DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Free 16-week apprenticeship training is being offered to Detroit residents interested in working as a diesel mechanic on the city’s Department of Transportation bus fleet.
The jobs are part of Detroit’s efforts to improve public bus service.
A recruitment event begins at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday by the Detroit Employment Solutions Corp. at 9301 Michigan Ave. Other recruitment events are scheduled on Oct. 25 and Nov. 1.
Applicants must have a driver’s license, the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with airbrakes endorsement along with a passenger endorsement, and a high school diploma or GED.
They also must pass math and reading assessments and a mechanical reasoning test.
For more information, visit descmiworks.com.
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