• Mechanic A

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/3/2018 10:02 AM)
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    Transdev Services
  • Overview

    Transit Mechanic A needed at the Baltimore Bus Division. Transdev is actively seeking (1) ASE certified technician.


    Mechanic A: 5+ years’ experience. Must be able to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair the most difficult of all vehicle and equipment service. Must be able to teach Mechanics B and C, as time permits, more complex repair techniques. Must demonstrate superior mechanical skills and mentoring capabilities. Must possess a CDL license with air brakes and a passenger endorsement or have the ability and willingness to obtain one. Additionally, optimally, will possess 609 and 608 air conditioning certificates and at least five H or T series ASE certifications of which two must consist of T6, T7, H6, H7.



    • Performs transit vehicle maintenance that are compliant with Transdev standards.                                    
    • Inspects, diagnoses, services and/or repairs all assigned transit vehicles and related mechanical equipment.                                                                                                                                                            
    • Ensures accurate upgrades and/or modifications on coach systems, road calls, and on-the-road repairs as needed.                                                                                                                                                                    
    • Coaches and monitors team members on the work team.                                                                                  
    • Other duties as required.



      1. Adjust and reline air and hydraulic brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
      2. Align front ends (where applicable) and service suspension systems.
      3. Attach test instruments to equipment and read dials and gauges in order to diagnose malfunctions.
      4. Must be qualified to disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, and differential units.
      5. Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
      6. Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
      7. Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors.
      8. Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
      9. Operate valve-grinding machines to grind and reset valves (where applicable).
      10. Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
      11. Must be qualified to install or rebuild diesel engines.
      12. Recondition and replace parts, pistons, bearings, gears, and valves.
      13. Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories.
      14. Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels. Able to work on multiplex systems.
      15. Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
      16. Must be qualified to repair and maintain parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
      17. Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly. Have appropriate drivers license for facilities needs or the ability to obtain one.
      18. Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists (where applicable for your specific location).
      19. Other duties as directed and or assigned, to include and to ensure the safe operation and efficiency of the department.






    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.                                                                                                              
    • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.                                                                                                                                           
    • Must exhibit both written and spoken communication skills.                                                                                              
    • Must be able to work flexible hours.                                                                                                                                              
    • Must complete and sign the Transdev employment application in its entirety.                                                                        
    • Must provide a complete and verifiable employment history. Employment history must be verified will all employers and must include the past 10 years of employment, when applicable.





    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform these essential functions

    • 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.
    • 90% of work is accomplished open garage facility/outdoors.
    • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.



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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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