First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in
North America, is now hiring a Diesel Technician II (intermediate
The Diesel Fleet Technician II performs routine and some
non-routine maintenance and repair work on vehicles (buses, vans,
which includes tire maintenance, fulfilling service calls for
repair, conducting visual inspections, and related work as assigned
under minimal supervision.
This position handles more advanced issues and problems and may
refer more complex issues to higher-level staff. All work is
performed with a commitment to safety.
May mentor or provide informal guidance to Technician
First Student (a division of FirstGroup America) is a leading
provider of school transportation services. We operate in 460
locations across the US and Canada, working with school districts
to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective transportation for
five million students per school day.
We employ more than 48,000 people and operate and maintain over
First Student is proud to offer :Hourly wages of $18.58 - 22.40 are based on experience and
qualifications + ASE Certifications earn you bonus money!Monday-Friday full-time shift scheduleConsistent year-round workAn excellent benefits package with paid holidays & vacation,
medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings planOngoing trainingOpportunities for advancement nationwideA great work environment!
Diesel Fleet Mechanic II Major Responsibilities :Ensure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers by
performing limited repairs with moderate supervision on basic and
advanced maintenance such as replacement of light bulbs, fuses,
lenses, wiper blades, belts, hoses, batteries, checking fluid
levels, changing fluids and filters, and lubricating
components.Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and
equipment repair under moderate supervision including the repair of
brakes and brake inspections, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive
trains, transmission clutches, and other repairs.Maintain records of all maintenance work completed on vehicles
including parts and supplies used. Ensure that work orders are
completed properly and accurately.Assist Tech III with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety
maintenance inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.Remove and replace engine, transmission, and differential
assemblies with Technician III supervision.Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and
corrective action taken.Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval
where required.Assist with road calls and emergency services as
necessary.Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies, and procedures.Move vehicles safely between job and work area.Clean vehicles as requested or required.Perform other responsibilities as requested or required.
Diesel Fleet Mechanic II Qualifications :High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred; vocational or
technical certification in vehicle repair preferred.Valid driver’s license required; Must be able to obtain Class B
CDL with passenger endorsement within 3 months of hire.State inspection license (may be required).ASE Certifications preferred. Must participate in ASE testing
program within 1 year (expected to have 3 ASEs within 12 months of
hire).Intermediate mechanical aptitude and 3 years of automotive or
diesel repair experience (preferred) or equivalent education and
experience.Possess adequate mechanic tool inventory to complete all
assigned duties.Adhere to standards set by state DOT for motor vehicle
inspections and safety standards.Intermediate problem-solving ability.Intermediate computer skills.Strong customer service and communication skills.Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.Ability to maintain an organized shop and clean work
environment.Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function
of the job.Making sure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers
is required.Be subject to a drug test.
Apply today to join our team!
FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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.
FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.
For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los
Angeles, California, FirstGroup 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.