Diesel Mechanic

First Student Greensboro , NC 27395

Posted 2 months ago

First things First: Who are we?

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.

About the Position

Benefits

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.

$23.50 - $28 hourly wages based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
$2,500 sign-on bonus* for well-qualified candidates
Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
Monday-Friday full-time shift schedule, and consistent, year-round work
Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
Opportunities for career advancement nationwide

This First Student location is seeking to hire a strong Diesel Mechanic with a background in diagnostics and problem-solving. This location services the local school district of Greensboro, North Carolina.

Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including the repair of brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission, and other repairs.
Remove and replace the engine, transmission, and differential assemblies.
Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.
Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.
Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers.

Qualifications

Valid driver's license required.
3-5 years of automotive or diesel repair employment experience or combination of education & experience.
Intermediate diagnostics skills and mechanical knowledge are required.
Must have appropriate mechanic's toolset.
ASE certifications preferred. Must participate in company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!)
Strong computer skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Ability to work assigned shifts.
Be subject to a drug test.

First for a Reason

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.

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 Transit.

Extensive Training

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.

Community Service & Impact

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others.

About First America

First is the largest passenger transportation company in North America, we provide passenger transport and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts, and the general public in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operation is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, and employs more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces.

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit!

*conditions apply; offer valid until 1/31/2022

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 all.



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