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Automotive or Diesel Mechanic - Nashua Area School Districts

First Student is now hiring an Automotive or Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving Nashua, Litchfield & Hudson School Districts!


First thingsFirst: Who are we?  

Twice the size of our next largest competitor,First Student,is North America's leading school transportation solutions provider. We complete 5 million student journeys daily, 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 or Diesel Mechanic?

  • The wage of $30.35 / hour is set per the Union contract.
  • An additional $.20 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus*
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work.
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, & 401(k) with company matching up to 6%
    • The company pays 80% of the cost of medical insurance premiums 
  • Paid holidays & vacation
    • 10 company-paid holidays
    • 5 Paid sick days per year
  • Annual allowances for boots ($200), tools ($250), prescription safety glasses, and company-paid uniforms
  • State-of-the-art training programs
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!

About the Automotive or Diesel Mechanic Position

As a Diesel Mechanic with First Student, you will help maintain and repair Type-A, Type-C, and Type-D among gas-powered school buses to ensure vehicle readiness & safety while guiding lower-level technicians. Other major job duties include:

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

Automotive or Diesel Technician Qualifications

  • A valid driver’s license is required; willingness to obtain CDL within 90 days while employed – We train!
  • At least 5 years 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 expires 12/31/2023

 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 regardless of 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; by doing so, we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.  

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11774 - Nashua
153 Burke Street, Nashua, New Hampshire, USA, 03060
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    First Student
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