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Auto & Bus Mechanic

Company: WE Transport LLC
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

WE Transport LLC

Auto & Bus Technicians - up to $35.00/hr. $5,000 Sign-on bonus.

During the past five decades, WE Transport has provided our Nassau and Suffolk customers, and more recently our Connecticut, Westchester and New York City customers with transportation for home-to-school, parochial, private, wheelchair-bound riders, other special-needs riders, and pre-school children.

We are looking for Auto & Bus Technicians who will perform minor and / or major mechanical repairs to ensure proper performance and safety of the company fleet in Bridgeport. Must be willing to learn or have a full understanding of how to properly maintain commercial motor vehicles according to regulations and Company standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Perform vehicle preventative maintenance

- Accurately diagnose and perform phases of vehicle and equipment repair

- Accurately document repairs and parts utilizing Fleet Maintenance Information System (FMIS)

- Follow checklists and procedures while conducting repairs.

- Remove, clean, repair, reinstall, and adjust vehicle components

- Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately entered in FMIS

- Select appropriate course of action for repairs

- Evaluate completed work prior to release - seek supervisor approval where required

- Ensure safe use of power and hand-held tools

- Perform road calls and emergency services as necessary

- Safely move vehicles between job and work area

- Communicate professionally with customers, team members, and supervisors

- Actively participate in safety or educational training as required

- The above duties are not meant to restrict initiative, but rather to define minimum activities. These duties may be altered to suit the needs of the company as needed.

Qualifications:

- Minimum of three (3) years direct automotive repair experience.

- Demonstrated ability to diagnose and accurately repair assigned vehicles with some guidance and assistance from lead mechanic.

- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified tech or OEM dealership experience preferred

- Must have a valid driver's license. CDL is strongly preferred.

- Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

- Must have an appropriate mechanic's tool set.

- Must be a Sensitive, Caring and Responsive individual. Listen carefully to others; respond willingly and appropriately to questions.

- Strong customer service, verbal communication and problem-solving skills

- Able to operate laptop/computer for diagnostic, tracking and reporting purposes

- Have operational knowledge of shop tools to include Freon Recovery machine, Ox/Acetylene torch, CVAC (coolant evacuation machine), presses and common hand tools.

- Able to lift to 50lbs

- Must be able to read diagrams and work with color-coded wiring.

- Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Desired Skills:

- Knowledge of all tools required to perform repairs and maintenance on vehicles

- Ability to follow schedules, instructions, technical manuals and maintenance guidelines, and other procedures associated with the maintenance of the company fleet

- Ability to judge the distance between equipment and an object

- Ability to repeatedly adjust the control and placement of equipment to exact position

- Ability to recognize unacceptable waste (such as gasoline or other flammable materials)

- Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers

Physical Demands: Walk, stand on concrete floor. Bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles. Reach below, at and above shoulder height to repair vehicles. Insert hand(s) into confined areas to repair vehicles. Hand, power and air tool use is required. Climb, stand and balance on ladders or the vehicles to perform repair. Work above shoulders in cervical extension from a stand, bend, stoop, crouch, and kneel. Work under vehicles while they are on the hoist or the shop floor.

Apply now to become a part of the Transit Team family and get a $5,000 sign-on bonus!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $35.00 per hour

Benefits:

401(k)
Dental insurance
Vision insurance

Schedule:

8-hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

Bridgeport, CT 06607: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

Diesel engine repair: 1 year (Preferred)
Mechanical knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

We Transport / Towne Bus is a premier Long Island-based school bus company serving districts throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties, New York City, Westchester County, and Bridgeport, Connecticut.

A major part of our company's repertoire includes special needs transportation and services for wheelchair-bound individuals.%2025488% %%install%%

Keywords: WE Transport LLC, Bridgeport , Auto & Bus Mechanic, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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