This position ensures proper operation of heavy duty vehicles (such as trucks, trailers, forklifts, pickups, etc) and diesel mechanical equipment by inspecting vehicles, determining the mechanical repair needs, performing specified repair and replacing specified parts according to instruction, as well as performing routine vehicle maintenance.
- Inspect diesel vehicles for damage, missing parts, and mechanical problems.
- Diagnose problems and estimate repair costs according to appropriate guidelines.
- Order repair parts as instructed and perform designated repairs including replace brake pads, rotors, radiators, gaskets, water pump, hoses, plugs, wires, distributor cap, switches, mirrors, knobs, tires, etc.
- Perform minor electrical repairs (i.e. electrical components, power windows, power, mirrors, door locks, etc.).
- Perform routine vehicle maintenance (i.e. mechanical work on brakes, fuel pumps, alternators, air conditioning, oil changes, tire balancing and rotation, replacing batteries, etc.).
- Check vehicles on sale day to ensure vehicles are operational.
- Ensure repair orders are completed correctly and timely by maintaining knowledge of current rates, labor and parts charges, and manufacturer updates and changes concerning vehicle requirements.
- Perform sale day activities within all sales – car, truck, motorcycles, etc. Complete post sale inspections (PSIs) on cars as needed.
- Move diesel units as necessary and enter correct lot locations.
- Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures.
- Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Actively participate in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.
- Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
- May be required to work overtime as business needs dictate.
- High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
- 2-5 years of automotive or mechanical work experience required.
- Experience with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and DOT guidelines required.
- ASE certification preferred.
- Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
- Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmission.
- Ability to enter and exit vehicles frequently.
- Ability to drive for long periods of time.
- Ability to communicate and follow directions.
- Ability to work safely in a fast paced environment.
- Good work habits and attendance.
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear. Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb.
- Ability to lift at 50 lbs pounds.
- Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions. Moderate noise level.
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com
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