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First Transit Canada

Apprentice Technician

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description

Apprentice Mechanic

First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, is now hiring an Apprentice Mechanic (Level 1-4)!

First Student is proud to offer:
  • Top hourly wages
  • Consistent year-round work
  • An excellent benefits package with full medical and dental plan and RRSP Program with company contribution
  • Paid holidays & vacation
  • Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • A great work environment!

Apprentice Technician Major Responsibilities:
  • Perform vehicle maintenance and repairs to ensure vehicles are safe for our customers.
  • Assist Journeyman Technicians with preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections and annual maintenance inspections.
  • Assist in accurately diagnosing and performing mechanical repairs including the repair of brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, transmission clutches and other repairs under direct supervision.
  • Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.
  • Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek supervisor approval where required.
  • Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.
  • Move vehicles safely between job and work area.
  • Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.
  • Adhere to First Student and First Transit's standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested or required.

Apprentice Technician Qualifications:
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Previous gas or diesel vehicle repair experience; school bus experience is helpful
  • Must have appropriate mechanic's tool set.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work assigned shift.

Apply today to join our team!

First Student is a leading provider of school transportation services. We operate in 460 locations across the US and Canada, working with school districts to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective transportation for five million students per school day. We employ more than 48,000 people and operate and maintain over 43,000 buses.

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Indigenous peoples and members of a visible minority. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all. First is committed to providing reasonable accommodation at all stages of the hiring process and encourage all applicants who may require such accommodation to let us know.

About First Transit Canada

Every day we help millions of people to get to where they want to go. Our drivers provide a great service, taking students to and from school and helping people travel across North America and Canada. So, if you’re reliable, customer-focused and a safe driver - join our team and enjoy a career while making a difference. As we run a variety of different services, we operate a wide range of vehicles. So you could find yourself driving a transit bus, charter bus, minibus or one of our iconic yellow school buses. Our driving opportunities include: Paratransit Driver Providing a vital service to children, adults with disabilities and the elderly, you’ll take the time to get to know our passengers and provide a flexible and responsive local service. School Bus Driver Local communities will rely on you to take their children to and from school. Not only will you enjoy making a difference in your community, you’ll enjoy full training and plenty of spare time during the day. Motor Coach Operator At Greyhound, employees are our greatest strength and most valuable asset. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and training a world-class workforce and providing them a challenging and rewarding environment that encourages creativity and growth. Ground transportation is as vibrant and dynamic as ever and with the help of great employees, we are poised to continue as the industry leader! Fixed Route Bus Driver If you are a reliable and customer service-driven individual, operate one of our fixed route transit buses or an airport or university shuttle. Become part of the trusted team that helps our communities get to where they need to be every day.

Industry

Transportation and Warehousing

Application closing date is 2024-07-10

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