Mechanic in Washington, DC at Historic Tours of America, Inc

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOIN OUR HISTORIC TOURS OF AMERICA FAMILY

Become a CASTmember of the Nations Storyteller ®

Take pride in keep our vehicles well maintained for the enjoyment of our guests!

You've seen the original orange-and-green trolleys all over the city and probably thought, "What a fun company that must be."  Well, you're absolutely right!  For more than a quarter of a century, Old Town Trolley Tours have been treating guests to a journey back in time while touring the most interesting and popular attractions in the city.

Already having a CDL is a plus, but not required… because we’ll train you and prepare you to test for one!

Job Summary

The Mechanic’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Inspect, adjust, fabricate, paint and repair vehicles to keep vehicles them safe and in good working condition. 
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on vehicles, equipment and machinery as well as facilities to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Accurately produce reports and other departmental documents to HTA and DOT standards in a timely manner.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive pay and paid training
  • All FT Employees are eligible for 2 weeks of paid vacation time as well as company sponsored health and wellness plans
  • All FT, PT and Seasonal employees are eligible for:
    • Paid sick time
    • 401K plan with company matching*
    • Flexible schedules, including a combination of weekdays and weekends are available
    • Fun, upbeat work environment with various award and recognition celebrations throughout the year
    • Teladoc - 24 hr. access to doctor by phone or computer for employee and their dependents.   Employer pays 100%
    • Discounts in retail stores and free admission to all company attractions

Operating tours, attractions and retail in Boston, Key West, Nashville, San Diego, St. Augustine, Savannah and Washington, DC since 1980! 

Start your new Career With Us Today!

*Eligibility requirements may apply

 

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to drive in a safe, competent manner a vehicle that is over 10,000 pounds but not greater than 26,000 pounds in weight and is 27 feet to 33 feet in length on busy public streets and on company property.
  • ASE Certifications preferred: Auto Brakes and Preventative Maintenance & Inspection.   
  • Shall be able to read, write and speak fluent English in order to communicate with fellow CASTmembers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work in cramped spaces and under a vehicle while lying on your back , lift, lower and carry items that typically weigh 25 – 50 pounds without assistance and 75 pounds with assistance, varying distances.

Qualifications

  • Completion of an automotive training program
  • ASE certifications preferred
  • Must pass a DOT physical upon employment
  • Must supply own hand tools and toolboxes that meet or exceed minimum tool list
  • Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record for the past three years

Successful candidate must pass a drug test and a background search