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Diesel or Automotive Mechanic

Employer
First Student
Location
Glen Ellyn, IL, US
Salary
Competitive
Location 22W760 Poss Street Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-3507 US
Phone Number (630) 469-1900
Categories Mechanics/Technicians
Req ID JR2070 Diesel or Automotive Mechanic (Open)

First for a reason
First 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.

First Student is now hiring a Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving Glen Ellyn, IL



Why join First as a Diesel Mechanic?
  • $22-$24 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 10:30am - 7:00pm full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits including 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 Diesel Mechanic Position


As a Diesel Mechanic with First Student, you will help maintain and repair school buses and vans to ensure vehicle readiness & safety. Other major job duties include:
  • Assist with preventive maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual DOT maintenance inspections.
  • Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, & transmissions.
  • Ensure work orders are completed accurately.
  • Assist with mobile emergency services.
Diesel Technician Qualifications
  • Valid driver's license required; Willingness to obtain CDL while employed - We train!
  • At least 1 year of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or technical school education
  • Possess a mechanic's tool set
  • Willingness to participate in ASE certification program. Training, testing, and bonuses provided!
  • Subject to a drug test.

Get your career on the road with First Student!


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 https://www.phila.gov/media/20210423160847/Fair-Chance-Hiring-law-poster.pdf .

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