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Journeyman Track Mechanic

Job Description
Position Title Journeyman Track Mechanic
Location Decatur, GA, US
Organization Name Track Inspection & Support
Date Start 26-Dec-2018
Closing Date 26-Jan-2019
    NOTE:  This posting is to fill the current vacancy and to establish an eligibility list to fill any future vacancies that may occur in the next 6 months.
High school diploma or equivalent
Five years experience in troubleshooting and repairing specialized maintenance-of-way track vehicles and equipment, consisting of complex, diesel-powered, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Experience in welding and fabrication preferred. Must have demonstrated skills and ability with a variety of tools required in maintenance, repair and mechanical unit replacement for track vehicles and equipment. Must have the ability to read and comprehend electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic system schematics.
INTERVIEW SELECTION PROCESS: The selection process may include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such as practical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments.
NOTE:  This posting is to fill the current vacancy and to establish an eligibility list to fill any future vacancies that may occur in the next 6 months.
The Following Applies to Internal Applicants Only:
All internal applicants will have a record evaluation check to determine whether they are eligible to advance to the interview process. Candidates will be automatically disqualified for consideration if their employment record for the twelve (12) months preceding the date of the posting reflects any of the following:
·         combined total of three (3) occurrences and/or lose outs (tardies)
·         Any instances of absence without leave (AWOL)
·         Any disciplinary actions
·         Any valid customer complaints
·         Employee has not successfully completed probationary period as a new hire
Notes: Record evaluation will be conducted based on the twelve months preceding the initial date of the posting. Candidates must remain in good standing once selected through the job screening and offer process. Failure to remain in good standing based on the criteria listed above will disqualify any candidate.  Additional Requirements (Internal/External Candidates)
Basic Functions
    Performs routine inspections and preventive maintenance to MARTA's specialized track vehicles and equipment. Troubleshoots, repairs and replaces mechanical units or components as required.
1. Troubleshoots and makes repairs to diesel engines, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. 
2. Performs preventive maintenance to diesel locomotives, specialized track vehicles and equipment. 
3. Recovers downed maintenance vehicles from track in a timely manner in order to avoid disruption of revenue service. 
4. Performs welding, fabrication, body repair, unit replacement and overhaul of equipment. 
5. Uses a variety of tools, including hand tools, impact wrenches, drills, compressors and/or other tools as assigned. 
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Special Requirements
    Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License, and obtain a Commercial Driver's License within 90 days of hire. 
Note: MARTA is a Drug Free Workplace. Participation in MARTA's Drug & Alcohol Program is a condition of employment. Failure to adhere to MARTA's Drug & Alcohol Program will result in termination. Every MARTA employee is responsible for reading and observing the requirements of the Drug & Alcohol policy. This position has been identified as SAFETY SENSITIVE.
MARTA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  Employment decisions at MARTA are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, regardless of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or Veteran status.  We are committed to building a team that represents diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our company will be. Different makes us better.”
Classification Non Exempt
  Non Exempt
Number of Openings 1
Salary Range $21.43
Salary Grade 10105
Work Hours 40
Work Days Variable
Posting Type Both Internal and External
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