Job Title:

Transit Bus Technician

Job Division:
TransTechs - Transit Bus Mechanic
Posting #:

Job Summary:

Transit Bus Technician 

Pay: $21 – $25 per hour, depending on experience
Shift: 9AM-6PM M-F 

Diesel Bus Technician Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses malfunctions and performs vehicle repairs (e.g. adjust/test steering, electrical, cooling, lubricating, braking systems, drive trains, suspensions, power steering units, clutches, transmissions and oil, temperature, gas regulating components, adjust/test/rebuild engines etc.) 
  • Test-drives vehicles to ensure repair resolved the problem.
  • Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all major repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, productive and efficient work area including ensuring work area is in compliance with all relevant Federal, State/Provincial and local guidelines and requirements.
  • Identifies and reports any additional maintenance and/or repairs found necessary in conducting assigned repairs and maintenance including repairs and maintenance required to be performed by Technicians with a higher qualification level.
  • Records time spent, parts used and repairs and/or maintenance conducted on the appropriate form.
  • Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned. Advises Lead Technician of unsafe maintenance conditions or practices and/or vehicle abuse.
  • Any other duties assigned to support operations.

Diesel Bus Technician Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years Med/Hvy truck Fleet mechanic repair experience.
  • Diagnostic, Electrical, and AC skills are a must.
  • Technical knowledge of major vehicle systems and diesel equipment is required.
  • Have previous fleet experience and are familiar with diesel and gasoline systems.
  • Valid applicable state license (CDL preferred).
  • ASE Certification desirable but not required.
  • Must have own set of tools.
  • Must have steel toe boots.
  • Must pass DOT pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.