Electronic Farebox
Company: METRO Transit Authority
Location: TX
Category: Administrative / Clerical, General, Transportation
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $16.15 / Hour
Posted: 7/26/2018

Under general supervision, diagnose and perform maintenance, repair, and refurbishment of electronic registering fareboxes, its components and supporting equipment in the Shop, at the Facilities, and on the buses in revenue service.


  • Diagnoses, repairs, and maintains all electronic registering fareboxes, including components (coin modules, bill transports, and cashboxes) and supporting equipment (receiver/vaults, mobile safes, data probes).
  • Replace bad order coin module, bill module, cashbox, electronic board, data probe, and power supply with good order components.
  • Maintains MR records of all repairs.
  • Maintains inventory records.
  • Maintains records of all road calls.
  • Maintains records of all equipment malfunctions and actions taken for each transaction.
  • Submits and monitors repair requests to Electronic Shop for repair of malfunctioning electronic boards, data probes, and power supplies.
  • Performs farebox data correction to place farebox back in service.
  • Downloads data into computer via portable data unit.
  • Responds to Bus Operating Facility's request for repair of farebox malfunctions.
  • Prepares equipment, forms, keys, and radios to be used on roadcalls.
  • Responds for the security of all equipment, keys, and vehicles while on duty.
  • Assist Foreman/Supervisor in preparing equipment, material and supply requests during budget process.
  • Prepares and submits reports to the Foreman, of Farebox Operations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school or equivalent. 
  • Associates Degree in Electronic Technology. 
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in the maintenance and, servicing of transit and/or bank revenue collection and processing equipment or general maintenance and repair.
  • Valid Texas Driver License required. 
  • Requires working knowledge of the methods, materials, lubricants, tools and equipment used in servicing and maintaining transit revenue collection equipment. 
  • Able to read electrical schematics and diagnose using electronic testing procedures. 
  • Good communication (written/oral skills required).
  • Able to complete/fill-out written reports, records, and forms.
  • Able to obtain or maintain additional licensing certifications as required.



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.

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