Lead Motorcoach Mechanic; 11358 James St. Holland MI

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Lead Motorcoach Mechanic; 11358 James St. Holland MI


The Motorcoach Mechanic role at Cardinal Buses, LLC is a key member of the organization’s maintenance strategy. Our Motorcoach business is continually growing, and the need for a strong experienced heavy-duty mechanic is key. The successful individual is a knowledgeable diesel mechanic responsible for the Fleet health of our company Motor coach’s. In this role, the successful candidate will perform motor coach repair and maintenance work in accordance with factory and industry standards, run diagnostics on vehicles and work closely with other team members to meet company goals.


  1. Repairs and maintains Motorcoach and Mini Coach Equipment. (65%)
    • Perform repairs on company Motor Coaches and Mini Coaches.
    • Conduct regular preventative maintenance, including inspection, tire rotation and       oil changes.
    • Maintain parts inventory and cleanliness in the shop
    • Help diagnose problems with vehicles and plan repairs.
    • Perform regular diagnostic tests.
    • Maintain accurate records of each repair preformed on vehicles.
  2. Supervisory Duties (25%)
    • Responsible for going through daily work assignments with terminal manager and entering and maintaining work orders.
    • Assigns work assignments to shop staff which may include mechanics to clear Motorcoach Defects; Clear Mini Coach Defects; Complete Fluid checks for both Motorcoach and Mini Coach.
    • Aid in helping set up the shop for assignments in the morning and afternoon, includes getting vehicles downed as needed.
    • Purchase parts for the shop and entering purchase orders and maintaining inventory controls.
    • Determines work shifts for shop staff as needed, directing shop staff to complete tasks as assigned and bring more serious disciplinary concerns to the attention of the terminal manager as needed.
  3. Assist in Operations. (10%)
    • Drive a Motorcoach Charter or Mini Coach Route when asked by operational staff.
    • Assist in moving of equipment between locations.
    • Responsible to maintain coaches in DOT compliance.


  • Computer/Technology skills: Experience preferred using the Internet for diagnostic testing and manufacturer information; any additional skills are helpful.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to identify areas of concern and conduct repair or offer solutions.
  • Ability to work in fast paced and deadline sensitive environment; flexibility.
  • Positive attitude and team player.
  • Communicate effectively with management staff and vendors.
  • Quality internal and external customer service skills.


  •  Five years of heavy-duty mechanic experience
  •  Experience working on various makes and models of Motor coaches.
  •  High School diploma or equivalent; coursework or graduate of technical or diesel mechanic program is preferred.
  •  Experience in areas of preventive maintenance and repair of motor coaches is preferred but will train the right candidate. 
  •  Must be able to obtain or already hold a valid Class B CDL. 
  •  Air brake certified, Air-conditioning certified. 
  •  Company paid training will be provided if chosen candidate does not have a CDL 


Competitive wage; health, dental, vision and life insurance.  Additional voluntary benefits (Short Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness/Cancer); 401(k) retirement with company match.  Paid vacation, holiday and sick time; additional voluntary purchase vacation program.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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