The Ford-Lincoln Technician Careers Program is designed to promote the hiring of technicians with 3 or more years of professional automotive experience. Selection for the program is highly competitive in keeping with the tradition of professionalism found in the Ford-Lincoln brand. The primary goal of this initiative is to recruit and train candidates to become brand-certified Ford-Lincoln Automotive Service Technicians. Candidates must meet the requisite qualifications, experience and capability requirements, and be willing to attend a Four-week long in-resident instruction and certification course upon hiring.
The Ford-Lincoln Automotive Service Technician core job description (After formal training & OJT):
* Performing assigned work as outlined on repair orders with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
* Diagnosing the cause of malfunctions and performing repairs, if authorized by Service Consultants (for customers).
* Coordinating with the Parts Department to ensure availability of parts.
* Saving and tagging parts if under warranty or if requested by Service Consultants (for customers).
* Examining the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required.
* Notifying Service Consultants if additional work is needed or if repairs/work cannot be completed within the time promised.
* Documenting work performed as directed by Service Consultants.
* Road testing vehicles to ensure quality of repair and ensuring vehicles remain clean.
* Keeping abreast of factory technical bulletins and attending factory-sponsored training classes.
* Keeping the shop area neat and clean and remaining accountable for all tools used.
* Understanding and complying with federal, state and local regulations, such as safety requirements, hazardous waste disposal, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other policies, procedures and programs as required.
* Wear appropriate PPE, to include safety glasses. Maintaining safety awareness at all times.
* The Service Technician will be required to work closely with others or independently, if needed.
* Dealership uniforms are required.
Qualifications, Experience and Capability Requirements:
* Have at least 3 years of experience working as a Technician in an automotive service department.
* Valid driver's license and a clear driving record
* Ability to pass the following pre-employment screening requirements (drug screening, Motor Vehicle record report and a background investigation)
* Be able to provide a minimum of three good work references, with current contact information.
Must be able to:
* Operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely.
* Drive a manual transmission (for road tests).
* Read and comprehend technical instruction.
* Lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and operate hoist and test equipment.
* Sit, bend, stoop and/or stand for extended periods (up to 8 hours or more)and kneel, crawl, bend, reach, push, pull and maneuver in a shop environment safely and as needed.
* While most shops have a controlled climate and are well ventilated, must be able to work in an environment that may have exposure to: Petroleum products, dust, hot or cold temperatures, loud noises, strong odors (exhaust fumes) and assorted other distractors.
* Manual dexterity in both hands and the ability to manipulate small objects.
* Good communication skills and the ability to work with the public.
* Must be willing to complete mandated online training, as assigned during initial interview and screening process.
* Must be willing to accept a minimum 24 month employment obligation upon hiring.
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