Mechanic A

  • Transdev Services
  • Greensboro, NC, United States
  • Oct 23, 2017
Full time Transportation

Job Description

Diagnoses and repairs various coach systems with the most complicated/complex problems under general supervision. Rate of pay is $22.00 per hour with applicable shift differentials. $1000.00 signing bonus!!


  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs, maintains and installs component parts of transit vehicles
  • Inspects and diagnoses problems on all assigned transit vehicles and equipment
  • Services and/or repairs all assigned transit vehicles and related light and heavy mechanical equipment
  • Performs preventative maintenance procedure inspections to transit vehicles as required by Federal, state, and local guidelines; performs preventative maintenance as needed
  • Performs upgrades and/or modifications on coach systems and equipment
  • Performs road calls and on-the-road repairs as needed
  • Maintains a clean and well-organized work area

Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED
  • Must be age 21 or older
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Commercial Driving License with passenger and airbrake endorsements

 Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:

  • Appropriate Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications preferred
  • Master Mechanic certification preferred


  • 5 or more years of progressive experience in the repair and maintenance of all types of heavy duty transit equipment

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Broad understanding of all mechanical systems related to transit vehicles
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to read schematics, and other mechanical diagrams
  • Ability to read and write routine reports, forms, and other documentation or correspondence
  • Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details


Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional on-the-road repairs


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical examination

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear. 
  • Frequently required to sit.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; and smell.
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in extreme heat and cold and in a damp environment with moderate noise. 
  • May be exposed to water, fumes, and chemicals.


Vehicle Repair and Maintenance


$22.00 + shift differentials