Transit Systems 2023-11-20 2023-12-25

Transit Information Systems Technician

Montgomery County DOT / Aaron Associates
Rockville, Maryland

Job ID: 152673
Job Status: Full-time

Location address: Derwood, MD. (Montgomery County, Maryland); Technicians may be required to travel to other depots or stations to diagnose and repair faulty equipment.


  • Knowledge of the theories and principles of electricity, electronics and microprocessor systems hardware and skill in the use of troubleshooting techniques (reasoning in technical problem solving) to install, maintain and repair modern voice and data transmission systems and varied communication equipment and digital video recording equipment.
  • Knowledge of complex, networked information systems and operating systems, including an understanding of desktop applications, database management, help desk operations and troubleshooting, LAN support, departmental programs and their applications in order to assure continual, uninterrupted operation of SmartCard revenue computer systems and equipment that has electronic, electrical, and mechanical components to help specify, acquire, install, maintain and repair leading-edge transit information and communication systems.
  • Knowledge of FCC regulations regarding data transmissions, modifications to equipment, etc.
  • Knowledge of regional and County transit programs, policies, priorities, and procedures to understand and respond to inter jurisdictional and County transit information/communication system issues.
  • Knowledge of the Ride-On system to effectively plan and carry out maintenance and repairs.
  • Skill in effective communication, orally and in writing, to exchange technical and practical information.
  • Skill in the use of technical guidelines and the tools of the trade to install, maintain and repair equipment.
  • Skill in the use of hand and power tools such as wire cutters and strippers, drills, screwdrivers and wrenches, ratchets and sockets, micrometers, and scales in order to perform electronic and electro-mechanical duties.
  • Skill in interpreting and applying complex schematics, wiring diagrams, operating manuals, manufacturer’s maintenance instructions, and troubleshooting guidelines including system analysis.
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with personal contacts in an effective, business-like manner.
  • Ability and willingness to work variable shifts, including weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime.
  • Ability to independently move and use equipment weighing up to 100 pounds and apply heavier forces at times.
  • Ability to distinguish color-coded wiring and other color-coded objects.
  • Ability to operate a public transit bus.
The employee must be able to communicate in English and perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodations

EDUCATION: Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience.
  • Minimum High School Diploma or at least 2 years’ experience with Transit systems and operations at a high-level
  • Candidates that possess an electronics degree, are preferred and strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary range: $20.00 - $35.00 per hour. Range is based on qualifications and experience level.

How to Apply: Call us at 973-902-6351 or send an email to Karin Aaron at

AARON ASSOCIATES is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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