Oneida Indian Nation - Oneida, NY
Job Code
Travel Involved
Employment Status

Automotive Technician I

Job Description

  • Maintains a fleet of Nation-owned vehicles including cars, trucks, light and heavy-duty trucks (including buses) ensuring that vehicles are safe, reliable and operating efficiently.
  • Inspects vehicles thoroughly and repairs or replaces broken or worn components.
  • Diagnoses and repairs heating and air, electrical and engine cooling systems.
  • Performs tune-ups.
  • Inspects and replaces wear items as necessary.
  • Orders parts for vehicles as needed.
  • Maintains repair and service records and schedules vehicles for preventative maintenance.
  • Maintains the work area in a safe and clean condition.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma. 
  • Two to four years of related mechanical experience required.
  • Working knowledge of diesel engines.
  • Must possess a valid New York State driver’s license; CDL preferred.
  • ASE certified in brakes, steering and suspension preferred.



Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • This position requires heavy physical work – exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects in the performance of duties and responsibilities. 
  • Must have visual acuity for the purpose of operating equipment and motor vehicles.
  • This position requires the following physical activities: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping and feeling.
  • Subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions, including extreme heat and extreme cold; subject to noise and hazards such as proximity to mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current and exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, gases, poor ventilation and oils.
  • Repetitive motion of the hands, wrists and fingers for the frequent use of various tools/equipment.