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Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides maintenance service to all BCRTA vehicles utilizing preventative maintenance programs, diagnostic techniques, and federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Maintains all safety equipment on each vehicle.
  • Coordinates vehicle maintenance with Operations Manager, Vehicle & Facility Maintenance.
  • Keeps an inventory of parts and supplies necessary to reduce vehicle downtime.
  • Organizes and cares for maintenance facility in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations and BCRTA policy.
  • Assists with the maintenance of all facilities owned and operated by BCRTA.
  • Is familiar with and follows established procedures for handling violent and disruptive incidents, passenger illness, and other emergencies.
  • Maintains training and is available to drive passengers as requested.
  • Reports all accidents immediately and submits a written report within twenty-four hours.  Attends court proceeding when necessary.
  • Collaborates with maintenance staff and all other departments to maintain efficient operations and clear communication.
  • Seeks to improve skills and maintain professional and industry knowledge.
  • Complies with all BCRTA and industry safety regulations and acts as a model employee for safety compliance.
  • Attends training events and meetings as assigned.
  • Fuels vehicles in accordance with BCRTA policy.
  • Acts as a BCRTA ambassador, projects a positive attitude, and promotes superior customer service.
  • Follows all BCRTA procedures and policies.
  • Completes vehicle and/or facility cleaning as required.         
  • Aides Manager, Vehicle & Facility Maintenance with special projects as directed.      
  • Refers operational and organizational issues to supervisor or operational management when appropriate.


This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.




Physical & Visual Activities:

Physically and mentally qualified to safely operate transit vehicles and perform all related     essential job functions.  (Subject to applicable legal requirements, must meet the physical qualification standards specified in the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.)




Exposure to low and high temperature extremes according to seasonal temperatures.  Limited exposure to vehicle exhaust.




Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the operation of all the vehicles in the fleet
  • Understand the difference between diesel and gasoline engines
  • Able to diagnosis and repair mechanical issues on the vehicles in the fleet
  • Ability to follow oral and written direction
  • Attention to detail, ability to memorize and retain
  • Working knowledge of the equipment in the facility
  • The ability to work alone on any project
  • Fluently read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to commutate with BCRTA management
  • Work calmly and clearly under stress
  • Perform as a team player


  • Two years of automotive repair experience
  • Two years of diesel engine experience, preferred



High School diploma or GED, preferred.



  • CDL Class B with Airbrake endorsement required, or ability to obtain.
  • Clean motor vehicle record
  • Applicable ASE certifications, or ability to obtain 
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