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Description of Work
This position will independently perform most areas of maintenance repairs, adjustments and modifications of structural, body and cosmetic repairs on transit buses and automotive equipment for safe operation.
This position is considered safety-sensitive and subject to the provisions of the Substance Abuse Program Policy for Safety Sensitive Positions.
Our vision is to be recognized as a world-class leader for providing and coordinating a full array of mobility and community services. LYNX mission is to link our community by providing quality mobility options with innovation, integrity and teamwork.
LYNX Ambassadors (our employees) are committed to the LYNX Service Philosophy: We enhance peoples lives everyday through passion, pride and performance.
In order to achieve our organizational goals in support of our mission, LYNX Ambassadors are held accountable for service excellence by continuously practicing and demonstrating the following service standards:
Safety Safety is everyones business and our first priority here at LYNX.
Courtesy We present ourselves in a professional manner and treat everyone with the utmost respect.
Efficiency We take pride in knowing our jobs and doing things right the first time.
Cleanliness We take pride in our personal appearance and work environment.
Because LYNX provides the community with much needed public transportation, it is important for us to resume our services as quickly and as safely as possible in the event of any natural, technological, or human-caused emergency or disaster. Therefore, all employees are considered mission critical members of LYNX emergency preparation and response efforts during an emergency or disaster and as such, may be asked to work during these emergencies or disasters.
Duties and Responsibilities
Carries out ordinary structural maintenance, repairs and adjustments.
Works from written or verbal instructions, blueprints, schematics, diagrams, vendor manuals and manufacturers specifications to accomplish work.
Masks and sands body panels.
Repairs and replaces all body panels.
Fabricates body panels and other bus parts.
Repairs and replaces minor structural components referring unusual or difficult repairs to higher grade technicians for solution or guidance.
Uses torch cutting equipment.
Responds to emergency road failure requests.
Fabricates seat cushions, re-upholsters and repairs seats
Replaces windshields and glass.
All Arc and Gas welding and cutting.
Installs and repairs vinyl and contravision.
Completes minor art work and graphics repairs.
Primes and paints using single stage, base coats and clears.
Repairs and replaces floors, interiors and seats.
Cleans and services body shop equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Ability to perform all duties listed in the duties section and job summary.
Ability to work with limited supervision.
Ability to bend, stoop, walk, stretch, kneel and lift fifty (50) pounds.
Ability to pass DOT physical and drug screen.
Ability to work in open bays, inside buses and outside in varying weather conditions.
Ability to handle and use commercial cleaners and toxic materials to perform duties.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Ability to possess all tools on tool list.
Ability to possess a current Florida CDL license or permit, Class B with a P Airbrakes endorsement. Must have a clean driving record.
Ability to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
Minimum Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent; three (3) years experience in transit or heavy vehicle body and structural maintenance; two (2) years technical school; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Hourly Pay Rate: $20.31 per Collective Bargaining Agreement
For more information about the benefits we offer, please visit http://www.golynx.com/careers/benefits.stml
LYNX fully commits itself to providing equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability.