Diesel Mechanic - Arlington Transit

Mechanics/Technicians Arlington, VA


Transdev is now hiring Diesel Mechanics at our shop serving Arlington Transit!      

Now offering a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus!*      

Hourly pay ranges based on experience & job classification:      

  • A Tech: $41.00 / hr
  • B Tech: $34.00 / hr
  • C Tech: $30.00 / hr

Walk-in interviews are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 10 am - 1 pm at 6100 Farrington Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304.      

Diesel Mechanic Benefits:      

  • Hourly pay ranges based on experience & job classification:
    • A Tech: $41.00 / hr
    • B Tech: $34.00 / hr
    • C Tech: $30.00 / hr
  • $.25 per hour per ASE Certification
  • $2.25 per hour additional for ASE Master Tech
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus* 
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Excellent benefits include health, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid holidays/vacation. 
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • Employee Perks discount program
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide
  • A great work environment!

About the Diesel Mechanic Position       

This Transdev location is in Arlington, Virginia, where we operate a local bus service and provide maintenance needs of buses and other equipment operated by Arlington Transit.       

  • Ensure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers by performing limited repairs with moderate supervision on basic and advanced maintenance.
  • Remove and replace engine, transmission, and differential assemblies
  • Maintain records of all maintenance work completed on vehicles, including parts and supplies used. Ensure that work orders are completed properly and accurately.
  • Repair and maintain all shop equipment
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary
  • Diagnoses and performs all phases of vehicle and equipment repair accurately 

Diesel Mechanic Qualifications       

  • A vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is preferred.
  • A valid CDL driver’s license is highly preferred
  • At least 1 - 5 years of automotive or diesel repair employment experience or a combination of education & experience.
  • Must have appropriate mechanic’s toolset.
  • ASE certifications are preferred. Must participate in company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!).
  • Strong experience with computers, web-based applications, and computerized diagnostics
  • Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.

Apply today and get your career on the road with Transdev!       

*conditions apply; see location for details. Offer ends 3/31/2024      

Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit and shuttle services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe, sustainable, and innovative mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and contribute to a more sustainable environment.    
For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.jobs    
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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.      
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