Current Openings


Experienced Diesel Mechanics Wanted


Are you tired of just going to a job every day? Looking for an opportunity to build a career with a company where you and your efforts will truly be valued? If so, TCAT is looking for you!

TCAT is looking for experienced Diesel Mechanics to join our third shift team. Candidates should have the ability to work independently in the performance of routine servicing, preventive maintenance and repair work. A minimum of three years’ experience in a heavy equipment environment with vehicles over 18,000 pounds is preferred. Candidates should have diagnostic computer experience, along with experience in lubrications; oil changes; tire changes; electrical repairs; major repair work including: engine replacement; automatic transmissions; drive line; differential; and air brakes.

Qualified Mechanics that join our team will receive a sign on bonus of $5,000 to be paid out over a one year period.

Mechanics are required to have a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) with air brake and passenger endorsement or obtain one within three months of hire. Don’t have a CDL or the proper endorsements? That’s no problem, TCAT will train for the CDL and endorsements.

Full time TCAT employees receive a competitive wage and have an excellent benefits package, including: Paid training, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, free transportation and more!

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for, apply today!

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Bus Operator


TCAT, Inc. is looking for Full Time Bus Operators to be responsible for driving a transit bus on fixed routes in the TCAT service area. Must be 21 years of age, have a high level of customer service skills, a professional attitude and a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL). So, you don’t have a CDL? No problem. All you need is the willingness to learn and a strong desire to be part of a team that constantly strives for excellence. TCAT will train for passenger endorsement. Background check and pre-employment drug testing are required.

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Part Time Bus Operators


TCAT, Inc. is looking for Part Time Bus Operators to be responsible for driving a transit bus on fixed routes in the TCAT service area. Part time positions are scheduled for 20 – 35 hours per week. Candidates must be 21 years of age, have a high level of customer service skills, a professional attitude and a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL). Don’t have a CDL? No problem. All you need is the willingness to learn, TCAT will train for the passenger endorsement. A background check and pre-employment drug testing are required.

Part Time TCAT employees receive a competitive wage and benefits package including: Paid training, paid time off, 401(k) retirement plan, and free transportation.

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Manager of Operations


TCAT, Inc. is seeking a strong Manager of Operations to lead our team. This position is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of TCAT’s transit service operation. This position provides leadership, support and guidance for all direct reports including the Transit Service Supervisors; Dispatchers; Bus Operators and the Passenger Amenities Supervisor. Responsibilities include training and skill development; coaching for improvement; fostering teamwork; scheduling and monitoring of work performance; coordinating activities and maintaining standards. This person also assures that TCAT is in compliance with New York State DOT/DMV and federal rules and regulations.

Qualified candidates should possess an Associate’s degree or formal training of two years beyond high school; a valid CDL, Class B driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within six months of hire is required.  Qualified candidates should possess a NYS 19A examiner’s certification or have the ability to obtain one within six months of hire.  Five or more years of supervisory experience is required; preferably with bargaining unit employees; with two – three years experience in a transit environment preferred.

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Vehicle and Facility Maintenance Manager


TCAT, Inc. is seeking a strong Vehicle and Facility Maintenance Manager to oversee the daily operation of the Maintenance Department. This person should be pro-active and creative as they will be responsible for providing solutions to the challenges of personnel, materials, and space. This person would be challenged with overseeing the fleet maintenance and building and facility maintenance through efficient and cost effective operations to ensure safe, on-time, clean and reliable service to our community and passengers. The Maintenance Manager has oversight and approval of purchases for parts and equipment for the maintenance department, provides leadership and direction to the Maintenance Service Supervisor, Lead Mechanics, Mechanics and Bus Handlers to ensure expected level of performance is met by resolving conflicts and making adjustments to schedules and work assignments as needed. The manager ensures maximum availability of buses to meet service commitments by establishing servicing priorities for all work in the areas of running, repair/inspection and servicing.

Qualified Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree with equivalent work experience. A minimum of three to five years of supervisory experience in a vehicle maintenance facility is required. Experience in service management, preferably in transit vehicle or heavy equipment environments, with knowledge of diesel maintenance, air conditioning, engines, transmissions, brakes, etc. is required. Candidates should possess a commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement or the ability to obtain the license within 6 months of hire date.

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Part Time Bus Handler


TCAT, Inc. is looking for a Part Time Bus Handler to join our 3rd shift team. The Bus Handler is responsible for the fueling, cleaning and minor service work on all transit vehicles. This position removes and installs fare vaults; drives the buses through the bus washer and parks buses in the service storage area. This position also assists the mechanics in locating and moving disabled vehicles in the facility and on the road.

Part Time TCAT employees receive a competitive wage and benefits package including: Paid training, paid time off, 401(k) retirement plan, and free transportation.

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Transit Service Supervisor


Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) is seeking a Transit Service Supervisor to join our Operations team. This position is primarily nights and weekends; but does vary depending on departmental needs to include days and holidays. This position is responsible for supervising bus operators and monitoring adherence to routes, schedules, personnel and operating rules and regulations. The supervisor trains and instructs bus operators in safe driving practices, passenger relations, fare collection, bus safety and transit rules. Supervisors also perform street supervision assisting bus operators and customers with information and problem resolutions. TCAT Supervisors work during inclement weather emergencies assisting dispatch, bus operators and customers and will be exposed to inclement weather conditions in the performance of essential job duties. Candidates should have the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management team and passengers. One – two years supervisory experience is preferred; preferably with bargaining unit employees; one – two years’ experience in a transit environment is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates must possess high school diploma or equivalent; formal training of one to two years in a technical or trade school, two years college coursework or Associate’s degree preferred.

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Benefits


Full Time TCAT employees receive a competitive wage and have an excellent benefits package, including: Paid training, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and free transportation.

TCAT, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, age, military status, marital status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identity or expression, or any other basis that would be a violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

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