East Hartford , CT 06108
Posted 2 months ago
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Apprentice Mechanic First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, is now hiring an Apprentice Mechanic (Level 1-4)! First Student is proud to offer: $23 hourly wages Consistent year-round work An excellent benefits package with full medical and dental plan and RRSP Program with company contribution Paid holidays & vacation Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system Opportunities for career advancement A great work environment! Apprentice Technician Major Responsibilities: Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers. Assist Journeyman Technicians with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections. Assist in accurately diagnosing and performing mechanical repairs including the repair of brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, transmission clutches, and other repairs under direct supervision.
Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used. Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek supervisor approval where required.
Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken. Move vehicles safely between job and work area. Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.
Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies, and procedures. Perform other responsibilities as requested or required. Apprentice Technician Qualifications: Valid driver's license required Previous gas or diesel vehicle repair experience; school bus experience is helpful Must have appropriate mechanic's tool set. Good computer skills. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Ability to work assigned shift. Apply today to join our team! 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 43,000 buses. First Student is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority.