Hyattsville, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
**Overview:** Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming. Performs routine maintenance on equipment and determines when and what kind of maintenance is needed. Conducts tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Installs equipment, engines, hoses, batteries, tires, wheels/brakes, HVAC, wiring, etc., or programs to meet specifications. Watches gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure equipment is working properly. Service, repairs, adjusts, and tests machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles. Inspects equipment, structures, etc., of materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Analyzes information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems **Responsibilities:** 1. Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment. 2. Align front ends and suspension systems. 3. Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges in order to diagnose malfunctions. 4. Disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, and differential units. 5. Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices. 6. Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition. 7. Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors. 8. Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges. 9. Operate valve-grinding machines to grind and reset valves. 10. Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery. 11. Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists. 12. Installs or rebuilds diesel engines. 13. Recondition and replace parts, pistons, bearings, gears, and valve 14. Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories. 15. Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels. 16. Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications. 17. Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems. 18. Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly. 19. Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists. 20. Other duties to ensure the safe operation and efficiency of the department. **Qualifications:** **Mechanic C:** 1-2 years of experience. Must be able to diagnose and repair some of the vehicles and equipment in service with supervision. The Mechanic C must be willing to learn more difficult tasks from Mechanic A and B. **Must possess a valid license as well as a current A-5 ASE certification and 609 air conditioning certification.** Will work under direct supervision. **Mechanic B:** 3-4 years of experience. Must be able to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair all vehicles and equipment in service with minimal supervision. Mechanic B must be able to teach Mechanic Cs as time permits some repair techniques that are not routine in nature. Must demonstrate mechanical proficiency and mentoring capabilities. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. **Must possess a valid license. Additionally, must possess A-5 and a current additional A series certification as well as a 609 air conditioning certification.** **Mechanic A:** 5+ years of experience. Must be able to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair the most difficult of all vehicle and equipment service. Must be able to teach Mechanic B and C as time permits, more complex repair techniques. Must demonstrate superior mechanical skills and mentoring capabilities **. Must possess a valid license. Additionally, must possess a current A-5, A-7 and an additional A series certification as well as a 609 air conditioning certificate** . **PHYSICAL DEMANDS:** The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. + 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities. + 90% of work is accomplished open garage facility. + Handle heavy lifting up to 50 pounds. + Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. + While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations. + Will use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time. + Performs physical activities that require individual to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. + Performs physical activities that require considerable ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs and the ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. _For more information please visit our website at _The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified._ _The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request._ _Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law._ _EEO is the Law Poster: _Drug free workplace_ _If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check_ **Requisition ID** _2017-6123_ **Job Locations** _US_ _-_ _MD_ _-_ _Hyattsville_ **Posted Date** _3/2/2017_ **Position Category** _Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials_ **Internal Code** _\#TNA_ **Internal Reference** _781_ **Internal Code 3** _Ind1_ **Company/Division** _Transdev Services_