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Maintenance Technician

Company: Motor Coach Industries
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

New Flyer is North America's heavy-duty transit bus leader with locations in Canada in Winnipeg and Arnprior, and facilities in the USA in Crookston, St. Cloud, Ontario, Anniston, Shepherdsville and Jamestown. It offers the most advanced product line under the Xcelsior and Xcelsior CHARGE brands. It also offers infrastructure development through New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions, a service dedicated to providing safe, sustainable, and reliable charging and mobility solutions. New Flyer actively supports over 41,000 heavy-duty transit buses (New Flyer, NABI, and Orion) currently in service, of which 7,300 are powered by electric motors and battery propulsion and 1,600 are zero-emission. Further information is available at .


This position will perform a large variety of duties required to keep all production and building equipment running correctly, smoothly, efficiently, and safely and maintaining overall appearances. This is done through performing preventative and routine maintenance tasks, troubleshooting and repairing failures and designing and building projects all in a timely fashion.


  • Support and adhere to all company safety initiatives.
  • Perform all work in a high-quality manner to meet customer expectations.
  • Perform unusual job events and resolve issues by deviating from accepted practices, if needed.
  • Achieve the assigned preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Participate in cross-training to help ensure appropriate levels of coverage at all times.
  • Interface with other cells and departments as required in order to resolve issues.
  • Interface with outside contractor activities as required, ensuring the contractors are following all applicable New Flyer rules and requirements.
  • Report unexpected issues and delays and bring forward ideas and options for resolution.
  • Understand and follow all relevant New Flyer policies and procedures.


  • Previous experience or employment with maintenance responsibilities is preferred
  • Must possess good written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, drawings, sketches, schematics and manuals
  • Previous experience on control devices, motors, PLC's, VFD's and soft starts
  • Previous experience or knowledge of basic building jobs (building walls, door repairs, painting, lighting, etc.)
  • Knowledge with HVAC systems (troubleshoot, replace components, change belts and filters)
  • Previous experience with basic plumbing tasks (install copper and PVC lines, rebuild faucets and control valves, unplugging toilets and drains, etc.)
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of hand and portable power tools, weld equipment, torches, electronic testing devices and motorized equipment
  • Must be able to work independently, with company personnel and vendors
  • Must be available to work second (2nd) shift (4:00pm - 12:30am)

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


  • Must be available to work second (2nd) shift (4:00pm - 12:30am).
  • COVID-19 Precaution(s): Personal protective equipment provided or required. Social distancing guidelines in place. Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.
  • Benefits: Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance. We also have 12 paid holidays and vacation, 401k with a generous company match, flexible spending accounts, employer-paid life insurance, voluntary-term life insurance, employer-paid short and long-term disability, critical illness and accident benefits, and an allowance for safety boot/shoes just to name a few. A waiting period for benefits may apply and only full-time employees are eligible.
  • NFI Group has been named a Manitoba Top Employer for 2020 and this is the tenth since the competition was established in 2007.
  • Employee social committee organizes numerous events throughout the year, including summer barbecues, holiday festivities, sporting events and tournaments, and much more.
  • Ongoing employee development through a variety of in-house training initiatives along with tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions.

OUR WHY: We exist to move people. Our mission is to design and deliver exceptional transportation solutions that are safe, accessible, efficient and reliable.

ABOUT NFI GROUP: With over 8,900 team members operating from more than 50 facilities across ten countries, NFI is a leading independent global bus manufacturer providing a comprehensive suite of mass transportation solutions under brands: New Flyer (heavy-duty transit buses), Alexander Dennis Limited (single and double-deck buses), Plaxton (motor coaches), MCI (motor coaches), ARBOC (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), and NFI Parts. NFI buses and motor coaches incorporate the widest range of drive systems available including: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, and zero-emission electric (trolley, battery, and fuel cell). In total, NFI now supports over 105,000 buses and coaches currently in service around the world. NFI common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI. News and information are available,,,,,

Keywords: Motor Coach Industries, Saint Cloud , Maintenance Technician, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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