Transit Systems 2022-05-10 2022-06-14

Body Shop Technician

RTD
Denver, Colorado

Job ID: 143012
Job Status: Full-time


At Regional Transportation District (RTD), We make lives better through connections!

When you join RTD, you will be among dedicated employees exhibiting RTD's values of passion, respect, diversity, trustworthiness, collaboration, and ownership. RTD is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of our diversity value statement, we encourage our employees to honor diversity in thought, people, and experience. Come join RTD on this great journey to be the trusted leader in mobility, delivering excellence and value to our customers and community.

RTD Employee Benefits: https://www.rtd-denver.com/careers/benefits

(RTD Represented Employee Benefits: Please refer to the Labor Agreement included in the above link for details.)

This position is eligible for a $4,000 signing bonus starting immediately. The new-hire signing bonus pays out in four $1,000 installments upon these milestones:

  • Successful completion of probation period

  • Six-month anniversary of date of hire

  • One-year anniversary of date of hire

  • Eighteen-month anniversary of the hire date
If referred by an RTD employee, please include their name or email address on the Workday application when asked, "How did you hear about us" and by selecting "I know someone at the company." In turn, they could be awarded a $2,000 referral bonus.

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This position is responsible for the body repairs for all RTD buses, cars, trucks, vans and other equipment.

Essential:
  • Repairs or rebuilds bus or automotive bodies, including major repairs, masking, painting, etc.

  • Welds steel and aluminum.

  • Fabricate fiberglass, aluminum, steel plastic or other body parts as needed.

  • Cut and fit all body glass.

  • Safe operation and proper care of shop tools and equipment.

  • Accurate completion of repair orders, core and warranty tags, parts slips and other records as required.
Other:
  • All other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION:
  • 2 years' work experience in a mechanical shop, or a degree from a recognized body repair school

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Not more than five (5) points assessed against motor vehicle record (MVR) in the past two (2) years and 10 points in seven (7) years. Also no DUI, DWI or reckless driving in the past five (5) years.

  • Ability to pass RTD required physical ability assessment (PAA) related to the physical requirements of the essential functions of the job including, but not limited to, the ability to bend, stoop, reach, push/pull and lift up to 76 pounds in a proper safe manner.

  • Ability to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and be issued a Medical Examiner Certificate that is valid for at least one year, and a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License Permit with an air brake and passenger endorsement (Class B-P)

  • Ability to pass RTD basic body technician test and interview

ONCE HIRED THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET AND SUSTAINED TO MAINTAIN EMPLOYMENT
  • Ability to pass RTD on-the-job Body Shop Training

  • Ability to pass RTD on-the-job Driver Training, and maintain a CDL for remainder of employment

  • Ability to pass RTD on–the-job Forklift Training (this will happen within 2 years of employment)

  • Ability to pass a RTD required physical ability assessment (PAA) related to the physical requirements of the essential functions of the job including, but not limited to, the ability to bend, stoop, reach, push/pull and lift up to 76 pounds in a proper safe manner.

  • Ability to work in a standard body or maintenance shop environment, which can include, but is not limited to, working with dust, fumes, exhaust, various noise levels, various temperatures, and chemicals for an extended length of time; as well as various outdoor weather conditions as required

  • Ability to work in confined spaces, awkward physical positions, and at various heights

  • Possess 80% of the approved Body Shop tool list at the time of hire and obtain 100% at the end of probation/qualifying time

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which can include working various days, hours, and shifts

OR

  • An equivalent combination of experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics consistent with required qualifications as determined in the job analysis.

RTD BASIC BODY SHOP TOOL REQUIREMENTS FOR BODY TECHNICIANS

QUANTITY: TOOL DESCRIPTION:

1 Each Rolling Tool Box & or Rolling Tool Cart

1 Each 1/4” Drive Ratchet

1 Set 1/4” Drive Extensions set of (3): 3”, 6”, 10” or any combination of different sizes

1 Set 1/4” Drive Standard Socket Set: 3/16”-9/16 and 5mm-15mm (6pt or 12pt)

1 Set 1/4" Drive Deep Socket Set: 3/16”-9/16” and 5mm-15mm (6pt or 12pt)

1 Each 3/8” Drive Ratchet

1 Each 3/8” Drive Air or Electric Impact Wrench (Pistol Grip Style)

1 Set 3/8” Drive Extensions set of (3): 3”, 6”, 10” or any combination of different sizes

1 Set 3/8” Drive Standard Socket Set: 1/4”-7/8” and 6mm-19mm (6pt or12pt)

1 Set 3/8” Drive Deep Well Socket Set: 1/4”-7/8” and 6mm-19mm (6pt or12pt)

1 Each 1/2" Drive Ratchet

1 Each 1/2" Drive Air Impact Wrench (Pistol Grip Style)

1 Set 1/2" Drive Extensions set of (3): 3”, 6”, 10” or any combination of different sizes

1 Set 1/2" Drive Impact Standard Socket Set: 3/8”-1“and 10mm-19mm

1 Set 1/2" Drive Impact Deep Well Socket Set: 3/8”-1“and 10mm-19mm

1 Set 1/4", 3/8”, 1/2” Drive Universal Joint (Chrome or Impact)

1 Set Combination Wrenches Sets: 3/8"-1” and 6mm-19mm

1 Set File set large or Small for metal (containing a crosscut, round, flat)

1 Set Adjustable End Wrench Set: 6”, 8”, 10”, 12” (any combo of 2)

1 Set Screw Driver Set including both Phillips and flat blades

1 Each Impact Driver Set with Bits

1 Set of Each Allen Wrenches Standard & Metric Hex Key (Hand or socket style)

1 Set Pry bars of (any size combination)

1 Set Heel Bars (any size combination)

1 Set Punch and Chisel Set

1 Each Automatic Center Punch or Regular Punch (see in above set)

1 Each or Combo Wire Strippers/Crimp Pliers

1 Set Channel Lock Pliers Large & Small

1 Set Pliers Set (needle nose, side cutter, slip joint, linesman)

1 Each Tin Snips (of any shape or direction)

1 Set Ball Peen Hammer Set or a (8oz, &2 lb.)

1 Set Dead Blow Hammer Set (1lb, 2lb, 4lb or any combo)

1 Each 4-Pound Maul Hammer

1 Set Body Hammer Set (3) (Chisel, pick, finishing, bumping, shrinking or equivalent)

1 Set Dolly Set (3) (Curved, shrinking, double ended, utility, spoon or equivalent type)

1 Set C-Clamp 3 piece Set (any combination of size)

1 Each Vise Grips (6) (1-sheet metal, 1-U welding, 4-C clamps 4”-24” any combination of size)

1 Each Paint Gun HVLP or RP

1 Each 3/8” or 1/2" Drill (Air or Electric)

1 Set Hand sanding blocks of different shapes and sizes or a set

1 Each In Line Air File

1 Each 6” Dual Action Sander (DA)

1 Each 8” Mud Hog

1 Each 3” Air Cut Off Tool (Angled or Straight)

1 Each Air Die Grinder (Angled or Straight)

1 Each Air Hammer long barrel (with Accessories Bit Set)

1 Each 12 inch Combination Square (adjustable)

1 Each Welding Helmet, Welding Leather Jacket or (equivalent flameproof jacket)

1 Each 12’ or 25’ Tape Measure (inches or metric system)

1 Each Flashlight, extendable magnet, extendable inspection mirror, scribe

RTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please see our EEO policy https://www.rtd-denver.com/sites/default/files/files/2019-10/RTD-EEO-policy-statement-2019_0.pdf

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