Automotive Equipment Technician/Mechanic

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Summary

Verizon has job opportunities for Automotive Equipment Technicians in New York.

The hours of operation: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Automotive Equipment Technician will perform maintenance and repairs on all types of vehicles including cars, vans, trucks, a variety of mobile tools and construction equipment.  The incumbents must be able to follow diagnostic trouble charts, hydraulic schematics, use standard automotive tools, electronic diagnostic equipment, hydraulic pressure gauges, and flow meters.  Uses various cutting and welding equipment.  As part of the Fleet maintenance program inputting data into fleet tracking software is critical.  All technicians must utilize a computer to input work orders, time and related computer tasks. 

Responsibilities

Maintaining all company vehicles and equipment on vehicles of varying gross weights.

May be required to work day/evening/or night tours, overtime, weekends and holidays. Some work may be performed in the field outside of a repair facility as necessary. Must work/drive in adverse weather conditions.

Heavy lifting may be required in handling tools, materials, and supplies. Must be able to lift, carry and maneuver heavy equipment up to 75 lbs.

Areas of required knowledge include, but are not limited to:

  • Diesel and Gasoline engines Brake systems,
  • Fuel systems Ignition and electrical systems
  • Exhaust systems Suspension systems
  • Hydraulic systems Electronic control modules (ECM) for engine and body computers

May be required to perform additional duties and tasks required by the company

Qualifications

Must have at least five or more years of experience as a mechanic or in another closely related field and be able to drive all types of company vehicles automatic or manual transmission, and operating associated special equipment.

Must obtain and maintain all required certificates, license by state or federal requirement or obtain them within the probation period/6 months in order to be retained in the job. The following is not an all-inclusive list but is an example of the required certificates and licenses:

  • Certificate or License for State Inspection
  • DOT Inspection and Emissions testing or inspection (where required)
  • Certificate for Air Brakes Inspection
  • Certificate for handling automotive refrigerant for example:  Mobile-Air Conditioning Society (MACS) with an assigned (EPA) number.
  • Must maintain a valid/current Commercial Driver's License (CDL) as required by work state.  

Standard test are required for this position, results must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.

Must pass DOT physical to qualify for CDL; the applicant will receive related Company provided Department of Transportation (DOT) training.  Upon completion of DOT training, the applicant must qualify on DOT’s commercial driver’s license written and skills qualifications test to retain the job.

Must meet safety-related requirements including but not limited to those standards of safety imposed by OSHA, state agencies, manufacturers and/or the company.

Salary Information

Hourly Rate: $10.88 - $36.83

Test(s) Required

Verizon Job Fit Test BTechnician Knowledge Test GAutomotive Maintenance SI

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