- 01-Feb-2017 to 30-Apr-2017 (EST)
- Ann Arbor, MI, USA
- $23.30 per hour
- Full Time
The following FULL-TIME position posting will be open until filled:
Pay Rate: $23.30 per hour
Employees in this job classification are members of the Transport Workers Union
Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- This is an external posting open to all applicants
- Must meet minimum requirements of the position
February 1, 2017 Until Filled Employment Applications
- Submit an Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Employment Application Form (on-line or paper), completed in its entirety.
- Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.
- Paper applications must be received in the AAATA office at 2700 S. Industrial Highway, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Paper applications are available at the same address.
- Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
- Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
After February 17, 2016 Interview
- Interviews will be granted to qualified candidates as applications are received.
- Qualified candidates selected for an interview will be notified via telephone.
- Applicants who are not selected for an interview will receive notification they are no longer being considered.
POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
Under general supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair of light and heavy transit equipment. Assists other Maintenance Technicians as requested or directed. This is a training position for the Maintenance Technician "B" Level position. This position is considered an entry level position in the Maintenance Technician ranks. Other related work as assigned.
- Verbally and/or in writing communicates with all team members and supervisors on a daily basis to ensure maximum coordination of work efforts.
- Under general supervision, performs routine maintenance and repair of all systems and components (excluding major diesel engine repair, gasoline engine tune-up, electronic fuel injection, and Allison Transmission repair).
- Assists in rebuilding (including painting as required) all vehicles and accessories including fare meters, upholstered interiors, seats, glass installation, electronics, hydraulics, electrical systems, air conditioning systems, transmissions, and engines.
- Plans and organizes daily maintenance activities in conjunction with other maintenance team members and supervision.
- Examines equipment in the field as well as in the shop and makes temporary or emergency field repairs as may be required.
- Assists in the preparation of specifications for vehicles and machines used in their repair and maintenance.
- Prepares and maintains work orders, parts requisitions, and man-hour reports.
- Reads, understands, and uses shop manuals, CD-ROM based diagnostic applications, diagrams, and electrical schematics.
- Utilizes tools and machines to diagnose and repair all vehicle defects. Troubleshoots systems to diagnose problem areas.
- Utilizes care in handling occupational hazards and chemicals used in the trade.
- Inspect mechanical work performed by others to assist in diagnosis and repairs.
- Retrieve and/or enter, analyze and/or use maintenance data from an automated Maintenance Management Information System.
- Under direct supervision or instruction, performs major diesel engine repair, gasoline engine tune up, electronic fuel injection, and Allison Transmission repair.
- Works cooperatively with Parts and Stores personnel to retrieve, return, utilize, order, and otherwise maintain adequate stocks of parts and supplies.
- Responsible for cleanliness and safety of work area.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Graduation from high school or G.E.D. and two years' experience in the repair of motor coaches or automotive equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the knowledge, skill and ability may be considered. Some specialized training in various disciplines such as hydraulics, electronics, air conditioning, etc.
- Minimum one (1) year experience as an automotive and diesel maintenance technician with at least one year's formal training in auto and/or diesel repair.
- Working knowledge of automotive, gas, and diesel equipment and systems.
- Working knowledge of diagnosis and troubleshooting of maintenance systems.
- Experience and skill in the repair, rebuilding and maintenance of the following: gasoline and diesel engines, automatic transmissions, air and hydraulic brakes, steering and suspension systems, rear axle and driveline, electrical systems and components, and heating/air conditioning systems.
- Successful completion of the AATA Maintenance Technician certification program for Maintenance Technician "C" by scoring a minimum of eighty (80) points in the three (3) part exam consisting of a written, oral and hands-on testing as outlined in AATA maintenance technician's promotional criteria (i.e. Universal Technical Institute's training and testing program for Maintenance Technicians)
- Must have the necessary tools associated with the work assigned to the position.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Able to weld and cut with a torch.
- Able to operate machines such as a brake drum lathe and a valve re-facer. Analytical and problem solving ability.
- Memorizing and attending to detail.
- Reading and interpreting technical documents and instruments.
- Demonstrating good command of the English language.
- Skill to manage, lead, train, coordinate and motivate.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Perform simple and intermediate math calculations
- Interacting with a wide variety of personalities.
- Working under frequent periods of stress.
- Organizing daily work activities to achieve goals.
- Working under frequent periods of stress.
- Breaking down complex jobs into workable tasks.
- Ability to follow oral and written direction.
- Some mechanical aptitude.
- Must have ability to obtain a valid Michigan Commercial Driver's License Class B license with a passenger endorsement, in order to operate all AAATA vehicles.
- Certification in the following modules: Electrical Systems; Preventive Maintenance; Air Systems; Hydraulics
- Constant periods of hearing, near and far acuity, depth perception and accommodation.
- Some periods of sitting.
- Frequent periods of standing and walking, climbing ladders, stooping, bending, and reaching.
- Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds.
- Occasional exposure to noise, fumes, smoke, chemicals, fuels, cleaners, lubricants, steam, water, heat, and cold. Heavy-duty vehicle repair facility environment.