Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
7/21/2019
Job Category:
Technician
VW Service Technician $50, 000-$80, 000 Earnings...
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Southern Auto Group | Chesapeake, VA
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Job Description

Our Service Technician position that is currently available is: semi entry level technician with experience in the autorepair field. This position is light maintenance, warranty recalls and fast lane services. Continued education and opportunity for advancement provided. State Inspection license earns pay rate increase.

* Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
* Diagnoses cause of any malfunction and performs repair.
* Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts.
* Saves and tags parts of the job if under warranty or if requested by the customer.
* Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended.
* Communicates with service advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time.
* Documents all work performed and recommended on the repair order.
* Road tests vehicles when required or refers to the test technician.
* Participates in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools, and events.
* Keeps abreast of manufacturer technical bulletins.
* Supervises work of any apprentice technicians as assigned.
* Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor.
* Ensures that customers' cars are kept clean.
* Notifies service advisor immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of the vehicle.
* Keeps shop area neat and clean.
* Maintains and is accountable for all dealership-owned tools and manuals. Returns them to the proper place and in the same condition as they were received.
* Understands, keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.
* Completes all OSHA required training when required.
* Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.
* Reports any safety issues immediately to management.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must learn and use all OSHA required equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy following dealership and factory standards
* Diagnoses cause of any malfunction and performs repair
* Communicates with the Parts Department to obtain needed parts
* Saves and tags parts of the job if under warranty or if requested by the customer
* Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended
* Communicates with Service Advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time
* Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards
* Road tests vehicles when required or refers to the test technician
* Participates in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools, and events
* Maintains up-to-date knowledge of manufacturer technical bulletins
* Supervises work of any apprentice technicians as assigned
* Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor
* Ensures that customers' cars are kept clean and notifies Service Advisor immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of a vehicle
* Ensures the shop area is neat and clean and that equipment, tools, manuals, and supplies are kept in good condition and properly stored
* Understands, complies with, and enforces all complies federal, state, and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.
* Completes all OSHA training when required
* Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner
* Reports any safety issues to management immediately
* Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

* Must be at least 18 years old
* Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school
* Three years of experience in automotive service/repair
* ASE certification (or is willing to obtain certification)
* Previous experience as an A or B or Master class service technician and/or a State Inspection License preferred
* Unrestricted driver's license and clean driving record
* Can drive both automatic and standard-transmission vehicles
* Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
* Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
* Self-motivated and able to work in a team environment
* Able to hold yourself accountable and achieve goals with limited direct supervision
* An impressive work ethic
* Able to work weekends and holidays when required

BENEFITS

* Health Insurance - PPO or HMO Plans
* Dental - DMO or PPO Plans
* 401(k) Retirement Plan
* Employee Assistance Program
* Company paid Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
* Paid Vacation
* Paid Birthday Off
* Paid Holidays (6)
* Employee Recognition Program
* Employee Car Program for those Employees that Qualify
* Short Term and Long Term Disability (Voluntary Benefit)
* Accident Solution Plan (Voluntary Benefit)
* Additional Life Insurance (Voluntary Benefit)
* Cancer Protection Insurance (Voluntary Benefit)

About Southern Auto Group

Southern Hospitality Auto Group provides these reviews of vehicle models by Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Jeep, Kia, Lincoln, Mercury, Pontiac, Suzuki and Volkswagen as a service to our Virginia and Washington DC customers. We hope you find them useful in your car buying decision process. If one catches your eye, visit one of our Virginia dealerships for a test drive.