Job Title:

School Bus Technician II

Job Division:
TransTechs - School Bus Mechanic
Posting #:

Job Summary:

School Bus Mechanic 

Pay: $25 per hour, depending on experience
Shift: 1st M-F 7AM-4PM or 9AM-6PM


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.) and related assigned duties within qualification level, in accordance with all relevant Federal, State/Provincial and local guidelines and requirements. 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 including repairs and maintenance required to be performed by Technicians with a higher qualification level
  • Records time spent, parts used and repairs and/or maintenance conducted on 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
  • 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 background check
  • Must have own tools
  • Must have steel toe boots
  • Must be able to pass FMCSA DOT Drug Screen
  • Must be able to pass CRIM & DMV Checks
  • Must have valid Driver’s License, CDL preferred
  • Must be able to pass DOT Physical