Diesel Mechanic

  • First Student
  • Uniontown, PA
  • time-alarm-solid 03-09-2024

Job Description

First Student is seeking a skilled Diesel Mechanic to join our team at the Laurel Highlands School District shop. As a Diesel Mechanic at First Student, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and repairing our fleet of school buses to ensure safety and readiness.


  • Conduct preventive maintenance, safety inspections, and annual DOT maintenance inspections on school buses.
  • Diagnose and repair various vehicle components including brakes, suspensions, drivetrains, and transmissions.
  • Ensure accurate completion of work orders.
  • Provide assistance with mobile emergency services.


  • Valid driver’s license required; willingness to obtain CDL while employed.
  • Minimum 5 years of automotive or diesel maintenance experience or technical school education.
  • Must possess a mechanic’s tool set.
  • Willingness to participate in the ASE certification program with training, testing, and bonuses provided.
  • Subject to DOT drug testing and physical requirements.


  • $26 - $29 per hour based on experience and qualifications.
  • Additional compensation for each ASE certification obtained.
  • Full-time weekday shift schedule for work-life balance.
  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k).
  • Paid holidays, vacation time, and annual allowances for work-related items.
  • State-of-the-art training programs and discounts on various services through the Perk Spot program.