Automotive Mechanic (Day and Night shifts)

Blue Bird Corp.

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$17.28 /h
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Fort Valley, GA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


  • Must be able to pull unit into work bay, chock unit on ramps, and install parking brake safety device
  • Must be able to read and comprehend all write ups in the inspection hand book “Body and Chassis” and troubleshoot repairs
  • Inspect the installation for conformance to engineering specifications and quality requirements
  • Must provide own hand tools and tool box



  • Notify Cell Leaders when issues arise
  • Operate within standard operating procedures and job safety analysis
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Attend daily safety department meetings
  • Good computer skills to obtain drawings and instructions
  • Good hand eye coordination
  • Communicate with supervisors and other team members throughout their shift to ensure daily tasks are clear
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment



  • High School Diploma or equivalent G.E.D.
  • Must pass drug screen, physical, and criminal background check



  • Work in manufacturing environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, and fumes
  • Fast-paced environment with moving objects, sharp edges, and congested working areas
  • Will be pushing, pulling, kneeling, reaching overhead, grasping, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Will be using creepers, hand tools, and air tools in repairing and inspection of units
  • Will be working indoors and outdoors



  • Must meet established quality and production standards in a timely manner
  • Practice good housekeeping
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Must meet established attendance policy and work overtime when required
  • Must perform other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor


  The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  

Blue Bird’s winning culture is fueled by our ability to respect, encourage, celebrate and embrace the unique perspectives of all of our employees.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer who is committed to providing all of our employees with a work environment free of discrimination or harassment.  We base our employment decisions on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, national, social or ethnic origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.  

Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.