Transit Systems 2019-04-22 2019-05-27


Company: Clallam Transit System View more listings
Location: Port Angeles, Washington
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 112690

Clallam Transit system is recruiting for a MECHANIC (RECRUITMENT NO. M-042019)

POSITION OVERVIEW: Under general supervision of the Maintenance Manager, this position performs vehicle and equipment inspections, servicing, repairs, and related activities, with emphasis on safety, efficiency, and responsiveness to operational needs. This is position is designated as safety-sensitive and subject to Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Clallam Transit System (CTS) drug and alcohol testing regulations.

RECRUITMENT PERIOD: Open: April 22, 2019. Close: Open until filled.

VACANCY LOCATION: Work location is the Port Angeles Base in Port Angeles, Washington. Travel may be required.

COMPENSATION: Earn up to $30.75 per hour, including ASE incentives. The position is scheduled for 40 hours per workweek, Monday through Friday. The hours of work may be adjusted to accommodate workload requirements and overtime may be required.

BENEFITS: CTS affords its eligible employees a generous benefits package, subject to plan provisions, including:

  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums for employee, with coverage available for qualifying dependents.
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums for employee and qualifying dependents.
  • Basic life and long-term disability insurances with option to purchase additional coverages.
  • Enrollment in Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
  • Post-employment CTS Healthcare Insurance Coverage Credits, as eligible.
  • General Leave accruals and Washington State Paid Sick Leave accruals.
  • 10 paid holidays plus 8 hours personal holiday leave, annually.
  • Wellness Program – $200/$400 annual reimbursement for employee/family.
  • Reimbursement of CDL endorsement fees.
  • CDL medical examination costs reimbursement up to $130 every other year.
  • $75 sunglasses expense reimbursement annually.
  • VEBA/HRA contributions for waived medical coverage (optional) and for years of service.
  • CTS transit pass(es) for employee and qualifying dependents.
  • Employee recognition program with monetary incentives.
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Assistance (DCA) with pretax earnings.
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan with pretax earnings.
  • Some CTS benefits offer additional employee and dependent coverages payable through employee- paid premiums.


Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of journeyman-level mechanic experience.

  • Valid Washington (WA) State driver’s license; or ability to obtain a valid WA driver’s license.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Washington State commercial driver’s license with passenger endorsement and air brake restriction removed, within probationary period.

Knowledge of/Competencies
  • Perform all functions of the position with or without accommodation.
  • Quickly understand and apply the activities, policies, and procedures of CTS.
  • Work independently and under general supervision.
  • Consistently report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Follow safe work practices and identifies occupational hazards, including familiarity with safety procedures concerning diesel, gasoline, and propane fuels.
  • Work with developmentally disabled adults.
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and standard practices related to the maintenance and repair of vehicles.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Work effectively with other employees.
  • Digitally literate; possess basic computer skills.
  • Self-motivated and ability to effectively multi-task.
  • Conduct duties professionally and with the highest ethical standards and exercise discretion of confidential information.
  • Develop and maintain harmonious and cooperative working relationships with CTS personnel and the public.

  • Must possess a complete set of heavy equipment tools (Appendix A) and tool box at time of hire. The toolbox must be able to be secured and be fitted with locking casters.

  • Completion of heavy-duty diesel and/or automotive technology study.
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of transit industry vehicle maintenance practices.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS (time and percentages are approximations)
  • Able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Transportation medical card.
  • Physically capable of operating controls of mass transit vehicles.
  • 80% of time is spent standing while performing tasks.
  • 15% of time walking between tasks.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 90 pounds may be necessary.
  • Frequent climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching out, and twisting.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Able to converse and listen at ordinary sound levels.
  • Visually able to read normal and fine print.
  • Hear to receive information and speak clearly and distinctly to provide information over a telephone, in person, or in a group presentation.
  • Work involves fine hand manipulation, grasping, pushing, and pulling.

Please visit our website at to review the complete position description and to obtain the required application documents to complete and submit for consideration. The required application documents include the CTS Employment Application, pre-employment notification and acknowledgment forms, and resume. Email your documents to Candidates will be contacted primarily through email of their progress through the selection process.

Thank you for your interest!


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