Electronic Repair Shop Technician (SEIU)
Posted on: February 15, 2019
Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting over 400,000 daily riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program. Pay and Benefits BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2019 current employee cost $147.14 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents. Pay Rate ** External employees start at Step 1: $33.75 hourly Step 1: $33.75/Hour to Step 5: $44.11/Hour Posted Date January 21, 2019 Closing Date February 15, 2019 Reports To B. Grimes Days Off Variable Who May Apply All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees. Current Assignment Under general supervision, performs skilled troubleshooting, maintenance, secondary repair, and modification to a variety of electronic components found in revenue vehicle, communications equipment and other electronics and computer control components; perorms related work as assigned. Essential Job Functions Performs troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and adjustment at the system, board, card, and discrete component level on various electronic systems and components found in transit revenue vehicles, including those associated with propulsion, train control, brake control, air conditioning, annunciation, communications, door control, lighting, and auxiliary electrical supply as well as those found in auxiliary equipment such as destination signs, automatic fare equipment and wayside control equipment. Troubleshoots, maintains, adjusts and programs microprocessors found in such equipment. Performs modifications to revenue vehicle electronic systems, as directed by engineering and supervisory staff. Recommends improvements and works with engineering and other maintenance staff regarding modifications; uses diagnostic test equipment and precision measuring devices in the course of the work, including automated test equipment (ATE). Devises and fabricates new testing equipment and routines as required for use on new components and systems. Verifies performance of new or modified systems or equipment. Reads and interprets diagrams, engineering drawings, manuals, schematics and work orders. Measures, tests and inspects completed work to confirm adherence to specifications. Performs data searches using the District network systems. Maintains records of work performed and parts and materials used; maintains documentation updating when necessary; follows proper safety procedures. Minimum Qualifications Education : An Associate degree in electronics from an accredited college, a Certificate of Achievement in Electronics from an accredited college, completion of military training in electronics, or completion of an apprenticeship as an electronic technician and possession of a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent. Experience : One (1) year of (full-time equivalent) verifiable journey level experience in the installation, maintenance or repair of electronic systems and components, including communications components and microprocessor systems. Other Requirements : Must possess color vision to distinguish parts and wiring. Must be physically able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 70 lbs. Must be able to occasionally wear respiratory protective equipment during the performance of assigned duties in accordance with the District Respirator Program and applicable Cal-OSHA requirements. Must be able to work various shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Must be able to understand, read and communicate in English. Substitution : In additional to the experience listed above, four (4) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable electronic maintenance experience (i.e. maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing electronic and/or electro-mechanical equipment) can be substituted for the education. Selection Process This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, All SEIU members must follow the "Bid Form Process", failure to comply will invalidate an employee's application.? The selection process will include a screening for minimum qualifications as listed in this posting and may additionally involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview.? Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first. Application Process This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, all full-time SEIU District employees must follow the "Bid Form" process and deposit their bids in the bid box. Failure to comply may invalidate the employee's bid. As actual vacancies occur, District employees on the internal eligibility list will be considered before outside candidates. External applicants may only apply on line, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the on line application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112. The Employment Office will screen Bid form applications and resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first. All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself. Equal Employment Opportunity The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at firstname.lastname@example.org . Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs. Other Information Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request. Note When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at email@example.com for assistance. To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at firstname.lastname@example.org , between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.
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