Nashua, NH 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

First for a reason
First Student is the largest school transportation provider in North America with more than a century of experience providing safe and reliable transportation. We work with 1,250 school districts in 39 states and 8 Canadian provinces carrying approximately five million students in 21,000 schools daily.

First Student is now hiring an Automotive or Diesel Mechanic for our shop serving Nashua, Litchfield & Hudson School Districts!

Why join First as an Automotive orDiesel Mechanic?

  • The wage of $30.35 / hour is set per the Union contract.
  • An additional $.20 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus*
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work.
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, & 401(k) with company matching up to 6%
    • The company pays 80% of the cost of medical insurancepremiums
  • Paid holidays & vacation
    • 10 company-paid holidays
    • 5 Paid sick days per year
  • Annual allowances for boots ($200), tools ($250), prescription safety glasses, and company-paid uniforms
  • State-of-the-art training programs
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!

About the Automotive or Diesel Mechanic Position

As a Diesel Mechanic with First Student, you will help maintain and repair Type-A, Type-C, and Type-D among gas-powered school buses to ensure vehicle readiness & safety while guiding lower-level technicians. Other major job duties include:

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

Automotive or Diesel Technician Qualifications

  • A valid driver's license is required; willingness to obtain CDL within 90 days while employed - We train!
  • At least 5 years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or technical school education
  • Possess a mechanic's tool set
  • Willingness to participate in the ASE certification program. Training, testing, and bonuses are provided!
  • Subject to a drug test.

Get your career on the road with FirstStudent!

*conditions apply; offer expires 5/31/2024

In the state of Washington, all technician and driving positions, including but not limited to van drivers and any other position requiring employees to drive a company-owned vehicle, are considered safety-sensitive and are therefore subject to drug and alcohol testing, including cannabis.

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. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request .

First Student is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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