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Diesel Bus Mechanic - BWI Airport Shuttle

Diesel Bus Mechanic serving BWI Airport

Up to $38/HR with a $4,000 Sign-On Bonus! 

First Transit is looking for a Fleet Technician to join its team, and you could be the right person! With over 335 locations and in business since 1955, We are truly the First in passenger transportation. 

Our technicians maintain 40' & 60’ New Flyers clean diesel buses and will soon be adding 8 battery electric buses to the fleet, used to deliver BWI Airport shuttle service. Position is expected to be 3:00 pm to midnight based on union seniority.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $27.96 - $38 / hour based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate) 
  • Now offering a $4,000 sign-on bonus*!  
  • ASE certification bonus of up to $9,000 per year
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • An excellent benefits package including Kaiser medical insurance, vision, and dental coverage, and a 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time
  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide.
  • A great work environment!

Diesel Mechanic Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers.
  • Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair, including the repair of brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches, and other repairs accurately.
  • Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed, including parts and supplies used.
  • Complete preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.

Diesel Mechanic Qualifications:

  • CDL is required
  • 5+ years of diesel bus or truck repair employment experience or a combination of education & experience
  • Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills required
  • Strong desire to be trained in Electric bus maintenance and repair
  • Engine rebuild experience is a plus
  • Must have appropriate mechanic’s tool set.
  • 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. Expires 12/31/23, or when position becomes filled

First Transit has been purchased by Transdev and will be the employer for this job posting. We are the leading integrator and operator of multiple modes of transportation. With a combined presence in 43 US states, plus DC and Puerto Rico, we have lots of opportunities for growth! You can find additional job opportunities and locations directly at

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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55312 - BWI (Maintenance)
7443 Shipley Avenue, BLDG A, Hanover, Maryland, United States, 21076
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