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Transdev Mechanic in Jackson, Mississippi

Overview

Mechanics perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed. They conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Some common tasks include installing equipment, engines, hoses, batteries, tires, wheels/brakes, HVAC, wiring, etc., or programs to meet specifications. They watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure equipment is working properly. Mechanics service, repair, adjust, and test machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles. Also, they inspect equipment, the structures, etc., of materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution is another task mechanics perform. They may also be responsible for electronic signs and fare boxes repairs.

Responsibilities

  • Adjust and reline air and hydraulic brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment

  • Align front ends (where applicable) and service suspension systems

  • Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges in order to diagnose malfunctions

  • Must be qualified to disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, and differential units

  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices

  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition

  • Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery such as pumps and compressors

  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges

  • Operate valve-grinding machines to grind and reset valves (where applicable)

  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery

  • Must be qualified to install or rebuild diesel engines

  • Recondition and replace parts, pistons, bearings, gears, and valves

  • Repair and adjust seats, doors, and windows, and install and repair accessories

  • Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels. Able to work on multiplex systems

  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications

  • Must be qualified to repair and maintain parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems

  • Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly and have appropriate drivers license for facilities needs or the ability to obtain one

  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists (where applicable for your specific location)

  • Other duties as directed and or assigned, to include and to ensure the safe operation and efficiency of the department

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Must exhibit both written and spoken communication skills.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable an individual with disabilities in order to perform these essential functions.

  • 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities.

  • 90% of work is accomplished open garage facility/outdoors.

  • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

The job requirements and duties outlined in this document may be subject to change to meet the needs of each property location.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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If based in the United States, applica nts must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

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Job Locations USA-MS-Jackson

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (12/24/2021 4:36 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20715

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Hiring Manager Evangeline Jackson-Martin

Company/Division Transdev Services

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