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Job Title Mechanic
Location Pomona, CA
Department Maintenance
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time
Additional Information KTA00270

KEOLIS is hiring a Mechanic for our Pomona, CA location. Come grow your career with us!

Role Title



Pomona, California


Role purpose:

Performs skilled repairs and maintenance of buses and other mechanical equipment of the transit department.  This includes emergency repairs, regular and periodic inspection, and maintenance procedures to reduce frequency of repairs and lower the cost of operation and maintenance. Troubleshoot, repair, and rebuild engine components, transmissions, drive trains, suspensions, cooling systems, electrical/electronic systems, fuel systems, hydraulic or air brake systems, steering, or exhaust systems. 



Knowledge and Experience

  • Perform journeyman-level diagnostic repair and maintenance of compressed natural gas (CNG) powered buses, automotive vehicles, or mechanical equipment
  • Service buses, automobiles, trucks, diagnosing trouble and making repairs or adjustments
  • Inspect buses and other transit vehicles to assure compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Federal regulations; use diagnostic equipment to evaluate the operation and repair of engines, electrical, automotive systems, and equipment
  • Inspect, adjust, troubleshoot, and repair braking systems, balance and align wheels, rotate tires, etc
  • Complete major and minor overhaul or rebuild of engines, transmissions, and differentials
  • Check, change, or refill oil, fuel, transmission, brake, and other fluids
  • Coordinate with other maintenance personnel an efficient program for scheduling and performing preventative maintenance of buses and equipment
  • Performs required safety inspections
  • Operate a variety of precision power and hand-held engine, electrical, or other testing diagnostic equipment and tools used in a repair shop
  • Keep legible records and make reports related to all repairs
  • Respond to bus breakdowns on the road
  • Maintain the bus garage in a clean, orderly, and safe manner, free from hazardous conditions, in compliance with all health and safety regulations
  • Perform road tests to evaluate malfunctions, needed maintenance, or check on recent repairs

·        Perform other vehicular maintenance as may be required

  • Methods, materials, tools and equipment necessary for the repair and maintenance of a variety of automotive and diesel equipment
  • Diesel, gasoline, and alternatively fueled engines and related equipment repair and maintenance procedures
  • Hydraulic and air brake systems, shock absorbers, doors, and other coach equipment
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC)
  • Occupational hazards of the mechanics trades and applicable health and safety laws, regulations, and practices
  • Operation and use of hand, power tools and equipment used in gasoline or diesel engine repair and maintenance of related parts or equipment, including CNG and high tech diesel engines
  • Fuels, fluids, and chemicals used in maintenance and operation of buses and other automotive vehicles, including compressed natural gas, gasoline, oil, transmission or brake fluid, battery acid, etc.
  • Proper lifting techniques
  • Standard arithmetic and basic business English, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Inventory methods and practices; proper record keeping techniques
  • Skill in operating manual and automated office equipment, including a personal computer
  • Spreadsheet and word processing software programs to maintain records and reports




Additional Statements

Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination.

Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world. 

Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate.

EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible


This employer will consider qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with Los Angeles Ordinance 184652.

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