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$13.02 - $18.56
Full-time, Part-time
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34984
Updated 8 days ago

First things First: Who are we? 

First Vehicle Services is a leading provider of diverse fleet management and maintenance services in North America. Since 1981, First Vehicle Services has been providing efficient and cost-effective vehicle management and maintenance services at governments, school districts, petrochemical companies, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations throughout the United States. 

 

About the Position 

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. 

  • $23 - $25 hourly wages based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • $1,000 sign-on bonus*
    • *Conditions apply; bonus offer ends 2/28/2022
  • ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • 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!

This First Vehicle Services location is located in Port St. Lucie, Florida where we're looking for a Diesel Technician to repair vehicles and equipment as well as provide maintenance for the City of Port St. Lucie

  • Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
  • Assist in accurately diagnosing and performing mechanical repairs on all systems on the vehicle and equipment
  • Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.
  • Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek supervisor approval where required.
  • Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action is taken.
  • Move vehicles safely between job and work area.
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.

 

 

Diesel Technician Qualifications 

 

  • 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, and other repairs.
  • Remove and replace the 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 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. 

 

First for a Reason  

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 Student or First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

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

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. 

Community Service & Impact 

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

 

 

Our Divisions  

About First America 

First America 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.  

 

About First Transit 

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. 

 

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

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.

Posting ID: 682504612 Posted: 2022-01-14 Job Title: Diesel Technician