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Diesel Mechanic

Company: First Student
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

First Student is now hiring a Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving Council Bluffs, IA!\n First things---First: Who are we?--- \n Twice 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 to 1,100 school districts. \n Why join First as a Diesel Mechanic? \n\nAn additional $.10 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain\nCompany-paid ASE testing and training materials\nMonday-Friday full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work\nTremendous career advancement opportunities\nBenefits including medical, dental, vision, & 401(k)\nPaid holidays & vacation\nAnnual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses\nState-of-the-art training programs\nDiscounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!\n\n About the Diesel Mechanic Position\n As a Diesel Mechanic with First Student, you will help maintain and repair school buses to ensure vehicle readiness & safety, while providing guidance to lower-level technicians. Other major job duties include:\n\nPerform preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual DOT maintenance inspections.\nDiagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, & transmissions.\nEnsure work orders are completed accurately.\nAssist with mobile emergency services.\n\n Diesel Technician Qualifications \n\nValid driver's license required; Willingness to obtain CDL while employed - We train!\nAt least 3 years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or technical school education\nPossess a mechanic's tool set\nWillingness to participate in ASE certification program. Training, testing, and bonuses provided!\n\n 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.\n\n\n Get your career on the road with First Student! \n 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.

Keywords: First Student, Council Bluffs , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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