Automotive Service Technician
Overview: Functions as a skilled-level technician who is able to perform diagnoses and repairs in all areas with little to no supervision, in addition to being specialized in particular areas of repair. Responsibilities: * Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards. * Diagnoses cause of any malfunction and performs repair. * Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts. * Saves and tags parts of the job if under warranty or if requested by the customer. * Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended. * Communicates with service advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time. * Documents all work performed and recommended on the repair order. * Road tests vehicles when required or refers to the test technician. * Participates in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools, and events. * Keep abreast of manufacturer technical bulletins. * Supervises work of any apprentice technicians as assigned. * Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor. * Ensures that customers' cars are kept clean. Notifies service advisor immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of the vehicle. * Keeps shop area neat and clean. * Maintains and is accountable for all dealership-owned tools and manuals. * Understands, keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc. * Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner. * Reports any safety issues to management immediately. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.