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Automotive Technician - Serving New Jersey Transit

Company: First Transit
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

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 PositionBenefitsWe 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.

  • $22.34/hour wages are based on experience and ASE Certifications
  • ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Employee Perks discount programThis First Transit location is located in Newark, New Jersey where we operate shuttle bus service as well as provide maintenance needs of the vehicles and equipment for New Jersey Transit's Access Link.
    • Ensure vehicles are maintained and safe for our customers by performing limited repairs with moderate supervision on basic and advanced maintenance.
    • Remove and replace engine, transmission, and differential assemblies
    • Maintain records of all maintenance work completed on vehicles including parts and supplies used. Ensure that work orders are completed properly and accurately.
    • Repair and maintain all shop equipment
    • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary
    • Diagnoses and performs accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair
      Qualifications
      • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred; vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred)
      • Valid drivers license
      • ASE Certification preferred. Must participate in ASE testing program within 1 year (expected to have 3 ASE within 12 months of hire
      • 1 - 3 years of automotive or diesel repair experience (preferred) or equivalent education and experience
      • Basic computer skills
      • Basic mechanical aptitude
      • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
      • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
      • Must have appropriate mechanic's toolset.
        First for a ReasonDiversity & InclusionBecause 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 AdvancementStart 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 TrainingBuild skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.Community Service & ImpactGo 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 AmericaFirst 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.

Keywords: First Transit, Newark , Automotive Technician - Serving New Jersey Transit, Engineering , Newark, New Jersey

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