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New Job Posting: First Class Mechanic

Monday, August 12, 2019

Categories: General

Job Summary - Essential Functions:

The successful candidate must have experience in performing inspection, diagnosis and repairs, both major and minor, to various types of equipment and their components, including the duties of a Mechanic Second Class, Mechanic Helper, Utility and the following areas:

  • Complete diesel tune-up, overhaul and components

  • Complete gas overhaul

  • Complete light and heavy-duty transmission overhaul

  • Machining – i.e., valve grinding

  • Differential overhaul

  • Suspension – air spring, hydraulic

  • Pneumatic Systems – brakes, steering, accessories

  • Hydraulic Systems – brakes, steering, accessories

  • Electrical Systems – starting and charging

  • Ignition, Gas tune-up, Scope Analysis

  • Chassis Wiring and Accessories

  • Heating and Air Conditioning

  • Installation and Removal of Fareboxes

  • Welding – general knowledge and basic application

  • Minor body work and panel replacement

    The candidate must provide a complete set of tools to efficiently perform the job described.  This includes a complete set of mechanics tools (excluding special tools) up through 1¼ inch size wrenches and sockets, including metric tools required to do the job up to 20 mm.

    Reports to:

    Maintenance Supervisor

    Supervises:

    N/A

    Starting Rate:

    $29.85 per hour

    Qualifications: 

  • CATA requires five (5) years of working experience as a mechanic; an Associate’s Degree in Diesel Service Technology is preferred.

  • Must be ASE certified on Preventative Maintenance (PM), and pass a written qualification test administered by the Authority with a passing score of 70% prior to hire.

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years working experience as a mechanic

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license from the State of Michigan and submit a clean five (5) year driving record with application.  Must possess a valid State of Michigan Group B Commercial Driver License with Passenger and Air Brake Endorsements within three weeks of hire.  If no CDL is held, must also possess a Michigan Chauffeur based “BP” temporary instruction CDL permit (TIP) prior to hire date.

  • Must be able to obtain an Industrial Forklift permit within 30 days of employment.

  • Must be available to work between the hours of 5:00 am and 4:00 am, Monday through Sunday.  Work scheduled for 5 days out of a 7 day week. This is not seasonal or on-call work.

  • Exceptional attendance is required to meet on-going service requirements for public transportation. Must be dependable. 

  • Consistently provide prompt, courteous, and appropriate service to the public.

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment sklils test with a passing score of 70% prior to hire, as well as a physical examination, vision screening, and drug screen administered by a physician designated by the Capital Area Transportation Authority.

    Completed CATA application, cover letter, resume and driving record are required to be considered for an interview.

    This job posting is stated in general terms and does not modify the job description or describe all duties which may be assigned or required. 



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