Transit Vehicle Mechanic

Company: BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) View more listings
Location: Oakland, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 90031

Transit Vehicle Mechanic (JOB # 7255)

Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting over 400,000 daily riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Under general supervision, performs skilled preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, primary and secondary repair, and modification to mechanical, electro mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment and components found in revenue vehicles and supporting systems; performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of High School Diploma, GED or recognized equivalent.

Equivalent to completion of an apprenticeship in a mechanical trade.

One (1) year (full-time equivalent) verifiable journey level experience in the installation, journey level experience in the installation, maintenance or repair of mechanical systems and components similar to those found in the District's revenue vehicles; experience with electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems is desirable.

Must be physically capable of working in confining work spaces and lifting equipment weighing up to 70 pounds; be willing to work weekends, holidays, off hours shifts and occasional emergency overtime.

Areas of focus:

  • Schematics reading

  • Troubleshooting

  • Use of laptops and test equipment

  • HVAC systems testing and repair

  • Hydraulic systems testing and repair

  • Pneumatic systems testing and repair

Interested applicants apply to:

About Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
The mission of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District is to provide safe, clean, reliable, and customer-friendly regional public transit service. BART is widely regarded as successfully doing just that, by those in the Bay Area and nationally and by those in the public transit industry.

BART transports approximately 430,000 passengers each weekday among its 45 stations in the region, making 104 million passenger trips a year. BART has approximately 3,700 employees, an annual operating budget of $900.4 million and a capital budget of $664.8 million.

This is a great time to join our growing team!

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