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Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Parts Technician JobID: 47572
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POSITION TITLE: Parts Technician


Job Code: WH0055



Job Family – Warehouse

JOB SUMMARY: Maintains automotive parts inventory for district buses and vehicles. Determines proper part application, and assists Transportation’s mechanics with problem resolution.


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  1. Receives and stores automotive parts for use in district buses and vehicles. Transfers automotive parts to satellite facilities, as needed. Issues parts to mechanics and processes transactions to maintain accurate parts inventory.
  2. Transfers automotive parts to satellite facilities, as needed.
  3. Issues parts to mechanics and processes transactions to maintain accurate parts inventory.
  4. Provides technical assistance to mechanics for identification of non-inventory parts that require ordering. Coordinates and processes emergency parts requests.
  5. Monitors inventory for re-stocking points. Requests stock numbers. Conducts annual physical inventories.
  6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED

WORK EXPERIENCE: 6 months to 1 year

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: SAP Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier), Vehicles (e.g., automobile, truck, tractor, forklift)

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work and tasks are often straightforward, routine, structured and guided by established policies and procedures. Little, if any, independent judgment is required, outside of making basic choices in the selection and application of established methods. The job receives frequent, ongoing supervision.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: Participates in a group plan and/or budget development.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on routine matters affecting few individuals and usually within the confines of the job's own department. Specific job activities and results are typically reviewed closely. There are limited requirements for developing new ideas or changes in methods, procedures or services.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Basic communication - very little communication required such as receiving basic instructions. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and co-workers in own department.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work involves frequent exposure to unpleasant elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, loud noise, chemicals, etc. Ability to carry and/or lift 45 pounds or more.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Technician, ERP, SAP, Technology

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