Mechanic

Mass Transportation Authority
Job Description
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Service, maintain and repair mechanical parts in transportation support vehicles and equipment.
 
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Diagnose and repair problems on Authority vehicles and equipment
  • Perform general maintenance of all Authority equipment and vehicles including, but not limited to, adjustment of engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulics, electrical systems, and clutches on gas and diesel equipment; tune up engines, ignition parts, clean and adjust carburetors.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and make inspections of vehicles for proper working order and safe operation.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
 
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE JOB PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
 
  • Knowledge of welding practices and techniques
  • Knowledge of diesel and gasoline powered engines
  • Knowledge of routine vehicular maintenance
  • Skill in reading and interpreting technical information
  • Skill in making mechanical adjustments and repairs
  • A proficiency with diagnostics equipment
  • The ability to pass background checks for license, criminal and references
  • The ability to pass a Department of Transportation physical and drug screen
  • Ability to pass criminal background checks
 
EDUCATIONAL and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Five years experience in bus mechanics or related field
  • A minimum of 2 State Certifications in Automotive Technology, preferably in Diesel engine, electrical, suspension or brakes
  • Extensive experience working on large trucks and/or buses
  • A valid Michigan driver’s license and the ability to obtain a Group A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a Passenger endorsement

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal responsibilities.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, frequently required to walk and stand; Use of hands and arms is necessary to reach or use various tools, controls or objects; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, use of ladders (included wall mounted); stepping in and out of buses; twisting, turning, and entry into awkward positions while looking at work being performed by maintenance workers; Lifting of up to 75 pounds from the floor to a waist height level.  Employee is required to perform job duties in accordance with existing health and safety procedures and policies.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the principal responsibilities of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal responsibilities.
 
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.
 
WAGE:  $21.66 per hour plus benefits OR $21.66 per hour plus a monthly amount in lieu of benefits
 
APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:
 
Apply in person at the MTA Administration Building, 1401 S. Dort Hwy., Flint OR any MTA location.  Submit resumes to jobs@mtaflint.org.  MTA is an equal opportunity employer!
 
 
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