Automotive Service Technician / Auto Mechanic / Auto Tech
Sonic Automotive, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA

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Automotive Service Technician / Auto Mechanic / Auto Tech- Santa Clara, California US

The Automotive Service Technician is responsible for performing vehicle repair and maintenance work as assigned in accordance with dealer and factory standards. S/he also will oversee the work of any apprentice technician assigned to him/her.

Duties and Responsibilities:
� Receive repair orders from dispatcher and take to stall area.

� Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.

� Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repair.

� Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts.

� Save and tag parts if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer.

� Examine the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required.

� Notify service advisor immediately if additional work outlined is not needed or required.

� Notify service advisor immediately if repairs cannot be completed within the time promised.

� Document work performed.

� Road-test vehicles when required or refer to the test technician, keeping in mind that the customer vehicle should not be used for personal errands.

� Supervise work of any apprentice technicians as assigned.

� Attend factory-sponsored training classes.

� Keep abreast of factory technical bulletins.

� Ensure that customers' cars are kept clean.

� Keep shop area neat, clean, and be able to account for all dealership-owned tools at all times.

� Understand and follow federal, state and local regulations, such as those governing the disposal of hazardous wastes.

� Must follow all company safety policies and procedures and immediately report any and all accidents to a manager or supervisor.

� High school diploma or the equivalent.

� Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information.

� ASE certification is preferred.

� General mechanical skills.

� Valid driver's license and a good driving record.

� Manual dexterity.

� Good judgment.

� All applicants must be authorized to work in the USA.

� All applicants must perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner.

� All applicants must be able to demonstrate ability to pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, MVR, drug test, credit report, and valid driver license.

Do not apply for this position.