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Heavy Truck Technician - Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus!*

First Vehicle Services, a leading fleet maintenance provider in North America, is now hiring a Heavy Truck Technician serving the City of Pittsburgh vehicle maintenance!

The shift for this position is Monday - Friday 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm

First Vehicle Services is proud to offer:

  • $28.21 hourly wages are based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • A sign-on bonus*  of up to $5,000 depending on qualifications and experience 
  • ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • An excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan
    • Individual plans for medical, dental, and vision are only $47.75 a month in total out of pocket.
    • Family plans for medical, dental, and vision are only $95.51 a month in total out of pocket.
  • Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time
    • Two weeks of paid vacation time
    • Nine days of additional personal paid time off
  • Annual tool allowance of $700
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide
  • A great work environment!

Heavy Truck Technician Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers.
  • Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair including the repair of brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches, and other repairs.
  • Remove and replace engine, transmission, and differential assemblies.
  • Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
  • Notify the supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action is taken.
  • Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval where required.
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.
  • Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Move vehicles safely between job and work area.
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested or required.

Heavy Truck Technician Mechanic Qualifications:

  • A vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • 3-5 years of automotive or diesel repair employment experience or combination of education & experience.
  • Intermediate diagnostics skills and mechanical knowledge are required.
  • Must have appropriate mechanic’s toolset.
  • ASE certifications preferred. Must participate in company ASE certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!)
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work assigned shifts.
  • Be subject to a drug test.

*Conditions apply. Offer expires 12/30/21

Apply today to join our team!

First Vehicle Services (a division of FirstGroup America) is a leader in fleet maintenance providing services to governments, school districts, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations across the U.S. From sedans, SUVs, vans, and fire apparatus to light, medium, and heavy-duty units, marked and unmarked law enforcement units, sanitation trucks, construction equipment, and specialized equipment, FVS provides expert maintenance services to keep fleets up and running.

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles, California, FirstGroup 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.

Posting ID: 653972372 Posted: 2021-10-13 Job Title: Diesel Mechanic