HEAVY BUS MECHANIC - 0621 Salary
$19.59 - $29.39 Hourly
100 W. McBee Street - Greenville, SC
TRANSIT FLEET MAINTENANCE
- Brief Description
Day shift: 4:30 AM 1:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Some Saturdays.
Night shift: 1:30 PM 10:30 PM, Monday through Friday, alternating every 2 weeks to 4:30 PM 1:30 AM. Some Saturdays.
Tools/Tool Box Provided
Job SummaryUnder general direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, performs skilled work involving the maintenance and repair of all vehicle/bus systems, including gasoline and diesel engines, battery electric vehicle drivetrains, transmissions, 12- and 24-volt electrical systems, engine and transmission computer systems, HVAC systems, and brake systems. Following Agency Maintenance Plan, performs A, B, C, D, E and F preventative maintenance routines on vehicles and equipment. Installs communications and telematic equipment into vehicles, including radios, camera systems, GPS equipment and intelligent transit system. Modifies Greenlink equipment for specific requirements. Follows work tasking on work orders and documents all work as required. Additionally, may serve as a subject matter expert on Greenlinks Safety Committee as required.
- Job Duties
Perform Complex Repairs and Complete Diagnostic Troubleshooting: Perform complex repairs on gasoline, diesel, and electric vehicles and shop/facility equipment to include repairs on diesel/gasoline engines, electric drive motors, high-voltage vehicle electrical system, electronic controlled transmissions, ride height suspension system, suspension linkages, steering linkages, kingpins, wheel bearings, tires, airbrake system including ABS system, hydraulic brake systems including ABS system, multiplexing electrical systems, lighting systems, Bendix air systems, heating, air conditioning systems, bus fare collection, and intelligent transit systems. Following OEM diagnostic process and procedures (including wiring diagrams, diagnostic trees, repair and parts manuals, and schematics) complete troubleshooting of vehicles, electric vehicle charging stations, and/or equipment by using software (including Cummins Insite, Allison DOC, Wabco, Proterra Diagnostic, ViriCiti, Genfare, and MaxiSys), multimeters, specialized tools, test gauges, and integrated on-board maintenance systems. After correctly identifying the defect, select the most efficient method, and repair the vehicle to OEM specification. Assure upon completion of the repair that the vehicle/equipment is correctly repaired and is safe for its intended use. Actively participate in the reporting of safety issues and concerns that are observed during the course of essential job functions. Maintain records of service and repair information within fleet maintenance software. 60%
Conduct Preventive Maintenance: Complete A, B, C, D, E and F preventive maintenance service and safety checks on a variety of gasoline, diesel, and electric vehicles/buses and shop/facility equipment. Ensure all repairs of defects found during the preventative maintenance are complete before the vehicle/bus returns to service. Complete an electronic check sheets with fleet maintenance software for each service. Assure that the vehicle is properly operating and is in a safe condition for the intended use of the vehicle before returning to service. 30%
Install and Repair Specialized Equipment: Complete installation of specialized equipment such as cellular data systems/modems/WiFi, emergency lighting, two-way radios, computer/mobile data terminal mounts, fare collection systems, intelligent transit systems, GPS equipment, body add-ons, and decals. Modify vehicle systems in order to enhance usability. Troubleshoot, repair, or replace these items as needed. 10%
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Over four years of experience in hands-on vehicle repair to include at least one year of experience working on transit buses or diesel engines.
Experience working on electric vehicles.
ASE certified in Heavy Duty Trucks, Transit, and Automobiles.
Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) with passenger endorsement within 3 weeks of hire.
Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Driver`s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement within 3 months of hire.
Electrical systems, air systems, chassis and suspension, HVAC, diesel engines and transmissions.
Failure diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance practices common to buses and heavy vehicles.
The procedures and technical methods utilized in the testing, repair and adjustment of radio and other electronic communications equipment.
Genfare Fare collection system repair and maintenance.
Intelligent Transit System repair and maintenance.
OSHA and safe working practices and procedures.
Electric Vehicle High Voltage Power Systems & ARC Flash Training.
Use pertinent test equipment including computers, gauges, and various types of handheld, mechanical and electronic testing or diagnostic equipment.
Operate revenue and non-revenue vehicles in and around bus garage/shop areas and on and along public right-of-way.
Use independent judgment and decision-making abilities to apply technical skills effectively including making quick accurate decisions to minimize downtime of vehicles.
Organize work to minimize downtime.
Make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Work with all levels of personnel and outside contractors and maintain good working relationships.
Read, understand, and implement technical manuals, troubleshooting guides, service updates, and procedures, related to the maintenance and repair of vehicles and their systems.
Write reports and emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.
Deal with a system of real numbers and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
Use hand tools, diagnostic equipment, electrical power tools, pneumatic power tools, a/c recovery machine, forklift, grinders, calipers, micrometers, drill press, and hydraulic press.
Utilize specialized systems including Cummins Insight, Allison DOC, Proterra Diagnostics, and Luminator destination sign software.
Work a flexible schedule that includes nights, weekends, holidays, split shifts, and a reasonable amount of overtime.
Primary Work Location: Fleet maintenance shop.
Protective Equipment Required: Steel-toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs (as needed), and gloves.
Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Constant exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse.
Physical Demands: Continuously requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, vision, balancing, hearing, twisting, and talking. Frequently requires kneeling, crawling, foot controls, and crouching. Occasionally requires sitting and handling. Very heavy strength demands include exerting over 100 pounds occasionally, 50-100 pounds frequently, or from 20 up to 50 pounds constantly.
Mental Demands: Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires emergency situations.
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.
The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.
- Basic Term Life
- Employee Supplemental Life
- Spouse Term Life
- Child Term Life
- Short Term Disability (STD)
- Long Term Disability (LTD)
- Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
LEAVE & HOLIDAY BENEFITS
- General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
- The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
OTHER BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
- Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
- Employee Service Awards
- Longevity Bonus
- Worker`s Compensation
- Deferred Compensation
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- City of Greenville (SC)
- 206 S. Main St
Greenville, South Carolina, 29601
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