Description

Perform maintenance duties on all Burlington Trailways vehicles to ensure they are well maintained and safe to operate.  Inspect, diagnose, adjust, repair, and/or overhaul buses and trucks.  Maintain and repair any type of diesel engine.  

Essential Duties:

  • Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices.
  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
  • Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, injectors, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
  • Confer with customers/employees to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems.  Discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements.  Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, tune-ups, and overhauls.  Full inspection and repair of any unsafe or worn parts that would prevent the safe operation of the vehicle.  Fuel and check fluid levels.
  • Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine cooling, and electrical systems.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers’ performance specifications.
  • Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.
  • Plan work procedures using charts, technical manuals, and experience.
  • Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear using micrometers, calipers, and gauges.
  • Repair and replace parts, such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
  • Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.
  • Repair manual and automatic transmissions.
  • Suspension work to include repair of replacement of air bags, shock absorbers, and radius rods.
  • Overhaul and replace carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED Required,  Associate’s Degree/Bachelor’s Degree in Diesel Technology preferred
  • Valid CDL (Class B) or ability to obtain with training, clean driver’s license required
  • Diesel Mechanic experience preferred
  • Knowledge of and ability to use computers to diagnose vehicle faults and codes
  • Mechanical aptitude and electrical knowledge required
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic, honesty, integrity and self-motivation
  • Able to prioritize and organize multiple tasks
  • Effectively communicate with customers and employees
  • This is a safety sensitive position; Candidates must be able to complete pre-employment and random drug testing.

Benefits include:  Health, dental, vision, and life insurance, vacation, sick, and holiday pay, 401k and other discounts.  


Wage

Pay commensurate with experience and certifications

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time