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Diesel Mechanic

Company: Illinois Central School Bus
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Want to make a difference? Come work for us where your skills are valued, and your contribution appreciated. Getting more than 150,000 children to school safely everyday requires the best maintenance and best people. We have both, and an opportunity for a motivated Diesel Mechanic to join our team!*We offer a generous Benefits Package:** Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance* Dental insurance* Vision Insurance* 401k plan with a company match** Paid Holidays* Paid Vacations* ASE certification incentives reward yourself* Tool, eyeglass and boot allowance*Major Responsibilities:*Maintains, repairs, and overhauls school buses and other company vehicles. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of maintenance tasks. May direct the work of others. Works under general supervision with some latitude for independent judgment. May assist in training less experienced technicians or new employees.1) Repairs and maintains school buses and other company vehicles while adhering to FMCSA guidelines.2) Inspects and tests equipment at prescribed intervals of time and usage or upon malfunction or breakdown.3) Inspects, tests, and aligns bus lights and wheels and maintains electrical systems and controls. Balances wheels to minimize wear on tires and rotates wheels at prescribed mileage intervals. Tunes up engine to maintain combustion control standards. Adjusts equipment to standards set by state DOT for motor vehicle inspections and safety standards.4) Disassembles, inspects, and replaces worn or broken parts. Fixes and adjusts new or repaired parts. Oils and greases vehicles; changes filters.5) Test drives repaired equipment.6) Performs limited bodywork and repainting on vehicles after a breakdown or accident, as needed or as skills allow.7) Maintains part usage records and orders repair parts from designated suppliers. May be required to maintain small parts storeroom.8) Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.9) May direct work on an as needed basis of less skilled technicians.10) All other duties as assigned.*Qualifications:* Experience entry level 2-3 years automotive or diesel experience required High School graduate, AA, trade school degree preferred School bus experience a plus, ASE certification preferred*Join a company that practices safety first, quality always and believes Maintenance Excellence always starts with ME!*Illinois Central Company is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.Job Type: Full-timePay: Up to $24.70 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to FridayExperience:* Diesel engine repair: 2 years (Preferred)* Mechanical knowledge: 2 years (Preferred)Ability to Relocate:* Waukegan, IL 60085: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Illinois Central School Bus, Waukegan , Diesel Mechanic, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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