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Second Shift (1:30pm - 10:00pm), Starting at $22.80/hour with Excellent Benefits Package
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Valley Area Transit Company, 54 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060
Valley Area Transit Company (VATCo) proudly provides fixed route bus service (7-days/week, 363 days/year) for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority within the Hampshire County Area. We are currently seeking to fill full-time Mechanic positions. Valley Area Transit Company (VATCo) proudly provides fixed route bus service (7-days/week, 363 days/year) for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority within the Hampshire County Area. We are currently seeking to fill full-time Mechanic positions.
This position performs repairs and replacement of diesel and gasoline engine parts/accessories as required; rebuilds engine parts and other vehicle parts including brakes; repairs all vehicles (gas, diesel, hybrid, and electric) including repairs to air conditioners; makes road calls by driving a service truck or bus; assists mechanics in troubleshooting mechanical problems including electrical systems, engines, etc.; performs wash-rack duties including bus fueling and cleaning as needed and assumes additional responsibilities as required; must maintain up-to-date diagnostic, troubleshooting and repair skills.
A Class B ("P" endorsement) Commercial Driver's License is strongly preferred or ability to successfully complete company sponsored CDL training, normally within probationary period; a valid MA drivers license in good standing is required at time of hire. Must be able to prepare for and obtain CDL B with Passenger Endorsement permit on own time. Preferred Qualifications: CDL license and no airbrake restriction. Three to five years of demonstrated experience working as a mechanic, preferably on larger commercial vehicles and/or directly related academic training or combination of demonstrated work experience and/or formal training in mechanic field.
PVTA Mechanics must meet the DOT Medical and Drug Screen Requirements for Commercial Licensing and are required to obtain and maintain a current DOT Medical Card at all times. All Job Offers are made contingent upon meeting the DOT Medical and Drug Screen Requirements of the job and obtaining a DOT Medical Card.