Mechanic Assistant - Park 'N Fly
S2 - Park N' Fly - Coppell, TX

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At the direction of the Mechanic, the Mechanic Assistant helps to repair and maintain the Companys fleet of shuttle buses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Inspects, repairs and maintains services under PNF guidelines to promote our highest levels of customer satisfaction. Performs work in accordance with PNF maintenance and Repair procedures along with all vehicles and component manufactures guidelines with efficiency and accuracy. Works with lube and oil filter, transmission service, dual air systems, computer systems diagnosis, tune-up, brake systems, steering and suspension, and all related repair procedures. Assists in diagnosing problems and explaining technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals which may include location manager, fleet management, or drivers as required. Assists location managers in driver training and education as it relates to equipment safety and operation. Reads the job order and observe and listen to vehicle in operation to determine malfunction and plan work procedures. Performs general maintenance work such as oil changes and checking engine fluids. Maintains engines and heating/air conditioning units. Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on vehicles, and make adjustments. Performs any other mechanical work as directed by the mechanic. Drives a passenger shuttle bus vehicle and various makes of automobiles, including standard transmission. Performs all clerical duties associated with the position, including, but not limited to: read and accurately transcribe numbers, compute invoice charges, make accurate changes, and complete reports. Drives and secures customer vehicles as needed during double-parking situations. Jump-starts customer vehicles on an as needed basis. Reports mechanical and cosmetic shuttle bus information to management. Complies with state and government and Company requirements to secure and maintain any special licenses. Uses strong, clear and concise communication skills when interacting in person and over the telephone with the public, and when using the two-way radio. Assures safe, expeditious transportation to and from outside retail/wholesale vendors for Company vans, employees and equipment. Additional Duties and Responsibilities: Additional duties as assigned. Key Competencies: The following competencies strongly contribute to the success of an individual in this position. Customer Service : Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance, and meets commitments. Diversity : Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, educates others on the value of diversity, promotes a harassment-free environment, and builds a diverse workforce. Ethics : Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires trust of others, works with integrity and ethically and upholds organizational values. Technical Skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses, pursues training and development opportunities, strives to continuously build knowledge and skills, shares expertise with others. Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions and keeps commitments, commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals, completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit, able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives. Foundation Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Detail oriented and mentally alert. Self-motivated and able to work without constant direct supervision. Strong interpersonal skills required. Math skills required to review invoices. Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions & procedure manuals. Must be able to operate basic power and manual tools. Must be able to operate a shuttle bus, jump start customer vehicles or put on a spare tires. Must have a valid drivers license and not have more than 3 moving violations in the last three years. Must be at least 18 years old. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequently required to stand for long periods of time. Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms overhead; stretch, reach, turn, or bend, kneel for extended periods, climb or balance. Occasionally required to sit. Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Educational/Vocational/Previous Experience Recommendations: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. Certificate from an automotive technical school preferred. At least one- two years mechanic experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. ASE certification in a minimum of 2 areas and a commitment towards Master status. Working Conditions: Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts. Frequently exposure to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. Noise level is usually loud.