Transit Systems 2022-05-13 2022-06-17

General Repair Mechanic

Regional Transportation District
Denver, Colorado

Job ID: 143076
Job Status: Full-time


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.

This position is responsible for preventative maintenance, maintenance repairs, and inspections on RTD buses and vehicles. This includes conducting detailed inspections as well as removing, repairing, and replacing parts and components as necessary, while using tools and equipment in a safe and professional manner. Also maintains a clean, efficient, and safe shop area.

This is a safety sensitive position subject to the rules and regulations of the RTD Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL:
  • Conducts self in an appropriate manner as a representative of RTD, working effectively in a diverse work environment, using prudent judgment at all times, performing duties in a safe manner, and assuring professional quality of services to all external and internal customers.
  • Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical problems on all RTD vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all RTD vehicles and equipment, which includes RTD required inspections as well as annual Department of Transportation (DOT) inspections.
  • Operates vehicles while in strict compliance with RTD policies, directives, and procedures and all Federal and Colorado traffic laws and regulations. This includes using proper defensive driving techniques.
  • Performs on-street maintenance by operating RTD service/tow trucks.
  • Completes all necessary forms, which includes, but are limited to, repair orders, service truck logs, core and warranty tags, and parts slips.
  • Performs job responsibilities in a garage shop environment, which includes, but is not limited to, working with fumes, chemicals, various noise levels, at heights, in confined spaces, and in various outdoor weather conditions as required.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION:
  • 2 years' work experience in a mechanical shop, or a degree from a recognized automotive/diesel school, or completion of the RTD DTECH program.
  • Must be at least eighteen (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 7 years. Also no DUI, DWI, or reckless driving in the past 5 years.
  • Ability to pass a RTD required Physical Ability Assessment (PAA) related to the physical requirements of the essential functions of the job.
  • 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 A-P).
  • Ability to pass RTD basic mechanics test and interview.

ONCE HIRED THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET AND SUSTAINED TO MAINTAIN EMPLOYMENT:
  • Ability to pass RTD on-the-job Maintenance Training.
  • Ability to pass RTD on-the-job Driver Training and maintain CDL for remainder of employment.
  • Ability to pass RTD on-the-job Class A CDL Training and maintain classification for remainder of employment (this will take place 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.
  • Ability to pass RTD on-the-job Tow Certification Training and maintain certification for remainder of employment (this will take place within 2 years of employment).
  • Ability to pass RTD on-the-job Forklift Training (this will take place within 2 years of employment).
  • Ability to use a computer for diagnostic and date entry purposes.
  • Demonstrated ability to bend, stoop, reach, and push/pull and lift up to 60 pounds in a proper safe manner.
  • Ability to work in a standard 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.
  • Ability to possess 80% of the approved Maintenance Division tool list at the time of hire and obtain 100% at the end of probation/qualifying period.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which can include working various days, hours, and shifts.

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