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Diesel Mechanic - Space Coast Area Transit

Company: First Vehicle Services
Location: Cocoa
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:



First Vehicle Services is now hiring a Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving Space Coast Area Transit! 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 provided efficient and cost-effective vehicle management and maintenance services to governments, school districts, petrochemical companies, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations throughout the United States. Diesel Mechanic Benefits We offer competitive hourly pay (NOT flat rate) and benefits, including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.

  • Wages start at $23 / hour and can go up based on experience & qualifications!
  • An additional $.10 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain!
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
  • Work with paperless shop technology on tablets! About the Position As a Diesel Mechanic with First Vehicle Services, you will help maintain and repair vehicles for Space Coast Area Transit to ensure customer safety. Our fleet consists of Gillig transit buses, Chevrolet cutaway diesel vans, Ford cutaway gasoline vans, and diesel IHC Defenders. The shift for this position is 11:00 AM to 7:30 PM Tuesday thru Saturday, Sunday and Monday off. Other major job duties include:
    • Perform preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
    • Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair, including brakes, suspensions, engines, drivetrains, transmissions, and other repairs.
    • Ensure work orders are completed accurately.
    • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary. Diesel Mechanic Qualifications
      • Valid driver's license required; Have the ability to obtain a CDL within six months of hire.
      • At least three years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair employment experience or a combination of technical school education & experience.
      • A/C experience is strongly preferred
      • Mechanic's toolset
      • ASE certifications are preferred. Must be willing to participate in the company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!
      • Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason. Get your career on the road with First Vehicle Services! 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 Vehicle Services, Melbourne , Diesel Mechanic - Space Coast Area Transit, Engineering , Cocoa, Florida

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