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Lead Mechanic/Technician ** $2,000 Incentive**

Company: Missouri Central School Bus
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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 Lead Diesel Technician to join our team in St. Louis! Day shift, weekends off.

_*Click here for inside look into the job:*_

*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 Vacation

Job Purpose

Manages day-to-day operations of the maintenance shop. Maintains, repairs, and overhauls school buses and other company vehicles. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Directs the work of others. Trains and motivates maintenance staff. Works without direct supervision with latitude for independent judgment.

*Major Responsibilities*

* Supervises day-to-day shop staff.
* Schedules and administers fleet maintenance, assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Reviews repair orders.
* Delegates responsibilities as appropriate and monitors performance.
* Ensures compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements.
* May order fuel for all vehicles, order parts, and subcontract repair work.
* May arrange services for building and ground keeping.
* Completes special projects as assigned. Required to perform hands-on work activities.
* Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatch and Contract Manager.
* Handles disciplinary concerns and employee development with shop personnel.
* Repairs and maintains diesel engines and school bus equipment.

*Minimum Education & Certifications Required*

* High school diploma or equivalent.
* Technical training preferred.

*Experience & Skills Required*

* Minimum of 3 years of experience in the transportation industry, including repairing and maintaining diesel engines and school bus equipment.
* 3+ years of related mechanical experience or trade school with endorsements such as Preventative Maintenance or Brake Certifications.
* 3+ years of hands-on mechanical managerial experience preferred.
* Good written & verbal communication skills.
* The ability to work early morning hours.
* Must maintain a professional and respectful attitude toward fellow employees and customers.
* Dress in a professional and appropriate manner for a business environment.
* Perform all job functions in the safest manner adhering to OSHA guidelines & other applicable Federal& State laws.
* Execute all job duties while following company policy and procedure.
* Must possess or be able to acquire CDL Operator's license (Class B) with P endorsement within 60 days of hire.
* Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, Manager +
* Ability to use or learn to use internet, additional programs as required and office equipment, including fax and phones or other electronic devices.

Missouri Central School Bus 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.

\*Conditions apply\*

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* St. Louis, MO 63110: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Diesel engine repair: 2 years (Preferred)
* Mechanical knowledge: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%1082026% %%install%%

Keywords: Missouri Central School Bus, St. Louis , Lead Mechanic/Technician ** $2,000 Incentive**, Engineering , Saint Louis, Missouri

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