Medium Duty / Automotive Technician

 

Medium Duty Paratransit Van  Technician

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a School Bus Mechanic to perform assigned preventative vehicle maintenance related functions and facility maintenance to assist in maintaining school buses in safe, comfortable and like new operable condition.

 

Pay: $23-$25 per hour, depending on experience

Shift:  1st (1 Hour Lunch) M-F

 

School Bus Mechanic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works under the direct supervision of an assigned skilled and certified journeyman technician to receive hands-on training.
  • Performs assigned vehicle and facility maintenance related duties (e.g. vehicle washing, cleaning, fueling, oil changes, lubrication, light vehicle repair etc.) in a safe and timely manner.
  • Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.
  • Assist in conducting frequent DOT inspections.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, productive and efficient work area including ensuring work area is in compliance with all relevant Federal, State/Provincial and local guidelines and requirements.
  • Records time spent, parts used and repairs conducted on the appropriate form upon completion of the assignment.
  • Notify supervisor of any potentially dangerous equipment and correction action taken
  • Perform all other duties assigned by Shop Manager / Maintenance Supervisor.

Qualified Candidates For The School Bus Mechanic Position Will Have Met The Following:

Required:

  • Equivalent of a high school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of related maintenance and repair on medium/heavy duty trucks
  • Must furnish own tools and steel toe boots
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass DOT drug test & DOT physical

Preferred:

  • CDL, or the ability to obtain
  • ASE, preferred but not required

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic

LAUNCH TransTechs is searching for a skilled Diesel Mechanic to work in Meriden, CT running diagnostics on electrical systems and starting and charging systems.

 

Pay: $20-$30 per hour, depending on experience

Shift: M – F, 7 am -3:30 pm

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preventative and routine maintenance on diesel-powered equipment.
  • Able to perform scheduled services on drivetrains. 
  • Able to perform diagnostics on electrical systems. 
  • Able to perform diagnostics on starting and charging systems. 
  • Prepare necessary records pertaining to work performed.
  • Provide technician guidance or support to peers if needed. 
  • Complete repairs with limited supervisor.
  • Weld when necessary: arc welding, MIG, and alum welding.  
  • Develop analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Follow safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Other duties as required to support operations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • The equivalent of high school diploma and 5+ years of diesel mechanic heavy diesel experience.
  • Experience working on Freightliner, Hino, Mack, GMC, Mitsubishi, CAT, Bobcat, air compressors, skid steers and/or lift equipment a plus.
  • Good communication skills, excellent customer service skills.
  • Must have own steel toe boots.
  • Must have own tools.
  • CDL – preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to pass DMV/MVR check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

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