Fleet Diesel Technician (28282)


All levels are encouraged to apply

Our First Student facility in Allentown, PA needs a reliable Mid-Level Diesel Mechanic with 3-5 years of hands-on diesel and/or gas engine experience.  Our mid-level mechanics will concentrate on brake repairs, engine work and diagnostics.  Mid-level Diesel Mechanics must be properly certified and licensed as well as have the experience necessary to provide our customers with optimal service.  We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.

Diesel Mechanic Job Duties Include:  

  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts.
  • Identify and report potentially dangerous equipment and additional repairs needed.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, productive and efficient work area.
  • Perform Service Calls and on the road repairs; as assigned.
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Diesel Mechanic Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires accreditation from a technical school or an applicable skilled trades program and 4 to 6 years of experience
  • Ability to perform inspections/diagnostics with minimal supervision.
  • Meet minimum age requirement: 18 years of age. 
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening.
  • Must have own set of basic tools.
  • Computer proficiency. 
  • May act as a lead or first-level supervisor

Diesel Mechanic Required License/Certifications:

  • Valid Drivers License, Class B CDL w/ Air Brake (preferred; but not required)
  • ASE Certification(s) (preferred; but not required)
  • Performs work under minimal supervision
  • Handles complex issues and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher level staff

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay (+ monetary incentives for ASE Certifications)
  • Pay Rate of $29.00/hr (pending experience)
  • Paid Training (Class B CDL & ASE Certifications)
  • Boot & safety glasses allowance

Facility Information:

  • Hours of Operation: 9:30AM to 6PM
  • Fleet size/model type: 160 units; mixed with Thomas/Freightliners/International Buses & Ford Transit Vans

At First Student, associates are offered the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals like you to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why First Student, should be your FIRST choice.

Equal Opportunity Employer

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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

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20534 - Allentown
1812 S. 12th Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA, 18103
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    First Student
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  • Salary:
    $29 - $29
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    Maintenance & Technician
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