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Company: First Vehicle Services
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking

Description

Emergency Vehicle Technician  - Serving The City of Fort Lauderdale!

Up to $2,500 Sign-On or Relocation Bonus! (Effective 5/28/21-7/31/21. Conditions apply)

First Vehicle Services is proud to offer:

  • Top hourly wages of $28 - $32 based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
  • Now offering up to $2,500 Sign-On or Relocation Bonus! (Effective 5/28/21-7/31/21. Conditions apply)
  • ASE  & EVT certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials
  • Consistent full-time, year-round work
  • An excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time
  • Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Ongoing company training on a state-of-the-art online system
  • Opportunities for career advancement nationwide
  • A great work environment!

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic III Major Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action is taken.
  • Evaluate completed work prior to release and seek approval where required.
  • Lead road calls and emergency services as necessary.
  • Adhere to FirstGroup standards, policies and procedures.
  • Moves vehicles safely between job and work area.
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested or required.

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic III Qualifications:

  • A vocational or technical degree in vehicle maintenance is preferred.
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • 5+ years of automotive or diesel repair employment experience or combination of education & experience; Previous experience repairing and maintaining emergency vehicle (fire apparatus, law enforcement & ambulance equipment) strongly preferred.
  • Advanced diagnostics skills and mechanical knowledge are required.
  • Must have appropriate mechanic's toolset.
  • ASE  & EVT certifications preferred. Must participate in the company ASE & EVT certification program (company training, testing, and bonuses provided!).
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work assigned shift.
  • Be subject to a drug test.

Apply today to join our team!

First Vehicle Services (a division of FirstGroup America) is a leader in fleet maintenance providing services to governments, school districts, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations across the U.S. From sedans, SUVs, vans, and fire apparatus to light, medium, and heavy-duty units, marked and unmarked law enforcement units, sanitation trucks, construction equipment, and specialized equipment, FVS provides expert maintenance services to keep fleets up and running.

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles, California, FirstGroup 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.


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