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Diesel Mechanic- First Group

Company: First Vehicle Services
Location: Effingham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

First things First: Who are we? 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. 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.

  • $25 - $27 hourly wages are based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • $2,000 sign-on bonus* offered to highly qualified candidates
  • Shift is Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Company provided uniforms
  • All County holidays off! About the Position This position will perform routine and non-routine maintenance, diagnostic, and repair work on Heavy Equipment (Yellow Iron) which adheres to FirstGroup standards. Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles more complex problems and can resolve them independently. All work is performed with a commitment to safety. May mentor or provide informal guidance to Technician I and/or Technician II.
    Ensure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers by performing repairs with minimal supervision on both basic and complex maintenanceDiagnoses and performs accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under minimal supervision. May perform diagnostic tests utilizing a computer and manufacturer s software to determine mechanical defects. Lead preventative maintenance (PM s), safety maintenance inspections and annual maintenance inspections at prescribed intervals of time and usageRemove, overhaul, and reinstallation of mechanical components with minimal Tech in Charge supervision Leads road calls and emergency services as necessaryAdhere to FirstGroup standards, policies, and procedures Qualifications
    High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred; vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred) Class B CDL with passenger endorsement required (or expected within 3 months of hire) ASE Certification preferred. Must participate in ASE testing program (expected to have 6 ASE within 6 months of hire)Advanced mechanical aptitude and 5 years of automotive or diesel repair experience (preferred) or equivalent education and experienceAdvanced problem-solving abilityExcellent customer service skills and communication skillsAbility to work independently as well as part of a teamRegular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the jobPossess adequate mechanic tool inventory to complete all assigned duties and maintained in a clean and safe mannerFirst for a Reason Professional Advancement 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 Vehicle Services.Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and technology and equipment, and job efficiency, security, injury preventionDiversity & 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.Apply today and get your career on the road with First Vehicle Services! *conditions apply; offer valid thru 01/31/2022We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore 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. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First 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. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all. Associated topics: business, coordinator, housing assistant, lead, manage, management, manager, manager i, manager iv, supervisor

Keywords: First Vehicle Services, Columbia , Diesel Mechanic- First Group, Other , Effingham, South Carolina

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