Paint Body Tech

Wyandotte, MI
This Mechanic position is responsible for repairs to all aspects of vehicles and/or school buses under direct supervision of immediate supervisor or Tech I. Repairs will include but not be limited to: preventative maintenance inspections and repairs, air and hydraulic brake repairs, warranty procedures, driveline, steering & suspension, electrical trouble-shooting and AC. Complies with Safety and compliance procedures and continues to learn new technology in advanced diagnostics, internal engine and transmission repairs. To receive training and hands-on experience to learn to perform the tasks of the trade safely and efficiently.
Works under the direct supervision of immediate supervisor or Tech I to receive hands-on training.
Automotive repairing for school buses, motor coaches and automotive repairing, and painting.
Performs assigned vehicle and facility maintenance related duties as assigned in a safe and timely manner
Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.
Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned.
Test-drives vehicles to ensure problem resolution.
Ensures proper work methods and techniques and ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State/Provincial and local regulations, requirements, standards and specifications and company policies.
Ensures the maintenance of a clean, safe, effective and efficient work environment including Identifying and making recommendations to resolve unsafe maintenance conditions or practices.
Maintains work, time and material and equipment maintenance logs and records for self.
Prepares, completes and submits paperwork on time and correctly on vehicle maintenance.
Under direct supervision of maintenance lead, optimizes maintenance cycle time and ensuring that the shop meets or exceeds customer requirements.
Records local maintenance work orders and local parts inventory.
Complies with parts inventory processes maintained and used in the facility.
Complies with work processes and practices.
Meets and or exceeds quality maintenance metrics within the shop including quality of repair and shop cleanliness.
Basic computer skills needed in shop environment.
Must have their own tools, and transportation
Knowledge of Shop Management systems.
Knowledge of and experience using diagnostic technology and related software to access technical information and enter data.
General knowledge of legislation, regulations and standards applicable to the assigned location (e.g. Federal, State, Provincial, local).
General knowledge of practices, techniques, procedures, materials and appropriate use and maintenance of special tools and electronic test equipment commonly used in the diagnosis, repair, preventative maintenance and modification of vehicle maintenance to prescribe procedures, methods and materials to assigned staff on complex repairs/projects.
General knowledge of vehicle components.
Knowledge of safe work practices, including handling of hazardous materials.
Capacity to understand quality and safety processes/metrics.
Verbal and written communication skills to read and understand instructions and work orders.
High degree attention to detail.
Effective interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work in a team to development technical knowledge and skills from instruction, training and observation.
Analytical abilities to develop effective technical troubleshooting skills.
Demonstrated commitment to a safe work environment, quality execution, and customer service.
Ability to solve operational problems with assistance.
Ability to respond appropriately to unanticipated events to ensure maintenance excellence.
Technical Expertise: Demonstrates depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area.
Time Management: Sets priorities well in an effort to remain productive with daily tasks.
Stress Management: Functions effectively when under pressure and maintains self-control in the face of hostility or provocation.
Doing Whatever It Takes: Perseveres in face of obstacles, yet open to learning from others when necessary.
Develops and Maintains Positive Working Relationships: Develops effective interpersonal communication skills. Builds credibility and is trustworthy in the eyes of co-workers. Can work in a team to develop technical knowledge and skills from instruction, training and observation.
Must successfully pass Tech II screening.
High School Diploma (GED equivalent) or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Two years' experience in automotive or truck technical repair hands-on and/or two years of vocational training.
Must be 18 years of age
Valid appropriate licenses and/or certification required to operate company vehicles in assigned location must be obtained within 90 days
Possession of tools required for the position as outlined in the Tool Requirements Policy (except for the state of California).
For Canada only, registration in an accredited Apprentice Technician program, in accordance with the applicable laws of the assigned location, leading to certification as a Technician licensed to repair vehicles (e.g. automobiles, trucks etc.) by a recognized certifying agency for the assigned location.
Continuous standing, walking, stooping, squatting, crouching, and kneeling with balance and gross motor coordination to walk, lean and climb on buses and ladders. Position requires continual bending, gripping, reaching and fine motor coordination to use and manipulate tools and other objects. Position requires frequent pushing and pulling of equipment and tools as well as frequent confined access.
Frequent lifting and carrying at moderate intensity
Exposure to noise, exhaust, humidity, extreme temperatures, vibration, chemicals and sharp objects.
Exposure to extremes in weather conditions as per the assigned location.
Exposure to chemicals (e.g. gasoline, coolant, battery acid etc.).
Working at heights above the ground, exposure to electrical shock and hazardous materials
Ability to work after hours, weekends, holidays as needed
KEY MAINTENANCE FUNCTIONS & TASKS (not limited to list below ? may include other duties as assigned
Repair of disabled bus
Installs equipment and assets on bus
Removes company decals and equipment
Swap out tires
Removes equipment and stores in maintenance
Physically transfer bus to receiving CSC
Dips tanks and reports reading to Mainsfield Oil via online
Oil changes
Annual Inspections
Tire changes
Brake Jobs
Seat Repairs
Lights Repairs
State Regulations
Oil Storage/Disposal
Snow Removal
Fleet Shuttling/Movement

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