Bus Technician

Transdev North America, Inc
Published
October 17, 2020
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

Overview
Transdev North America is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of 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. Overview
of Position: Safely performs inspections and repairs to transit vehicles to ensure the highest quality transit delivery service to customers.

Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures buses operate in a safe, comfortable, like-new condition by performing high quality maintenance repairs and inspections.
  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections and repair on revenue and non-revenue vehicles, to include heavy and light duty equipment.
  • Diagnoses and repairs mechanical, electrical, HVAC, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
  • Rebuild engines, transmissions and other components.
  • Performs road calls, on-the-road repairs, and road tests as needed.
  • Keeps assigned work area clean.
  • Carries company DOT card and Class B driver license at all times while on duty.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications
Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
Education: This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent

Experience:
Field and years of experience required:

  • One to five years bus or heavy duty truck repair experience preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Strong knowledge of HVAC systems, and various heavy equipment engines, transmissions, starting and charging systems, air brake systems, electrical systems, and component overhaul procedures required.
  • Ability to operate hoists, machine tools and other related equipment required.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to comprehend parts books and maintenance manuals, and accurately complete any necessary reports or other documents.
  • Must possess basic computer knowledge.
  • Because this position requires operation of transit vehicles, a valid Class B driver license with Passenger endorsement and excellent motor vehicle record must be maintained.
  • Current DOT certification must be maintained.
  • Must satisfactorily complete job-related musculoskeletal screen. Use of personal tools required.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Drug testing and background check
  • Testing related to job requirements

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Due to the possibility of equipment changes (such as through purchases, replacements, etc.), the physical demands listed may require modification from time-to-time without notice. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time, use hands and fingers to handle small parts, push buttons, reach with hands and arms; use legs and feet to climb ladders and stairs. Must lift 55 pounds from floor to bus; lift/carry 15 lbs up to 100’; push/pull 50 lbs up to 8’; torque 100 lbs. wheel lug; be able to squat; and move the steering wheel and operate pedals freely while seated in bus seat.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time, which can be very hot in the summer months and cold during the winter months. The noise level in the work environment can be moderate to loud. Vibrations and fumes or airborne particles may also be present.

About Transdev:
Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities.www.transdevna.com

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.
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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.

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