Under general supervision, to order, receive, inspect, store and issue parts for automobiles, trucks and road construction equipment; and to do other work as required.
Orders, inspects and stores parts for dump trucks, pickup trucks, automobiles, cranes, fork lifts, graders, backhoes, street sweepers, bulldozers, loaders, rollers, and other heavy and light road construction equipment; obtains needed parts from local suppliers and selected vendors at lowest possible cost; issues and delivers parts as requested by mechanics; issues substitute parts as required, based on knowledge of interchangeability; contacts manufacturers, wrecking yards and other sources to obtain parts for old or obsolete equipment; assists supervising mechanic and mechanics in determining the correct parts for rebuilding and modification of equipment; determines proper stock levels for commonly used parts; schedules ordering of parts to avoid "stockout" situations; picks up parts and materials from local suppliers and sources in nearby areas; maintains inventory control records on stock issued, and computes cost of labor and materials on each repair using computer maintenance program; tracks parts using computer program; maintains parts room and stock areas in neat and orderly condition; checks fuel and oil levels; conducts spot and yearly physical inventory; may provide vacation or other temporary relief for other classes as required.
Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years of experience in ordering, issuing and storing automotive and truck parts, including some experience dealing with parts for large trucks or heavy equipment.
License Requirement: Possession of a valid
Obtain forklift operators license within six months from hire.
Special Working Conditions: Exposure to: variable temperatures and weather conditions; confined work spaces; heights, such as on ladders and stairs; high levels of noise; infections which might cause chronic disease or death; electrical hazards; dust and silica dust; unpleasant odors; and, the possibility of experiencing burns, bodily injury, exposure to non ionizing radiation, and contact with toxic substances or chemical irritants.
PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: Parts Clerk
Bargaining Unit: 41
EEOC Job Category: 08
Occupational Grouping: 41
Workers’ Comp Code: 399