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Transdev Electronics Technician in Fairfax, Virginia


Transdev Services. Inc., is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, is seeking an Electronic Technicians in its Fairfax County, VA facility.

The Electronic Technician diagnoses and repairs electronic fare box and revenue collection systems specifically concentrating on repairs on all fare box and revenue collection systems to include fare box, receivers, vaults, and any additional revenue collection equipment. All work performed must be of the highest quality ensuring systems are reliable and functioning correctly. Employee is required to work in such a manner that promotes a safe and productive work environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses coach electronic revenue collection equipment problems using a variety of diagnostic equipment including the multi-meter, laptop, computer, schematics and wiring diagrams on site and on road calls

  • Repairs revenue collection equipment as required

  • Repairs may include, but not limited to, coach fare box, receivers, vaults, and ticket vending machines. This could also include card reader, bill transports, coin mechanisms, and other types of equipment.

  • Completes paperwork needed to initiate the warranty process if applicable

  • Tracks and reviews repair information from files; investigating repetitive problems or existing fleet defects on parts under warranty

  • Performs scheduled maintenance on all systems as required.

  • Completely documents all work performed in RTA Software system

  • Assists other Fare-box Repair Technicians with lifting and other requests as needed

  • Assists other mechanics as requested and performs other duties as assigned

  • Works with Dispatch and Coach Operators in repairing revenue collection equipment problems

  • Has moderate contact with others outside the organization and vendors

Approximate Percentage of Time for Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses and repairs major electronic systems 55%

  • Performs preventative maintenance 30%

  • Performs other duties as assigned 10%

  • Clean work area 5%


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • High school diploma or GED required

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred :

  • Appropriate Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications preferred

  • Two (2) year certificate in Fare boxes preferred

Experience Required :

  • Three (3) years progressive heavy electronic box repair experience required

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Elementary radio skills required

  • Must have computer word processing skills

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Must have knowledge of the warranty process

  • Must be able to work amid constant interruptions

  • Must have the ability to prioritize and be detail oriented

  • Must have basic understanding of codes and regulations

  • Must be autonomous and self-directed

  • Must have the knowledge and ability to perform micro-processing wiring and repair and controller wiring and repairs

  • Must have an in depth understanding of the principles of the profession and systems on active fleet

  • Must be able to use diagnostic equipment such as a computer (laptop), multi-meter, schematics and wiring diagrams, various hand tools, various pneumatic tools, two-way radio

  • Must have the ability to communicate diagnostic information, schematics, and electrical problems both verbally and in written form to Maintenance staff and outside vendors

  • Must be able to obtain and retain a Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with Passenger endorsement

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check

  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical examination including a drug test

Physical Requirements:

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.

  • Approximately 50% of the work is performed outdoors in outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to heat/cold conditions

  • Must be able to lift up to seventy-five (75) pounds

  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist and leg motion, and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, standing, bending, and handling materials

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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:

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 2019-10247

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Reference 11123

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services