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Automotive and Diesel Mechanic - Poughkeepsie CSD and Taconic DDSO



First Student is now hiring an Automotive and Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving Poughkeepsie CSD and Taconic DDSO!

$2,500 sign-on bonus*!

First thingsFirst: Who are we?  

Twice the size of our next largest competitor,First Studentis 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 to 1,100 school districts. 

Why join First as an Automotive and Diesel Mechanic?

  • $25 - $27 per hour based on experience and qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • An additional $.10 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
  • $2,500 sign-on bonus*! 
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, & 401(k)
  • Paid holidays & vacation
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • State-of-the-art training programs
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!

About the Automotive and Diesel Mechanic Position

As an Automotive and Diesel Mechanic with First Student, you will help maintain and repair Freightliner, International large conventionals, Ford's, and Chevy vans and school buses to ensure vehicle readiness & safety. Other major job duties include:

  • Assist with preventive maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual DOT maintenance inspections.
  • Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, & transmissions.
  • Ensure work orders are completed accurately.
  • Assist with mobile emergency services.

Automotive and Diesel Technician Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license required; Willingness to obtain CDL within 90-days of hire. – We train!
  • At least 1 year of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or technical school education
  • Possess a mechanic’s tool set
  • Willingness to participate in the ASE certification program. Training, testing, and bonuses are provided!
  • Subject to a drug test.

Get your career on the road with First Student!  

*conditions apply; offer valid until 8/31/2022

 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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Location
11541 - Poughkeepsie
32 Fitchett Way, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States, 12601
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  • Company:
    First Student
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Poughkeepsie
  • State / Province:
    New York
  • Job Category:
    Mechanics/Technicians
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    845-454-3065
  • Vacancy Number:
    41521
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