Global Ground Transportation Institute

Transit Technician II

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, United States (on-site)
12 days ago



Retirement Plan:

TRS Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information
This position offers a 40 hour work week.
Typical schedule will be 2pm - 10:30pm, Monday - Friday, however, hours and schedule may vary and include weekends.
Advertised Salary $33,000 - $41,000; Commensurate with Experience

Posting Date:


Open until filled:


Closing Date:

Proposed Starting Date 10/02/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Information

Classification Title Skilled Craftsperson FLSA Non-Exempt FTE 1.00

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, formal training programs, or on-the-job training. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required

minimum qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

Position Summary
Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair defects on fleet vehicles. Perform maintenance on transit buses and other fleet vehicles in accordance with industry standards, safe practices and manufacturer's specifications. Applicants submit to drug and alcohol testing by the US Department of Transportation.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Demonstrated ability to maintain heavy-duty diesel vehicles, troubleshoot and repair complex systems such as electrical and electronics systems, climate control systems, diesel engines and transmissions. Ability to use computers for diagnosis, parts look-ups and other tasks
Physical Demands
Heavy lifting, work in confined spaces, stooping, kneeling, standing on ladders and work platforms. Driving.
Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Basic to complex maintenance work on vehicles as assigned by supervisor. Involves troubleshooting, disassembly, repair, assembly and/or installation of automotive and diesel engines, transmissions, large and small electric/pneumatic/hydraulic components, and chassis repairs on buses and other fleet vehicles. Employees are expected to complete repairs within established guidelines under supervision and guidance of supervisor. Be able to repair, diagnose, rebuild independently.
Percentage of time 70 Duties/Responsibilities
Keep work area clean and safe.
Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities
Complete work order, inventory and parts usage reports and other associated paperwork in a timely manner.
Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities
Fuel and service late night vehicles to prepare for next day operation. Complete associated paperwork.
Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities
Attend classroom and other training as available.
Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities
Perform other tasks.
Percentage of time 5

Contact Information

Recruitment Contact

Contact Details
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name Mike Cosby Recruitment Contact Email Recruitment Contact Phone

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you willing to walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, bend, and squat frequently, work with hands above head, and work from an standard and/or extended ladder or other raised surface throughout your shift?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Please describe your previous job experience and how you think it would relate to this position.
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a Georgia class B CDL or equivalent with air brakes and passenger endorsements?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • The Department of Labor
    • Goodwill
    • UGA Employee
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70809792
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Athens, Georgia, United States
  • Position Title: Transit Technician II
  • Company Name For Job: University of Georgia
  • Job Function: Education
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