Transdev PT Utility Worker Paratransit in Garden City, New York

Overview

Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming. Cleans, fuels, and checks fluid levels of diesel buses under direct supervision.

The Part-Time Utility worker must be able to perform basic vehicle servicing duties. They must also be able to perform detail cleaning and fueling of equipment with limited supervision. The Utility worker will be responsible for pulling the vaults and replacing them daily as the revenue units return from service. This position requires the ability to work all shift including nights and weekends.

Responsibilities

  • Daily fueling of all vehicles as required. Documentation of all fluid transactions in log sheet.

  • Daily pulling and dumping of fare box vaults

  • Daily cleaning of interior and exterior of all vehicles as required including sweeping and removal of graffiti and debris from the interior to include floors, seats, walls, ceilings, windows, etc. Removes all refuse. Operates hand and power cleaning equipment, including vacuums and scrubbers Daily check of all vehicle tires for air pressure and damage

  • Daily check of all units brought through fuel island for body damage, proper working lights

  • Responsible for moving or positioning a variety of equipment (Yard Permit).

  • Clean vehicles at locations remote from the maintenance facility such as at transfer centers or relief points

  • Responsible for basic shop and housekeeping duties.

  • Will be responsible for completing required forms for entry into computer system.

  • Other duties as assigned for the efficient operation of the facility.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions

  • Knowledge of shop safety standards.

  • Must be well organized.

  • Must be able to read and write English.

  • CDL with airbrakes preferred.

  • Must be self-motivated and able to perform without constant or immediate supervision.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours or shifts.

  • Ability to work as a team.

  • Must be PC literate

Physical Demands:

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, as sanctioned the Department of Transportation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.

  • 90% of work is accomplished open garage facility.

  • Approximately 30% of the work is performed indoors

  • Must be able to lift fifty (50) 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 is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.

Unique Working Conditions:

Works around fumes/odors and chemicals; works around heavy machinery and safety hazards.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Wear uniforms

  • Wear Specific Safety related items

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

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.

EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

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

Requisition ID 2018-9262

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 516

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services