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Light Rail Vehicle Electro Mechanic

Regional Transportation District - Denver Denver Full-Time
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Position Demographics

This position is within the bargaining unit under the
RTD-ATU 1001 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Department:  Rail Operations
Reports to:    LRV Maintenance Supervisor
Supervises:   None

Description of Work

Performs inspection, testing diagnostic analysis and repair of mechanical, hydraulic and bodywork. Work includes but is not limited to air conditioning, heating systems, wheel truing and friction brakes.

This is a safety sensitive position subject to the rules and regulations of the Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Duties & Responsibilities


Conducts self in an appropriate manner as a representative of RTD, working effectively in a diverse work environment.

Repairs LRV body including windows, interiors, body damage and painting.

Plans and lays out work using blueprints, schematics and technical manuals.

Assists in cross training others.

Cleans shop and equipment as assigned.

Performs LRV re-railing operations and other emergency procedures as required.

Fabricates LRV components as necessary in order to effect repairs and meet revenue service.

Utilizes all shop tools and test equipment such as wheel true machine, tire press, electronic test equipment, laptop computers and basic hand and power tools.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Must have required tools and tool box

Journeyman level experience in the field of electro-mechanics with strong familiarity in microprocessors.

Must pass qualifying examination.

Ability to successfully complete LRV training, become certified and remain certified and current with advancing technology.

Ability to comply with all safety rules and regulations.

Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of dependability and reliability.

Ability to obtain and maintain a current valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License with an air brake and passenger endorsement (Class A-P2).

Must not have more than five (5) points assessed against driving record in previous two years.

Ability to pass a RTD required Physical Ability Assessment (PAA) related to the physical requirements of the essential functions of the job.

At RTD we believe happy employees make happy customers. That's why we offer a complete benefits package with a lot of extra perks.

  • A competitive salary
  • Paid in-house training programs
  • Professional training/education allowances
  • Growth potential
  • Several medical, dental and vision plan coverage choices
  • An excellent retirement savings plan
  • A fitness/wellness center
  • and so much more!
Benefits may be available on a pro-rated basis to some part-time positions.

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