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Automotive Technician (Mechanic)

Company: Purcell Tire & Rubber Company
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

MISSIONTo provide safe, quality automotive maintenance, diagnosis, and repair to customer vehiclesESSENTIAL DUTIESTest drive customer vehicles and run diagnostic devicesPerform accurate diagnosis of check engine, air bag, antilock, and traction control lightsDiagnose and repair issues that cause vibration and noisePerform mechanical repairs of brake systems, suspension systems, cooling systems, electrical systems, and all other major automotive systemsFollow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.Perform wheel alignment servicePerform state safety and emissions inspectionsPerform General Service tasks as necessaryMaintain tools and a clean work areaEmbrace Purcell's culture of safety and perform all jobs in a safe mannerProtect company assetsRegular attendance in accordance with assigned scheduleAbility to perform physical requirements as listed in job descriptionOther essential and non-essential duties, as assigned by management.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONSMinimum Education: Associate's Degree or Trade SchoolMinimum Job-Specific Experience: 3-5 yearsManagement Experience: N/ADriver's License Required: YesOther Job-Specific Licenses or Certifications Required: Tire Industry Association ATS certification, ASE certifications, vendor-provided trainingREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (KSA's)Job-Specific KSA's:Tire & Automotive Industry - Essential industry information including tire brands, designs, treads; proper safety and functional procedures, and relevant customer markets. Mastery of all major automotive emissions, engine management, and electrical systemsMechanical - Knowledge of automotive vehicles and tools, including their repair, and maintenance.Customer Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.Tools & Technology KSA's:Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.Phone Systems - Ability to operate phone systems for the effective communication of information to interested partiesCognitive KSA's:Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.Communication KSA's:English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.Writing & Speaking - Communicating effectively in writing and interpersonal speaking as appropriate for the needs of the audience.PI177809694

Keywords: Purcell Tire & Rubber Company, Springfield , Automotive Technician (Mechanic), Engineering , Springfield, Missouri

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