Meet all general qualifications for employment.
Meet State and/or ASE requirements for appropriate mechanic licensing.
Meet State and/or Federal physical examination requirements.
Pass drug and alcohol screening as established by Company, State and Federal requirements.
Meet Company, State, and School District standards (where applicable) for criminal history check.
Specific Experience and Qualifications
Vehicle maintenance experience required; diesel bus/truck or automotive maintenance preferred.
Technical School degree in diesel/automotive preferred but not required, with 3 to 5 years of vehicle maintenance experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform this job.
Must hold or be able to obtain (once hired) current Mechanic Licenses through ASE or the State of Michigan in the following areas: Heavy Duty Brakes, Heavy Duty Suspension and Steering, Heavy Duty Diesel Engines, Heavy Duty Drive Train, Electrical.
May also be required to be certified in Computer Electronic Engine and Transmission Diagnostics.
Must be able to physically perform duties and or utilize the following equipment with or without accommodation: Operate a variety of diesel and automotive equipment and diagnostic software, mechanics tools not limited to, air/electrical tools, hand tools, welder, A/C equipment, vehicle lifts, wheel dollies, brake job and various other tasks.
Must be able to use body members to work; lift, push, pull, move or carry heavy objects or materials.
Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 35 to 50 pounds of force frequently. Must be able to lift and/or carry weight of 50 to 100 pounds.
Additional Experience and Qualifications (Where Applicable)
Where serving as the sole technician for a Dean operation, technician must have an excellent driving record, a minimum of five years’ driving experience, a valid Michigan driver’s license and hold or be able to obtain (once hired) a valid Michigan Class B Commercial Driver’s License with School Bus (S) and Passenger (P) endorsements and no air brake restriction.
Some Dean operations may require technician to function as a substitute school bus driver if circumstances ever require additional drivers to transport students.