Automotive Equipment Technician

Performs troubleshooting diagnostics, repairs and preventative maintenance of Verizon vehicles and mobile tools and equipment. 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

Maintenance and repairs are performed on all types of vehicles including cars, vans, trucks, and a variety of mobile tools and construction equipment. 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
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

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

B. Performing work associated with diagnostic, maintenance and repair of all types of motor vehicles and special equipment and components, for example: hydraulic systems including aerial platforms, digger derricks, winches, hydraulic control valves (manual and electronic), hydraulic cylinders, pumps and motors, automatic and manual transmissions, brake systems, ignition and fuel systems, steering and powertrain systems, tires, electrical systems, batteries, starters, generators, alternators, chassis lubrication and repair, emission control systems and repairs and maintains other related components as required.

C. Must use sophisticated computer test equipment to diagnose vehicle problems as well as read and follow diagnostic procedures.

D. Interfacing with vehicle users regarding assignments, repairs, etc

E. Utilizing Fleet maintenance tracking computer systems to determine work assignments, record keeping, time reporting, parts inventory, etc.

F. Wears appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Follows established safety practices and procedures using standard automotive tools and written material to accomplish the job.

G. Must perform maintenance required on Verizon vehicles, equipment and chassis mounted equipment to maintain all required compliance with applicable federal and state laws on company vehicles.

H. 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.

I. 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.

J. May be required to perform additional duties and tasks required by the company.
Qualifications
A. Tests– Results obtained in standard tests for this position must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.

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

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