Transit Systems 2021-07-14 2021-08-14

Journeyman - Bus Technician

Company: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) View more listings
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 133039

Hourly rate: $23.44

Basic Functions:
Completes inspection of and makes repairs to the mechanical, electrical, brake, transmission and pneumatic systems of the MARTA buses. Performs preventive maintenance on the MARTA buses by routinely maintaining and upgrading bus parts as they deteriorate.

  1. Removes defective bus components such as power steering boxes, air conditioning compressors, batteries, transmissions, and differentials; installs new or overhauled parts to the vehicles.

  2. Completes visual and auditory inspections using a variety of equipment such as laptop, scan tool, multimeter, pressure gauges, and other testing equipment to perform trouble shooting and diagnosis to mechanical, fuel lubrication, electrical, brake, transmission and pneumatic systems of the MARTA buses.

  3. Performs road service when bus has mechanical failure, operating road service truck and performing repairs to the vehicle on sight.

  4. Assists and instructs other employees on work methods and procedures in various types of diagnosis and repairs.

  5. Assists in retrieving vehicles from accident scenes and adverse weather conditions.

  6. Records all information of appropriate repair on inspection forms.

  7. Uses steam cleaning equipment to clean engines, transmissions and other components as needed in performing repairs to buses.

  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent is required. Successful completion of a two-year diesel or automotive program, Transit Bus Maintenance 2-Year Apprenticeship Program, Department of Defense Maintenance Program, or closely related Maintenance Training Program. In lieu of completion of formal training, three or more years of work experience in automotive or heavy-duty truck maintenance service and repair or similar may be substituted.

Special requirements:
Must have a current, valid Class C license. Individuals hired must obtain a valid State of Georgia issued Commercial Driver Learner’s (CDL), Permit (Class A or B), with a passing “P” endorsement within 30 days, and must obtain a valid State of Georgia issued Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B), with a Passenger endorsement within three (3) weeks of obtaining their Commercial Driver Learner’s (CDL), Permit (Class A or B) with a passing “P” endorsement. A minimum of two years driving experience. A maximum of one (1) moving violation, with a maximum of three (3) points on Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) within a 24-month period. No DUI violations allowed. ASE Certifications desired.

MARTA is a Drug Free Workplace. Participation in MARTA's Drug & Alcohol Program is a condition of employment. Failure to adhere to MARTA's Drug & Alcohol Program will result in termination. Every MARTA employee is responsible for reading and observing the requirements of the Drug & Alcohol policy. This position has been identified as SAFETY SENSITIVE.

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