Education and Experience: Ability to read and write English effectively. Ability to perform simple mathematics. Must have the training and experience which provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills to perform the jobs listed in the general description of work. Shop Repairman and Repairman Leaders must possess the experience required in performing assigned work in specialized field. Shop Helpers require less knowledge and experience than the Shop Repairman but must have at least three years of full-time verifiable work experience as a mechanic in any field or have a 2 year certificate in automotive technology, or have successfully completed VIA’s Targeted Maintenance Training Program. A Shop Helper is an experienced person in a specialized field when hired, but is required to progress to Repairman as skill increases to required level.