Assigned Shift 6:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Assigned Days Off: Saturday / Sunday
This is entry level manual maintenance work involving the routine maintenance, cleaning, servicing, and operating of WMATA vehicles. Employee in this class becomes familiar with the various types of vehicles, routine maintenance procedures and shop/yard safety and environmental procedures while performing general cleaning and servicing duties. Employee works under close supervision or within well established guidelines. Employee reports to the Lead Mechanic or Supervisor of the shift to which assigned. Work is reviewed through spot checks and occasional checking of results by a Lead Mechanic or Supervisor.
Cleans and washes interiors and exteriors of vehicles, manually and/or with automatic equipment. Removes debris from inside the vehicles, inspects for personal property left in vehicles, and releases to proper authority.
Removes graffiti from interior and exterior surfaces manually and/or with machine type devices and chemical cleaning devises.
Checks and replenishes various fluid levels to include; engine or transmission fluid, coolant, diesel fuel, and maintains appropriate records indicating fluids dispensed.
Reports conspicuously visible damages and unusual conditions warranting corrective action; performs duties in conformance with safety, environmental, and maintenance practices and procedures.
Assist in preparation of maintenance activity or related reports as required.
Assists in maintaining cleanliness of work area which may include heavy physical labor.
Operates Authority vehicles as required.
Works various hours, locations, and days.
The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to operate buses and other Authority vehicles.
Ability to clean WMATA vehicles and facilities, and work with approved cleaning products.
Ability to service WMATA vehicles to include mechanical and safety checks.
Ability to perform a variety of manual tasks under continuous exposure to various weather conditions.
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to work various hours, locations, and days.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to properly complete vehicle/maintenance reports and other reports as required.
Ability to gain knowledge of Authority safety and maintenance rules and regulations.
Ability to perform strenuous physical tasks including frequent lifting of objects weighing up to 30 pounds and occasionally to 50 pounds.
Ability to deal courteously and effectively with supervisors and co-workers.
Ability to communicate effectively.
|Qualification Requirements |
|To be considered for the position, you must meet minimum qualifications. It |
is, therefore, very important for you to include on your application any
education/experience you have had that is described in the minimum
qualifications. Incomplete information may delay the assessment process.
|In order to be considered for employment all applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirements. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience on their application. |
|An applicant must be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency certificate, and be a minimum of 21 years of age. |
Possession of or ability to rapidly obtain and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsement from jurisdiction of residence for passenger bus, and air brakes.
All Cleaner Shifters must maintain a CDL with appropriate endorsements.
No applicant will be considered for employment who has accrued more than four points, more than one moving violation, or suspension or revocation of driver's permit within the 24 months preceding application. Numerous traffic violations of any type which would reflect immaturity may cause applicant to be disqualified.
Ability to complete satisfactorily the medical examination for this class. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodation(s).
|Evaluation Criteria |
|Evaluation Criteria may include one or more of the following: |
1. Education, training and experience
2. Personal Interview
3. Medical Examination which may include alcohol and drug screening
4. Performance and attendance record
5. Background Check which may include verification of employment, education, criminal history, and driver's record.
|Closing Statement |
|Posted salary ranges and employment offers are subject to union contracts and agreements and WMATA salary administration guidelines. The Washington Metro Area Transit Authority is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from minorities, females and persons with disabilities. |