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Automotive or Diesel Technician at Yale University

Company: First Transit
Location: Hamden
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Auto & Diesel Fleet Technician - Hiring Immediately!

Servicing Yale University -Campus Shuttle

Now Offering a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus!*

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 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. -

About the Position -

Benefits -

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. -

  • $28 / hour based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)

  • An additional $.25/hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain

  • $5,000 sign-on bonus*

  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials

  • Consistent full-time, year-round work

  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses

  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system

  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide

  • A great work environment!

    At this First Transit location, we service, repair, and operate some really exciting gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment, -serving the -Yale -University campus shuttle. As a fleet technician, your major job duties will include:

    • 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.

      Qualifications -

      • A vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is preferred.

      • A valid driver's license is required.

      • 1-2 years of automotive or diesel repair employment experience or a combination of education & experience.

      • Must have appropriate mechanic's toolset.

      • ASE certifications are preferred. Must participate in 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.

        Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit! -

        *conditions apply; bonus expires 2/28/2023

        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, Hamden , Automotive or Diesel Technician at Yale University, Professions , Hamden, Connecticut

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