Paint and Body Technician                  31.66/hr.

Job Summary:

Performs major and minor paint work, body repairs on buses, cars and trucks operated by the Golden Empire Transit District.

Essential Job duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform body and paint repairs to all District vehicles.
  • Perform shelter and bench maintenance including, painting, repairing and rebuilding.
  • Weld and fabricate damaged tools, vehicles and equipment.
  • Must be able to maintain VOC records and comply with state regulations.
  • Drive forklift, truck, and buses as required to perform maintenance.
  • Keep records of jobs and hours.
  • Maintain an inventory of paint and body supplies.
  • Prepare estimates for accident damage.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED- Graduation; plus
  • Minimum of two years’ experience performing body work
  • Possess a valid Class “C” California driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the District’s insurance underwriter; ability to obtain a Class “B” driver’s license.
  • Certificate to operate a forklift.
  • Reading, mathematical and written language skills in order to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Must have own body, paint, and hand tools.
  • Must be able to work an evening shift, weekends and holidays.
  • Proof of current Covid-19 vaccination required at time of hire.

Pre-placement physical and drug screen required. The successful candidate will also be required to undergo a Department of Justice background investigation.

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 with seal, 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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