SALARY: $28.53 - $35.66 Hourly
DEPARTMENT: Bus Maintenance
OPENING DATE: 08/06/20
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
RECRUITMENT TYPE: Internal/External
DMV PRINTOUT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.
Effectively uses a variety of hand, power and computer diagnostic tools and testing instruments to independently perform varied and complex inspection, diagnostic, overhaul and repair functions required for the maintenance of District revenue and non-revenue vehicles and equipment, including gas, diesel and CNG powered coaches, trucks, cars, fare boxes, fare collection equipment, small shop machinery, power tools, and other support equipment; performs off-site and/or emergency repairs; serves as a team leader for assigned projects; may serve as Lead Mechanic during absence of supervisor; practices safe work processes and contributes to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others; and performs other related duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Inspects, tests. troubleshoots, diagnoses, builds, rebuilds, overhauls and maintains all pneumatic, mechanical and electronic-related systems and components on RT revenue and non-revenue vehicles and equipment, including gas, diesel, propane and CNG powered coaches, trucks, cars, fare boxes, fare collection equipment, small shop machinery power tools, and other support equipment; reads blueprints, schematics, job orders and wire numbers; makes road calls to service disabled vehicles; safely operates District coaches and other vehicles in the course of performing assigned duties; performs essential functions of all classifications within the Mechanic job series as required; may be assigned to instruct and/or assist other Mechanics; may be assigned to serve as Lead Mechanic during absence of supervisor; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible full-time journey-level experience performing diagnostics and mechanical overhaul and repair of gas, diesel and/or CNG powered buses, trucks, and/or other related vehicles and equipment; or successful completion of a District-sponsored training and certification program; or successful completion of a certified vocational, technical, trade school or college program in a closely related field of study.
Licenses and/or Certificates: Possession of a Mechanic A rating and/or possession of a Regional Transit Certification of ability to diagnose, repair, and overhaul electrical and mechanical systems for coaches, cars, trucks and other support equipment; possession of, or the ability to obtain a Refrigeration Recovery/Containment Certificate Type II (per Federal EPA regulations); possession of a Class A California Driver's License permit with endorsement(s) on the first day of appointment, and the ability to obtain a Class A California Driver's License with endorsement(s) within 90 days of appointment; a satisfactory driving record; possession of a Forklift Operator Certification or the ability to obtain a forklift certificate within 90 days of appointment; required to obtain the tools for the Mechanic A by the end of the probationary period.
Candidates must submit a DMV printout, dated no more than ten (10) days prior to the date you submit your application, in order to be considered. Only DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.
Proof of required education beyond High School, such as college transcripts, diplomas, and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application if utilizing vocational, technical, trade school or college program as qualifying experience.
FILING INSTRUCTIONS/SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. Final candidates must pass a Department of Justice criminal background check, pre-employment DOT drug test, physical examination and reference check. Applications, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available through our website at www.sacrt.com.
Completed employment application, DMV printout and proof of education, as outlined above, must be submitted online. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. RT will not process incomplete applications. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.
RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans
SacRT has a stand alone pension plan which is not part of, nor does it have reciprocity with CalPERS.
This position falls under the IBEW, Local 1245 Collective Bargaining Unit.