Diesel Mechanic - $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!
Company: First Transit
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Diesel Fleet Technician - Hiring Immediately!
Servicing Lawrence Transit & University of Kansas Campus
Now Offering a $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!*
Have you considered being a Maintenance Technician with Lawrence
Transit System and the University of Kansas? Now's your chance! Get
PAID to do what you love!
Each day our Maintenance Technicians maintain the equipment
utilized for the Lawrence Transit System and the University of
Kansas KU on Wheels. - These services provide individuals safe
transportation to doctors' appointments, work, grocery stores, and
much, much more! As a Maintenance Technician, you will help ensure
our vehicles are available to provide students and the public with
the freedom and independence of reliable, safe transportation. If
you want to be a part of a team that appreciates our employees and
the skills they provide, come work for us! We're immediately hiring
to offer the employment experience you desire.
When you work for First Transit, you are classified as an essential
worker, and because safety is our top priority all employees are
provided the necessary protective equipment to perform their
Safety is our top priority and all employees will be provided the
necessary protective equipment to perform their job.
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.
About the Position -- -As -a Diesel Technician, you will perform
vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our
customers at Lawrence Transit & Kansas University. Other major job
- 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
- Remove and replace engine, transmission and differential
- Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections
and annual maintenance inspections.
- 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.
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
- NEW $2,500 Sign-on Bonus!!! *(conditions apply. Offer expires
- Starting wage $24.39 per hour (Depending on
- Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety
- Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online
- Work with paperless shop technology on tablets!
Start 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
Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security,
injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job
Diversity & Inclusion
Because 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 & Impact
Go 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.
About First Student
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 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 Transit
First 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
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