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Diesel Maintenance Technician

Company: Iowa Central School Bus
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

If youre looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of pride and purpose, this is the job for you. Getting over 850,000 children safely to and from school every day is one of the most important jobs you will ever have. Come work for North America Central where your skills are valued, and your contribution appreciated.*Exclusive advantages:** Yearly $500 tool, eyeglasses, and boot allowance.* PTO! 10 vacation days, 5 sick days and 2 personal days.* Paid uniforms, jacket, and laundry services.* Dayshift hours. Consistent hours and overtime available* NACSB owns and operates a Freightliner-Thomas Bus dealership group.* Earn up to $3 p/h extra for ASE certifications you own or acquire while working for us.* We are OEM warranty certified in all locations.* Provide regular training opportunities.* Use state of the art Noregon diagnostic systems.* Each technician is assigned a surface notebook for their use.* Additional bonus for DOT certified inspectors.* Lots of opportunities for growth within the company.*About the position:*As a valued Diesel Tech here at NACSB you will be responsible for maintaining and repairing the school buses that carry the most precious cargo. We respect your experience and though you will work under general supervision, there is some room for independent judgment. You will also have the opportunity to pass on your knowledge and expertise by assisting in training less experienced technicians or new employees.*Duties include but not limited to:** 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.* Disassembles, inspects, and replaces worn or broken parts. Fixes and adjusts new or repaired parts. Lubricates all vehicles, changes filters.* Test drives repaired equipment for safety.* Performs limited bodywork and repainting on vehicles after a breakdown or accident, as needed or as skills allow.* Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.*Qualifications:** Entry level to advanced positions available.* High School graduate, AA, trade school degree preferred.* School bus experience a plus, ASE certification preferred.* Commercial Drivers License (CDL) preferred, but CDL training can be provided, if necessary.* Bring your own tool kit- we have a safe new spot for them to call home.Join a company that practices *SAFETY FIRST, QUALITY ALWAYS* and believes Maintenance Excellence always starts with ME!North American 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. With more than 40+ locations across the United States, we are a company that will grow with you. We value our employees and believe that investing in them is investing in our future. We will help you grow in your career and hopefully with our company.Job Type: Full-timePay: $23.00 - $27.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to FridayExperience:* Mechanical knowledge: 2 years (Preferred)* Diesel engine repair: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Iowa Central School Bus, Iowa City , Diesel Maintenance Technician, Professions , Iowa City, Iowa

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