Electromechanical Technician Apprentice -Main Of Way

internship - full time,

The Metropolitan Transit Development Board
San Diego, CA
Closed
Posted 76 Days ago
The Metropolitan Transit Development Board
San Diego, CA
internship - full time,
Posted 76 Days ago
Closed

Description

Job TitlebrbrElectro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice -Main. of Way ($19.65/hour with 6 month increases)brbrAnticipated Hiring RangebrbrbrbrFull Time / Part TimebrbrFull Time - PermanentbrbrExempt / Non-exemptbrbrNon-exempt (Hourly)brbrJob DescriptionbrbrDIV PSTRONGSummary/STRONG/P PSan Diego Trolley, Inc. ("MTS") offers a 4-year apprenticeship program, leading to a rewarding career working on the light rail system for America's finest city. MTS offers competitive wages, exceptional benefits, career advancement, tools and uniforms. Learn the skills necessary to move up the career ladder as an Assistant Lineman, Lineman and Electromechanic responsible for the highly skilled repair and maintenance of the MTS Rail System./P P /P PSTRONGWhat is an Apprentice Responsible for?/STRONG/P PMaintenance and inspection of the following:/P UL LI PWayside Railroad Signal System/P /LI LI PRailroad Grade Crossings/P /LI LI PRailroad Track Switches/P /LI LI PTraction Power Generation and Distribution/P /LI LI POperation of overhead bucket trucks and cranes/P /LI LI PVarious lighting systems/P /LI LI PVentilation systems/P /LI LI PPumps and pump controls/P /LI /UL P /P PSTRONGPaid Training and Education/STRONG/P PThe Apprenticeship Program is divided into two (2) main segments: Assistant Lineman and Lineman. Each segment is approximately two years in duration and consists of on-the-job training and formal classroom training. The formal classroom training is conducted on the employee's own time and may consist of attending classes at San Diego City College, or other approved local junior colleges, as well as formal classes held on MTS premises. MTS pays for the cost of the tuition and books. Apprentices attend classes while working full-time./P PAt the conclusion of the Assistant Lineman Apprenticeship Program, the State of California awards the employee a Journeyman's Certificate as an Assistant Lineman. The employee is then enrolled in the Apprentice Lineman Program. At the conclusion of the Lineman Program, the employee is awarded a Journeyman's Certificate as a Lineman. The employee is then eligible for promotion to Electromechanic./P P /P PSTRONGCompetitive Wages/STRONG/P PStarting rate of pay is $19.65 per hour. After a six-month probationary period, the employee is eligible for a pay raise to $21.43 per hour and eligible for wage increases every six months thereafter. Top rate of pay for an Assistant Lineman is $26.85 per hour. Top rate of pay for a Lineman is $30.94 per hour. Top rate of pay for an Electromechanic (after approximately six years from hire date) is $34.64 per hour./P P /P PSTRONGHere are some of the additional perks and benefits!/STRONG/P UL LI PRetirement Plan through California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)./P /LI LI PMedical, dental & life insurance plans, upon completion of 180 day probationary period./P /LI LI PTwo (2) weeks of vacation, after one year of service./P /LI LI PHolidays./P /LI LI PFree travel on most local public transit systems/P /LI LI PSick leave, after six months of service./P /LI /UL P /P P /P PSTRONGWhat we are looking for in a candidate!/STRONG/P P /P PEMRequirements:/EM/P UL LI PHigh school diploma or GED equivalent. Will be needed following interview./P /LI LI PMust have passed Algebra in high school or college with a passing grade of C or better. This will be pertinent to be successful in the program./P /LI LI PAn aptitude test will be required following interview./P /LI LI PTo be considered for the role, you must submit your California driving record. California Driving Records can be obtained at the DMV's Website (STRONGA href="https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/online/dr/welcome"UCLICK HERE/U/A/STRONG) or by going to any California DMV and requesting a Driving Record in person. Once completed, submit the driver record to MTS by:/P PEmail: A href="mailto:kate.vanerck@sdmts.org"Ujobs@sdmts.com/U/A, Fax: 619-230-6715 Attn: Apprentice Program, or Drop off at Address (Monday -- Friday 8am -- 5pm): Metropolitan Transit System, 1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 900, San Diego, CA 92101/P /LI /UL /DIV

Skills

inspection, maintenance, power generation, switches, umts, cranes, classroom management, completion, career development, pc repair, mechanical, signal integrity, controls, on the job training, troubleshooting

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