Transit Systems 2023-01-23 2023-02-27

Diesel Mechanic

First Transit
Commerce City, Colorado

Job ID: 147415
Job Status: Full-time

Diesel Technician - Servicing 40 foot Gillig buses driven by First Transit for RTD in the greater Denver area!

Now Offering a $5,000 Hiring Bonus!*

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Walk Ins Welcome! 6345 Colorado Blvd, Commerce City, Co 80022. 

Have you considered being a Diesel Technician with Regional Transportation District of Denver? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! 

Each day our Diesel Mechanic maintain the equipment utilized for the Regional Transportation District of Denver transit service.  These services provide individuals safe transportation to doctors’ appointments, work, grocery stores, and much, much more! As a Diesel Technician, you will help ensure our vehicles are available to provide the public with the freedom and independence of reliable, safe transportation. Our Diesel Technicians enjoy working with state of the art equipment and facilities, utilizing tablets and a paperless work order process. This diesel fleet will gradually convert to electric. Join our Team as we move into the future with this new cutting edge technology.

If you want to be a part of a team that appreciates our employees and the skills they provide, come work for us! We’re immediately hiring to offer the employment experience you desire.

When you work for First Transit, you are classified as an essential worker, and because safety is our top priority all employees are provided the necessary protective equipment to perform their job.
We are proud to offer these great benefits to our Diesel Mechanics:

  • NEW $5,000 Hiring Bonus!!! (Conditions apply. Offer expires 3/31/23)
  • $29.00 - $38.00 per hour depending on experience & ASEs
  • ASE Bonus eligible: Earn up to an additional $6k in bonuses annually.  While working towards an ASE Master level, each ASE test you pass on your way to a Master certification earns an hourly bonus!     
  • Generous benefits package, including 401(k) with company contribution, medical, dental and vision
  • Paid sick time and vacation
  • Will train for Class B CDL (Required for position)
  • Company provided uniforms
  • Footwear and protective eyewear allowances
  • Career advancement opportunities nationwide!
  • New hires typically start out on night shift, which includes a $0.75/hr shift differential

About the Position - As a Diesel Mechanic, you will perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers at RTD. Other major job duties include:

  • Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair
  • Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.
  • New hires will typically start out on night shift. 

Qualifications for Diesel Mechanic

  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • At least 1 year of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair employment experience or a combination of technical school education & experience.
  • Mechanic’s toolset
  • ASE certifications preferred. Participation in company ASE certification program preferred (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.

First Transit keeps people moving and communities prospering - That’s why we need amazing people like YOU to APPLY NOW!
Questions? Call Us!: 720-544-6457

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.

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.

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