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General Transit Bus Garage Mechanic D

Landover, MD
  • Over a month ago
  • $36 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Job Summary

The General Transit Bus Garage Mechanic performs skilled vehicle maintenance that includes troubleshooting, disassembly, repair, assembly and/or installation of automotive/diesel engines, transmissions, large and small electric/pneumatic/hydraulic components, chassis and vehicle body repairs for bus and automotive fleet, in the operation maintenance and repair of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)’s vehicles and equipment.

Job Levels: At each successive grade level of this job (i.e. Grades D, C, B, A and AA), the incumbent is expected to demonstrate increased, distinguishing levels of proficiency and efficiency in knowledge, skills and abilities when performing the assigned duties and essential functions described in this job description

“AA Lead” Level: In addition to independently performing the most complex aspects of the duties and essential functions described, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring work responsibilities of a group or team are properly completed in a timely manner and acts in the absence of the supervisor as required.

Essential Functions

  • Performs, in compliance with established procedures and maintenance standards, basic to more complexed maintenance work on WMATA vehicles, to ensure safety and reliability of parts and equipment.
  • Utilizes established procedures for operation, installation, maintenance and repair of WMATA’s vehicles and equipment
  • Performs major repairs on all designated component parts of vehicles and analyzes and corrects those components having special or new problems, to appropriately maintain a safe operation and maintenance of WMATA vehicles and related components.
  • Performs major engine work by conducting technical diagnostics, to ensure continuity of operations and reliability of parts and equipment.
  • Performs all task conformance with safety and maintenance practices and procedures, to comply with safety regulations and conduct all activities in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Uses various types of test equipment and related specialized tools associated with job assignment, in accordance with applicable codes and principle standards. Completes required documentation and reports by using the proper forms and tags
  • Responds to and assists in emergencies such as securing or safeguarding WMATA vehicles and equipment, fire/life/safety and snow emergencies, to promote the Authority’s transit-supporting goals and to provide high-quality customer service.
  • Performs tasks which may include heavy physical labor. Works various hours, locations, and days as required.

The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Company Description
As a leader in the transportation industry, Metro strives to attract and retain top-quality staff to ensure high-quality service to our customers. One way Metro achieves this goal is by providing a work life that fosters the motivation and enthusiasm necessary to succeed. If you're looking for job satisfaction, excellent benefits, and professional development, Metro is where you want to be.



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