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Automotive Technician- Full-time
Summary
Title:Automotive Technician- Full-time
ID:1108
Department:Operations
Description
Provide A Ride is seeking a 2nd shift full-time fleet automotive mechanic.

The work schedule for this position will be:
Monday through Thursday - 2:00pm to 11:00pm
Friday - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Every other Saturday - 8:00am to 2:00pm

Provide A Ride is a premier provider of passenger transportation services.  We operate a fleet of more than 100 vans and shuttle buses and have been in business for 28 years.  We operate non-emergency programs using wheelchair accessible as well as standard passenger vehicles under contracts with governmental agencies, insurance companies, social service agencies and healthcare providers. 


GENERAL DESCRIPTION

- Our automotive technicians maintain service operations by inspecting and maintaining vehicles under limited supervision.
- We offer an excellent environment to apply your existing skills and knowledge as well as learn new skills.
- Company paid ASE certifications tests also available.
- Provide A Ride offers a healthy working environment where our focus is on quality work. Our team of technicians is paid on an hourly basis with steady and consistent work hours.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Keep equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; complete preventative maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
  • Maintain vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical system malfunctions; replacing parts and components.
  • Verify vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Comply with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintain vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
  • Keep shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; perform preventative maintenance; call for repairs.
  • Contain costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keep supplies ready by taking stock inventory; verify receipt.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplish maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, FBI background check, and have a valid Ohio drivers license.

Education and/or Experience: Trade/Specialized training completion, experience in vehicle and bus equipment repair and maintenance shop or any combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.  

Skills:
  • Certifications – Ability to maintain a valid State of Ohio driver’s license. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification or equivalent.
  • Mathematical - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure using whole numbers.
  • Language - Ability to read work-related documents such as safety rules, operating and manufacturers’ service specifications.  Ability to effectively respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Ability to communicate in an understandable and professional manner.
  • Reasoning - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Equipment -  Use of power and hand tools and diagnostic equipment.
  • Other Skills –Ability to operate at the pace of the business in order to meet deadlines. Ability to plan and prioritize.
  Provide A Ride is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

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