Mechanic Buses-Bakersfield

$23.00 - $24.00 hourly
  • Golden Empire Transit District
  • Bakersfield, CA, USA
  • Jul 16, 2019
Full time Automotive General Labor Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor Transportation Technician Maintenance Driver

Job Description

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair and maintain CNG and gasoline powered buses and other transportation equipment
  • Steam clean equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Assist in the repair of equipment
  • Mount and dismount tires
  • Adjust brakes
  • Install batteries, tires, and wiring
  • Grease and service equipment
  • Change oil and oil filters
  • Service and perform simple heavy duty work

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED- Graduation from a vocational technical college is preferred
  • Valid Class C driver’s license with driving record acceptable to District’s insurance underwriter
  • Reading, math, and written language skills to perform essential functions of the job

Knowledge of:

  • Principles of internal combustion engines
  • Methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in the repair and maintenance of motorized equipment
  • Safe driving practices
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work
  • The use of shop equipment and tools to make necessary repairs

Must have the Ability to Obtain and Maintain:

  • Class B driver’s license
  • TIA Tire Certification
  • CNG Tank Certification
  • ASE H-4 Transit Bus Air Brake Certification
  • ASE H-8 Preventative Maintenance and Inspection Certification
  • Type II Refrigeration License
  • Forklift Operators Permit

Pre-placement physical and drug screen required. The successful candidate will also be required to undergo a Department of Justice background investigation.






Gary Munson


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