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Waterbury - Diesel Mechanic

Company: FirstGroup plc
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Are you ready to take your career as a Diesel Technician/Mechanic to the next level?!?

At First Student, our technicians/mechanics are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service, and have experience in heavy equipment repair.

Why pick First Student? Glad You Asked!

  • Wages up to $30.50 an hour depending on experience.
  • Consistent year-round work. First shift (5:30am - 2:00pm or 8:30am - 5:00pm)
  • An excellent benefits package with 10 paid holidays & 2 weeks' vacation after a year, paid sick time, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and a 401(k) savings plan.
  • ASE training and testing materials provided. An extra .10 per hour for each passed test in outlined ASE policy. We pay for testing fees!
  • Opportunities for Advancement Nationwide! - Advance your career as Shop Manager, Region Maintenance Manager, or work in our Greyhound, First Transit, & First Vehicle Services divisions across North America!
  • Ongoing training - learn and work on gas, diesel, & alternative fuel vehicles


  • Repairs and maintains school buses and school bus equipment.
  • Test drives repaired equipment.
  • Perform diagnostics with J-Pro and OEM software.
  • Diagnose electronic faults and problems.
  • Ability to diagnose DOC/DPF and emissions issues.
  • Coach and mentor lower level techs.
  • Notifies the supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • CDL B is Highly Preferred but if you don't have it, we will train you to get it and take you to the test!
  • Subject to a drug screen
  • Possess a combination of education and technical experience including a minimum of 1 to 5+ years of diesel service and fleet experience
  • Must have adequate tools for the job

Now is the time to enhance your careernot just pursue another job. You do not want to miss out on this tremendous opportunity!

Apply online today to become a part of our team!

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 of Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: FirstGroup plc, Waterbury , Waterbury - Diesel Mechanic, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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