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TMCC Transit Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Valley Ride in Caldwell is seeking a full-time vehicle technician for CNG, Diesel, and Gasoline vehicles. Safety is our #1 priority! We ensure this by employing caring, reliable individuals to maintain our vehicles. When you join our team, you will be impacting the lives of others and you will also reap the benefits that you would expect from a leader in the transit industry.


Job Purpose:

The Technician performs corrective and preventative maintenance on transit vehicles. Responsible for performing routine maintenance, major overhauls, component and system repair, maintaining production standards, and daily inspections and minimal reworks, all with little or no supervision. Responsible for the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of transportation services for Transit Management of Canyon County (TMCC).


Major Responsibilities:
  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance to TMCC, Valley Regional Transit (VRT), and Department of Transportation (DOT) standards
  • Reassemble, clean, and reinstall components as assigned
  • Maintain a safe, clean, teamwork area
  • Assist other technicians and/or mechanics, and mechanic helpers as requested in all areas of mechanical repair
  • Move vehicles safely between job and work are
  • Uses power and hand-held mechanic’s tools
  • Communicate professionally with customers, supervisors, team members, and client
  • Assist in procurement of parts
  • Expert ability and knowledge of diagnostic equipment
  • Inspect, diagnose, and accurately perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair
  • Remove, clean, repair, reinstall, and adjust vehicle components including but not limited to engine emission components, driveline components, transmission electrical/electronic components, HVAC, brakes, suspension, steering, exhaust, cab/chassis, hydraulics, ADA equipment, tires, and other vehicle accessories
  • Ensure work orders are completed accurately and in a safe and timely manner
  • Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek supervisor approval as required
  • Ensure safe use of power and hand-held tools
  • Operate a forklift
  • Perform road calls, on the road testing, and emergency services as necessary
  • Actively participate in safety or educational training as required
  • Instruct and train technicians, mechanics, and mechanic helpers
  • Perform duties outside of classification
  • Performance may be measured by the degree to which all equipment and property is functioning in a safe and efficient manner
  • Performance may be measured by the maintenance of a safe and clean work environment and by the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date records of all maintenance-related activities
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Education and Certifications Required:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of driving experience preferred
  • Automotive/Diesel/CNG technical or vocational training preferred
  • 608 and 609 Refrigerant Certification
  • Demonstrated experience monitoring and meeting heavy diesel and CNG preventive maintenance schedules and operations of any automotive, diesel, or CNG repair shop equipment
  • Transit ASE Certification preferred (H2 Diesel Engines, H3 Drive Train, H4 Brakes, H5 Suspension and Steering, H6 Electrical – Electronic Systems, H7 – Heating, Ventilation and A/C)
  • Cummins ISL and ISB experience preferred
  • Must have all associated tools up to one inch including wrenches and sockets
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid Idaho Commercial Driver’s License with required endorsements
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, driving record review, criminal background review, and drug and alcohol pre-employment test
  • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally
  • Ability to input data efficiently in maintenance related software


Experience and Skills Required:
  • 5+ years of hands-on maintenance experience or vocational training
  • Ability to instruct and train technicians, mechanics, and mechanic helpers
  • Ability to work under time constraints and deadlines
  • Problem-solving and analytical abilities
  • Good computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Ability to work flexible and varied work schedules including late night, early morning, weekends, snow days, and holidays



Bus service operates Monday through Friday from 5:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. This Technician position is the second shift. Hourly Wage depends on qualifications: C Technician, $15.75/hour; B Technician, $17.33/hour; or A Technician; $19.43/hour. Benefits offered to full-time employees.


Please stop by Valley Ride located at 5907 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, ID, 83607 to complete an application or call 208-258-2782. For convenience, we can email or fax a blank application to you. Or you can email your resume directly to

Apply for this Position

Please stop by Valley Ride located at 5907 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, ID, 83607 to complete an application or call 208-258-2782. For convenience, we can email or fax a blank application to you. Or you can email your resume directly to

For more information about any job opening at Transit Management of Canyon County, contact:

Deanna Hassan, Operations Manager
Valley Regional Transit
Transit Management of Canyon County
5907 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 258-2783
Fax: (208) 461-0978