Long Beach Transit

  • Mechanic

    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 opportunities 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.



    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:       

    • 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.



    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 essential duties and responsibilities 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.


    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 well enough to perform the job, and be willing to work any of the three shifts available




    Mechanic C - $25.19 per hour

    Mechanic B - $29.60 per hour

    Mechanic A - $31.49 per hour


    Based on experience, with excellent company paid fringe benefits.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Successful candidate must pass agency and Department of Transportation (DOT) physical, drug and alcohol tests.

    Long Beach Transit, 1963 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, CA 90813


    This job information is not intended to be a complete listing of all the job duties required of this position, but to provide information on the general scope of the position.


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