Fleet Maintance Technician

Pennsylvania, United States
28 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Profile Title

Maintenance Mechanic

Job Description Summary

This position requires the technical knowledge and skill to perform corrective and preventative maintenance on vehicles according to Penn Transit standards.

Job Description


Perform vehicle scheduled preventive maintenance and repair on Penn Transit Fleet vehicles and equipment

Diagnose and repair systems including but not limited to electrical, onboard computer, air condition/heating, steering, engine, and drive train

Transport vehicles when needed. Including CDL vehicles

Must be able to work unsupervised at times

Perform road service and repairs

Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Possess all necessary hand , and air tools


Technical School, Certification, training or apprenticeship beyond High School is required and 2-3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Vocational training/education preferred. Must be ASE Certified in the functional areas of expertise. Must have a Pennsylvania commercial driver's license class B with both air brake endorsement or ability to obtain during 120 day Introductory Period. At least 3 current ASE certifications or a master ASE certification strongly preferred. Must have a minimum tool set. Solid communication & customer service skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel. Ability to meet physical requirements with or without accommodations, including: frequently lift 25-50 lbs, sitting/stooping/bending/crouching/pushing/pulling/reaching overhead. Willingness to work occasional evenings, weekends as required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Business Services

Pay Range

$17.58 - $31.65

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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