Kitsap Transit   Bremerton, WA   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on June 8, 2024
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Salary: $36.92 - $40.70 Hourly


Diagnose and repair mechanical defects in diesel and gasoline powered buses and vehicles, including engines, transmissions, electrical, hydraulic, and heating/air conditioning systems. The Vehicle Maintenance department has several shifts on weekdays and Saturdays.

Essential Duties

  • Diagnoses and dismantles engines, transmissions, airbrakes and alternators to determine need for overhauling.
  • Overhaul and align wheels and air brakes
  • Repair pumps, lights, steering gears and other parts.


  • Must be 18 years of age by the time of hire
  • Obtain and maintain a Class B WA State CDL & passenger endorsement – air brake restriction removed within 120 days of hire.
  • Work a varied schedule including weekends, holidays and any shift.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen.
  • Must possess a valid WA State Driver’s license and have excellent driving record.
  • High-school graduation and Four years of experience as a diesel or automotive mechanic or two years of experience as a diesel or automotive mechanic AND have completed training from a recognized diesel or automotive program.

Supplemental Information


Generous benefits package including: Medical, Dental and Vision for employee and dependents, short-term disability and life insurance. Kitsap Transit also participates in the WA State Public Employees’ Retirement Plan (PERS) and a generous general leave accrual and 11 holidays. ASE Certification Pay – Additional $0.25 per hour, for each individual certificate – Up to a maximum of two dollars ($2.00) per hour. 

Kitsap Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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