Website California Highway Patrol
This is the journeyperson working level of the Motorcycle Mechanic series. A Motorcycle Mechanic performs work involved in the adjustment, servicing, and repair of motorcycles and auxiliary equipment.
Working at the California Highway Patrol’s Academy, under the direction of the Motorcycle Training Unit Sergeant, the Motorcycle Mechanic is responsible for diagnosing, inspecting, and performing minor repairs and adjustments to motorcycles, making emergency repairs and providing communication during field training trips, preparing motorcycles for training use, evaluating the condition of motorcycles to determine when to survey them, and preparing surveyed motorcycles for return to the department’s Fleet Operations Section
- Knowledge of: All of the above, and principles of effective supervision, record keeping, and requisitioning and storing supplies.
- Ability to: All of the above, and estimate repairs; demonstrate mechanical adjustment procedures and techniques to officer trainees in a formal training class; design, fabricate, and test new equipment; contact and negotiate with vendors; requisition and store a supply of automotive parts; make simple reports
- Willingness to work outside normal working hours on an emergency or standby basis; a satisfactory driving record; and willingness to operate a motorcycle.
- All of the above, and willingness to attend and complete a certified Basic Instructors Training class and EMT training class..
Company: California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Safety
Job Location: San Jose, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A