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Diesel Technician at Emory University

Company: First Transit
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

First things First: Who are we? First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. 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.

  • Up to $30 per hour based on experience and ASE Certifications
  • ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Employee Perks discount program About the Position This First Transit location is located in Atlanta, Georgia where we operate shuttle bus services and provide vehicle maintenance for Emory University. The shift for this position is 6:00 am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday. As a diesel fleet technician, your major responsibilities will include:
    • Diagnosing and performing all phases of vehicle and equipment repair Ensuring vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers Removing and replacing engines, transmissions, and differential assemblies Maintaining records of all maintenance work completed on vehicles including parts and supplies used. Assisting with road calls and emergency services as necessary Qualifications
      • Vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred) Valid driver's license; Must be able to Class B CDL with passenger endorsement within 3 months of hire ASE Certifications preferred. Must participate in ASE testing program within 1 year (expected to have 3 ASEs within 12 months of hire) At least 1 year of diesel maintenance and repair experience (preferred) or equivalent education and experience
      • Appropriate mechanic's toolset. First for a Reason Diversity & 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. 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 Transit. Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. Community Service & Impact Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of 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 Transit! We 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.

Keywords: First Transit, Atlanta , Diesel Technician at Emory University, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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