Technician III - Fleet Maintenance

REPORTS TO: Shop Foreman


LOCATION: Various Locations

SALARY RANGE: $43,000+ (Commensurate w/ Education & Experience)

CLOSING DATE: Until filled

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To ensure the safe and proper repair and maintenance on the Dallas County School fleet.



  • Valid Texas commercial driver’s license (Class B) with S endorsement 
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of school bus/automotive mechanical components
  • Associate Degree in Auto Repair and/or a minimum of four (4) ASE Automotive Certifications (Automotive A1-A-8 or Medium/Heavy Duty Truck T1-T6, or School Bus S1-S7) or obtain ASE certifications within 18 months of employment, or TASBT Texas Association of School bus Technicians equivalent 
  • Required to maintain ASE certifications or TASBT certifications.
  • Possess and maintain Texas School Bus Driver certification.
  • Airbrake Certified
  • Minimum five (5) years auto/truck maintenance and repair experience

Experience/Special Knowledge & Skills:

  • Acceptable communications, public relations, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be willing to progress to mechanic level with training
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and perform repairs
  • Ability to operate tools and equipment involved in vehicle repair
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment and vehicle parts
  • Ability to pass alcohol and drug test
  • Ability to pass required bus driver safety training
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to operate a school bus
  • Acceptable communications, public relations, and interpersonal skills

Must be able to Diagnose and Troubleshoot and Effect repairs for All DSC Vehicles, including:

  • Removal and replacement of engines, Fuel systems, Electrical, Diagnose Transmissions RR.
  • Knowledge of Service Maxx, Diamond Logic builder, Cummins In-site, Mercedes, and Detroit Programs.
  • After treatment systems including EGR Valves, EGR Coolers, SCR, DPF, DOC and Injector Diagnostics.
  • Turbo Chargers –Cylinder Cutout test –Leak down test-High Pressure pump test-ICP&IPR.


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