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MARTA to host job fair

Think you've got what it takes to keep MARTA trains and buses moving?

The transit agency needs to hire about 50 bus inspectors, 13 journeyman electronics technicians, and five journeyman electrical power and electrician positions. Starting pay is $20.20 per hour.

MARTA is hosting job fair for technical maintenance positions from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the MARTA headquarters atrium, at 2424 Piedmont Road NE in Atlanta.

Bring your resume and a valid commercial driver's license or permit. Applicants for the positions must have a high school diploma or equivalent and meet the following requirements:

  • Journeyman Electronic Technicians Rail Car Maintenance – Successful completion of specialized formal training in electronics and electronics repair and a commercial driver’s license, and a minimum of 2 ½ years of Journeyman-level experience. Testing starts at 9 a.m. 

  • Journeyman Electrical Power and Electricians – A minimum of four years of formal electrical training and four years of Journeyman-level experience in the repair of electrical assemblies and components. Testing starts at 9 a.m.

  • Journeyman Bus Mechanics – Successful completion of specialized formal training in auto or diesel mechanics or related fields from a vocational or trade school or two years of work experience, commercial driver’s license or commercial driver’s license permit with a “P” endorsement. Testing starts at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. 

For additional information, call MARTA’s Recruiting Office at 404-848-5544 or 404-848-4062.

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