Fleet Diesel Mechanic

Company Name:
Durham School Services
Looking to join a company with an exciting future and excellent benefits? Be a part of our World Class Organization . Durham School Services , a subsidiary of National Express Corporation a well known provider of School Bus Services in the United States and Canada, has an immediate opening for a Fleet Diesel Mechanic/ Tech I at our facility in Ankeny, IA 50021. Key accountabilities for this position include customer satisfaction, productivity, technical skills and knowledge, teamwork, personal and facility image and safety as well as a Commitment to Excellence.
Durham School Services can trace its history back to 1917, to a three-bus company started in the San Gabriel Valley of California. In its early years, Durham specialized in special education transportation. This specialization has helped to nurture a unique commitment to quality service that is still maintained throughout our company today. Today, the company operates more than 12,800 school buses and serves more than 300 school districts in 30 states across the country. As a national company, we have a wealth of resources available to our customers, and still maintain an unmatched level of local support. Durham School Services has a strong record of success and decades of experience in pupil transportation. We will remain continually focused on delivering our service promise: Getting kids to school safe, on time, and ready to learn . . . every day.
Benefits including:
Health Insurance
Paid Time off Policies
Life Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Dependent Life Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability Options
Direct Deposit
Dental Insurance & Vision Insurance
401 (k) with Company Match
Paid Holidays & Paid Vacation
Flexible Spending Account options
Position requires:
Minimum recommended hand tools for Class I Mechanic
High school graduate or equivalent education, training and experience
Ideally have previous fleet experience and are familiar with diesel and gasoline systems
Must pass DOT pre-employment Physical, drug screen and background check
Qualified Candidates should have:
A minimum of 3 to 5 years truck repair experience
ASE Certification desirable
Valid applicable state license (CDL preferred)
Fleet Diesel Mechanic - Tech I_ __ - _To diagnose malfunctions and repair buses and perform preventative maintenance within qualification level to established standards of safe and reliable operation and in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and standards.
_"Our Commitment Is To Deliver Fleet Excellence Every Time"
NEC provides student-busing services throughout North America using a shared service model. The fleet operation is comprised of approximately 200 locations in approximately 30 States and 2 Provinces. Within this context, this position is responsible for leading and/or providing technical repair and maintenance services for the fleet in an assigned location (in the United States or Canada) and:
1. 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.
2. Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all major repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Records time spent, parts used and repairs and/or maintenance conducted on appropriate form.
6. Advises Lead Technician of unsafe maintenance conditions or practices and/or vehicle abuse.
7. Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned.
Interested candidates should appy in person:
Durham School Services
2017 S. E. Oak
Ankeny, IA 50021
Interested candidates scan also apply online here :
_"Our Commitment Is To Deliver Fleet Excellence Every Time"_
_Key Skills In: Engine repair, Test and adjust units to specifications Engine repair and overhaul, Electrical and electronic systems, Diesel engines, Diagnostics, Alignment, Fleet Mechanic, Valve and injector adjustments, steering and suspension adjustment, Diagnose faults and malfunctions Brake systems, Complete brake jobs and wheel seals, Lubricate , Heavy-Duty Equipment mechanic, Hydraulic systems, diagnostic tools, brake & Engine calibration devices, preventive maintenance, Bus Mechanic, Fuel and emission systems, Ignition and electrical systems, combustible engines Automatic transmission, Standard transmission, driveline components , Inspect and test mechanical units, School Bus, Repair and replace mechanical units, suspension systems, Drive train components, Collision repair, Diesel Repair, R&R;, Overhaul, Maintenance of commercial transport truck systems, DOT inspections, off road equipment repair, automotive/diesel repair certification, Master Mechanic, Bus Garage Mechanic, Related Military MOS 3529, MOS 3522, 91A, 91B, 91H, 91L, 91M, Services tech._
_Please feel free to visit our corporate website at , our Durham School Services website at for additional information regarding our company._
_National Express is an equal opportunity employer_
Location: Iowa
Site: Ankeny
Job Code: Ankeny - Tech I

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