MTS Mechanic Apprenticeship Program - $22.89/hr (San Diego)

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

compensation: $22.89 with incremental increases
employment type: part-time
job title: MTS Electro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) offers Apprenticeship Programs:

• Wayside – Electro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice (Assistant Lineman)
• Light Rail Vehicle – Electro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice (Assistant Lineman)
• Trackperson

Apply Online: https://www.sdmts.com/inside-mts/careers

Each program varies, but generally is a 4-year program, leading to a rewarding career dedicated to enhancing public transportation for America's finest city.

The Apprenticeship Programs are comprised 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 covers the cost of tuition and materials. Apprentices attend classes while working full-time.

Apprentices must obtain a C or better in each class in order to remain in the program. Initially most of the shift work is during graveyard or swing shift hours. The trainers develop your schedule for you, so balancing work and school will be manageable. Good attendance to both work and classes is paramount in being successful in all Apprenticeship Programs at MTS.

At the conclusion of the 4-year 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 Apprentice Lineman Program, the employee is awarded a Journeyman's Certificate as a Lineman. The employee is then eligible for promotion to Electro- Mechanic at MTS.

***Wayside – Electro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice are responsible for the maintenance and inspection of Wayside railroad signal system, railroad grade crossings, railroad track switches, traction power generation and distribution, overhead bucket trucks and cranes, various lighting systems, ventilation systems, as well as pumps and pump controls.

***Light Rail Vehicle – Electro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice are responsible for the preventative maintenance and safety inspections; mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronic repairs; and diagnostics and troubleshooting on LRVs. Build and overhaul LRV subcomponents and systems. Provide emergency response to recover LRVs in the field. Perform preventive maintenance to supporting maintenance workshop equipment.

***Trackperson are responsible for performing inspections and maintains the entire track and right-of-way structures of the San Diego Trolley, Inc. light rail vehicle system. Inspections and other track work is carried out within the guidelines established by regulating State and/or Federal agencies and must conform with Standard Operating Procedures in the Track Maintenance Manual.

• 18 years of age
• High school diploma or GED equivalent
• Possess and maintain a valid CA driver license

• Wayside – Electro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice – $22.89 with incremental increases
• Light Rail Vehicle – Electro-Mechanical Technician Apprentice – $22.89 with incremental increases
• Trackperson - $22.89 with incremental increases

PLEASE NOTE: All pay rates are contractual, thus the listed start rates and caps may be extended in upcoming contract negotiations.

EEO is The Law -

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

MTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an ongoing commitment to treat all people, including customers, co-workers and the public at large, with dignity and respect. As a public transportation agency, MTS is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that reflects the diverse communities in which we work and live.

MTS supports and promotes an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. MTS recruits, hires, trains and promotes individuals without regard to race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and military status, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

MTS encourages veterans, military spouses and people from different backgrounds to apply for open positions for which they are interested. Additionally, MTS employees are encouraged to refer qualified candidates from all backgrounds and age groups. At MTS, we are committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and valued member of the team.

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