Mechanic AA Electrical/Mechanical-TRES

Washington D.C
Nov 19, 2022
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time

Minimum Qualifications :

Graduate from an accredited college or university with an Associate Degree in Electronic, Electro/Mechanical Systems or a related field, or graduation from an acceptable electronics trade school with a certificate in electronics/electro-mechanical studies. Electronic, electro-mechanical systems work is designed to include maintenance of digital and analog circuitry.

Or, a combination of post-high school education and considerable knowledge of and have performed satisfactorily the duties of an electronic technical or related field for a period of not less than six years.

Must satisfactorily pass any required tests and WMATA certifications.


Possession of a valid District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia motor vehicle operator's permit issued from the jurisdiction of residence is required.

Medical Group:

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Duties:

This is highly skilled maintenance and repair work in the two (2) distinct areas of electronics and electro-mechanics. Incumbent is responsible for aligning, inspecting, maintaining, repairing, troubleshooting, overhauling and modifying all electronic/electro-mechanical and programmable logic equipment located in the Revenue Collection Facility and associated with revenue processing and/or accountability. The candidate for this position should have experience in high speed paper handling equipment such as currency processing systems, industrial/commercial bill machines, and mail sorting machines. Incumbent has considerable latitude for independent judgment and action within established guidelines. Employee is supervised by the Manager, Equipment Maintenance and Engineering.

Performs major repairs, inspections, diagnostics, adjustments, testing, cleaning, lubrication, and proper maintenance on assigned equipment and equipment systems in accordance with wiring diagrams, schematics, operations manuals and manufacturer's maintenance instructions.

Performs modifications on assigned equipment based on pre-engineered technical data and fabricates prototype test units to test sub-assemblies within systems.

Performs component renovation, installation work, and resolves maintenance problems not outlined in service manuals.

Attends assigned on-the-job and formal training classes.

Provides technical assistance to lower classified personnel in their work assignments. Complies with established maintenance and safety rules and regulations.

Completes documentation for installation, maintenance, and modification of system equipment

Operates an Authority vehicle. Works variable hours.


Observes microprocessor and system components and devices in operation to detect potential failures and locates causes of malfunction.

Uses complex electronic test equipment and other specialized tools as required. Observes and documents all repaired components during bum-in period.


Uses electronic test equipment, including oscilloscopes, multimeters and specialized test equipment, in connection with job assignments.

Uses pneumatic, electric, manual hand tools, and shop tools in maintenance, repair, and modification procedures.

Uses soldering and welding equipment in the fabrication, repair and assembly of items, parts and assemblies.

The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
  • The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report


WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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