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Transdev Paint and Body Technician in North Charleston, South Carolina


Transdev is hiring a Paint & Body Technician for our Charleston, SC location.


  • Applies primer and repaints vehicle body surfaces using brush or spray guns for the purpose of completing required body work

  • Inspects and test drives repaired District vehicles including diesel powered buses, trucks and automobiles for proper handling for the purpose of adhering to safety inspection standards and ensuring vehicles are in safe working condition

  • Maintains a variety of records (e.g. vehicle identification, mileage, inspection reports, maintenance reports, repair reports, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing reliable information and complying with district, state and federal requirements

  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools (e.g. soldering equipment, cutting torch, blocks, hammers, wrenches, sander, spray guns, etc.) for the purpose of completing repair work in a safe and efficient manner

  • Performs repair work on and replacement of interior vehicle components (e.g. frame assemblies, floorboards, floor coverings, upholstery) for the purpose of maintaining the appearance and safe operation of the vehicles

  • Performs repair work on vehicle bodies (e.g. replacing front-end components, body components, doors, frame under body components; hammering out dents, buckles and other defects using blocks & hammers; filing, grinding and sanding repaired body surfaces; filling holes, dents and seams; removing damaged fenders, panels and grills; welding replacement parts in place) for the purpose on maintaining the appearance and safe operation of the vehicles

  • Prepares paint by blending and mixing for the purpose of matching colors for application to vehicles bodies

  • Prepares vehicle body surfaces to receive primer and paint (e.g. masking and taping) for the purpose of completing required bodywork

  • Prepares written documentation of repairs for the purpose of conveying information to the maintenance manager


High School Diploma or equivalent

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions

Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:

  • adhering to safety practices

  • operating tools/equipment used in maintenance of vehicles (e.g. hammer, sanders, welding equipment, torches, paint guns, etc.)

  • preparing and maintaining accurate records

  • operating standard office equipment

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check

  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical examination

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

About Transdev:

Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Job Locations US-SC-North Charleston

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/20/2020 9:40 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-13614

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Reference 723

Company/Division Transdev Services