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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:56 AM

Electronic Technician (8092)
Local 1300
**Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply**

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day. The MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA team.

The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is recruiting for Electronic Technician. The Electronic Technician will engage in diagnosis, calibration, repair and overhaul of all electronic, logic and digital equipment and electro-mechanical devices, as operated by the MTA. Maintain all records and forms in conformance with all regulations, and in accordance with the requirements of the MTA; knowledge in the areas of traction power, catenary, signaling, rail car systems, communications equipment and complex electronic circuitry. Must be able to understand and operate special test equipment to support maintenance and repairs, operate maintenance and emergency vehicles, handle situations impacting revenue service and work of a similar nature and perform various other duties associated with Light Rail & Metro Systems Maintenance.


Education: Possession of high school diploma or equivalency (GED) certificate
Experience: Five (5) years of experience working in the field of electro-mechanics including logic systems, digital circuitry and electro-mechanical devices.

Applicants must submit a CURRENT copy of their complete driving record (NOT more than 30 days old), (NOT the 36 months driving record) available from MVA with their application to be considered for this position.

If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position (and the duties of that position) that you held and the length of time that you held each position.

Completion of a four-year vocational or technical high school course of instruction in electronics, electricity, mechanics and/or electro-mechanical maintenance or a related field, formal technical training or on-the-job training in an approved apprenticeship program may be substituted for up to four years of the required experience.

A written and/or practical examination will be given to all qualified applicants to fill current and future vacancies.


1.Employee may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and may be required to maintain a reliable communication link for the purpose of emergency call back requirements.
2.Employee may be required to work shifts, evenings, holidays and weekends.
3.Employee may be exposed to a variety of hazards, requiring the wearing of protective clothing and the use of appropriate safety and personal protective equipment.
4.Employees in this position are considered "Essential Employees" and will be required to sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to "Essential Employee" status.
5.Eligible applicants may be subject to a background investigation under Federal and State laws and regulations. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification to employment. Erroneous, misleading or fraudulent information on the application is sufficient grounds for rejection from the hiring process, removal from the list of eligibles, withdraw of an offer for employment or immediate discharge.
6.Employees in this classification are subject to pre-employment drug testing and substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 49-Federal Department of Transportation Drug Alcohol Testing Protocols and Federal Transit Administration Alcohol Testing Rules and Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


This position requires a good driving record and a valid driver's license to legally operate a motor vehicle in the State of Maryland.


You must complete a Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) application (Form MJ-45) to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. It is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience and addressing the specific requirements shown above. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for within MDOT, one of the modal administrations, or the Authority. Applications not completely filled out will not be considered. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.

The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

It is highly recommended that applications be completed and submitted online by registering at Make sure you meet the minimum and selective qualifications and follow the instructions on MDOT Online Employment Center website.

If you do not wish to apply online you may submit a MJ-45 Application via mail to: MTA Employment Office, 6 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Applications may be obtained by calling (410) 767-3860, visiting the Employment Office at 6 Saint Paul Street-5th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1614.

Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as: American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (AACRAO) International Education Services - Tel: 202-296-3359

MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex, or Sexual Orientation.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

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