• Maintenance of Way (MOW) Mechanic

    Job Locations US-CA-San Dima
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
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  • Overview

    Transdev North America is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, providing bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.


    Overview of Position:

    Under management supervision, performs skilled mechanical work as required to diagnose, maintain, repair, service and inspect Company operated Maintenance of Way (MOW) and “Off Hi-Way” construction equipment to ensure the highest level of equipment availability and efficiency to VTMI personnel.



    • Ensures equipment operates in a safe, efficient, productive condition by performing high quality maintenance repairs and inspections
    • Inspects, diagnoses problems, repairs and maintains mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic units and components
    • Repairs, troubleshoots and installs component parts of MOW and Off Hi-Way equipment
    • Performs preventive maintenance procedure inspections to vehicles as required by applicable Federal, State and Local guidelines, which includes required records of inspections and repairs for DOT trucks
    • Performs field and on-site repairs as needed on VTMI equipment
    • Maintain equipment records of repairs, maintenance and inspections preformed on VTMI equipment
    • Other duties as assigned by General Manager and/or his designee





    Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent


    • Two years of hands-on experience in the repair and maintenance of a wide array of construction and off- highway equipment and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience

    Skills and Knowledge Required:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of diesel and gas engines, automatic transmissions, airbrakes, hydraulics, electrical and be able to read and understand shop manuals and wiring diagrams
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
    • Ability to perform gas and arc welding
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
    • Ability to obtain a commercial drivers’ license and maintain it in good standing 

    Pre-Employment Requirements: 

    • Must successfully pass criminal background check, drug test and physical examination    
    • On-call 24/7, 365 days a year, with allowances for vacations, sick leave, and related time off
    • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, to lift objects weighing a minimum of 50 lbs. and must have the ability to distinguish colors and to hear warning signals, radio and telephone device


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    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


    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 essential functions upon request.


    Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


    EEO is the Law Poster:


    Drug free workplace


    If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check


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