General Repair Vehicle Technician - Spokane, WA

Employer: Spokane Transit

Job Description:
General Repair Vehicle Technician:
Are you looking for a career in vehicle maintenance with a stable company where pay is consistent and not based on unpredictable piece-rate work? Then starting a career in fleet maintenance with us the path for you. We have career ladder progression, great medical benefits, and a retirement plan that is hard for dealerships and repair shops to beat!

Your career with us will start out as a General Repair Vehicle Technician performing skilled mechanical diagnosis and repair on heavy-duty diesel and automotive vehicle equipment owned and operated by Spokane Transit. You will inspect, test, adjust, repair and replace complete or integral parts of diesel engines, transmissions, drive shafts, and differentials. You will maintain cooling, electrical, exhaust, and air or hydraulic brake systems. With your effective problem solving and analysis skills, you will have a direct impact on our ability to provide safe and reliable transportation to the citizens of Spokane County.

Come join the team at Spokane Transit!

- A team player
- Respectful
- Accountable
- Neighborly
- Service-oriented
- Safety-minded

- A valid driver's license from Washington or Idaho with a clean record
- Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (We do the training & testing!)
- Three years of experience repairing and maintaining general automotive or heavy duty diesel vehicles or combination of experience and education or training
- The ability to pass a General Repair Vehicle Technician examination
- Your own set of automotive tools
- Basic computer and math skills to record and enter maintenance actions
- Ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment
- Ability to work day, swing, or grave shifts

- Inspect, test, adjust, repair and replace complete or integral parts of engine systems
- Inspect, diagnose and transmissions, drive shafts, and differentials
- Inspect, diagnose and repair cooling, electrical, exhaust and air or hydraulic brake systems
- Remove, rebuild and replace automatic transmissions
- Inspect and adjust bus door operation, air-ride systems, and steering systems
- Respond to road calls and exchange buses for operators when required

- Competitive pay - starting wage of $21.33/hour (Wage range $21.33 - $29.47/hour)
- Shift differential + incentive pay for ASE certifications
- Boot allowance accrual
- Tool allowance accrual
- Tuition reimbursement

- Annual pay step increases up to the top step
- Robust medical plans with affordable monthly premiums
- Dental plan with affordable monthly premiums
- Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS) defined benefit plan
- Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) employer contribution of $25/month
- Basic life and long-term disability insurance
- Competitive vacation & sick leave
- Free bus passes for employees and dependents
- Onsite workout facility
- Cell phone carrier discount
- Gym membership discount

Qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have questions regarding this position or need assistance, please email This position is open until filled.

Spokane Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity/race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Contact Person:
Location: Spokane, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 04, 2021

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