Mechanic 3rd class

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RATP Dev USA Published: January 9, 2019
Austin, TX
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Job Summary

This position will troubleshoot, service, adjust, and repair all components of the Capital Metro Fleet. Shift work including nights, holidays and weekends is required. Class 3 is the entry level classification for the Mechanic position. Mechanics will advance by demonstrating ability as evidenced by certification in various modules:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Service and Repair of:

  • Gas and diesel engines
  • Electronically controlled brake systems
  • Vehicle electrical systems
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Air and hydraulic brake systems
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Other duties as assigned*


  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Prefer a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years verifiable work-related experience in Automotive, Heavy Duty Truck or Bus Mechanic Maintenance.
  • Prefer ASE certification but not required.
  • Education may substitute for up to two (2) years of required experience.
  • Must have held a valid drivers license for at least the past 3 years. The only exception is for a one-time license suspension for a No Liability Insurance citation that was less than one calendar month in duration.
  • Must have a valid Texas Drivers License, Class A or B CDL with passenger endorsement or be able to obtain Class B permit by date of hire.*

Driving Record ·

  • Any more than one driving safety course taken for a moving violation that appears on a five (5) year driving record will be treated as a moving violation and will count against your record. Pending actions will be counted against the driving record until proof of resolution is provided. Note: Patterns of moving violations, accidents and/or other infractions may also disqualify an applicant.
  • Driving records must not reflect more than 2 moving violations, 2 at fault accidents, or 2 ”No Liability Insurance” violations in the past 5 years.


Four (4) years work-related experience in Automotive, Heavy Duty Truck or Bus Mechanic maintenance.


This position is identified as a safety-sensitive position. An employee in this position is required to participate in the Employer’s testing program for prohibited substances. Participation in this program is a condition of employment with RATP-Dev Austin. A safety-sensitive employee is randomly tested for prohibited drug use or alcohol misuse while the employee is performing safety-sensitive functions; just before the employee is to perform safety sensitive functions; or just after the employee has ceased performing such functions.

Pre-Employment Screening

  • Pass pre-employment screening (DOT physical) which includes drug and alcohol screen, physical examination and agility test, in order to operate CMTA vehicles.

Criminal Background Record

Background check will be run after a contingent offer of employment is made.

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