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Preventative Maintenance Technician

Company: First Student
Location: Opelousas
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:



First Student is now hiring a Preventative Maintenance Mechanic for our shop serving St Landry Parish! Wages between $19 - $20/hour Depending on Experience First thingsFirst: Who are we? Twice the size of our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry's strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services to 1,100 school districts. Preventative Maintenance Mechanic (Gas/Diesel) Our First Student facility in Opelousas, LA needs a reliable Preventative Maintenance Mechanic (gas/diesel engine) to join our team. Each Preventative Maintenance Mechanic must be properly licensed and have the experience necessary to provide our customers with optimal service. We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits. Description

  • Perform oil and filter changes.
  • Perform multi-point inspections.
  • Balance and rotate tires.
  • Check air pressure of tires.
  • Check fluid levels and top off as needed. Qualifications
    • Valid driver's license required.
    • A minimum of 1+ years hands-on auto maintenance experience and/or vocational training.
    • Must have appropriate mechanic's tool set. First for a Reason Benefits We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. Professional Advancement Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Student or First Transit. Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. Diversity & Inclusion Because we're stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We're committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. Community Service & Impact Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others. Get your career on the road with First Student! 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.

Keywords: First Student, Lafayette , Preventative Maintenance Technician, Professions , Opelousas, Louisiana

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