Job Title:

School Bus Technician II

Location:
Category:
TransTechs
Job Division:
TransTechs - School Bus Mechanic
Posting #:
2019-12901

Job Summary:

School Bus Mechanic

 

Pay: $23 per hour depending 

Shift: 1st Tues – Sat 8AM – 5PM 

 

School Bus Mechanic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses malfunctions and performs vehicle repairs (e.g. adjust/test steering, electrical, cooling, lubricating, braking systems, drive trains, suspensions, power steering units, clutches, transmissions and oil, temperature, gas regulating components, adjust/test/rebuild engines etc.) 
  • Test-drives vehicles to ensure repair resolved the problem
  • Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all major repairs before the vehicle is released from the maintenance facility
  • 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 
  • Identifies and reports any additional maintenance and/or repairs found necessary in conducting assigned repairs and maintenance. 
  • Records time spent, parts used and repairs and/or maintenance conducted on the appropriate form
  • Advises Lead Technician of unsafe maintenance conditions or practices and/or vehicle abuse
  • Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned 

School Bus Mechanic Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 1-3 years Med/Hvy truck Fleet mechanic repair experience 
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Diagnostic, Electrical, and AC skills are a must 
  • Technical knowledge of major vehicle systems and diesel equipment is required
  • Have previous fleet experience and are familiar with diesel and gasoline systems
  • Possess the recommended minimum Hand tools for a Diesel Technician
  • Must pass DOT pre-employment physical, drug screen, and a background check
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License (CDL preferred) 
  • Must have own tools
  • Must have steel toe boots
  • Must be able to pass DOT Physical