Facilities Technician I

Maintenance / Mechanics / Parts / Utility / Materials Garden City, NY


Hiring Immediately for a Facilities Technician I.  $25.6574/hourly rate  

Perform preventative maintenance, diagnose and repair on all building systems in various NICE Bus locations.  Plant Equipment Technician Level I must be proficient and able to perform all aspects of the Plant Equipment Technician Level I position. All work performed must be of the highest quality ensuring building systems are reliable and safe. Work in such a manner that promotes a safe and productive work environment.


  • Performs preventative maintenance on Building Systems as needed:
  • Performs inspections on all types of equipment and repair systems/parts when needed.
  • Uses preventative maintenance checklist to verify repairs.
  • Repairs and inspections involve the following: Bus lifts, Overhead Doors, Boilers, Hot Water Heaters, Pressure Washers, Pneumatic systems, lighting, & electrical systems, plumbing, carpentry, landscaping, but not limited to these items. Completely document all work performed in Maintenance Software.
  • Diagnoses and repair building systems specifically concentrating on minor to moderate problems including: Bus lifts, Overhead Doors, Boilers, Hot Water Heaters, Pressure Washers, Pneumatic systems, lighting electrical systems, plumbing, carpentry, landscaping.
  • Utilize power equipment as required: Pressure washer, scissor lifts, ladders, small engine equipment, pipe threaded, diagnostic equipment, forklift, but not limited to these items.
  • Utilize repair manuals and parts manuals for aid in making minor repairs.
  • Inspects and verifies problems on building systems using various diagnostic equipment.
  • Performs both in-house and route repairs for building systems using various hand, power, pneumatic, machine (precision) and machinery tools.
  • Cleans, repairs, and replaces building systems equipment as required.
  • Tests building systems for proper working order.
  • Work with Level 2 & 3 technicians as required providing lead experience.
  • Repairing building systems requires physical dexterity and exertion and heavy lifting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Performs preventative maintenance on build systems as needed.                  70%
  • Diagnoses and repairs various building systems, concentrating on minor to moderate problems.                                                                                        20%
  • Support and assist Level 2 and 3 Technicians.                                                 5%
  • Cleans work area.                                                                                             5%


  • Three (3) years recent progressive heavy equipment maintenance or four (4) years mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, pneumatic, electrical additional training from mechanical/technical schools, courses or seminars desirable.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have a basic understanding of the design, adjustment, overhaul operation and maintenance of lift systems.
  • Must be able to work amid constant interruptions and be able to prioritize, be detail oriented and deal with time pressures.
  • Must have good communication skills and able to communicate concerns, questions and diagnostic information.
  • Must be autonomous and be self-directed.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must be able to take direction and instruction well.
  • Must be physically agile and able to lift up to seventy-five (75) pounds.
  • Basic 2-way radio skills required.
  • Basic tools required.
  • Must have clean driving record and be able to maintain a clean Driver's License.
  • Must be able to pass a physical examination including a drug test.

Additional Job Requirement


  • Wear uniforms, safety shoes, safety harness, safety glasses, respirator, hearing protection and all management approved safety equipment.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Approximately 20% of the work is performed outdoors.
  • Must be able to lift seventy-five (75) pounds.
  • 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, standing, bending, and handling materials.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to heat/cold conditions.


For more information please visit our website at: www.transdevna.com/careers


About Transdev:

Transdev Services Inc. is the largest private sector operator of various modes of passenger transit in North America. With over a decade of experience managing the contract for Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE Bus), Transdev has consistently demonstrated its commitment to excellence. Our dedicated team at NICE Bus has achieved significant milestones, continuously striving to enhance the customer experience. Through innovative practices, a focus on safety, and a customer-first approach, we are setting new standards in public transportation.



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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Drug free workplace


If based in the United States, applicants 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