Motor Vehicle Mechanic
To maintain, repair, and overhaul all types of automotive equipment for in-facility and outside delivery purposes.
- Repairs and maintains vehicles, company automobiles, pick-up and delivery trucks.
- Inspects and tests equipment at prescribed intervals of time and usage or upon malfunction or breakdown.
- Inspects, tests, and aligns truck and car lights and wheels and maintains electrical systems and controls. Balances wheels to minimize wear on tires and rotates wheels at prescribed mileage intervals. Tunes up engine to maintain combustion control standards. Adjusts equipment to standards set by state DOT for motor vehicle inspections and safety standards.
- Disassembles, inspects, and replaces worn or broken parts. Fits and adjusts new or repaired parts.
- Test drives repaired equipment.
- Uses hoist wrenches, gauges, drills or grinders, or other specialized auto mechanic tools and equipment.
- Performs limited bodywork and repainting on vehicles after a breakdown or accident.
- Fuels, oils, and greases motor vehicles; changes filters.
- Maintains part usage records and orders repair parts from designated suppliers.
- Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous equipment and corrective action taken.
- May drive facility tow truck to retrieve broken-down vehicles away from facility.
- May be required to maintain a small parts storeroom facility in smaller locations.
- Certified automobile mechanic license (Level A) from state apprenticeship council.
- Class 2 (Over the road commercial) operator’s license.
- Frequently works in a crouched position or on back lying on mechanic’s dolly beneath motor vehicle equipment; subjected to dust, dirt, and grease conditions.
- Willingness to accept night and weekend callouts in emergencies.
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