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Automotive Technician - WMATA MetroAccess



First things First: Who are we? 

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. 

Benefits 

  • $26.76 per hour based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • $.25 per hour for every ASE certification you obtain (company-paid ASE testing and training materials provided!)
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • An excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and a 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide
  • A great work environment!

About the Position 

This First Transit location is located in Capitol Heights, Maryland where we operate paratransit service as well as provide vehicle maintenance for WMATA/MetroAccess.  As an Automotive Mechanic with First Transit, you will perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers. You will also:

  • Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
  • Assist in accurately diagnosing and performing mechanical repairs
  • Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. 
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.

Qualifications  

  • A vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • 1-2 years of automotive maintenance & repair employment experience or combination of education & experience.
  • Must have appropriate mechanic’s toolset.
  • ASE certifications preferred. Must participate in company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!)
  • Be subject to a drug test.

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit! 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.


 
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Location
55440 - Metro Access - Capitol Heights
8621 CENTRAL AVE, CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Maryland, USA, 20743-3604
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    CAPITOL HEIGHTS
  • State / Province:
    Maryland
  • Job Category:
    Mechanics/Technicians
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    13016657328
  • Vacancy Number:
    40892
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