Career Name:


Date Posted:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Salary Opportunity:



Full Time



Experience Required:

2-4 years of experience in the repair and maintenance of all types of automotive and transit equipment or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Education Required:

High school graduate or its equivalent. Verifiable training in automotive or diesel mechanics

Career Level:


Career Opportunity Full Description


Our technicians generally assist in the repair and diagnosis of major components or remove/replace major components of various bus and support vehicles. Expectations include the ability to diagnose and repair the following with little or no supervision:

  • Electric Systems
  • Hydraulic/Air Brake Systems
  • Heating/Air Conditioning Systems
  • Instruments and Gauges
  • Preventative Maintenance Service

Major Responsibilities:

Demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of: Engines, Power train to include differentials, transmissions, drive shafts, wheel ends. Electrical systems, IO Controls, including starters and alternators, HVAC systems, steering systems. Electronics to include ECM's, ECU's, sensors, etc. Engine bolt on items such as turbos, fan clutches, injectors, cooling system, etc. Brake systems including ABS, suspension systems (spring and air).

  • Perform all levels of preventative maintenance services on all vehicles.
  • Maintain work area appearance and safety.
  • Road test vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfuctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Adjust and replace brakes, tighten bolts and screws and reassemble equipment.
  • Inspect, test and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfuctions, using test instruments such as handhled computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  • Specialize in repairing and troubleshooting of major components such as engine, transmissions and differentials to include: replacing complete assemblies, turbochargers, fuel system components, etc.


  • 2-4 years practical experience with Gas and Diesel maintenance required.
  • Vocational/Technical or certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of shop tools required.
  • Posses a valid South Carolina Driver's License - current CDL license with air brake certification, Class B with P endorsement, Willingness to acquire CDL if you do not have one.
  • Basic computer knowledge for electronic testing.
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Available to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must provide own tools.
  • Must maintain an acceptable driving record during employment.
  • Pass a post job offer employment related physical examination to include a drug scree, as well as a criminal background investigation, the results must meet the agency's hiring criteria.
  • Must have acceptable 5-year driving record:

No moving violations in the last 2 years

No more than 2 moving violations in the past 5 years.

No more than 2 accidents in the last 5 years (at fault or not at fault).

No felony convictions within the last 10 years for reckless or negligent driving, hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident, driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, vehicle assault or homicide.


Career Opportunity Application Instructions

You may apply for this position by completing one of the following methods:

Filling out our Online Career Application, which will allow you to attach your resume. Our Online Career Application is definitely the easiest option for submitting your career opportunity request. It is fully secure and will send an email to Coast RTA as well as a confirmation email to you.

Downloading the career application Adobe Acrobat and mailing it completed with your resume to:
ATTN: Human Resources, 1418 3rd Avenue, Conway, SC 29526 or faxing it to: 843-488-0874

Or you may apply in person at 1418 3rd Avenue, Conway, SC 29526 between the hours of 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. See us on a map.


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