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Diesel Mechanic

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

Job Description:

Diesel Fleet Technician - Hiring Immediately!Servicing Lawrence Transit & University of Kansas Campus ShuttleSchedule: - -DAY SHIFT Monday - FridayNEW $2,500 Sign-on Bonus!!! *(conditions apply. Offer expires 5/31/22)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 job.Safety is our top priority and all employees will be provided the necessary protective equipment to perform their job.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. -

  • Starting wage $24.39 per hour (Depending on experience)
  • NEW $2,500 Sign-on Bonus!!! *(conditions apply. Offer expires 05/31/22)
  • 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!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 duties include: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.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.Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit!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.

Keywords: First Transit, Lawrence , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , Lawrence, Kansas

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