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Mobile Installation Mechanic

First Student is now hiring a Vehicle Component Installation Technician for our DriverHub Team!

First things First: 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 an Installation Technician?

  • Hourly wage:  $23-$25 based on electrical, vehicle component, or mechanical experience
  • An additional $.10 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
  • $1,250 quarterly bonus (conditions apply)
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • 40 hours per week with varying start times based on travel schedule; full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work.
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, & 401(k)
  • Paid holidays & vacation
  • State-of-the-art training programs
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!

About the Installation Technician Position

The Vehicle Component Installation Technician will part of a DriverHub Team. The team travels across the US to install hardware on school busses and vans supporting various business and monitoring processes including GPS Units, Child Checkmate Units, Cameras and DriverHub brackets. Anticipated travel schedule will be 3 out of 4 weeks per month (Monday-Friday).

  • Review and ensure the proper project and materials are received and installed
  • Maintain daily work schedule as outlined
  • Communicate regularly with team lead on progress and any problems encountered
  • Maintain and review all installation status documentation; document issues of concern regarding individual buses
  • Remove and reinstall vehicle interiors (access panels, etc.) to ensure all mounting components are properly installed and vehicle interior is left in the original condition.
  • Maintain expense reporting and follow company policy regarding use of travel credit card and receipt documentation
  • Assist home shop location with light duty shop help and other tasks, as assigned

Installation Technician Qualifications

  • Knowledge of basic electrical skills
  • Ability to travel 75% of the time (three consecutive weeks, Monday through Friday) for the duration of the DriverHub project
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Knowledge and interest in vehicles and proper maintenance, repair, and installation practices
  • Willing to learn and assist with auto/diesel vehicle maintenance tasks
  • Graduate from technical school program preferred but not required

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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11458 - Cincinnati
100 Hamilton Boulevard, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 45215
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