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Lead Diesel Mechanic
Wausau, WI (USA)
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Company: First Student Contact:
Post Date: 09/15/20 Phone:
Job Type: Full Time Fax:
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First Student is the largest provider of school bus services in the United States. As a leader in school bus services, we must ensure that our buses are operating safely and efficiently. Therefore, we are looking for an experienced diesel technician that is self-motivated, reliable, and hard-working to join our outstanding team that supports the Wausau School District.  

What we offer:

  • Competitive hourly rate: $28-$31 per hour (not flat rate pay)
  • ASE Blue Seal shop; hourly and annual bonuses for being ASE certified
  • Family atmosphere
  • Steady & stable year-round work
  • Excellent benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • ASE training and testing materials provided
  • 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

As a Lead Technician, You'll Be Responsible For:

  • Supervising maintenance operations. Planning and distributing the work and monitoring performance.
  • Working closely with location manager, providing status of maintenance and budget requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements.
  • Performing vehicle maintenance to First Student Standards of Excellence.
  • Communicating professionally with team members and supervisors.
  • Identifying actions to improve operating efficiency.
  • Scheduling and administering fleet maintenance
  • Troubleshooting problems with equipment.
  • Performing all other duties as assigned.

Lead Technician Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5+ years hands-on diesel/gas engine maintenance experience and/or vocational training.
  • Excellent communication and team-building skills.
  • Previous Lead or Supervisory experience.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening
  • Strong computer skills

Lead Technician Required License/Certifications:

  • Valid driver's license; Willing to obtain CDL while employed (in-house training provided!)
  • ASE Certification(s); willing to obtian within first 6 months of employment.

At First Student, associates are offered the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals like you to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why First Student, should be your FIRST choice.

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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

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