Under the supervision of the Maintenance Shop Manager, qualified mechanics and/or instructors, the apprentice will learn and demonstrate knowledge of performing mechanical tasks in the diagnosis of malfunctions, preventative maintenance, repair, and overhaul of various types of transit equipment in the field and in the maintenance shop. The Apprentice Mechanic program is governed by the Standards of Apprenticeship adopted by the Community Transit/IAM Apprenticeship Committee.
Minimum Qualifications & Entry Requirements:
• High school graduate or GED and either an Associate’s Degree in Diesel Technology or Certificate of Competency/Proficiency in Diesel Technology encompassing at least 76 credits from an accredited technical college or trade school within the last 5 years. A copy of the transcript is required with the application.
• Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s license by time of hire and have a good driving record.
• Possession of equipment tools required of a Journey Apprentice at the time of hire.
• Must possess or be able to obtain a Class B Washington State Commercial Driver’s license with passenger endorsement and air-brake restriction removed within 90 days of hire.
• Must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen.
• Ability to work any shift assigned to meet the needs of the agency, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Full job description, essential duties, minimum & entry level qualifications on our website. Job is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by August 15th, 2021, by 11:59PM.
$33.45/hour start, with pay increases consistent with the Standards of Apprenticeship adopted by the Community Transit/IAM Apprenticeship Committee.
How to Apply:
Online Applications Only – Apply at https://www.communitytransit.org/employment/opportunities
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants for this job may be considered for other openings up to six months after the date this position closes.
This position is considered safety-sensitive under the U.S. Department of Transportation and is subject to drug and alcohol testing under both DOT and Community Transit authority.