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HVAC Automotive Equip Specialist (0620)

Category:  Vehicle Mechanic (bus, rail, car)
Facility: 
City:  Philadelphia
Date:  Apr 29, 2021
Req ID:  1507

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.

We are seeking candidates for the position of HVAC Automotive Equip Specialist (0620) in the .    

OVERALL DESCRIPTION

Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs HVAC Systems on SEPTA's bus and rail vehicles.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Troubleshoots, repair, and maintains vehicle climate control systems, repairs or replaces components as require.
  2. Performs overhauls on HVAC system including removal and replacement of system components.
  3. Performs A/C System refrigerant conversions on vehicle HVAC systems.
  4. Diagnoses and repairs/replaces electrical, electronic systems and microprocessor based on control systems and components within the HVAC system. Diagnose and repairs/replaces drive system for A/C compressors including DC Motors, pony engines, power take-offs, drive shafts, etc.
  5. Troubleshoots, repair, and maintains vehicle climate control systems, repairs or replaces components as require.
  6. Performs overhauls on HVAC system including removal and replacement of system components.
  7. Performs A/C System refrigerant conversions on vehicle HVAC systems.
  8. Diagnoses and repairs/replaces electrical, electronic systems and microprocessor based on control systems and components within the HVAC system. Diagnose and repairs/replaces drive system for A/C compressors including DC Motors, pony engines, power take-offs, drive shafts, etc.

ADDITIONAL SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or equivalent and two (2) years training at an accredited Technical School or equivalent. In lieu of technical school training, five (5) years practical experience in a related field may be substituted.
  • Must be First Class Qualified Vehicle & Equipment Mechanic.
  • Must satisfactorily complete written qualifications tests specific to this job description and performance tests as required.
  • Must be certified to use and handle refrigerant.
  • Must possess valid Pennsylvania Class “B”, CDL or equivalent.

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working on mass transit vehicles preferred. 

SEPTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia