Service Technician - Ford Katy

AutoNation, Inc. Katy, TX
Company Overview

Position Overview

The Non-Certified Technician inspects and services vehicles when they are delivered to the dealer and makes minor repairs or adjustments to place the vehicles in saleable condition.

Who would I interact with?This position interacts daily with Service Associates, Sales Associates, Service Managers, Sales Managers, support staff and customers, just to name a few. What are the day-to-day responsibilities?

* Sign an acceptance for each vehicle delivered

* Inspect vehicles for compliance with safety regulations and noticeable defects, such as dents, scratches, torn upholstery, and poor mechanical operation

* Inspect surfaces to detect minor chips and scratches in paint

* Start engine and drive the vehicle to test steering, brakes, transmission and engine operation

* Activate power equipment such as electric windows, seats, radio, horn, lights and directional signals to ensure specific operating standards

* Replace defective items according to specifications using hand tools

* Install optional equipment specified by the customer or Dealer such as outside mirrors, rugs or seat covers using hand tools

* Install or repair major mechanical, hydraulic, or electromechanical equipment such as radios, air conditioners, power steering units, and power brakes using hand tools

* Perform minor mechanical repairs and adjustments

* Tune engines using appropriate test equipment and tools as needed

What are the requirements for this job?

* High school diploma or equivalent

* 6-12 months of previous work experience

* Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and information

* General mechanical skills

* Must have a valid driver's license

* Ability to drive manual transmission vehicles

* Manual dexterity, good judgment and ability to operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely

* Ability to operate an automobile

AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.