Automotive and Diesel Mechanic
Company: First Student
Location: South Holland
Posted on: August 8, 2022
First things First: Who are we? Twice the size of our next largest
competitor, First Student is 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
industry's 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. Benefits We offer competitive hourly pay
starting at $24/hour (NOT flat rate) and benefits including
physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision,
401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.
- 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 system
- Discounts on cell phone plans, new cars, and more through the
Perk Spot program! About the Position As a Diesel Technician with
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.
Qualifications for Diesel Technician
- Valid driver's license required.
- At least 3 years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair
employment experience or a combination of technical school
education & experience.
- Mechanic's 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 Reason Professional
Advancement Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within
which 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 Training Build skills and knowledge in such
areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and
equipment, and job efficiency. Diversity & Inclusion Because we're
stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are
First. We're committed to providing an inclusive and diverse
working environment for everyone every day. Community Service &
Impact Go 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, you'll have a
positive impact on others. Apply today and get your career on the
road with First Student! 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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