Mechanic

Organization: FRED Transit

Location: Fredericksburg, Va.

Deadline: While the position is open until filled, completed City Applications should be submitted to Human Resources before the close of business on May 21, 2021.

Salary: Hourly Wage Range: $19.50 – $24.50 DOQ, **Up to $2,500 Sign-on Incentive**

Description: FRED Transit seeks a Mechanic to be responsible for operational and mechanical aspects of maintaining and repairing Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED)’s transit fleet and service vehicles.

The City of Fredericksburg provides an excellent benefit package for employees; including, health and dental, paid vacation and sick leave, and entrance into the Virginia Retirement System (VRS). Opportunities for training and related maintenance certification reimbursement available. This position is classified as essential.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Mechanic is responsible for operational and mechanical aspects of maintaining and repairing Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED)’s transit fleet and service vehicles. Under general supervision, the Mechanic will repair and maintain a variety of transit vehicles; including Body-on-Chassis’ vehicles, automobiles, trucks, equipment, and tools. The position is responsible for inspecting, diagnosing, repairing and maintaining vehicles and equipment and assures safety standards and policies and procedures are followed in order support FRED in providing safe and reliable transit service.

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma, vocational/technical diploma in automotive or other mechanical and electrical training; or equivalent training and experience.
  • A valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) Class C with passenger endorsement issued by the state or a CDL permit and the ability to acquire within three (3) months of employment a valid Virginia CDL Class C with passenger endorsements.
  • Must be able to pass DOT physical examination and maintain while employed with FRED Transit, ability to pass a background check and on-going DOT testing and requirements.
  • Transit experience preferred, but not required.

Application Procedure: Applications may be completed on-line at https://www.fredericksburgva.gov/216/Employment. Anyone needing assistance with completing a City application can reach out to the Human Resources Department.

City of Fredericksburg
Human Resources Department
715 Princess Anne Street, Room 217
P. O. Box 7447
Fredericksburg, VA 22404-7447
HR@fredericksburgva.gov

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