, copier, computer terminal, and related peripherals. Ability to maintain detailed stock records. Ability to make arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy. Ability to use a wide variety of parts catalogs and computer programs to access information. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to perform manual labor work in lifting and removing stock. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency, and two years of experience in inventory control, supply chain management, or warehouse operations
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Position(s) of this classification may require a valid Louisiana driver's license. If license is required, must be maintained throughout employment in this position.
JOB CODE:113135
Entry Clerical Series exam required (may take up to 2 1/2 hours from test start time). Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, (for current openings only) 8:30 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed employment application are required for test room admittance. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.
In your employment application, please include detailed information such as types of items purchased, received, stocked and/or issued, inventory functions performed, software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Also detail educational information and provide documentation of college, vocational and continuing education and/or industry certification(s).