Pep Boys General Service Technician in Lakewood, Colorado
Description:OverviewIcahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent,Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operatebusinesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. Ourbusinesses have a singular focus: provide premium automotive parts andservices at a great value. The businesses of Icahn Automotive today consist ofPep Boys automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plusautomotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care ownedand franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Carefranchised service centers. The businesses of Icahn Automotive total over22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned and franchise locations and25 distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.Position SummaryThe General Service Technician must have a mechanical aptitude and is able toperform basic automotive services including mounting and balancing tires,tire repairs, oil changes, vehicle inspections and other less technicalservices while delivering an excellent customer experience. Responsible alsoto maintain clean and safe work areas in the tire and service department. TheGeneral Service Technician may be required to provide advice to and sellcustomers on automotive services and repairs that are recommended or requiredfor their vehicle.Duties and ResponsibilitiesLearn how to diagnose and repair basic automotive including brakes,alignments, suspensions, cooling and electricalContinuously learn new technical information and techniques in formal trainingsessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing automotive technology.Change engine oil and filterInstall and perform tire maintenanceInstall batteries and check starting / charging systemsInstall headlights and other small bulbsRepair flat tiresInstall wiper bladesStock and unload tiresAssist fellow technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities.Keep store management aware of mechanical repair problems as they occur.Clean and maintain an organized and neat shop.Adhere to all company policy, procedure, safety and environmental rules.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesA valid driver's licensePassion for career as a Technician in the automotive industryEager to learn and competitive drive to succeedMust be at least 18 years of ageHigh School Diploma or GEDAvailability to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends as neededSuccessful completion of pre-employment drug screenPhysical Demands/Work EnvironmentThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.The characteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Physical DemandsExtensive standing, walking, pushing and reaching.Need full range of motion for reaching, bending and stooping.Repetitive movement of hands, arms, legs.May drive a vehicle if needed.Lifting of heavy equipment >100 pounds is required.May work outside and be exposed to weather.Exposure to adverse weather conditions, chemicals, odors, dirt and dust.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, colorvision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.