Diesel Mechanic

  • First Student
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • time-alarm-solid 02-07-2024

Diesel Mechanic at First Student

First Student is the largest school transportation provider in North America with over a century of experience. We are now hiring a Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving Schaumburg, IL.

Why join First as a Diesel Mechanic?

  • $23.30 per hour based on experience and qualifications (NOT flat rate)
  • An additional $0.25 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Monday-Friday full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, & 401(k)
  • Paid holidays & vacation
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • State-of-the-art training programs
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!

About the Diesel Mechanic Position

As a Diesel Mechanic with First Student, you will help maintain and repair school buses to ensure vehicle readiness & safety. Other major job duties include:

  • Assist with preventive maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual DOT maintenance inspections
  • Diagnose and perform all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, & transmissions
  • Ensure work orders are completed accurately
  • Assist with mobile emergency services

Diesel Technician Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license required; Willingness to obtain CDL while employed – We train!
  • At least 1 year of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or technical school education
  • Possess a mechanic’s tool set
  • Willingness to participate in ASE certification program. Training, testing, and bonuses provided!
  • Subject to a drug test

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. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.