National Express Lead Technician in Ames, Iowa
Getting students to school safely, on time and ready to learn.
Durham School Services has almost a century of experience in providing safe and reliable transportation to student across the US. Durham is also part of a much larger family along with Petermann, Stock Transportation, Septran, The Provider, TransExpress, Safeway and Smith Bus, who come together as National Express LLC (NELLC) . NELLC is one of the leading transportation companies in North America, operating 250 branches and employing 30,000 individuals. As a leader in student transportation, National Express, LLC (NELLC) is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. We are currently seeking a Lead Technician (Diesel Mechanic - Lead) for our Customer Service Center (CSC) in Ames, IA .
Duties & Responsibilities:
Diagnoses malfunctions and performs vehicle repairs (e.g. adjust/test steering, electrical, cooling, lubricating, braking systems, drive trains, suspensions, power steering units, clutches, transmissions and oil, temperature, gas regulating components, adjust/test/rebuild engines etc.) and related assigned duties within qualification level, in accordance with all relevant Federal, State/Provincial and local guidelines and requirements. Test-drives vehicles to ensure repair resolved the problem.
Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all major repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.
Maintains a safe, clean, productive and efficient work area including ensuring work area is in compliance with all relevant Federal, State/Provincial and local guidelines and requirements.
Identifies and reports any additional maintenance and/or repairs found necessary in conducting assigned repairs and maintenance including repairs and maintenance required to be performed by Technicians with a higher qualification level.
Records time spent, parts used and repairs and/or maintenance conducted on appropriate form.
Advises Maintenance Supervisor of unsafe maintenance conditions or practices and/or vehicle abuse.
Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned.
Company name is: Durham School Services
Minimumof five years Med/Hvy truck Fleet mechanic repair experience plus one to two years supervisory experience or training
Diagnostic, Electrical, and AC skills are a must
Technical knowledge of major vehicle systems and diesel equipment is required
Have previous fleet experience and are familiar with diesel and gasoline systems
Possess the recommended minimum Hand tools for a Diesel Technician
Ability to use good judgment and Decision Making skills
Must pass DOT pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
Valid applicable state license (CDL preferred) **Company has a free training program for mechanics.
ASE Certification desirable but not required
Durham School Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information please visit http://www.durhamschoolservices.com at http://www.durhamschoolservices.com/ or http://www.nellc.com at http://www.nellc.com/ .
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Company name is: Durham School Services
Job: Maintenance Field US Bus
Primary Location: United States-Iowa-Ames-Ames, IA
Work Locations Ames, IA (3062_Ames, IA)1220 South Bell AvenueC/O DURHAM 3062Ames, 50010
Organization United States Bus
Employee Status Regular
Job Level Team Leader/Supervisor
Job Shift Day Job
Req ID: 184414