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Mechanic *$2,500 Sign on Bonus*

Company: Hampton Roads Transit
Location: Newport News
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Job Description:

Position: Mechanic III
Department: Transit Operations/Maintenance
Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
Hourly Wage: $18.09 **$ 2,500 Mechanic Sign on Bonus**

Mechanic III diagnose vehicle malfunctions, perform preventive maintenance and repair various types of transit and support vehicles, either in the field or at the Operations garage. Mechanic 3 duties also include general vehicle repair, skilled in some aspects of paint and body repair, basic electric/electronic diagnosis and repair. Requires close supervision. Assists skilled mechanics in the performance of road service calls and/or work assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor. Mechanic III reports to the Maintenance Supervisor on duty.

Technical/Mechanical:

  • Maintain proficiency in the diagnosis and repair of all HRT vehicles.
  • Maintain proficiency in the removal and replacement of some components on HRT Vehicles.
  • Ensure accurate diagnosis skills and effective repair and/or replacement of component techniques necessary for the proper functioning of assigned equipment.
  • Effectively and efficiency performs preventive maintenance inspections.
  • Ensure the timely and effective repair of any problems identified during preventive maintenance inspections.
  • Works to develop skill in:
    • Repairing and inspecting wheelchair lifts.
    • Repairing and adjusting torsion arms, air bags, and all other components of suspension system.
    • Testing, repairing and/or replacing components of electrical and lighting systems.
    • Repairing and overhauling brake systems.
      • Perform road service calls for vehicle failures.
      • Road testing vehicles to ensure safety and quality of work performed.
      • Perform the duties of Servicer and Cleaner as required.
      • Advise supervisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time frame.
      • Operate fork lift. Administrative/Teamwork:

        • Interact effectively, courteously, and professionally with operations department employees and other HRT employees regarding vehicle repairs and other shop business.
        • Assume primary responsibility of assigned projects.
        • Perform all required written and/or automated work orders and other documentation as directed.
        • Report equipment abuse or component tampering to the shop supervisor.
        • Be involved in the daily operation of the shop.
        • Possess the ability to interpret maintenance manuals, wiring diagrams and other documents and to safely operate all company equipment. OSHA/Safety/Environmental:

          • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with HRT/OSHA standards.
          • Safely uses all power and hand held mechanic tools.
          • Maintain awareness and compliance with all current HRT, local, state, and federal regulations, such as regulations governing the handling and disposal of hazardous waste and use of personal protection equipment.
          • Perform other maintenance duties or assignments as requested. HRT ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS):
            • Responsible for maintaining a general awareness of HRT's EMS
            • Responsible for handling all related job responsibilities in accordance to HRT's Environmental Policy, relevant EMS Standard Operating Procedures, and Emergency Management Plan Training and/or Education:
              High school diploma/GED required. Trade school preferred.

              Required Experience:
              Must have five (5) years heavy duty shop experience within the past ten (10) years. Must have proficiency in the diagnosis and repair of all HRT vehicles and be able to read/comprehend written and electronic service information.

              Licenses or Certificates:
              Must have CDL Class B license and/or CDL Permit and the ability to acquire within sixty (60) days of employment a valid Virginia CDL Class B license with air brake and passenger endorsements.

              Special Requirements:

              • Ability to pass DOT physical examination.
              • Ability to Pass HRT's written and technical skills assessment(s)
              • Must meet ongoing educational, training and DOT requirements to retain employment in this position.
              • This position is classified as essential personnel. FLSA Status
                Non-exempt

                Physical Demands:
                Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 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.

                Unusual Demands:
                Must be able to work in all weather conditions and on all work shifts. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work involves meeting multiple demands on a timely basis. Duties may require overtime as necessary to meet service demands.

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