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Entry Level Mechanic
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LKQ CORP | Stockton, CA
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Job Description

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth we are looking for dedicated and passionate Heavy Truck Mechanics for our Heavy Truck Division. As a Heavy Truck Mechanic you will be responsible for troubleshooting heavy truck parts for repair. The Mechanic will also be responsible for maintaining excellent customer service to internal and external customers always. We are seeking candidates who are extremely motivated and are excited about the opportunity to support all operational processes and procedures. If you like growth and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!

Essential Job Duties:

* Pulls parts apart to troubleshoot in order to repair.
* Maintain work area appearance and safety.
* Maintain a clean, safe working condition and practices within the department. Attends and participates in all relevant training programs established by the company and OSHA guidelines. Immediately reports any safety issues to management.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your careerJob Requirements

Job Requirements:

* High School Diploma/GED equivalent required.
* Previous mechanical work required.
* Forklift certified
* Must have knowledge of vehicle parts functions and troubleshooting problems.
* General understanding of how to use basic tools and torches.
* Strong knowledge of EPA rules, OSHA regulations and Standard safety with hazardous chemicals and adhere to all required standards.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to routine hazards and the work environment of the truck repair industry. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs regularly. While in the shop area will work on concrete floors, sometimes wet environment, moderate noise is typical, with occasional exposure to loud noises, moderate exposure to air borne particles and fumes, and moderate exposure to hot, cold (non-weather), some risk of electrical shock. Some time is spent outdoors and exposure to weather. Some work is conducted in an office environment with moderate and typical noise levels, moderate exposure to air borne particles and fumes.


LKQ Corporation is a provider of replacement systems, components, and parts needed to repair vehicles (cars and trucks). It participates in the market for recycled original equipment manufacturers (OEM) products, as well as the market for collision repair aftermarket products. It obtains aftermarket products and salvage vehicles from a range of sources, and dismantles the salvage vehicles to obtain a range of vehicle products that it distributes into the light vehicle repair market. It also refurbishes bumpers, wheels, head lamps and tail lamps. In August 2008, the Company acquired Pick-Your-Part Auto Wrecking (PYP), an operator of self-service facilities in the state of California. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company also acquired seven other businesses (three in the recycled OEM parts business, three in the recycled OEM heavy truck parts businesses and one wheel polishing business). (Source: 10-K)