Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

Current Job Opportunities

 Job Information 
  Job Title: # 0621 - Body Mechanic
  Category: Vehicle Mechanic (bus, rail car)
  Career Center: External
  City/Town: Philadelphia
  Location: Maintenance Group
  Type of Assignment: Permanent
  Position Type: Full Time
  Start Date: 1/2/2019
  End Date: 6/30/2019

 Additional Information 
  Degree Required: None
  Years of Work Experience: 0

 Job Description 
SEPTA is seeking experienced 1st Class Body Mechanics for our Vehicle Equipment Maintenance Department on bus or rail vehicles.

Job Duties

- Perform all necessary duties related to repairing, rebuilding, refinishing and fabricating body, structural and cosmetics operations on SEPTA vehicles and equipment.

- Inspect and analyze collision damage and estimate scope of work.

- Repair vehicles and equipment to include removal and installation of interior and exterior body components (i.e. panels, bumpers, skins, access doors, windows, trim, floors and coverages, set frames, etc.)

Job Requirements

Consistent with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) respiratory protection standard, this position requires the use of a tight fitting respirator. SEPTA employees required to wear a tight fitting respirator must be clean-shaven and fit-tested.

- High School Diploma or equivalent

- Must be an experienced vehicle Rebuilder with skills in sheet metal work, fiberglass repair, carpentry and welding

- Ability to read and work from drawings and schematics

- Valid Driver's license. Will be required to obtain CDL license.

- Ownership of tools relevant to position

- Satisfactory completion of performance test as required.

1st Class mechanics starting salary in our City Division: $28.60/hr. with an increase to $31.77/hour after one year.
Wage rates in our suburban divisions are lower.

To complement the salary, SEPTA offers an excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision coverage as well as a free employee pass usable on all modes of SEPTA Transportation.

Selected candidates will be scheduled to take the written qualifying test. Evening test dates will be available.

To submit your application for review, just click on the "Apply to This Job" link at the top or bottom of the page and follow the instructions.

SEPTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.