Farm Mechanic
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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2406-Campus Agriculture Center


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Posted Rate of Pay

$29,443 annually

Exempt / Non-Exempt



Classified: Regular

Departmental Contact

Christine Hiemstra

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Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

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Benefits Eligible


Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Days and Schedule to be Worked

Monday - Friday

Number of Hours Worked per Week


Limited to current UA employees only


Documents required to be attached electronically with this application


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Position Summary

This position provides vehicle repair and maintenance duties in support of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Tucson Area Agricultural Centers (TAAC) fleet vehicles. Vehicles range from light duty passenger cars to heavy duty farm equipment and semi trucks. This person will work under the supervision of the Farm Mechanic, Lead at the Campus Agricultural Center (CAC) who is responsible for the maintenance and repair operations associated with the fleet vehicles. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for eligible employees and their spouses and dependents; access to campus and recreational activities; state retirement; and more! This position requires possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license, upon employment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Services, repairs, and maintains vehicles including passenger cars, pickup trucks, farm and farm related equipment, and semi trucks. Performs annual vehicle safety equipment inspections. Accurately diagnoses vehicle repair needs and uses modern diagnostic equipment to aid in identifying more complex vehicle repairs. Diagnoses and repairs vehicle electrical systems and system electronics. Road tests vehicles to assist with repair diagnostics and to assure satisfactory completion of repairs. Enters vehicle repair, maintenance, and safety inspection data into a spreadsheet for record-keeping and data base management purposes.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Four years experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles and/or farm equipment; OR, Completion of a one year vocational training program in automotive mechanics AND three years experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles and/or farm equipment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. Some positions may require possession of a current Arizona Type D, B or C driver's license upon employment. May be required to obtain a current Arizona Emissions Inspection Certificate.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

Requires possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license, upon employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with computer data entry for vehicle maintenance and repair record-keeping purposes.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening


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Trades and Maintenance

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