Transdev Utility Worker in Kent, Washington

Overview

Do you like cleaning and being outdoors in all seasons? Then this is the job for you! Transdev is hiring a utility worker to keep our buses clean and our bus yard tidy. 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.

Why work with us?

  • Full-time employment at $12.50 per hour

  • No experience necessary

  • Company assists in obtaining your first Medical DOT card

  • Health benefits, paid holidays, 401K, Life Insurance, paid vacation and accrued sick pay.

Responsibilities

  • Cleans, fuels, and checks fluid levels of diesel and gas buses under direct supervision

  • Washes inerior of vehicles using power washer and brushes; sweeps and removes trash from vehicles

  • Drives and maneuvers, and parks vehicles

  • Fuels buses, replenishes fluids and logs and records all fluids used

  • Performs light maintenance to shop areas, fueling stations and related facilities

  • Reports any maintenance issues to Supervisor

Other duties as required

Qualifications

Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required

  • Must possess a valid Washington state driver’s license with a minimum of one year of driving experience and a good driving record

  • Must be able to obtain a medical DOT card prior to start of employment

Experience :

  • 1 year or more of janitorial or auto detailing experience preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Good oral communication skills

  • Ability to read and follow written and spoken instructions

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and abide by Material Safety Data Sheets and all other safety training materials provided

  • Ability to learn shop processes including fueling vehicles and cleaning vehicles

  • Ability to mix and use a variety of cleaning products

  • Ability to use a variety of equipment such as buffers, scrubbing machines, and other heavy cleaning equipment

  • Strong attention to details

Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional meetings

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing, physical examination, and a criminal background check

Physical Demands:

  • Less than 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air condiitoned or well ventilated facilities

  • Greater than 90% of work is accomplished in an open garage facility.

  • 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, stooping, and handling materials.

  • May be asked to lift and carry up to 60 pounds.

  • May be exposed to cleaning chemicals, you have access to safety protective gear.

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.

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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 2018-9030

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 385

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services