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Lead Diesel Mechanic - Shop Foreman serving Watertown and Middlebury Schools

Company: First Student
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

First for a reasonFirst Student is the largest school transportation provider in North America with more than a century of experience providing safe and reliable transportation. We work with 1,250 school districts in 39 states and 8 Canadian provinces carrying approximately five million students in 21,000 schools daily.Why join First as a Shop Foreman / Lead Diesel Mechanic?

  • $35.50 - $39 per hour based on experience and qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • An additional $.25 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Monday-Friday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, & 401(k)
  • Paid holidays & vacation
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • State-of-the-art training programs
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!About the Shop Foreman / Lead Diesel Mechanic PositionAs a Lead Fleet Technician / Shop Foreman at First Student, you'll schedule and perform school bus fleet maintenance on Thomas C2, and Chevrolet 4500 school buses, diagnose and troubleshoot complex problems, and maintain service records. Other job duties will include:
    • Supervise technicians in the shop.
    • Generate work orders and track progress through completion.
    • Maintain advanced knowledge of all vehicle components to diagnose and perform maintenance and repairs effectively.
    • Monitor shop operational performance and efficiency and take action to improve as needed.Lead Fleet Technician / Shop Foreman Qualifications -
      • A valid driver's license is required; willingness to obtain CDL while employed - We train!
      • At least 5 years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or technical school education.
      • Previous experience in a lead technician, supervisor, or other management role is preferred.
      • Possess a mechanic's tool set.
      • Willingness to participate in the ASE certification program. Training, testing, and bonuses are provided!
      • Subject to DOT drug testing and physical. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.Get your career on the road with First -Student! - -In the state of Washington, all technician and driving positions, including but not limited to van drivers and any other position requiring employees to drive a company-owned vehicle, are considered safety-sensitive and are therefore subject to drug and alcohol testing, including cannabis.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. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request .

Keywords: First Student, Waterbury , Lead Diesel Mechanic - Shop Foreman serving Watertown and Middlebury Schools, Engineering , Waterbury, Connecticut

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