Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency has an opening for a Mechanic I. The Mechanic I inspects, services, maintains, and repairs UCHRA Public Transportation vehicles to meet required industry safety standards.

Duties include:

  • Perform required vehicle inspections, preventative maintenance, and repair tasks per industry and manufacturer standards, including electrical (communication, lighting, and wiring) for proper function
  • Perform diagnostic tasks to effectively accomplish repairs, including the operation of specialized diagnostic tools
  • Document all inspections, preventative maintenance, and repair tasks using approved UCHRA forms
  • Respond to service calls as necessary, including that outside of working hours
  • Safely transport UCHRA transit vehicles as needed to meet scheduling requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by Fleet Operations Manager


  • Good verbal skills and literacy
  • Knowledge of and the ability to perform required inspections, maintenance, and repairs
  • Ability to operate various models of vehicles
  • Ability to professionally interact with drivers, clients, UCHRA staff, and management

The successful applicant will possess a high school diploma or GED, a minimum of three (3) years of mechanical engine experience (gas and diesel), and a valid Tennessee driver’s license with “F” endorsement. The position requires continued education classes to maintain and add new certifications.

Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to careers@ucdd.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer