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Service Technician Driver in Anniston, AL at New Flyer

Date Posted: 8/17/2018

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Job Description

New Flyer of America – North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is seeking a Service Technician Driver for the Anniston, Alabama (Vehicle Innovation Center) to join its growing international team.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career.

 Position Summary:

The Service Technician Driver for the New Flyer Vehicle Innovation Center (VIC) located in Anniston, Al will support electric bus demonstrations on and off-site. The Service Technician driver must maintain a CDL Type A license, and must be willing to obtain CDL Type B license. The Service Technician will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and demonstration of New Flyer electric transit buses and MCI electric coaches, the transporter (tractor-trailer), and all associated charging equipment (portable and on-site). The Service Technician must actively interact with customers, representing New Flyer professionally with executives, government officials, and other industry VIPs.

What you will do:

  • Strong electrical and mechanical skills applicable to transit buses, coaches and on-highway trucks.
  • Able to travel up to 75 percent over a 90 period for demonstration off-site (50 percent travel expected average for the full-year.
  • Ability to operate, diagnose and repair high-voltage electrical systems (vehicles systems and off-board charging infrastructure).
  • Maintenance and inspection of on-board hydrogen storage systems and related safety protocol.
  • Assist driver with loading and securing the bus on the trailer, and unloading at the demonstration site.
  • Ensure transport equipment is maintained to manufacturer PM and warranty requirement (work to be completed vehicle/trailer dealer).
  • Reports mechanical and electrical problems to the VIC Engineer as needed for corrective action assistance.
  • Maintains vehicles, clean and tidy, and without defects to New Flyer standards.
  • Assists driver with pre-tip, in-route and post-trip inspections of equipment.
  • Demonstrates battery charging process to customers at the VIC and off-site.
  • Assists VIC trainer for customer training events when available and as needed.
  • Strictly adheres to company, transport and high voltage safety procedures and policies.
  • Provides support to VIC Operations manager and VIC staff as needed for customer visits, tours, and events. If there are off-weeks requiring no Vehicle Innovation Center or off-site demonstrations, the Service Technician may be assigned to the Anniston Plant Manager for job duties as appropriate and needed.
  • Must be able to travel on short notice.

Preferred Skills

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with commercial driving, combination vehicles, and supporting front-line customer service related tasks and activities.
  • Teaching and training ability.
  • Technical and diagnostics skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills. Proficiency in written and verbal communications.
  • Ability to function in a dynamic environment.
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers.
  • *Travel is required for this position

New Flyer is an EEO/AAP/Female/Minority/Disabled/Vets Employer


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