Long Beach Transit

  • Mechanic

    ID
    2018-1201
    Category
    Maintenance - Mechanic
  • Overview

    Long Beach Transit maintains a fleet of buses, which includes 60-ft. articulated buses, gasoline hybrids, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Diesel, and battery propulsions systems.  This position performs all types of bus vehicle repairs, inspections, maintenance and electrical repairs, ranging from minor to major.   Mechanics that are hired will be placed in “A,” “B,” or “C” classification based on experience and aptitude.  “C” and “B” mechanics, under supervision and training, have opportunity for advancement to “A” mechanic.

     

    Excellent fringe benefits:

      • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
      • Medical, dental and vision plan for you and your family available.
      • Company pension plan.
      • Company paid life insurance and employee assistance program.
      • Uniform allowance.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Able to demonstrate safe working practices.
    • Troubleshoot, service and repair; diesel, CNG, gasoline hybrid, and battery powered propulsion systems.
    • Works with all tools of the trade, including bus computer based diagnostic software programs.
    • Performs all preventative maintenance inspections.
    • Inspects and maintains air systems and air brake components.
    • Performs detailed electrical repairs and diagnoses component failures.
    • Performs suspension repairs and maintenance.
    • Performs diagnosis and repairs for heating, ventilations and air conditioning systems.
    • Ability to work independently performing over the road repairs.
    • Performs engine and transmission diagnosis and repairs.
    • Assists other mechanics as needed.
    • Ability to learn new technologies.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Candidates must be 21 years or older with a valid California Class C driver’s license, an excellent safe driving record, and a Class B driver’s permit, with the ability to upgrade to a Class B license. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    The equivalent of a high school diploma or GED.  Minimum of two years of full-time hands-on vehicle mechanic experience, equivalent training and education/coursework in this field may be considered. Knowledge of electrical systems, heavy equipment, and alternative fuel.  Intermediate knowledge with computer diagnostics and computer skills are highly desirable.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

     

    The essential functions of the job are performed in a shop environment.  This job requires an individual to obtain personal tools and meet the company’s tool requirements.  Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English, and be willing to work any of the three shifts available

                                                                                                                               

    SALARY STRUCTURE

     

    Mechanic C - $24.46 per hour

    Mechanic B - $28.74 per hour

    Mechanic A - $30.57 per hour

     

    Based on experience, with excellent company paid fringe benefits. A member of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1277.

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Reasonable accommodations upon request

    Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.

    Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813

     

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