Diesel Transit Bus Mechanic

Employer
First Transit
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Industry
Automotive, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionAre you a Diesel Mechanic looking for a new career? Join the First Transit team in Washington, DC - We maintain and repair a fleet of transit busesFirst Transit is proud to offer:Competitive hourly wages based on experience! ASE Incentive Program - Earn more money for being certified!Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence all across North AmericaA comprehensive benefits package including company training, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, and 401(k) savings plan.A great work environment!Diesel Technician major responsibilities:Performing Diesel vehicle maintenance to the First Transit standards.Diagnosing all phases of vehicle and equipment repair.Inspecting, Removing, cleaning, repairing, reinstalling, and adjusting vehicle components (Engine Emission Components, Driveline Components, Electrical/Electronic Components, Brakes/Suspension/Steering/Exhaust, Cab/Chassis, and Hydraulics). Ensuring work orders are completed accurately and timely using an IPAD.Selecting appropriate course of action for repairs.Evaluating and signing off on completed work prior to release, seeking supervisor approval where required.Performing road calls and emergency services as necessary.Moving vehicles safely between job and work area.Communicating professionally with customers, team members, and supervisors.Actively participating in safety or educational training as required.Continuous ASE re-certification to remain in job classification.Diesel Technician job requirements:High school diploma or GED equivalent; Technical training preferredPrevious direct diesel repair experience - Transit bus experience preferredPossess or have the ability to obtain CDL With P EndorsementASE CertificationsMust possess appropriate mechanic's tool set.Subject to background check and drug screen.Must be able to work hours and shifts assigned. Become a part of our team - Apply today!First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Company DescriptionFirst Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.