Company: First Student
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Automotive and Diesel MechanicFirst thingsFirst: Who are
we?Twice the size of our next largest competitor,First Studentis
the leading school transportation solutions provider in North
America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving
more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of
highly trained drivers and the industrys strongest safety record,
First Student delivers reliable, quality services including
full-service transportation and management, special-needs
transportation, route optimization and scheduling, maintenance, and
charter services for 1,100 school district contracts.About the
PositionAsanAutomotive and Diesel Mechanicwith First Student, you
will maintain and repair school buses to ensure vehicles are safe
for our customers, while providing guidance to lower-level
technicians. Other major job duties include:
- Perform preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and
annual maintenance inspections.
- Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair
including brakes, suspensions, engines, drivetrains, transmissions,
and other repairs.
- Ensure work orders are completed accurately.
- Assist with road calls and emergency services as
necessary.QualificationsforAutomotive and Diesel Mechanic
- Valid drivers license required.
- At least 3 years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair
employment experience or a combination of technical school
education & experience.
- Mechanics toolset
- ASE certifications preferred. Must be willing to participate in
company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and
- Be subject to a drug test.First for a ReasonBenefitsWe offer
competitive hourly pay (NOT flat rate) andbenefits including
physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision,
401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.
- Wages start at $22 with potential to earn higher depending on
- An additional $.10 per hour for each ASE certification you
possess or obtain!
- Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
- Monday-Friday full-time shift schedule, and consistent,
- Annual allowances for boots, tools, and prescription safety
- Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online
systemProfessional AdvancementStart here. Go far. We believe in
promoting from withinwhich means tremendous opportunities for you,
thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition,
our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at
First Student or First Transit.Extensive TrainingBuild skills and
knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention,
technology and equipment, and job efficiency.Diversity &
InclusionBecause were stronger together, we aspire to have a
culture where all people are First. Were committed to providing an
inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every
day.Community Service & ImpactGo where opportunity meets community.
Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of
First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your
community, youll have a positive impact on others.Apply today and
get your career on the road with FirstStudent!We aspire to have a
culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain
a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to
providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to
positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will
consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal
histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco
Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First
is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain
and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for
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