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Body Shop Mechanic

Metro Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, $23.11 - $25.58

Body Shop Mechanic

Reporting to Maintenance Supervisor, the Body Shop Mechanic is responsible for body repairs and paint repairs from small to heavy-duty gas, diesel, CNG, and electric transit vehicles.

Official Position Title: Body Shop Mechanic

Wage:        $23.11 to $25.58, plus tool allowance

Schedule:  8 hours a day 5 days a week:

Status: Represented - Transport Workers Union, Local 223

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Maintenance


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Tear down and repair body of buses and other transit vehicles
  2. Paint and refinish buses
  3. Weld, fabricate and straighten body panels (sheet metal, fiberglass, and other types of material)
  4. Replacement of windshields and other glass
  5. Help with accident estimates for insurance purposes
  6. Ensure fleet vehicles are in safe, working order when placed in service
  7. Utilize proficient and effective time management skills in performing assigned tasks
  8. Adhere to all safety regulations, policies, and procedures
  9. Maintain a safe work environment and clean work area
  10. Regular and predictable attendance according to the position’s approved work schedule
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years previous experience with automotive or truck body repairs and duties; OR any combination of relevant education and experience
  • Can pass company-provided CDL training within 90 days of hire.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Ability to learn fleet maintenance procedures
  • Possess basic computer skills necessary
  • Ability to weld and straighten body panels (sheet metal, fiberglass and other types of material)
  • Possess necessary tools and ability to use a variety of shop tools and equipment
  • Ability to work independently and possess strong attention to detail
  • Ability to bend, kneel, stoop and stand for long periods of time on concrete surfaces. Ability to perform lifting tasks up to 75 lbs.
  • Able to pass Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and back screen; drug screen and complete an extensive background check
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills; and
  • Good attendance and job performance record.


“Metro Transit is An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer”

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 25, 2023
Date Closes June 30, 2023
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $23.11 - $25.58
Shift Custom
SOC Category 49-3021.00 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
Zipcode 68102

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