Automotive and Diesel Mechanic
Company: First Student
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Automotive and Diesel Technician 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. About the Position
- 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 Benefits We offer
competitive hourly pay from $22 - $28/hour depending on experience
(NOT flat rate) and benefits including physical and mental health
initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid
- 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
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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