Lead Automotive Service Technician - 2ND Shift (22532)


First Transit offers benefits including Medical/RX, Vision, Dental, Supplemental Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Discounts, Wellness Initiatives, On-Site Fitness Center and 401(k).

SCHEDULE: 3:30 PM to 12 Midnight


The Lead Service Technician - Vehicle Maintenance is responsible for shop operations for a specific shift, diagnosing and performing repairs and daily preventive maintenance, along with all daily shop activities including repairs, administration, organization, scheduling, monitoring, training, warranty repair and evaluation of maintenance and repair services. 


  • Schedules and administers fleet maintenance, assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment.
  • Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatch, maintenance manager and/or other operations personnel.
  • Repairs and maintains diesel engines and bus equipment.
  • Reviews repair orders.
  • Ensures compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements.
  • Works closely with location manager providing status of maintenance and budget requirements.
  • May order fuel for all vehicles, order parts, and subcontract repair work.
  • Identifies and recommends actions to improve operating efficiency.
  • Plans and schedules the work within company guidelines
  • Distributes work to technicians and oversees successful accomplishment of tasks
  • Required to perform hands-on work activities
  • Trains and motivates maintenance staff
  • Completes special projects as assigned.


  • 4+ Industry experience repairing and maintaining diesel and/or gas engines
  • 3+ years of hands-on mechanical supervisory experience
  • May require lifting of 20 to 50 lbs
  • Good written and oral communication skills 


  • Valid Driver’s License; clean driving record.
  • Master ASE Certifications helpful, but not required. Must be able to obtain while employed.

So, Who Are We?

We are First Transit (A Division of FirstGroup America) – a leading transportation provider. We move more than 350 million passengers annually and employ 19,500 dedicated transit professionals in over 300 locations worldwide. And we need great team members like you!

Don’t Wait! Apply Today!

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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55484 - COTA
1330 Fields Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 43201
  • Company:
    First Transit
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    Full Time
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