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Diesel Mechanic
Durham, NC
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Post Date: 02/25/19 Company: Academy Bus
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Job Type: Full Time Phone: (844) 285-7575 ext. 3613
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 5 - 10 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Academy Bus, the largest privately owned and operated transportation company in the US, has been serving the East Coast for over 40 years. Known industry-wide, for our customer service and well maintained, new equipment we have set standards for ground transportation.

We currently operate charter and group tour buses all over the East Coast from operations centers stretching from Boston to Miami. We operate commuter buses from New Jersey to Manhattan and from Virginia and Maryland to Washington, DC plus service to downtown Baltimore in Maryland. We also operate scheduled casino buses to Connecticut and South Florida casinos. Whether you need to transport 20 or 20,000, our 1000 buses can deliver. From sightseeing tours to conventions, corporate transfers, sports teams, parades, major sporting events and private charters, Academy has the wheels and wherewithal to ensure the smoothest ride on the road. We know the way…

Diesel Mechanic



Academy Bus, an industry leader in motorcoach transportation has an immediate opening for an Diesel Mechanic in Durham, NC.

We are looking for a highly motivated technician willing to work in the shop and at other facilities, and providing mobile service for our privately owned fleet.

Join Academy and discover a career that offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and 401K/Profit Sharing.

Apply Online Below or Call (844) 285-7575 ext. 3613 to speak to someone today!



Core Role:

As a Diesel Mechanic with Academy, you will be responsible for handling the inspection and repair of motorcoach buses, as well as preventative and non-scheduled maintenance. You will be accountable for making the best value and safety decisions related to fleet operations.

Desired Knowledge and Skills:
  • Class A Diesel Mechanic with bus experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable in the safe operation of garage tools, diagnostic equipment, lifts, hoists and jacking equipment
  • Knowledge of Detroit Diesel S60 and the DD13 platform as well as Allison transmissions
  • Experience performing diagnostic repairs and maintenance, including auxiliary components in accordance with manufacturer's specifications
  • Ability to identify and obtain necessary replacement parts as needed to execute repairs.
  • Knowledge of air brakes, air brake systems, and brake adjustments
  • Experience with injectors, starters, and turbos
  • Ability to diagnose and repair electrical systems and multipex systems

Desired Qualities:
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptable to varying levels of technology
  • Multi-tasker who works well under pressure and thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work independently to analyze and safely resolve issues
  • Demonstrates good judgment and makes informed decisions

Requirements
  • Owns the recommended minimum hand tools for a Master Technician (up to 3/4 drive)
  • Able to work a flexible schedule which may include some holidays and weekends on-call for roadside assistance
  • Certifications in tires/wheels, brakes, AC and/or EPA 608/609, engine rebuild, DOT inspections, transmissions, engines
  • Valid NC driver's license, CDL/or CDL Permit with passenger endorsement a plus
  • Must be fluent in English and have the ability to read and comprehend instruction manuals and interpret diagnostic charts
  • Clean driving record


Apply Online Below or Call (844) 285-7575 ext. 3613 to speak to someone today!



 
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