Salary: $26.18 per hour
Section/Division: Fixed Route/Maintenance
Location: TBD North (WPB), South (Delray), or West (Belle Glade)
Hours/Schedule: 40 Hours per week/Schedule is To Be Determined. Must be able to work evenings and weekends
Other: Safety-sensitive position. Pre-employment physical and drug test required. Must pass related exam
Closing Date: 04/28/2017
Palm Tran is looking for skilled crafted individuals to perform vehicle maintenance, diagnostics and repairs in a safe, efficient and timely manner. The incumbent in this position performs preventive maintenance and repairs on transit buses, mechanical equipment and support vehicles (both gasoline and diesel powered), including but not limited to engine adjustment, braking systems, steering/suspension systems, electrical/hydraulic parts and associated components; examines maintenance repairs on related equipment to company and/or manufactures’ guidelines to preserve the safety and reliability of set equipment. This is accomplished by working alongside of Maintenance Technicians and/or Supervisors as they complete inspections for vehicle deficiencies through the work order or preventative maintenance process.
Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participates in a defined pension plan.
High school diploma or equivalent recognized certification (GED) and two (2) years related mechanical experience. Valid CDL Class B driver’s license (must include copy of current driver’s license with application). Ability to lift 50 lbs. Must possess a valid Florida CDL Class B w/passenger endorsement and Air Conditioning Certification (608/609) at the time of appointment. Heavy-duty vehicle mechanic experience including electrical systems, air conditioning experience, public transportation experience is preferred.
This posting is an announcement of a vacant position. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.
Please visit Palm Tran's website at www.palmtran.org for more information and to submit an application and/or resume by closing date.