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Diesel Mechanic at The JO

Company: First Transit
Location: Olathe
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Diesel Technician - Servicing Johnson County Transit!$3,000 Sign-On Bonus! (Expires: 05/31/22)First Transit, a leader in fixed-route, paratransit, shuttle bus and fleet maintenance services, is now hiring a Diesel Fleet Technician!First things First: Who are we?First America 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.Description

  • Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including the repair of brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs.
  • Remove and replace engine, transmission and differential assemblies.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections and annual maintenance inspections.Qualifications
    • Valid driver's license required.
    • 3-5 years of automotive or diesel repair employment experience or combination of education & experience.
    • Must have appropriate mechanic's tool set.
    • Schedule: - Monday - Friday 4:30 PM - 1:00 AM (with shift differential pay!)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. -
      • $25+ per hour based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat rate) + $1/hour shift differential for 4:30pm shift + - -$.25/hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain!
      • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
      • Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online system
      • Work with paperless shop technology on tablets!Professional AdvancementStart 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 Student or First Transit.Extensive TrainingBuild skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.Diversity & InclusionBecause 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.Community Service & ImpactGo where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others.Our Divisions About First StudentTwice the size of our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry's strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school district contracts.About First TransitFirst 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 First Vehicle Services First Vehicle Services is a leading provider of diverse fleet management and maintenance services in North America. Since 1981, First Vehicle Services has been providing efficient and cost-effective vehicle management and maintenance services at governments, school districts, petrochemical companies, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations throughout the United States.Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit!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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