Auto Body Collision Repair
Company: METRO Transit Authority
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Mechanics
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $24.84 / Hour
Posted: 9/8/2017
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Collision Repair "A" Body/Refinisher must have a thorough knowledge of collision repair/refurbishment on METRO's revenue vehicles as required for job classification.  Additionally, the Collision Repair "A" Body/Refinisher must show a proficient knowledge and use of equipment and specialized tools related to classification requirements.  The Collision Repair "A" Body/Refinisher must possess the ability and skills to diagnose problems and efficiently perform all phases of paint and body repairs in a timely and safe manner under the supervision of a Mechanical Foreman.  Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.
 
  Benefits of Working at Metro
– Retirement Plan and Savings Plan
– Competitive Pay
– Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
– Life Insurance
– Education Assistance (Non-Union)
– Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays
– Employee Assistance Program
– Wellness Program
– Advancement Opportunities
– Free Transportation for Employees and Spouses
– Bilingual Incentive Pay for Bus Operators 
  
METRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or equivalent.  Graduation from a related technical school preferred.
 
Extensive paint and body repair experience including general mechanical experience with minimum of 4 years as a paint and body repair person.
 
 Automotive Service Excellence Certificates (ASE) in Collision Repair & Refinishing and/or Inter-Industry  Conference on Auto Collision Repair Certificates (ICAR) preferred.
 
A valid Commercial Texas Driver's License with "P" Passenger endorsement is required and must meet METRO's requirements regarding motor vehicle records.  Must obtain Texas Commercial Driver's License within 90 days of employment. The ability to drive any Authority owned vehicle.  Able to maintain or obtain additional certification/licenses as required.   Possess complete knowledge of all tools and equipment in shop related to job classification.  Must maintain a basic set of personal hand tools to perform repairs related to job classification with exception of specialized tools provided by METRO.  Ability to complete written reports, records and forms. Must be able to speak, read and write English.

 

A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check is required prior to the placement of any individual in a position that requires the operation of a METRO revenue or non-revenue vehicle on behalf of METRO:
 
The Disqualifying Criteria is as follows:
- Invalid, suspended, or revoked driver's license
- Conviction of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the preceding three (3) years
- 2 or more DUI or DWI convictions with no time limit.
- Any accumulation of suspensions of over 1 year in length within the last 3 years
 
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

 

 

ADDRESS:
Fallbrook Bus Operating Facility
111 Fallbrook Drive
Houston , TX 77038
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