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Company: First Transit
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking

Description

Diesel Mechanic

Servicing the Met Council since 1993!

  • Up to $74,000 per year earnings based on experience and qualifications!
  • $5,000 Sign on bonus!*
  • 4 – 10 Hour Shifts! Sunday through Wednesday!

First things First: Who are we? 

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. 

About the Position 

  • Servicing a fleet consisting of Gillig and Van Hool. 
  • Performing vehicle maintenance to First Transit Standards of Excellence
  • Diagnosing all phases of vehicle and equipment repair
  • Working with all vehicle components include engine, driveline, electrical, brakes, suspension, steering, exhaust, cab, chassis, and hydraulics

Qualifications 

  • Previous experience in diesel or automotive vehicle maintenance & repair
  • Valid driver's license ; Ability to obtain a CDL Class B
  • Appropriate mechanic's tool set
  • Be subject to a drug test

First for a Reason  

Benefits 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Because we're stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We're committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 

Community Service & Impact 

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others. 

About First America 

First is the largest passenger transportation company in North America, we provide passenger transport and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts and the general public in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operation is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH and employs more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces.  

 

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit! 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore 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. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

*Conditions apply. Offer expires 12/31/21.


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