• Diesel Mechanic ("A" Bus Mechanic) - $750 Sign On Bonus!

    Location US-WI-Milwaukee
    Job ID 2019-1092
  • Overview


    MCTS believes that our most valuable resources are our employees. That’s why we are committed to offering extensive benefits to reward their hard work. Our generous benefits package includes:


    • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
    • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
    • Medical and Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Long term and Short-Term Disability Insurance
    • Eye Wear Reimbursement
    • Health Club Reimbursement
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Paid Time Off, Including Paid Holidays, Vacation time, Personal Days and Sick Days
    • Free transportation!


    Our mechanics also enjoy additional perks, such as:


    • Night shift differentials
    • Holiday premium pay
    • Uniforms
    • Meal allowance (with continuous overtime)
    • Annual tool Allowance


    The  Diesel Mechanic ("A" Bus Mechanic) must be able to diagnose and repair all transit vehicles and service vehicles on the road and in the garage. The Diesel Mechanic position requires extensive experience in all mechanical areas to make proper repairs within the respective time standards.


    • Repair all defects correctly on the following:
    • Engines
    • Transmissions
    • Differentials
    • Brakes and related mechanical components
    • Air systems and components
    • Fuel systems
    • Electrical systems
    • Doors and door mechanisms
    • Heating and air conditioning systems
    • Minor body repairs
    • Wheel chair lift/ramp systems
    • Act as Lead person on all inspections.
    • Perform road tests on all transit system vehicles.
    • Operate all types of snow removal equipment in yard and sidewalk areas.
    • Direct the work of lower classified employees.
    • Perform other duties as assigned including any work as outlined for lower classifications.


    • Must pass required written and practical tests for the position.
    • Must possess a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver's License (CDL), with passenger endorsement and be free of any airbrake restrictions.
    • Must possess a complete complement of personal tools required to perform this position. 
    • Ability to use all required tools and equipment needed to perform all job-related tasks.
    • Ability to perform all required duties with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to meet and communicate effectively with people at all levels.
    • Must be punctual and alert.
    • Good judgement and common sense with ability to adapt to various situations.
    • Ability to maintain records in a neat, accurate and legible manner.
    • Must be neatly dressed in Company uniform.
    • Maintain regular and acceptable attendance as determined by MTS.



    • Must be able to wear OSHA approved safety glasses and hearing protection for an eight-hour shift.
    • Must be able to stand, stoop, reach to 82 inches in height, bend, twist and walk for an eight-hour shift.
    • Must be able to grasp with both hands, twist both wrists and use both arms to push, pull, hold and carry items for an eight-hour shift.
    • Must be able to lift and/or pull 75 lbs. from a standing position from the ground to shoulder height at a minimum of four times per hour for an eight-hour shift.
    • Must be able to lift and/or pull 54 lbs. from a standing position from shoulder height to above the head or a minimum height of 58 inches at a minimum of four times per hour for an eight-hour shift.
    • Must be able to see, with corrective lenses if necessary, to observe work and aid in hand/eye coordination.
    • Must be able to speak and hear (English language required) over either radio or closed communication systems.

    *** NOTE: A Pre-Placement Functional Test shall be administered prior to job award. ***


    The above are general requirements that must be met for consideration.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of job qualifications or job duties. MCTS is an equal employment opportunity employer. 




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