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First Vehicle Services is now hiring a Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving The City of San Clemente!

$40 - $45/HR Starting Wage with a $1,000 Sign On Bonus!

First things First: Who are we? 

First Vehicle Services is a leading provider of diverse fleet management and maintenance services in North America. Since 1981, First Vehicle Services has been providing efficient and cost-effective vehicle management and maintenance services at governments, school districts, petrochemical companies, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations throughout the United States. 

Why join First as a Diesel Mechanic?

  • $40 - $45 per hour based on experience and qualifications (NOT flat rate)
  • $3,000 Sign on bonus! (Conditions apply. Offer expires 9/30/22.)
  • An additional $.10 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • 9 day - 80 hour bi weekly 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 Position 

As a Mechanic with First Vehicle Services, you will help maintain and repair everything from ATVs to heavy equipment and ensure vehicle readiness & safety. Other major job duties include:

  • Take the lead on preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
  • Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including brakes, suspensions, engines, drivetrains, transmissions, and other repairs.
  • Ensure work orders are completed accurately.
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.

Qualifications for Heavy Duty Technician

  • ASE Master Certification or Combination of ASE Certificates and willingness to work towards attaining Master Certification;
  • Preventive and corrective maintenance (BIT, PM, DOT);
  • Advanced computerized diagnostic testing and fault code troubleshooting;
  • Advanced OEM electrical systems diagnostic, troubleshooting and repair;
  • Diesel and Gasoline fuel system maintenance;
  • Aftermarket accessory installation;
  • Welding and metal fabrication;
  • Tire repair, mounting and dismounting;
  • Hydraulic and air brake system maintenance;
  • Off-Road vehicle maintenance;
  • Heavy truck maintenance;
  • Heavy equipment systems and maintenance;
  • Passenger bus maintenance;
  • Automotive maintenance;
  • Small engine maintenance;
  • Be subject to a drug test.

Get your career on the road with First Vehicle Services! 

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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47840 - San Clemente
390 Avenida Pico, San Clemente, California, USA, 92672-3803
  • Company:
    First Vehicle Services
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    San Clemente
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