• National Behind the Wheel Trainer

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/30/2018 5:40 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Safety & Training
    Internal Code
    Internal Reference
    Internal Code 3
    Transdev Services
  • Overview

    The National Behind the Wheel Trainer & Relief Operator provides regional and national support to any and all projects throughout the United States and Canada, via BTW training, Class-room Training, Closed Course Training, and Relief Operation as needed.


    Why join Transdev?

    • $22.00/hour for National BTW Trainer & Relief Operators
    • Health Benefits(Medical, Dental, Vision)
    • 401K
    • Per-diem - hotel, airfare, ground transportation all provided during travel.


    • Willingness to travel regularly for periods of one-week to up to one-month at a given time
    • Provide direct services for local GMs and Safety Managers in need of BTW, Classroom, or Closed Course Training support
    • Utilize expertise as a professional trainer, to perform as a relief operator in instances of operator shortage throughout the country
    • In addition to all of the training outlined below, this individual will perform in the same fashion as needed, during operator shortages
    • Trains operators to arrive and sign in on time; working hours as scheduled; wear clean, neat uniforms; act as a professional operator
    • Trains operators on picking up and discharging passengers at designated bus stops safely; regulating heating and ventilating equipment on the bus for the comfort of passengers
    • Trains operators on fare collection procedures; guarding against fare/transfer abuse
    • Trains operators on reporting all accidents, incidents, or unusual occurrences to dispatch office immediately; submitting written reports on accidents, incidents or unusual occurrences as required
    • Trains operators to accurately completes all reports
    • Trains operators to follow rules and regulations of the Company
    • Trains operators to adheres to all regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); correctly operates wheelchair lift with proper safety restraints as requested by the customer
    • Trains operators to provide transit information to passengers as needed


    Other duties as required.


    Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, preferred.
    • Muss posses or be able to obtain a valid Class B or higher Commercial Driver's License with Passenger Endorsement and Air Brake Endorsement.
    • Must be a resident in the LA Metro Area


    Experience Required:

    • Must be 21 years or older.
    • Must have a good driving record.
    • Minimum of 1.5 years of operator or training experience required


    Experience Preferred:

    • Previous bus or other heavy duty vehicle driving experience preferred


    Skills and Knowledge Required:

    • Good motor skills, good hearing, accurate color perception
    • Ability to apply proper driving procedures
    • Ability to learn transit routes and schedules and adapt to changes; ability to read a map
    • Ability to read, understand, and interpret transit system operating rules, regulations, policies, and routes
    • Ability to assist handicapped passengers when needed
    • Basic math and writing skills
    • Clear speech


    Travel requirement – 70% (throughout the United States, and Canada) – all travel costs and per diem will be provided, travel will include weekends. 


    Pre-Employment Requirements:

    • Drug testing and background check
    • Testing related to job requirements


    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
    • Primarily seated in vehicle; stress caused by passengers and traffic
    • Must be able to work in all types of weather
    • Lifting, pulling and pushing are among the physical requirements of performing work in this position.  Specific required limits of weight are determined by location site

    For more information please visit our website at


    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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