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Apprentice Service Technician (Full-Time)

 

Job Summary

Functions as a skilled-level technician who is able to perform diagnoses and repairs in all areas, in addition to being specialized in particular areas of repair. 

Essential Duties

  • Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with Woodhouse 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.
  • Follow the Woodhouse lug torque procedure.
  • 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.
  • Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Reports any safety issues immediately to management.
  • Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to cleaning fluids, paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management.
  • Follows established organizational procedures and health and safety policies

Other Duties

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a clean driving record.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above 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.

Job Knowledge/Skills Required​​​​​​​

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Working knowledge of diesel engine systems
  • High level of customer service

Equipment & Machines Used

Includes but not limited to a variety of hand, power and air tools, a torch, tire machine, hoist, fork lifts and air compressors.

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift 50lbs to 100lbs independently (depending upon dealership/manufacturer). Must be able to move parts and boxes weighing between 5 and 50lbs up to 100 yards, up to 20 times per day. 

 

Woodhouse Auto Family

Job Title

Apprentice Service Technician (Full-Time)

Company

Woodhouse Auto Family

Location

Blair, NE

More Info

 
Date Posted: 
Department:  Service
Job Type:  Full-time Employee
Shift: 
Custom
Hours:  40+ hours per week
Occupational Category:  49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Zipcode:  68008
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