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.
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.


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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