Hamden - Lead Automotive Technician

Employer
FirstGroup
Location
Hamden
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 22, 2018
Closes
Feb 19, 2018
Industry
Automotive
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
First Transit is now hiring a Lead Automotive Technician!

Become a part of an INDUSTRY LEADING, WORLDWIDE passenger transportation company!

We operate and service vehicles for Yale University shuttle.

First Transit is proud to offer:

* Competitive hourly wages based on experience & qualifications + ASE bonus money!

* ASE testing and training materials provided

* Career advancement opportunities

* A comprehensive benefits package including company training, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, and 401(k) savings plan.

* A great work environment!

Lead Automotive Mechanic major responsibilities:

* Performing vehicle maintenance to the First Transit standards.

* Diagnosing all phases of vehicle and equipment repair.

* Removing, cleaning, repairing, reinstalling, and adjusting vehicle components (Engine Emission Components, Driveline Components, Electrical/Electronic Components, Brakes/Suspension/Steering/Exhaust, Cab/Chassis, and Hydraulics).

* Ensuring work orders are completed accurately.

* Selecting appropriate course of action for repairs.

* Evaluating completed work prior to release, seeking supervisor approval where required.

* Performing road calls and emergency services as necessary.

* Moving vehicles safely between job and work area.

* Communicating professionally with customers, team members, and supervisors.

* Actively participating in safety or educational training as required.

* Continuous ASE re-certification to remain in job classification.

Lead Automotive Mechanic job requirements:

* Technical training preferred.

* 3-5 years of direct automotive repair experience required

* Valid driver's license; Possess or have the ability to obtain CDL B

* ASE Certifications are strongly preferred. Must be able to obtain while employed.

* Must possess appropriate mechanic's tool set.

* Subject to background check and drug screen.

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

Become a part of our team ? Apply today!

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SDL2017