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Automotive Electrical Technician

Overview

For our location in Birmingham, AL we are seeking a:

Automotive Electrical Repair Technician

Purpose: To engage in the analysis, repair and maintenance of OEM development fleet vehicles utilizing standard OEM service systems and tools.

Responsibilities

Your Tasks:

  • Ability to inspect, repair, modify, maintain, and diagnose any and all product and equipment problems in various production phases
  • Broad base of knowledge about how vehicle components work and interact as well as the ability to work with electronic diagnostic equipment and computer based reference material
  • Assist engineers with troubleshooting interior, exterior, mechanical, and electronic systems installed in OEM carlines
  • Use and maintain common and OEM specialized tools, basic workshop equipment, and standard workshop machines
  • Ability to use a workshop management system to precisely document repairs conducted, parts replaced, and other pertinent information
  • Ability to determine what parts are required for work in progress
  • Develop and facilitate solutions for the implementation of product improvement and service repair documentation
  • Willing to continually adapt to changing technology and repair techniques as vehicle components and systems become increasingly sophisticated by pursuing in the job training and personal development
  • Required to prepare investigation reports and problem solving documentation utilizing standard PC based applications
  • Ability to complete work assignments within standard OEM published labor operation times (warranty time)
  • Notify shop foreman when shop equipment is required, in need of repair, or replacement
  • Perform other duties as assigned and required by management
Qualifications

Your Profile:

  • Associates degree in technical area or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of service, repair, after-sales, or dealership work experience necessary skills, certifications, etc.
  • Have current or previously attained ASE Certification in engine repair, interior, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, heating and air condition, and engine performance or equivalent technical experience. Skilled in the use of standard workshop service tools: hand held test equipment, electronic reference manuals, electronic parts catalog, labor time guides, workshop management systems, and online reference manuals

Preferred Skills:

  • Completion of/ participation in OEM advanced training ASE Master certification, specialization
  • Experience with STAR Diagnosis and OEM workshop information system (WIS)
  • Experience with the Automatic Data Processing (ADP) workshop management systems
  • Experience with ASRA Labor Time Guide, STAR Tech Info, Enhanced Diagnostic Assistance Center (EDAC)
  • Familiarization with OEM function groups, damage codes, failure types, and part numbers
  • Experienced / skilled in the use of PC based graphics edit tools
  • Familiar with the DuPont Stop Safety initiatives
  • Familiarization with OEM passenger car special tools
  • Experienced in the use of conventional PC programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PPT, and Access
  • Highly motivated individual dedicated to problem resolution
  • Professional interpersonal skills

Environmental Requirements:

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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

May be required to work in inclement weather.

We are offering the integration into a highly motivated team and activities, which are sophisticated as well as diversified, while ensuring individual development opportunities.

Headhunters and Recruiters should not contact us regarding this position.

Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test

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