• Journey Body Person

    Job Locations US-WA-Everett
    Opening Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2020 12:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-1302
    Close Date
    3/6/2020
    Category
    Maintenance
    Bargaining Unit
    Yes
    Min (Hourly)
    USD $40.59/Hr.
    Min Hiring Range
    USD $40.59/Hr.
    Max Hiring Range
    USD $40.59/Hr.
  • Overview

    The Journey Body Person position performs major and minor structure repairs on various types of transit and support vehicles, either at the Operations Base or in the field on various shifts. This is a full-time safety-sensitive position and will be subject to Federal Transit Authority rules governing safety sensitive employees which includes, but is not limited to, passing a pre-employment drug screen and random drug testing. This position will report to the Lead Body Person.

    Essential Duties

    1. Performs journey-level major and minor body and structure repairs including replacing frames, doors and panels of buses, trucks, vans and automobiles. Operation of vehicle is required.
    2. Document all repairs and record labor hours on appropriate forms.
    3. Paint buses, trucks, vans and automobiles including preparing surfaces, matching and spraying commercial finishes.
    4. Welding, using oxygen acetylene, MIG/TIG, and electric arc equipment.
    5. Replace windshields, glass, mirrors and rubber moldings.
    6. Repair or replacement of seat frames, floors and floor coverings.
    7. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Five (5) years experience as a journey level bus, truck, van or automobile body repairer and painter. Formal education in body repair/painting can be substituted for up to 2 years experience.
    2. Possession of a valid Washington State drivers license with excellent driving record at time of hire.
    3. Able to obtain a Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with passenger and air brake endorsements within 90 days of hire.
    4. Possession of a complete set of body repair tools and a roll-away tool box at the time of hire.
    5. Willingness and ability to work any shift assigned to meet the needs of the agency, including nights, weekends and holidays.
    6. Must be able to communicate (read, speak and write) in English.

    Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills

     

    Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

    1. Standard practices, methods, tools and equipment used in the bus, truck, van and automobile body repair trade.
    2. Mixing, matching, and spraying urethane and enamels.

     

    Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:

    1. Body and structure repairs including replacing frames, doors and panels of buses, trucks, vans and automobiles.
    2. Mixing and matching paints, preparing surfaces and overall painting of buses, trucks, vans and automobiles.
    3. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
    4. Commercial and/or fleet experience is desirable.

     

    Proficient Performance Requirements for Knowledge and Skills

     

    Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following knowledge, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

    1. Occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

     

    Qualification to fulfill the full range of this position’s duties requires the following skills, which may be gained or further developed after entering the job:

    1. Sheet metal welding utilizing oxygen-acetylene, MIG/TIG and electric arc equipment.
    2. Replacing windshields, glass, mirrors and rubber moldings.
    3. Estimate time and materials needed for assigned job.
    4. Locate and correct major and minor body and glass water leaks.

    Desirable:

    • Commercial and/or fleet experience.       

    Physical Requirements

    Position may require climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, carrying. May require exerting up to in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

     

    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. First consideration February 19, 2020.

    Application Process - Only on-line applications accepted and must include completed application with job history listed and supplemental questions.  Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

    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.

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