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On the Road to Success

Put your career in high gear and join one of CapMetro’s service providers as a bus driver, mechanic, train engineer and more. Or, if you flourish in a more traditional office setting, a role with CapMetro might be just your speed. You’ll love the rewarding challenges and exciting benefits of working in one of the most exciting, diverse cities in the nation. With CapMetro, you’re always in the driver’s seat ~ It’s a thing around here!

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The We Hire Vets program recognizes Texas employers for their commitment to hiring veterans. CapMetro is recognized by the Texas Veterans Commission as having at least 10 percent of its workforce comprised of veterans, and has been working diligently with the TVC to continue to grow that number.

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Featured Job: Mechanic

Do you like being part of a tightly knit team? Getting your hands dirty – literally? Love knowing how things work and learning new technologies like electric vehicles? Apply today!

We’re seeking candidates who can perform preventative maintenance, diagnostics, service and repair of steering, suspension, brakes, engines, transmissions, differentials, electrical, wheelchair lifts and air conditioning systems. Successful applicants must be able to work safely, perform part analysis on damaged parts and assist in inventory control or other duties as necessary.

Starting wage: $32.72/hour
Plus potential overtime
Hiring bonus:
Up to $5,000 depending on qualifications

Apply to be a Mechanic with CapMetro

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Why Work for CapMetro

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  • Access to wellness centers and programs
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Health, vision and dental plans
  • Free transit for employees and family members
  • Licensed childcare
  • Competitive compensation

Our Hiring Process

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Job Search

Interested in CapMetro and want to serve your community? Read the job descriptions on our job board and find the available role that fits your needs.
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Apply Online

It can be tempting to apply for everything and see what happens. Focus your efforts on the position that match your experience and your interests.

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Recruiter Interview

Your application will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If they believe you are a good fit, they will schedule an initial interview with you to discuss the position and to confirm your qualifications to see if CapMetro is the place for you.

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Once a recruiter confirms that you meet the minimum qualifications and that your goals and values align with CapMetro's, your application will be reviewed by the hiring team. If they want to move forward, a recruiter will schedule a more comprehensive, behavioral interview with the hiring panel.

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Interview Prep

For virtual interviews, be prepared to have your camera on and test equipment beforehand. For in-person interviews, dress business casual and plan to arrive 10 minutes early to check-in with security. Be sure to do your research on the role to prepare for your interview.

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We review all notes and comments to pick our top candidate. We move forward with the offer process for the final candidate. Offers are made based on experience and education. All candidates will be contacted regarding the decision that was made.

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Onboarding & Starting

Once a job offer is accepted, your recruiter will start the hiring process which includes a criminal background check and verification of past employment. Once your start date is set, your recruiter will send you the onboarding schedule for your first day.

Career Opportunities

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Bus Operations

Running your own ship, It's a thing around here.

Stay on the move working for CapMetro. From bus drivers to mechanics, dispatchers and trainers, we have exciting opportunities for motivated individuals who value autonomy, leadership and interacting with people from all walks of life.

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CapMetro Corporate

Work that works for you, It's a thing around here.

The road to success starts with a job that keeps Central Texas moving. Join our CapMetro team of knowledgeable individuals driven by one mission: making a better future for all of us.

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Access & Demand Response Operations

Doing some good, It's a thing around here.

Speed your career with a job on the CapMetro Access or Pickup team. We’re looking for people-first, customer service-minded candidates who love helping others.

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Rail Operations

Take the scenic route, It's a thing around here.

Get on track to success with a job with CapMetro Rail. If you’re detail-oriented, love field work and have a flair for the technical, a conductor or engineer role might be just the ticket.

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Our Culture / People

People you love seeing every day. It’s a thing around here.

Working for CapMetro isn’t just work. It’s a passion. It’s a point of pride. And the people? They’re pretty darn great, too. There’s a sense of connectedness that comes with knowing you’re impacting people every single day and doing good for the community. Here, we’re driven to help people from all walks of life, and it shows. Take a look.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

CapMetro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. CapMetro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit and organization needs at the time. CapMetro is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply for CapMetro vacancies.

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