Heavy Truck Equipment Technician I - Bus - Job Code #3225

Sarasota County Government
Job Description
Heavy Truck / Equipment Technician I - Bus (Working Title: Transit Maintenance Technician):   This position will perform skilled repair and diagnoses work in the maintenance and repair of heavy duty diesel and fixed route and express route buses.
 
Duties:
Diagnoses, maintains, overhauls and repairs Fixed/Express Route buses, including engine, transmission, chassis, wheelchair lifts/ramps, fare boxes and related Fixed/Express Route equipment
 
  • Works with all diesels and hybrid electric powered heavy-duty buses and common types of equipment. 
  • Enters written communication via paperwork and the Maintenance Management Information System.

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Minimum Qualifications:  A High School Diploma or its equivalent and two (2) years of mechanical experience in automotive or heavy duty bus repair. NOTE:  We may consider hiring a trainee that is currently enrolled or a recently graduated from an Automotive School/Program.  The pay for a trainee would be $15.43.  NOTE:  Mechanic will be required to furnish basic tool set and box, as prescribed by the Transit / SCAT Department.

Preferred Qualifications:  A.S.E. Automotive Service Excellence certifications preferred, but not required at time of hire (ASE - H4 Transit Brakes & ASE - H5 Transit Suspension & Steering).  E.P.A. Section 608 & 609 certifications preferred, but not required at time of hire. SPECIAL NOTE:  Must possess or obtain a valid Florida Class "B" Commercial Driver's License with a Passenger endorsement within six (6) months from date of hire.

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