Company: First Student
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: January 15, 2022
First things First: Who are we? Twice the size of our next
largest competitor, First Student is the leading school
transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we
complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than
all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers
and the industry's strongest safety record, First Student delivers
reliable, quality services including full-service transportation
and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization,
and scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school
district contracts. 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.
- $24 - $25.50 hourly wages are based on experience &
qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
- Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety
- Workdays are Monday - Friday This First Student location we
service, repair, and operate some really exciting diesel-powered
vehicles and equipment, serving our Mount Vernon, NY School
- Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are
safe for our customers.
- Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections,
and annual maintenance inspections.
- Assist in accurately diagnosing and performing mechanical
repairs including the repair of brakes, suspensions, drivetrains,
transmissions, and other repairs under direct supervision.
- Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately.
Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts
and supplies used.
- Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek supervisor
approval where required.
- Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.
- A vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is
- Valid driver's license required.
- Must be able to obtain a CDL B with passenger and airbrake
endorsements within 6 (six) months of hire. We Train!
- A minimum of 1 year of automotive or diesel repair employment
experience or a combination of education & experience.
- Must have appropriate mechanic's toolset.
- ASE certifications preferred. Must participate in company ASE
certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. First
for a Reason 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 Student or First Transit.
Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in such areas as
safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment,
and job efficiency. 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. Community Service & Impact Go
where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart
of everything we do. As the face of First Student, First Transit
and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a
positive impact on others. About First America First America is the
largest passenger transportation company in North America, we
provide passenger transport and maintenance services to
municipalities, school districts, and the general public in the
U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operation is headquartered in
Cincinnati, OH, and employs more than 96,000 employees at 1,200
locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces. Apply today and
get your career on the road with First Student! 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
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