Transit Management Groups 2021-01-13 2021-02-17

Experienced Heavy Duty Technician

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 128920

Join the First Transit Team as a Journeyman Level Diesel Mechanic! Servicing Met Council Transit buses for University of Minnesota!

Starting Pay Up to $31.49/HR!

We’re Proud to Offer You:

  • Wages up to $31.49/HR based on shift, experience, and qualifications
  • A clean and positive work environment!
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • Company training, paid holidays, paid time off
  • Boot, Tool, Prescription Safety Glasses allowance
  • Company-provided ASE training and testing materials
  • Opportunities for advancement nationwide! (Many of our executives were once techs)

As a First Transit Mechanic, You’ll Be Responsible For:
  • Performing vehicle maintenance to First Transit Standards of Excellence
  • Communicating professionally with customers, team members, and supervisors
  • Diagnosing all phases of vehicle and equipment repair
  • Working with all vehicle components include engine, driveline, electrical, brakes, suspension, steering, exhaust, cab, chassis, and hydraulics
  • Ensuring work orders are completed accurately
  • Evaluating completed work prior to release
  • Moving vehicles safely between job and work area
  • Properly using of state of the art paperless maintenance system
  • Actively participating in safety and educational training as required

You’ll Need to Have:
  • 3-5+ years of heavy duty diesel vehicle maintenance & repair experience; transit bus experience is preferred
  • Experience with Cummins engines
  • Strong diagnostics skills
  • Technical school training is a plus!
  • Valid driver's license. CDL will be required (we pay & train!)
  • Appropriate mechanic's tool set
  • Pre-employment background check and drug screen required
  • ASE Certifications (Strongly Preferred). Must be able to obtain while employed.

So, Who Are We?
We are First Transit (A Division of FirstGroup America) – a leading transportation provider. We move more than 350 million passengers annually and employ 19,500 dedicated transit professionals in over 300 locations worldwide. And we need great team members like you!

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. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, FirstGroup 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.

Transit Job Listing - Experienced Heavy Duty Technician