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First Student Canada: Mechanic

First Student Canada

This is a Full-time position in Newcastle Village, ON posted July 9, 2021.

Job DescriptionDiesel MechanicFirst Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, is now hiring a Red Seal Commercial Transport or Heavy-Duty On-Road Fleet Mechanic!First Student is proud to offer:Hourly wages based on experience and qualifications!Consistent full-time, year-round workAn excellent benefits package with full medical and dental plans Paid holidays & vacationOngoing company training on state-of-the-art online systemOpportunities for career advancementA great work environment!Journeyman Technician Major Responsibilities:Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under minimal supervision.

Repairs include brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs.Remove, overhaul and reinstall mechanical components with minimal supervision.Lead preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections and annual maintenance inspections.Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately.

Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval where required.Lead road calls and emergency services as necessary.Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies and procedures.Moves vehicles safely between job and work area.Perform other responsibilities as requested or required.Journeyman Technician Qualifications:Red Seal in Commercial Transport and or Heavy Duty On-Road.310T LicenseValid driver’s license required.Must have appropriate mechanic’s tool set.Advanced problem-solving ability.Advanced computer skills.Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.Ability to work assigned shift.Apply today to join our team!First Student (a division of FirstGroup America) is a leading provider of school transportation services.

We operate in 460 locations across the US and Canada, working with school districts to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective transportation for five million students per school day.

We employ more than 48,000 people and operate and maintain over 43,000 buses.First Student is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce.

We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority.