Diesel Fleet Mechanic - Generous Benefits Package
Company: Student Transportation of America
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Fleet Maintenance TechnicianJob SummaryWith general direction
from the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, provides a wide range of
technical services on company buses, vans, and automobiles. This is
a journeyman position that requires significant technical training
and /or experience. Also works under the direction of the Terminal
Manger.Specific Duties:1. Performs thorough, accurate Preventative
Maintenance inspections.2. Following schedules, completes all
required PM maintenance operations including lubrication, fluid
changes, brake adjustments, and tire rotation.3. With direction
from the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, performs unscheduled
maintenance as needed.4. Performs complex operations including
engine, electrical, fuel, brake, and exhaust repairs and field
tests. This requires interpreting and working from drawings,
specifications, and other technical materials.5. Must be able to
utilize a ladder and other elevation equipment to access the roof
of buses and elevated light fixtures for repairs and maintenance.6.
Must operate CDL and Non-CDL vehicles (buses and van) to perform
road tests, as well as shuttle in and out of the garage for repairs
and maintenance.7. Must be able to lift heavy equipment (up to
50lbs) including brake drums, tires, ladders, tool chests, floor
jacks, etc. when necessary.8. Must be able to operate bench
grinder, torch, drill press, Jack, and Jack stands, sawzall, oil
pumps, power washer, parts cleaner and other hand tools required to
perform work.9. Performs emergency roadside services as needed.
Requires operation of either replacement vehicle or utility
truck.10. Emergency conditions may require calls at home, extended
hours, or weekend work.11. Document repairs and parts on work
orders completely and accurately.12. Maintains tools and workplaces
so that conditions are neat and orderly.13. Must be thoroughly
familiar with all safety provisions associated with vehicle
maintenance. Understands OSHA standards and provisions.14.
Understands and conforms to State EPA regulations regarding
disposal of toxic waste substances.15. Performs other duties as
- High School Diploma or equivalent supplemented by specialized
vehicle and equipment repair courses.
- At least two (2) years experience as a mechanic in an
automotive, school bus, trucking or heavy equipment environment, or
any equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to safely lift over 50 lbs.
- Class 7 Inspection License, preferred.
- Provide own hand tools required for regular
maintenance.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Knowledge of tools, procedures, technical skills, and safety
rules used in the maintenance and repair of gasoline, diesel, and
alternative powered equipment.
- Written and verbal communication skills, and customer service
skills are essential. Ability to deal with problems and find
- Must have knowledge of Federal and State regulations.
- Operational knowledge of motorized gasoline, diesel and
alternative fueled vehicles, and shop equipment and tools.
- Scheduling and setting priorities for work to be
- Inspection of equipment and diagnose mechanical defects.
- ASE Certification(s) a plus
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