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SC Department of Public Safety Fleet Vehicle Upfitter (Mechanic II) in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This is a Temporary-Full Time position

Upfitters will be responsible for equipping both new and existing Patrol Vehicles with items such as decals/graphics, bumper systems, radio systems and equipment, blue light equipment, radar systems, camera systems and other essential law enforcement equipment as needed. Responsible for inspecting all vehicles and associated fleet equipment to ensure proper function. Coordinate and complete related repairs as needed. Capable of working from build sheets with the ability to interpret various operations and instructional manuals as needed. Ability to work both independently and in a production line environment.

Receive and equip new DPS Fleet Vehicles from arrival status. Ability to interpret build plans and various operations/installation manuals. Essential equipment to be installed may include , but is not limited to: decals/graphics, bumper systems, radio systems and equipment, blue light equipment, radar systems and equipment, camera systems and equipment and other essential law enforcement equipment as needed.

Troubleshooting and repair of related Law Enforcement equipment specific to DPS vehicles. Coordinating vehicular repairs beyond the scope of essential law enforcement equipment.

Receiving and stripping existing DPS Fleet vehicles of all assigned and/or associated Law Enforcement Equipment.

Responsible for proper maintenance of incoming/outgoing inventory pertaining to vehicle builds and strips. This includes properly verifying and documenting controlled inventory equipment and parts.

Assisting with inventory and DPS Fleet Shop organizational goals.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

High school diploma and working knowledge of automotive electronics.

Preferred Qualifications

One (1) or more years of working knowledge of automobiles.

Previous experience with 12-volt electrical systems.

Basic knowledge of the 12-volt application, theory and diagnosis trends.

The ability to work both independently and with a team.

Effective communication/customer service skills.

Ability to learn and adapt quickly to changing needs.

Ability to determine when Floor Supervision should be consulted.

Additional Comments

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin. The department prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin.

Salary: $10.88 - $20.13 Hourly

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: Temporary - Full-Time

Job Number: 101490

Class Code: KD10

Position Number: 61044686

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 3

Hiring Range - Min.: $14.42

Hiring Range - Max.: $17.30

Opening Date: 06/22/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: *ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE. ALL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES WILL BE THROUGH ELECTRONIC MAIL.*

Normal Work Schedule (Other): This is a Temporary-Full Time position. Employees will be working up to 40 hours a week.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Public Safety

Address: SCDPS/OHR P.O. Box 1993 Blythewood, South Carolina, 29016

Phone: 803-896-0274

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