Long Beach Transit Career Opportunities
Maintenance: vehicle mechanic
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C Mechanic
CA - Long Beach
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Opportunity Snapshot

This position offers you the opportunity to flex your mechanical muscle by performing all types of inspections, minor maintenance and repairs on Long Beach Transit (LBT) vehicles. LBT maintains a fleet of 228 buses, which includes 60-ft. articulated coaches, a growing number of hybrid gasoline-electric engine coaches, and 30 smaller shuttle coaches. As a "C" Mechanic, you could advance to a "B" and "A" Mechanic level, under supervision and training.

With two operating facilities in the city of Long Beach and nearly 800 employee, Long Beach Transit is one of the largest and best-run local public transit systems in Los Angeles County. We take pride in serving an essential community need for the residents of Long Beach and surrounding areas. We value our customers, employees, and the service we put out on a daily basis. This pride and sense of value echoes in our organizational style of taking each employee's input into account, and in the unwavering focus we place on customer service.

About the Role

The duties of the "C" Mechanic include:
  • Working with all tools of the trade.
  • Performing service and repair of:
    • Gas and diesel engines
    • Electronically controlled engine and brake systems
    • Brake relines
    • Preventative maintenance inspections
    • Suspension repairs
    • Vehicle electrical systems
    • Automatic transmissions
    • Air brake systems
    • Air conditioning and heating systems
    • Pneumatic door systems
    • Hydraulic systems
    • Various component replacements
  • Making bus changes enroute as needed and assisting with road calls.
  • Assisting a "B" or "A" Mechanic with the more difficult mechanical repairs, inspections or specialized work, as needed.
  • Performing other related work as required.
To be a good fit for this position, you will need:
  • At least two years experience as a vehicle mechanic or equivalent training in automotive fields (Ford Triton v10 engine, hybrid electric vehicle drive systems and CNG experiences are highly desirable). Quick question for you - click here
  • Your own tools.
  • A valid California Class C license and excellent safe driving record with the ability to upgrade to a Class B.
  • A current (within last 30 days) H-6 DMV printout must be attached to the application to demonstrate safe driving record (no exceptions).
  • The ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Basic computer knowledge with Windows based software is preferred.
  • Experience with computer based diagnostics equipment is a plus.
Salary and Other Information

This position pays $21.03 per hour with excellent company paid fringe benefits. If hired, you will need to join the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1277.

 

Opportunity Snapshot

This position offers you the opportunity to flex your mechanical muscle by performing all types of inspections, minor maintenance and repairs on Long Beach Transit (LBT) vehicles. LBT maintains a fleet of 228 buses, which includes 60-ft. articulated coaches, a growing number of hybrid gasoline-electric engine coaches, and 30 smaller shuttle coaches. As a "C" Mechanic, you could advance to a "B" and "A" Mechanic level, under supervision and training.

With two operating facilities in the city of Long Beach and nearly 800 employee, Long Beach Transit is one of the largest and best-run local public transit systems in Los Angeles County. We take pride in serving an essential community need for the residents of Long Beach and surrounding areas. We value our customers, employees, and the service we put out on a daily basis. This pride and sense of value echoes in our organizational style of taking each employee's input into account, and in the unwavering focus we place on customer service.

About the Role

The duties of the "C" Mechanic include:
  • Working with all tools of the trade.
  • Performing service and repair of:
    • Gas and diesel engines
    • Electronically controlled engine and brake systems
    • Brake relines
    • Preventative maintenance inspections
    • Suspension repairs
    • Vehicle electrical systems
    • Automatic transmissions
    • Air brake systems
    • Air conditioning and heating systems
    • Pneumatic door systems
    • Hydraulic systems
    • Various component replacements
  • Making bus changes enroute as needed and assisting with road calls.
  • Assisting a "B" or "A" Mechanic with the more difficult mechanical repairs, inspections or specialized work, as needed.
  • Performing other related work as required.
To be a good fit for this position, you will need:
  • At least two years experience as a vehicle mechanic or equivalent training in automotive fields (Ford Triton v10 engine, hybrid electric vehicle drive systems and CNG experiences are highly desirable). Quick question for you - click here
  • Your own tools.
  • A valid California Class C license and excellent safe driving record with the ability to upgrade to a Class B.
  • A current (within last 30 days) H-6 DMV printout must be attached to the application to demonstrate safe driving record (no exceptions).
  • The ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Basic computer knowledge with Windows based software is preferred.
  • Experience with computer based diagnostics equipment is a plus.
Salary and Other Information

This position pays $21.03 per hour with excellent company paid fringe benefits. If hired, you will need to join the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1277.

 
Long Beach Transit is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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