First things First: Who are we First Vehicle Services is a leading provider of diverse fleet management and maintenance services in North America. Since 1981, First Vehicle Services has been providing efficient and cost-effective vehicle management and maintenance services at governments, school districts, petrochemical companies, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations throughout the United States.About the PositionAutomotive Technician BenefitsWe offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.$27.50 - $30 hourly wages based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materialsAnnual allowances for boots and prescription safety glassesConsistent full-time, year-round workOngoing company training on a state-of-the-art online systemOpportunities for career advancement nationwideA great work environment!At this First Vehicle location, we service, repair, and maintain the police fleet of the Metropolitan Police Department'sfleet ofDodge, Chevrolet, and Ford, vehicles. As an AutomotiveTechnician, your major job duties will include:Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under minimal supervision. Repairs include brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches, and other repairs.Remove, overhaul and reinstall mechanical components with minimal supervision.Lead preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.Ensure work orders are completed properly and accurately. Maintain records of all maintenance work completed including parts and supplies used.Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies, and procedures.Moves vehicles safely between job and work areaAutomotive Technician QualificationsHigh school diploma or GED equivalent preferred; vocational or technical certification in vehicle repair (preferred)Valid drivers licenseASE Certification preferred. Must participate in ASE testing program within 1 year (expected to have 3 ASE within 12 months of hire3 - 5+ years of automotive repair experience (preferred) or equivalent education and experienceIntermediate or Advanced computer diagnostic skillsIntermediate or Advanced mechanical aptitudeAbility to work independently as well as part of a teamRegular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the jobProof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for this position, due to it being a City contract.Must have appropriate mechanic’s toolset.First for a ReasonProfessional AdvancementStart here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Student or First Transit.Extensive TrainingBuild skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.Diversity & InclusionBecause we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.Community Service & ImpactGo where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others.Our Divisions About First AmericaFirst America is the largest passenger transportation company in North America, we provide passenger transport and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts and the general public in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operation is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH and employs more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces.About First TransitFirst Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.Apply today and get your career on the road with First Vehicle Services!We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.