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Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator




Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 9, 2024

Sioux Area Metro is South Dakota’s largest transportation provider. Our mission is to have a positive social and economic impact on the community by providing a safe and reliable transportation option for all who live, work, or play in Sioux Falls.

As a Diesel Mechanic at SAM by Via, you will perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on buses, automotive equipment, and shop equipment.

What You’ll Do:

  • Direct highly varied and complex operations related to vehicle and equipment service
  • Repair and/or replace any subsystem associated with heavy, medium, and/or light duty SAM coaches and automotive equipment
  • Work with other maintenance workers, drivers, and transportation supervisors
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors

Who You Are:

  • Possess knowledge of the design, adjustment, operation, maintenance, and repair of systems and subsystems of SAM coaches and related shop equipment
  • Able to work on their feet eight hours per day, lift 100 pounds, and carry parts, equipment, and supplies
  • Possess excellent manual dexterity
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent, including trade or vocational school. Additional training at manufacturer’s schools, courses, or seminars is a plus.
  • Hold a valid SD driver’s license
  • Able to obtain a CDL permit
  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical
  • Pass a drug screening and background check: no felonies, clean MVR, no DUI/DWI or reckless driving convictions, and no more than 2 speeding tickets
  • Able to apply in person at the Sioux Area Metro office

Mechanic class (AA, A, B, and C) will be assessed during the interview process.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Final salary will be determined by the candidate’s experience, knowledge, and skills.
  • Salary Range: $25.10-$32.84/hour depending on experience
  • Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance, 401K with up to 6% company match, holiday pay, vacation, tool allowance, and bonus days

Founded in 2012, Via pioneered the TransitTech category by using new technologies to develop public mobility systems — optimizing networks of buses, shuttles, wheelchair accessible vehicles, school buses, autonomous vehicles, and electric vehicles around the globe.

Building the world's most efficient, equitable, and sustainable transportation network for all passengers — including those with limited mobility, those without smartphones, and unbanked populations — Via works with its partners to lower the costs of public transit while providing transportation options that rival the convenience of a personal car while reducing environmental impact.

At the intersection of transportation and technology, Via is a visionary market leader that combines software innovation with sophisticated service design and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves, providing technology in 650 communities and more than 35 countries and counting.

Ready to join the ride?

Via is an equal opportunity employer.