Automotive Technician Mechanic

Position Summary
The Technician:
o Is responsible for conducting routine service on vehicles and for diagnosing and completing repairs on customer vehicles.
o Is the most up-to-date person in the retail facility with regard to the technical aspects of vehicles.
o Works closely with the Parts Department and with the Service Consultant.
o Uses the computer to determine how long a given repair or service will take and keeps the Service Consultant or team leader abreast of repair progress so that additional work may be scheduled.
o Is a good communicator, immediately telling the Service Consultant and Parts Department if a part needs to be ordered and asking for clarification if a work order is not clear or seems incorrect.
o Is capable of correctly performing complicated repair sequences according to established procedures.
o Knows the shop area and the availability of special tools that might be needed.
o Is detail-oriented and writes on the work order the repairs completed, the parts required, and the labor to be charged.
o Documents any other vehicle problems that were noted during servicing.
o Should be capable of working independently, managing his or her time and work flow.
What the Worker Is Like
The Technician:
o Is technically competent with regard to automotive systems in general and the company's products in particular, and must continually update his or her technical knowledge.
o Typically comes from technical colleges or high school student co-op programs as well as from other retail facilities and service outlets.
o Is capable of working congenially among other Technicians and Service Consultants and can help them when needed.
o Must work well with the Parts Department to ensure that parts are ordered.
o May interact directly with customers to explain vehicle problems and the steps taken to correct the problems.
o Must be well-organized and systematic in approaching this job.
o Must have a good work ethic, a positive attitude, and a strong desire to repair customers' cars correctly.
What the Work Is Like
The work of the Technician:
o Must be done efficiently and correctly to help ensure the success of the Service Department.
o Involves analyzing work orders carefully to understand a vehicle's condition, the accuracy of the diagnosis, and what work has been agreed to.
o Requires understanding which parts and tools will be required for a given repair or service and ensuring their availability.
o Entails the ability to repair vehicles quickly and under stress, clocking on and clocking off the repairs, and staying with a planned schedule for the day or adapting to changes as needed.
o Requires conforming to quality control and inspection policies and procedures that protect the Technician and the vehicle during servicing.
o From an administrative standpoint is centered on completing work orders and on documenting with consistent accuracy the repairs conducted, the parts required, and the labor involved.

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

Automotive Interior Repair Technician
Neenah, WI Dent Wizard
Automotive Interior Repair Technician
Appleton, WI Dent Wizard
Automotive Wheel Repair Technician
Kenosha, WI Dent Wizard
Automotive Wheel Repair Technician
Racine, WI Dent Wizard
Paintless Dent Removal (PDR) Technician - Trainee
Milwaukee, WI Dent Wizard
Semi-skilled Technician
Delavan, WI SPX FLOW