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Bus Mechanic

Lafayette, IN 47905

Industry: Industrial Job Number: ST944091312 Pay Rate: $19 / hour Branch: Clerical & Professional

Job Description

Pro Resources Staffing Service is hiring for a Bus Mechanic to work for a local school corporation in Lafayette, IN.  We are looking for flexible candidates willing to work part-time or full-time, day shift hours.  You will be performing work, including but not limited to ensuring that the school corporation buses and service vehicles are in compliance with federal, state, and local safety standards.  Apply today!

Job Status: Temp/Temp to Hire
Location: Lafayette, IN
Pay: $19/hr

· Craft skills such as welding for repair of buses and corporation owned vehicles
· Coordinating skills such as ability to schedule buses for preventive maintenance and repair work; recordkeeping skills to maintain accurate records of preventive maintenance performed, safety inspection, and repair history of vehicles
· Analytical skills to diagnosis mechanical problems
· Computer skills to operate computerized diagnostic equipment and to troubleshoot engine or electrical problems with laptop computer
· Manual skills for repair of shop equipment and to keep outside grounds and shop clean
· Mechanical skills for vehicle operation, machine tool operation, repair and installation of equipment
· Software/word processing skills for writing memos and recordkeeping, accessing state computer, and repair computer-controlled engines and brake system on buses
· High school diploma
· Two years of technical automotive/diesel training or four years of journeymen level experience
· Four years of experience in pupil transportation
· Currently possess or eligible to earn a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with B, P, and Air Brake endorsements
· Work involves standing, crouching, crawling, lifting and carrying
· Physical strength and agility sufficient to move relatively heavy objects and to perform manual labor for considerable periods of time
· Job is performed in an automotive/bus repair shop environment; work is frequently with dirty and greasy parts, contains diesel engine noise and fumes. Training on appropriate safety rules and protective equipment is required during the onboarding process.
· Ensures that Lafayette School Corporation buses and service vehicles are in compliance with federal, state, and local safety standards
· Performs preventive maintenance program for school buses and service vehicles
· Assists with the school bus inspection program
· Participates in an effective repair program for vehicle assemblies and parts
· Supports transportation garage operations
· Knowledge of school bus and vehicle operation and maintenance
· Knowledge of the operating principles of diesel engines and other mechanical components of the school buses and service vehicles
· Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in vehicle repair shops
· Knowledge of different mechanical, air, hydraulic, and electrical systems used on transportation equipment
· Knowledge of Indiana Inspection Laws


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