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Mechanic ‘A’

San Mateo County Transit District
San Carlos, California
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Mechanic ‘A’

$31.62/hour – $42.16/hour

(in accordance to CBA effective June 23, 2019)


This position closes on Friday, July 19, 2019.


The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, including Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.


The San Mateo County Transit District’s Bus Maintenance Department seeks a Mechanic ‘A’ to be responsible for performing journey-level mechanic work which includes rebuild and overhaul work on transit buses, non-revenue vehicles, and other maintenance shop equipment on District property in support of public transportation services for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans).


The Mechanic ‘A’ will perform major mechanical work such as rebuilds and overhauls to restore transit buses and related equipment to their operable conditions, diagnose, identify and repair major defects on all systems/components of transit buses, fleet vehicles and other District equipment on property and in the field, perform bus inspections and preventative maintenance on all passenger coaches, perform service and repairs on road calls, identify and utilize shop tools, diagnostic equipment and programs, and technical information to perform various work, reference vehicle and part manuals to look-up electrical schematics and sub-systems information to troubleshoot malfunctions and for repair requirements for transit buses, automotive, diesel, hybrid and gasoline equipment, prepare written reports such as documenting defects and repairs on inspection forms and work orders, perform computer-related functions on vehicle sub-systems that allow for data input, retrieval, diagnostics and repairs, provide guidance and/or assistance to other mechanics including lower classifications on proper use of equipment and performing their mechanical duties and articulate task/job status through both written, verbal and electronic forms.


The ideal candidate will have five years of full-time journey-level experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive, transit, gasoline, diesel, or hybrid vehicles. Must possess a valid Class C California driver license with a safe driving record, and must be able to obtain a Class B permit with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsements within seven days of hire. Must be able to obtain a 608 and 609 Air Conditioning Certification prior to completing probation (120 Days). Must be able to work different shifts at any of two District operated facilities (North Base - South San Francisco and South Base – San Carlos), including nights, weekends, and holidays. Must have effective oral and written communication skills. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must be able to pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background review.


To apply for this position, please visit our website at http://www.smctd.com/jobs.html,and follow the related application instructions.


The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted: 2019-07-02 Expires: 2019-08-01
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