Transit Bus Technician

Employer
First Transit
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
May 27, 2021
Closes
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
2036707690
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Fleet Maintenance Technician - Servicing Arlington Transit First Transit, a leader in fixed-route, paratransit, shuttle bus, and fleet maintenance services, is now hiring a Fleet Technician II with strong mechanical and diagnostic skills! First Transit is proud to offer: $26.80-$32 per hour based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate) ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials Consistent full-time, year-round work An excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time Annual allowances for boots, tools, and prescription safety glasses Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system Opportunities for career advancement nationwide A great work environment! Heavy Truck or Bus Mechanic Major Responsibilities: Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under minimal supervision. Repairs include brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches, and other repairs. Remove, overhaul and reinstall mechanical components with minimal supervision. Lead 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. Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action is taken. Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval where required. Lead road calls and emergency services as necessary. Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies, and procedures. Moves vehicles safely between job and work area. Perform other responsibilities as requested or required. Heavy Truck or Bus Mechanic Qualifications: A vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is preferred. Valid driver's license required. 3-5+ years of diesel bus or heavy truck repair employment experience or combination of education & experience. Advanced 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. Apply today to join our team! First Transit (a division of FirstGroup America) is a leading provider of transportation services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. 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.

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