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Security Equipment Maintainer

Job ID: 3349
Business Unit: MTA Bus Company
Location: Various, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: MTABC
Date Posted: Oct 9, 2023



Starting Salary$47,187

Reports To:  Revenue Equipment Supervisor

Location:   Various                                                                   Application Deadline: 09/23/2023

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Revenue Equipment Supervisor, the Security Equipment Maintainer is responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing electronic fareboxes on and removed from buses.


  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair communications and electronic equipment used on buses, including but not limited to fareboxes.
  • Perform basic preventive and remedial maintenance on fareboxes.
  • Prepare repair records for maintenance activities performed on electronic fareboxes and other revenue equipment.
  • Recommend modifications in electronic fare collection equipment and service methods to improve performance and reliability.
  • Diagnose circuit board issues on electronic communication and electronic fare collection equipment, including but not limited to coin modules, power supplies, processor boards, keyboards and other related electromechanical modules.
  • On occasion assist with vaults for revenue pick-up


  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures utilized in the installation and maintenance of analog and digital electronic equipment and electrical systems found in buses, heavy equipment and other vehicles.
  • Knowledge of computerized diagnostic equipment including handheld, and Microsoft Office based software.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


  • An associate degree in Electronics Technology, Electronics Communications, Radio Communications, or a closely related field.
  • Two years’ experience performing installation, repair, maintenance and testing of electronic communications equipment, fareboxes, two-way radios or analog and digital equipment; or
  • A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience.     


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