Automobile Technician/Mechanic Job Purpose:
Maintains service operations by inspecting and maintaining vehicles.
Automobile Technician/Mechanic Job Duties:
- Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, balancing, replacing filters.
- Maintains vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components.
- Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems, checking fuel level.
- Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
- Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning and washing.
- Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
- Maintain UST records and adhere to USDE regulations
- Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
- Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
- Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
- Cleans shop, storage area and parts room.
- Drives snow plow in emergency situations, when needed
- Accomplishes maintenance and organization’s mission by completing other related duties as assigned.
Education and /or experience: High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and 5 years work experience as a mechanic. Should have ability to diagnose mechanical problems and make repairs. Knowledge of standard materials, tools and equipment and skill in the use and care of tools.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees.
Mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent . Ability to interpret miscellaneous drawings and schematics.
Physical Demands: The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
All inquiries should be directed to Julie French at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-214-1254.