Transit Bus Technician

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Urban Institute
O*Net Code
49-3031.00
Rapids Code
0124CB
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

9 skill sets | 75 total skills
Demonstrates mastery of fundamental skills
Follows safe procedures
Correctly applies hand tools, power tools, and fasteners
Demonstrates basic rigging and hoisting ability
Demonstrates ability to apply basic industrial mathematics
Demonstrates basic mechanical ability
Demonstrates basic hydraulic and pneumatic ability
Demonstrates basic electrical and electronic ability
Demonstrates basic welding precautions
Demonstrates basic vehicle towing
Maintains and repairs low voltage electrical and electronic systems
Follows safe procedures
Performs general electrical/electronic diagnosis
Performs battery diagnosis and repair
Performs starting system diagnosis and repair
Performs charging system diagnosis and repair
Performs lighting systems diagnosis and repair
Performs gauge and warning device diagnosis and repair
Diagnoses and repairs related electrical/electronic systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs data communications systems (CAN, J1939, J 1708, etc.)
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs multiplex systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs fire suppression/ detection systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs (electronic) signage systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs fare collection equipment
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs radio communications systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs automatic stop announcement systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs video surveillance equipment
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs automatic passenger counters
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs wireless communication systems
Maintains and repairs brake and air systems
Follows safe procedures
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs air supply and service systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs mechanical/foundation disc and drum brakes
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs parking brakes
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs wheel bearings
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs propulsion systems
Follows safe procedures
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs internal combustion (IC) bus engines (note: applies generally to diesel, CNG and gasoline engines – see unique competencies below for each propulsion type)
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs items specific to diesel engines
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs items specific to gasoline engines
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs items specific to CNG engines and related systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs items specific to hybrid propulsion systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs items specific to electric propulsion systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs items specific to fuel cell propulsion systems
Overhaul of engine
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs automatic transmissions and drivetrains
Follows safe procedures
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs automatic transmissions
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs drive shafts and universal joints
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs drive axles
Overhaul of transmission
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs steering and suspension systems
Follows safe procedures
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs steering systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs independent front suspensions
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs straight/I-beam axles
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs rear suspensions
Diagnoses, adjusts, and repairs wheel alignment
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs wheels and tires
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems
Follows safe procedures
Performs basic HVAC system verifications and testing
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs a/c system and related components
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs heating and engine cooling systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs HVAC operating systems and related controls
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs body and chassis equipment and systems
Follows safe procedures
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs operator and passenger seating
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs stanchions, grab rails and modesty panels
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs windows
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs door systems
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs flooring, paneling and roof hatches
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs wheelchair lifts, ramps and restraints
Maintains, diagnoses, and repairs passenger signaling (stop request) systems
Inspects and repairs frame/chassis members
Welding
Collision repair and paint refinishing
Conducts preventive maintenance inspections
Follows safe procedures
Inspects engine systems
Inspects body interior and exterior
Inspects electrical/electronic systems
Inspects frame and chassis
Conducts road test