Job Summary

Are you looking for a career in automotive maintenance? Then come join the maintenance team at Spokane Transit! We have career ladder progression, great medical benefits, and a retirement plan that is hard for dealerships and repair shops to beat.

Your career with us will start out as a Servicer performing routine servicing maintenance on our large fleet of vehicles including Fixed Route buses, Paratransit vans, Vanpool vans, and general service and support vehicles. We show that we value our employees by promoting internally. With growth stemming from our 10-year Moving Forward program you will have the opportunity to work your way up the ranks from being a Servicer to a Preventative Maintenance Technician, General Repair Technician, Journeyman Mechanic, Lead Mechanic, or Foreperson.

A worker in a reflective vest and beanie inspects machinery in an industrial setting, with vibrant lighting and large equipment surrounding him, including Spokane Transit vehicles.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • A team player
  • Respectful
  • Accountable
  • Neighborly
  • Service-oriented
  • Safety-minded
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Basic computer and math skills to record and enter maintenance actions

Our Benefits

In addition to the career opportunity, a competitive salary, and the areas’ recreational activities, we offer an excellent benefits package that includes:

Examples of Duties

  • Inspect vehicles for serviceability, damage, and safety defects
  • Monitor and maintain fluid and lubricant levels
  • Check engine, transmission, and coolant systems for leaks
  • Check tires excessive wear or damage and maintain proper air pressure
  • Fuel vehicles, maintain records, and check defect cards
  • Drive vehicles through automatic washer or hand wash and park vehicle in storage

Education and Experience

  • A valid driver’s license from Washington or Idaho with a relatively clean record
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (We do the training & testing!)

Internal Promotional Opportunities

  • Preventative Maintenance Technician – Wage range $20.41 – $28.20/hour
  • General Repair Mechanic – Wage range $22.41 – $30.96/hour
  • Journeyman Mechanic – Wage range $24.08 – $33.24/hour​
  • Shift differential + incentive pay for ASE certifications
  • Tuition reimbursement for ASE certifications & Automotive/Heavy Diesel degree

Interested in Applying?

Please apply online by clicking on the hyperlink below. If you have any questions regarding this position please contact David Cooper, HR Specialist, at [email protected]. This position is open until filled.

Spokane Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity/race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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