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 Job Information 
  Job Title: #0831 - Rail Vehicle General Mechanic 1st Class
  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: 9/1/2018
  End Date: 12/31/2019

 Additional Information 
  Years of Work Experience: 1

 Job Description 
   
 
SEPTA is recruiting for current and future openings in our City and Railroad Divisions.

Responsibilities:

* Responsible for the inspection, cleaning, maintenance of rail vehicle electrical, pneumatic and mechanic equipment in our City and Railroad Divisions.

* Inspects, adjusts, replaces, tests, assembles, installs, motors, accessory parts, vehicle trucks, parts, truck frames, brake equipment, truck assemblies, air equipment, gears, wheels, brake shoes, etc.

* Cleans and lubricates equipment, units, parts such as compressors, air filters, air tank mechanisms, brake cylinders, etc.

* Check equipment units, parts such as contactor tips for gap, interlock and controlling fingers and tips for wipe and clearance springs for compression and tension, etc.

Qualifications:

* Must possess at least one year of relevant mechanical and/or electro-mechanical experience with proficiency in reading schematics, prints and other electrical documents. Technical training a plus but not required.

* A valid driver's license and High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

1st Class Mechanics in our City Division starts at $28.60/hour and in our Railroad Division the starting rate of pay is $21.83/hour.

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 on all modes of SEPTA Transportation.

If you wish to apply for this position, just click on the Apply to This Job link at the 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.



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.