Mechanic Bus

  1. Durham,NC
  2. Feb 05, 2019
  3. Mechanics : Truck Mechanic

111 Paterson Avenue - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, 07030

Academy Bus, an industry leader in motorcoach transportation has an immediate opening for an Experienced Heavy Duty 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.

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


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

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