First Student is now hiring a Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving CREC!
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Why join First as a Diesel Mechanic?
Wages of $27.54 - $32.24 / hour are set per the Union contract
Master Technician wages start at $34.70 (Must have: School bus, Light Truck, or Automotive ASE Master Certification)
An additional $.25 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, year-round work
Tremendous career advancement opportunities
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, & 401(k)
Paid holidays & vacation
Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
State-of-the-art training programs
Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!
About the Diesel Mechanic Position
As a Diesel Mechanic with First Student, you will help maintain and repair school buses to ensure vehicle readiness & safety while guiding lower-level technicians. Other major job duties include:
Lead preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual DOT maintenance inspections.
Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair, including brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, & transmissions.
Ensure work orders are completed accurately.
Assist with mobile emergency services.
Diesel Mechanic Qualifications
A valid driver’s license is required; willingness to obtain CDL while employed – We train!
At least 1 - 5 years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or technical school education
Possess a mechanic’s toolset.
Willingness to participate in the ASE certification program. Training, testing, and bonuses are provided!
Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.
We're located at 68 Alna Lane. E Hartford, CT 06108
Applications are accepted online: https://firststudent.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/firststudent/job/E-HARTFORD-CT/Diesel-Mechanic---CREC-Schools--East-Hartford-_JR1001-1
Get your career on the road with First Student!
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. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request