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Installation Technician



First Vehicle Services is now hiring an Automotive Electronics Installer for our shop serving the DC Metropolitan Police Dept.!

DC Government requires COVID-19 Vaccination to work in this location

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 provided efficient and cost-effective vehicle management and maintenance services to governments, school districts, petrochemical companies, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations throughout the United States. 

Why join First as an Automotive Electronics Installation Technician?

  • $23.00 - $28.00 hourly wages; based on experience + EVT bonus money!
  • The shift is Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 2:30 pm, and may include occasional weekend shifts.
  • EVT training and testing materials provided!
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including company training.
  • A great work environment
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • 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 Automotive Electronics Installer Position 

Join the First Mobile Technologies team as a 12/24-volt Installer Technician. This exciting position will travel up to 20% of the time performing vehicle installations on police cruisers, heavy trucks, and machinery. You will be required to remove and re-install OEM vehicle interior trim, install electrical wiring, connect electrical fittings, drill holes, wire crimping, and perform all physical tasks associated with modifying vehicles to accept emergency-related equipment.  Develop wiring routes throughout the vehicle for the most efficient wiring path and enable future replacement and/or troubleshooting.  Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with equipment as necessary.  Disassemble and reassemble various vehicle makes and models, including sedans, SUVs, and pick-up trucks. The Emergency Vehicle Upfitter will need to exercise teamwork and communicate effectively with co-workers and clients. 

  • Understand installation procedures and wiring diagrams as they apply to mobile computers, mobile radios, mounting components, and peripherals to each project.
  • Installation of required components with a knowledgeable background in 12-volt & 24-volt systems.
  • Perform vehicle upfits and builds on client/fleet vehicles
  • Review and ensure the proper project and materials are being granted to the clients.
  • Maintain daily work schedule as outlined to the clients.
  • Communicate regularly with management on the progress of the project and any problems encountered.
  • Maintain and review all accurate documentation to ensure work is completed as outlined in the scope of the project
  • Remove and reinstall vehicle interiors to ensure all mounting components are properly installed and the vehicle interior is left in its original condition.

Qualifications for Automotive Electronics Installer

  • Technical training preferred
  • 2+ years of automotive electrical installation experience and/or 3+ years of recent experience from an EVT converter/upfitter employer
  • Previous automotive mechanic experience with an electrical background required
  • Thorough understanding of 12 and 24-volt battery systems.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have an appropriate mechanic’s toolset.
  • 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.

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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49030 - DC Metropolitan Police Dept
2175 W. Virginia Avenue, NE, Washington, DC, USA, 20002
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    First Vehicle Services
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