Fleet Mechanic (31535)


Proudly servicing Hamilton County Schools

Our First Student facility in Chattanooga, TN needs a reliable Advanced-Level Diesel Mechanic with 5+ years of hands-on diesel and/or gas engine experience.  Our advanced-level mechanics will concentrate on engine diagnostics and repair, along with other related assigned duties within qualification level.  Advanced-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.

Advanced-Level Fleet Mechanic Job Duties Include:  

  • Perform advanced vehicle diagnostics 
  • 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.

Advanced-Level Fleet Mechanic Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5+ years hands-on experience and advanced knowledge of diesel/gas engines.
  • Ability to perform inspections/diagnostics without supervision.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening.
  • Must have own set of basic tools.
  • Computer proficiency. 

Advanced-Level Fleet Mechanic Required License/Certifications:

  • Valid Drivers License, Class B CDL (preferred; but not required)
  • ASE Certification(s) (preferred; but not required)
    • Receive $.50/hour for each relevant ASE

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay $21.00-$27.00/hr + earn $.50/hour for each relevant ASE
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Paid Sick Days & Holidays
  • Boot Allowance
  • Paid Training (Class B CDL & ASE Certifications)

Facility Information:

  • Fleet size/model type:  185 vehicles mixed with Type D Diesel and Type A Gas
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday; 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM 
  • Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 5:30 AM - 2:00 PM

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

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12722 - Hamilton/Chattanooga
2501 Dodds Ave., Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States, 37407
  • Company:
    First Student
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
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  • Salary:
    $21 - $27
  • Category:
    Maintenance & Technician
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