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Job line: 916-556-0297

Mechanic A (Bus Maintenance Department) - Internal/External

Posting Date: March 23, 2017
Filing Deadline: Continuous
Salary: $26.10 - $32.63 hourly
Location: Sacramento, CA

Brief Description

AN ELIGIBILITY LIST WILL BE CREATED TO BE USED IN FILLING FUTURE VACANCIES

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND OFFICIAL DMV PRINTOUT ARE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION

JOB SUMMARY
Performs varied and complex inspection, diagnostic, overhaul and repair functions of RT revenue and non-revenue vehicles and equipment, including gas, diesel and CNG powered buses, trucks, cars, fare boxes, fare collection equipment, small shop machinery, power tools, and/or other support equipment.

  
Essential Functions

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 buses, 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 buses 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.

  
Minimum Qualifications

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.

Special Requirements, Licenses and/or Certifications: Must possess a valid Driverís License at time of application and have the ability to obtain a Class A California Driverís License with passenger and air brake endorsements within 90 days of the start of employment. Must possess a satisfactory driving record. Must possess Forklift Operator Certification or have ability to obtain a forklift certificate within 90 days of the start of employment. Must have ability to obtain a Refrigeration Recovery/Containment Certificate Type II (per Federal EPA regulations). Must comply with drug and alcohol testing provisions for safety-sensitive employees as required by the FTA, Department of Transportation (49 CFP, Parts 40 and 655). After employment, candidates are required to obtain the tools for the Mechanic A position by the end of the probationary period.

Candidates must submit an official DMV printout, dated no more than ten (10) days prior to the date you submit your application, in order to be considered. Only official DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. Online DMV printouts will not be accepted.

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

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. An employment application, supplemental questionnaire, proof of education as outlined above, and official DMV printout are required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at www.sacrt.com.

Completed employment application, supplemental questionnaire, proof of education as outlined above, and official DMV printout must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. RT does not accept e-mail applications, on-line applications, or late applications regardless of postmark. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. 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 Ė Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

This position falls under the IBEW, Local 1245 Collective Bargaining Unit.

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