Transit Service Technician

Salary: $16.37 - $17.68 (DOQ) per hour
Shift: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (Subject to recall)
Recruitment Period: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Please print ALL linked documents below and return to our office in person or mail to:

Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Employment Application

EEO Survey

Waiver and Release

Inclusion Statement


Education and Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of one year of experience in basic automotive servicing and repair or equivalent field.

License and Certifications:  Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.  Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B within twelve (12) months of employment. 

Knowledge:  Parts location and structure of vehicles and heavy equipment.  Safety practices related to repair and service of vehicles and equipment.  Preventive maintenance techniques.  Emissions and inspections standards.  Fluid capacity and fluid requirements of automotive and heavy equipment. 

Skills:  Following oral and written instructions.  Using work aids and hand/power tools.  Diagnosing malfunctions in equipment.  Reassembling parts and equipment.  Communicating both orally and in writing.  Basic computer skills.  

Duties and Responsibilities:  Reviews work orders and determines proper service needs of vehicles and equipment. Determines location and cause of vehicle or equipment malfunction by visual and manual inspection prior to beginning actual service.  Retrieves from stock the parts needed for servicing of vehicles.  Performs visual and manual preventative maintenance tasks to ensure safe and serviceable operation of vehicles.  Checks fluids in vehicles and replenishes or replaces as needed.   Fuels, washes, and parks vehicles in designated area.  Performs preventative maintenance (PM) on transit buses and associated equipment.  Assists fellow technicians with repairs as needed.  Maintains a clean and organized work area.  Completes repairs within Industry Standards while following all appropriate safety protocols.  Performs related work as assigned. 

Working Conditions: Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, and noxious fumes and odors.

Mental and Physical Abilities:  Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.  Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) materials, supplies, and equipment frequently.  Ability to lift heavy (50-75 lb.) materials, supplies, and equipment occasionally.  Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. 

Additional Information: Basic tools, roll around box, specialty tools and uniform provided by the City.  Selected applicant must pass background investigation, physical examination and drug screen.

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