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Shop Foreman - Lead Diesel Technician - Charm City Circulator

Company: First Transit
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

First Transit is now hiring a Shop Foreman / Lead Bus Mechanic at our Baltimore location serving Charm City Circulator! First things First: Who are we? First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $30 to $33 / hour based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • ASE certification bonus of up to .25 cents and a max of $2.50 additional per hour for every ASE you have or obtain.
  • Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • An excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and a 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time
  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide.
  • A great work environment! About the Shop Supervisor / Lead Bus Mechanic Position As a Lead Fleet Technician / Shop Foreman at First Transit, you'll schedule and perform fleet maintenance, diagnose and troubleshoot complex problems, and maintain service records for our customers' vehicles. Other job duties as a Lead Fleet Technician will include:
    • Supervise technicians in the shop.
    • Generate computerized work orders and track progress through completion.
    • Maintain advanced knowledge of all vehicle components to diagnose and perform maintenance and repairs effectively.
    • Monitor shop operational performance and efficiency and take action to improve as needed. Qualifications for Shop Supervisor / Lead Bus Mechanic Position
      • A valid driver's license is required.
        • CDL B with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements is highly preferred - We will train!
        • At least 3 years of automotive or diesel maintenance & repair experience or a combination of technical school education & experience.
        • Previous experience in a lead technician, supervisor, or other management roles.
        • Possess a mechanic's tool set
        • Strong computer skills
        • Willingness to obtain ASE certifications while employed (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!).
        • Subject to DOT drug testing and physical. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason. Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit! First Transit has been purchased by Transdev and will be the employer for this job posting. We are the leading integrator and operator of multiple modes of transportation. With a combined presence in 43 US states, plus DC and Puerto Rico, we have lots of opportunities for growth! You can find additional job opportunities and locations directly at . 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 without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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