RTS Maintenance Technician I - Garage Nights

Rochester, NY
07-27-2020
RTS Monroe
21.78  Hourly
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will diagnose and perform all major repairs to mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems on our fleet equipment.  Union environment.

 

AVAILABLE SHIFTS:

  • 5:00pm – 2:00am Friday through Tuesday (Off Wednesday & Thursday)
  • 3:00pm – 11:30pm Friday through Tuesday (Off Wednesday & Thursday)
  • 5:00pm – 2:00am Monday through Friday (Off Saturday & Sunday)

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain, repair and overhaul buses in the RTS fleet.
  • Inspect and test equipment at prescribed intervals of time and usage or upon malfunction or breakdown.
  • Disassemble, inspect, and replace worn or broken parts.  Fit and adjust new or repaired parts.
  • Test drive repaired equipment.
  • Notify supervisor of potential dangerous equipment and corrective action to be taken.
  • Must be able to operate electronic diagnostic equipment i.e. computers, Cummins InSite, Allison, etc.
  • Must be able to do acetylene and electric welding, brazing, and operate a cutting torch.
  • Drive facility tow truck to retrieve disabled vehicles away from facility.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  The employee works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risks. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of two (2) years of attendance at an accredited diesel mechanics school, in addition, may also have completed a certified course of study of the same but not limited to: Auto Repair, Hydraulics, Diesel Engine Repairs, Electrical Systems Repair, Welding.

OR

Work experience, verifiable by employment records, may be substituted two years for one for educational requirement.

AND

A minimum of five (5) years or more work experience as a mechanic.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Must have complete set of tools to perform all jobs assigned.
  • Must possess a New York State CDL Class B permit with passenger and air brake endorsement.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a New York State CDL Class B license with passenger and air brake endorsement within 90 days of date of hire. 
  • Must possess a New York State CDL Class A permit with towing endorsement for vehicles with a Gross Combination Weight Rating over 26,000 lbs.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a New York State CDL Class A license with towing endorsement for vehicles with a Gross Combination Weight Rating over 26,000 lbs. within 90 days of date of hire. 

 

SALARY: $21.78 per hr.

This is a Union environment in association with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 282.

We offer a competitive benefits package!

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All safety-sensitive internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

RGRTA provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer.