Mechanic D

The District has an opening for the following position

Mechanic D


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair and maintain CNG and gasoline powered buses and other transportation equipment
  • Steam clean equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Assist in the repair of equipment
  • Mount and dismount tires
  • Adjust brakes
  • Install batteries, tires, and wiring
  • Grease and service equipment
  • Change oil and oil filters
  • Service and perform simple heavy duty work

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED- Graduation from a vocational technical college is preferred
  • Valid Class C driver’s license with driving record acceptable to District’s insurance underwriter
  • Reading, math, and written language skills to perform essential functions of the job
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License with driving record acceptable to District’s insurance underwriter, along with three (3) years of driving experience

Knowledge of:

  • Principles of internal combustion engines
  • Methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in the repair and maintenance of motorized equipment
  • Safe driving practices
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work
  • The use of shop equipment and tools to make necessary repairs

Must have the Ability to Obtain and Maintain:

  • Class B driver’s license
  • TIA Tire Certification
  • CNG Tank Certification
  • ASE H-4 Transit Bus Air Brake Certification
  • ASE H-8 Preventative Maintenance and Inspection Certification
  • Type II Refrigeration License
  • Forklift Operators Permit

Pre-placement physical and drug screen required. The successful candidate will also be required to undergo a Department of Justice background investigation. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination preferred at time of hire.

Applications may be obtained from the GET office, printed from GET’s website, or completed on GET’s website, Completed applications and current Official K4 DMV printout, must be returned to Golden Empire Transit District, 1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield, CA. 93301. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed applications. EOE. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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