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Diesel Mechanic - Plymouth School District

Sign On Bonus $6,000*

60/90/120 Day Payout

  • Highly qualified techs receive $2,000, $2,000, and $2,000 payouts (tech with 5+ years of related experience, Massachusetts CDL B w/Air Brake, and ASE School Bus Master Certification)
  • Lesser qualified techs receive $1,000, $1,000, $1,000 payouts.

First Student is now hiring Diesel Technician for our shop serving Plymouth School District!

First thingsFirst: 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 to 1,100 school districts. 

Why join First as a Diesel Mechanic?

  • $35 / hour starting wage based on experience and qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
    • To be eligible for $35+, the candidate needs to possess 6 school bus ASEs and Class B CDL
  • An additional $.15 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
    • $2.00 for Master Certified
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm or 7:00 am - 2:30 pm full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits include 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 Diesel Technician Position

As a Diesel Technician with First Student, you will help maintain and repair a fleet of Thomas/Freightliner C2 school buses to ensure vehicle readiness & safety. Other major job duties include:

  • 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 electronic work orders are completed accurately.
  • Assist with mobile emergency services.

Diesel Mechanic Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license required; Willingness to obtain CDL while employed – We train!
  • 2+ 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.

*conditions apply; offer expires 11/30/2022

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 all. 

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12551 - MM-Falmouth
19 Natalie Way, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA, 02360
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    First Student
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