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:
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.
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
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.