Job: Automotive Mechanic/Technician
This position ensures proper operation of vehicles and mechanical equipment by inspecting vehicles, determining the mechanical repair needs, performing specified repair and replacing specified parts according to instruction, as well as performing routine vehicle maintenance.
Inspect vehicles for damage, missing parts, and mechanical problems.
Diagnose problems and estimate repair costs according to appropriate guidelines. Order repair parts as instructed and perform designated repairs including replace brake pads, rotors, radiators, gaskets, water pump, hoses, plugs, wires, distributor cap, switches, mirrors, knobs, tires, etc.
Perform minor electrical repairs (i.e. electrical components, power windows, power, mirrors, door locks, etc.). Perform routine vehicle maintenance (i.e. mechanical work on brakes, fuel pumps, alternators, air conditioning, oil changes, tire balancing and rotation, replacing batteries, etc.).
Check vehicles on sale day to ensure vehicles are operational.
Ensure repair orders are completed correctly by maintaining knowledge of current rates, labor and parts charges, and manufacturer updates and changes concerning vehicle requirements.
Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Actively participate in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.
Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
Qualifications and Skills
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
2-5 years of automotive or mechanical work experience required.ASE certification preferred.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmission.
Ability to enter and exit vehicles frequently.
Ability to drive for long periods of time.
Ability to communicate and follow directions.
Ability to work safely in a fast paced environment.
Good work habits and attendance.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear.
Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb.
Ability to lift 1-15 pounds.
Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.