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Diesel Technician - Days / Weekday Shift

Fleet Maintenance Technician

Wages Up to $80,000/year’ based on experience

Dayshift position

Monday – Friday

Work in a clean, organized shop! 

ASE certification bonus up to $9,000 per year

 Walk in Interviews welcome Mon – Fri from 8:00 – 2:00 pm

Are you looking for job security and stability with competitive wages and benefits (zero employee layoffs during COVID pandemic)?  First Transit is looking for an Experienced Fleet Technician to join its team in Kansas City and you could be the right person! With over 335 locations and in business since 1955, First Transit is truly First in passenger transportation.  Please see our website for a comprehensive review of our company:

This First Transit location is at the Kansas City International Airport and services the Rental Car Companies.  This well-maintained fleet consists of nineteen 40’ Gillig buses.  Our technicians enjoy a state-of-the-art paperless workflow program that requires very little paperwork to be filled out. We utilize a cutting-edge electronic work order program that makes filling out work orders much easier and less time consuming.  If you wish to work in a clean and well-organized shop, this is it!                                                                                                                                                         

Walk-Ins Welcome from 8:00 – 2:30 pm Monday through Friday! Visit us to learn more about this position and apply at: 745 Mexico City Ave., Kansas City, MO 64153 or Contact us at 816-243-8167

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • Wages up to $ 80,000 with ASE certifications; depending on experience and qualifications
  • ASE certification bonus up to $9,000 per year
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • An excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide.
  • A great work environment!

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers.
  • Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including the repair of brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs.
  • 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.

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license required. CDL Class B license with a Passenger endorsement is required. If you need a CDL, we offer training to help you get your CDL.
  • 3+ years of automotive or diesel repair employment experience or combination of education & experience.
  • Must have appropriate mechanic’s tool set.
  • ASE certifications preferred. Must participate in company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!)
  • Drug free workplace

About First Transit

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 both 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.

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

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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55428 - Kansas City RAC
745 Mexico City Ave., Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 64153-1114
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    First Transit
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