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SMART: Assistant Mechanic

SMART has an opening for an Assistant Mechanic. Candidates make service repairs to a variety of gasoline and/or diesel fuel powered buses and related vehicles; assist in performing the more difficult work involved in general auto repair and maintenance, and to perform related work as required, including shop equipment.

Typical examples of work performed include tearing down engines and mechanical and automatic transmissions; rebuilding engine and transmission and in-chassis overhaul; repairing, inspecting, changing drive-shafts, universal joints, air bellows, suspension supports; changing treadle valves, airlines, brake hoses, quick release valve, overhauling breaks and all brake units; dismantling and assembling brake drums and hubs; changing electrical units such as voltage regulators, alternators, and starters; and any mechanical tasks associated with automotive repair such as minor bumping, heating, drilling, bolting, welding, brazing, soldering or cutting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education equivalent to completion of high school with courses in general shop and auto repair work. Experience in electrical and vehicle equipment repair in a general garage or automotive service station; reasonable familiarity with engine and chassis unit and general auto repair work; ability to make repairs and adjustments to automotive equipment; mechanical aptitude; physical agility and strength, initiative and resourcefulness in handling repair problems encountered. Will be required to provide tools necessary to perform the work assigned. Will be required to operate a commercial motor vehicle and must possess a valid commercial driver’s license with the required endorsement and group designation.

This position is safety-sensitive and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing as mandated by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

This position is represented by UAW Local 771

Apply by Smartbus.org

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