Under the supervision of the Maintenance Shop Manager and qualified mechanics and/or instructors will learn and demonstrate knowledge of performing mechanical tasks in the diagnosis of malfunctions, preventative maintenance, repair, and overhaul of various types of transit equipment in the field and in the maintenance shop. The Apprentice Mechanic program is governed by the Standards of Apprenticeship adopted by the Community Transit/IAM Apprenticeship Committee.
Perform mechanical tasks in the diagnosis of malfunctions, preventative maintenance, repair and overhaul of various types of transit equipment in the field and in the maintenace shop, under the supervision of the Maintenance Shop Manager and qualified Mechanics and/or Instructors.
Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:
Qualification to enter this position requires skill in the following:
Qualification to enter this position requires the following abilities:
Medium - Heavy Work: Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds frequently, and/or up to 25 pounds constantly to move objects.
Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, repetitive motions, carrying and driving.
This position is considered safety-sensitive under the U.S. Department of Transportation and is subject to drug and alcohol testing under both DOT and Community Transit authority.
Selection Process - Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. The evaluation process may include interviews, background checks, references and various performance tests.
This position is safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing under both US Department of Transportation and Community Transit Authority. Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.