The Pep Boys Technician B - 23545 in Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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Auto Plus is a major U.S.-based distributor of automotive aftermarket parts. Since 1921, Pep Boys has beenone of the nation's leading automotive aftermarket chains with over 7,500 service bays in over 800 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico.Together, theunited organization, Auto Plus Pep Boys, has over 21,000 associates in more than 20 distribution centers and over 1,000 corporate locations. In addition, the company supports more than 530 independently-owned stores and over 2,400 independently-owned service centers across the nation. Auto Plus Pep Boys is owned by Icahn Enterprises L.P. ("Icahn Enterprises"; NASDAQ: IEP).
A Technician is primarily responsible for the efficient diagnosis, repair, and replacement of general automotive parts and accessories. A successful Technician will have direct interaction with customers and deliver superior service through educating the customer on the problems and proposed solutions for their vehicle. A Technician will conduct a wide variety of diagnoses and repairs; including but not limited to brakes, drivability, emissions, steering and suspension, electrical, state safety and emissions testing, maintenance services, HVAC, starting and charging, and major engine.
nDuties & Responsibilities n
nA Technician is responsible for all aspects of diagnosing and repairing a customer's vehicle, as well as, caring for the vehicle while it is being repaired and properly securing it after the repair is completed.n
nWe adhere to a "do it right the first time" philosophy and a successful Technician will not exceed two or more comebacks within a four-week period of time.n
nWill maintain a 90% minimum productivity performance level.n
nExpected to comply with company policies and procedures, loss prevention, safety, and environmental codes and ordinances.n
nWill ensure training completions are maintained at 100%.n
nWill be a resource regarding technical matters related to installation and proper application of parts and accessories, while also providing accurate and effective direction, advice and assistance to service advisors, other technicians, commercial, retail and parts associates.n
nWill passionately focus on customer needs, and drive the service center's performance with the highest degree of integrity and trust. Must be approachable by both customers and associates.n
nThe successful Technician will be expected to maintain technical capabilities to ensure proficient use of service equipment and maintain certification status.n
nStrong customer service skills.n
nStrong verbal communication skills.n
nOther duties as assigned.n
nKnowledge, Skills, and Abilitiesn
nHigh school diploma or equivalent requiredn
nMinimum of 6 months' experience as a certified technician or mechanic and two ASE's (Brakes & Steering and Suspension) are required.n
nAdditional ASE's are strongly encouraged. ASE equivalent certifications may be considered as part of the qualification process. Requires all Technicians to achieve the required ASE certifications within two ASE testing cyclesn
nWe promote a safe and skillful service operation, therefore, we pre-pay ASE registration and testing fees for Technicians who attempt to achieve their required ASE certificationsn
nAbility to read, analyze, and interpret retail business reports, professional and/or technical journals, time reports, operational reports, government regulations, merchandising reports, plan-o-gram (merchandising) instructions or technical proced resn
nAbility to apply basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages and fractions. Must be able to apply mathematical formulas to calculate commission, discounts and interestn
nAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusionsn
nAbility to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variablesn
nAbility to work Days, Nights, Holidays and Weekendsn
nPhysical Demands/Work Environmentn
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.
The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
nMust be able to lift, carry, and place merchandise and supplies up to 50 pounds without assistance.n
nFrequent standing and walking for long periods of time.n
nFrequent reaching overhead and below the knees, including squatting, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting.