Job Title:

Automotive Tech

Job Division:
TransTechs - School Bus Mechanic
Posting #:

Job Summary:

Auto Mechanic


Pay: $24.53 – $26.25 per hour depending on experience

Shift: Tues – Sat 4PM-12AM  or Overnight 11PM-7:30AM 


Auto Mechanic Duties & 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 vehicle is released from 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.
  • Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned.
  • Advises Lead Technician of unsafe maintenance conditions or practices and/or vehicle abuse.

School Bus Mechanic Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of two to four years auto mechanic repair experience
  • Diagnostic, Electrical, and AC skills are a must
  • Technical knowledge of major vehicle systems and diesel equipment is required
  • Previous fleet experience and familiarity 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 steel toe boots
  • Minimum of 1 ASE Certification required