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Autobody Technician

Company: NJ Transit
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

***Now Offering Signing Bonuses for CDL A/B License and Permit Holders***
Forbes List of America's Best Employers 2022, 2023, & 2024
Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time-and we're looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.
Conducts removal, replacement, and/or alignment on all body parts and components fastened to NJ Transit Busses.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform body work and accident repairs.
  • Ability to lay out work, fabricate items as needed, and assemble same.
  • Demonstrate ability with the use of tools - hydraulic pistons, come-a-longs, - porta-powers, frame straightening devices, etc.
  • Must be able to remove, replace and/or align all body parts and components that are fastened on the bus (MCI, Nova, Neoplan, and Nabi Coaches).
  • Must be able to work in confined areas using respirators and full air supplied self-contained overalls.
  • Ability to fill and sand body parts and fiberglass.
  • Must be able to cut and tack weld.
  • Must be able to fill out forms; be able to read and understand parts manuals required in carrying out duties for this position.
  • Must have a valid CDL license, Class B with "P" endorsement and medical certificate.
  • Accurately fill out daily time tickets.
  • Keep area clean, uncluttered, and safe. Must follow established Shop safety policy and procedures.
  • Must be willing to work overtime when requested

    Education, Experience, and Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Must have a high school diploma or GED, ASE certification a plus
    • Possess at least three (3) years of auto body shop experience

    • Possess a valid NJ License with the ability to obtain a CDL License with passenger endorsement OR possess a valid NY/PA CDL with passenger endorsement

    • Be able to pass the pre-employment physical and background checks
    • Have a good driving record with less than five (5) points
    • Normal working hours are 7:30 am-4:00 pm Monday to Friday (possible overtime)

      At NJ TRANSIT, you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package:

      • $6,000 Signing Bonus for CDL A or B License Holders (must have air brake and passenger endorsement)*

      • $3,000 Signing Bonus for CDL A or B Permit Holders with air brake and passenger endorsement (also CDL A or B licenses holders that have either air brake or passenger endorsement)*

      • Full benefit package including medical, prescription, dental & vision
      • Pension plan plus 457 tax-deferred savings plan
      • Growth Opportunities
      • Paid time off
      • Assistance obtaining your CDL (for NJ drivers only)

        At NJ TRANSIT, diversity and inclusivity are vital to our success as we are committed to hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and veteran status. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply and join our team.
        Learn more about NJ TRANSIT! Sign up to receive an invitation to our next live information session at WWW.NJTRANSIT.COM/BEST
        *Terms and Conditions Apply. This position is deemed safety sensitive per the Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations. The DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of marijuana for any reason. It is unacceptable for any safety-sensitive employee subject to drug testing under DOT regulations to use recreational or medical marijuana. The prohibition includes any derivative of marijuana such as CBD oils, teas, etc. The use of recreational and medical marijuana is a violation of NJ TRANSIT's Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy for safety-sensitive employees. Code: INDBU2

Keywords: NJ Transit, Newark , Autobody Technician, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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