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Greyhound Maintenance – Diesel Mechanic

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Full-Time Pleasantville, Oct 8, 2017

Job Description

Greyhound Maintenance – Diesel Mechanic

The Mechanic is responsible for providing quality maintenance and repairs within given standard times, as well as scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.  These services are performed on both the interior and exterior components of the vehicle.  The mechanic is responsible for practicing safe work habits and for maintaining a clean and safe work place environment.


  • Performs vehicle maintenance in accordance with First Group/Greyhound standards
  • Completes a safety risk assessment prior all work performed
  • Repairs and maintains diesel engines and coach related components
  • Diagnoses and performs accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair
  • Removes, cleans, repairs, reinstalls, and adjusts vehicle components including but not limited to the engine components, driveline components, electrical components, brakes/suspension/steering components, air system components, interior and exterior chassis components, hydraulic, and heating and cooling systems
  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections on motor coaches in accordance with company standard operating procedures to include but not limited to checking and filling oil, antifreeze, power steering, transmission fluid, brake fluid, windshield washer fluid. Also performs necessary component inspections including but not limited to brake and air systems, coolant systems, engine components, heating and cooling systems, and electrical systems
  • Ensures work orders are completed properly and accurately
  • Conducts appropriate course of action for repairs and follow up on written/printed repairs orders and ensures proper information flow of work order data both on daily vehicle inspection reports and input into maintenance computer system
  • Inspects all buses during fueling or on a regularly scheduled basis for physical damage. Any damage will be reported immediately to the supervision/foreman
  • Performs light interior & exterior maintenance on buses as required (i.e. seat repair, mirror adjustment & replacement, jump starting buses & lamp replacement)
  • Evaluates completed work prior to release and seeks supervisor/foreman approval where required.
  • Ensures safe use of all shop equipment, power and hand-held tools.
  • Performs road calls and emergency services as necessary
  • Moves vehicles safely between job and work area and maintains the appropriate credentials to operate a motor coach
  • Communicates professionally with team members, supervisors, and customers.
  • Actively participates in safety or educational training as required
  • In the event of a fuel or fluid spills, takes all necessary steps to contain the spill
  • Follows all safety standards & guidelines, including but not limited to, wearing of safety glasses, wearing of steel-toed/safety shoes, appropriate safety gloves as needed, and proper attire
  • Performs any other management requests or directives as requested


  • High School Diploma
  • 2  years hands-on experience in diesel engine and/or heavy vehicle maintenance, diagnosis and repair (Motor coach preferred)
  • Commercial Driver’s License with P Endorsement required
  • Ability to utilize computer systems to diagnose vehicle systems
  • Some computer skill requiring basic data entry into maintenance database
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Must be able to speak and read conversational english


  • Lifting  up to 100 lbs without assistance and up to 250 lbs with job aids or co-worker assistance
  • Carrying up to 25 lbs for a distance up to 200 feet
  • Pushing/Pulling up to 80 lbs without assistance and up to 250 lbs with job aids or co-worker assistance
  • Standing/Walking activities are encountered during 75% of the normal work day
  • Sitting activities are normally not encountered outside of normal work breaks and would not exceed 10% of a work day
  • Stooping/Bending/Squatting activities are encountered on a frequent basis
  • Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling activities are encountered approximately 5% of an average work day
  • Climbing would comprise no more than 5% of an individual’s time
  • Reaching activities are conducted on a frequent and repetitive basis throughout the work day
  • An individual may be required to perform twisting activities, dependent on the type of position he need to place himself in while performing his/her job duties

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