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Diesel Mechanic in Mount Prospect, Illinois

  • Equipment: Diesel powered buses
  • Position: Diesel Mechanic
  • Category: Contract to Hire

Job Description:

About TransTechs:  TransTechs, part of TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE: TBI), a family of blue collar staffing companies, serves the employment needs of the broad transportation and the general maintenance and repair sector by matching the maintenance needs of employers with technicians.
Whether its trucks, buses, municipal fleets, ships, trains, or a variety of general maintenance projects, TransTechs employs technicians who can maintain it in excellent running order. As part of the TrueBlue family of companies, TransTechs offers the resources of a large corporation combined with the personal touch of a smaller employment provider. At TransTechs, we're proud of our reputation as a people-oriented employment provider. We care about our employees, and go the extra mile to help you identify strategies that will advance your career and help you perform at the highest possible level.

Why TransTechs: TransTechs isn’t for everyone, but for career-minded, professional technicians interested in working for some of the most sought-after private and public employers in the industry. At TransTechs, employing technicians isn't just what we do - it's all we do! Our focus on technician staffing is your gain, a competitive edge in the job market. With TransTechs, you get access to a committed team of professionals who'll give your job search the personalized attention it deserves and the expertise you need to find a good-paying job with top-tier clients. And, your recruiter will stick with you as your advocate for the duration of your employment with us.

Our Clients: Our clients are the largest student transportation companies, with hundreds of locations across North America and Canada. They provide industry leading safety programs while transporting over 1,000,000 students a day.

Pay: $20.00/hr., depending on experience
Shift: 1st shift

Diesel Mechanic Summary: Maintain, repair and overhaul school buses and bus equipment.

Diesel Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Routine and preventative maintenance on school buses
  • Diagnose malfunctions and perform vehicle repairs; steering, electrical, cooling, brake systems, drive trains, suspension, transmissions, etc.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and productive work area
  • Other duties may be assigned

Qualified Candidates For The Diesel Mechanic Position Will Have Met The Following:

  • Required:
    • Equivalent of a high school diploma or GED & minimum of 2+ years of related maintenance and repair
    • Must furnish own tools and steel toe boots
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Must be able to pass DOT drug test & DOT physical
  • Preferred:
    • CDL, or the ability to obtain may be required



Working Conditions:

Shop, office, yard, vehicle environment, may require lifting of 20 to 50 lbs., at least once a day.

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