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Automotive Maintenance Technician

Organization: CenterPoint Energy
Location: Houston , Texas, United States
End of contest: September 20, 2017 before 12:00 hrs
 This job posting has expired
Type (Full time / Part time): Full Time
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Description
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SUMMARY:

The Automotive Maintenance Mechanic (AMM) is a position in which the individual will work under the direction of a Supervisors, Head Automotive Vehicle Technicians (HAVT) or Automotive Vehicle Technicians (AVT) to perform a variety of preventive maintenance, make-ready and support work on company vehicles and equipment.

 

Information about the Automotive Maintenance Mechanic Position:

  • Company provided vehicle

  • Company uniforms

  • Appropriate tools are provided for the job

  • Union job position

  • Company provides safety equipment

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Normal work schedule Monday thru Friday

  • Opportunities for overtime

  • Competitive benefits package

  • Starting pay of $16.82 per hour

  • Shift differential

  • 2PM to 10 PM shift Monday through Friday

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Performs preventive maintenance (PM’s) on Houston area vehicles and equipment

• Performs vehicle make-ready work including installation of striping/decal, vehicle washing/waxing and installation of licensing and necessary paperwork

• Performs tire work, parts pickup and delivery, vehicle shuttling and vehicle fueling

• Must follow the safety rules set forth in the company’s Accident Prevention Manual and departmental policies

•Must be willing to perform other duties as required

• All special accreditations, licenses, certifications and permits required to perform this job are paid by the company

• Safeguard self as well as fellow workers and the public in course and scope of business by following the safety rules set forth in the company’s Accident Prevention Manual

Requirements

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of six months of college or technical training in the automotive / diesel field

In lieu of education will consider 2 years of automotive / diesel maintenance experience

 

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of  six months automotive / diesel maintenance experience preferred.

Military or technical training in automotive repair and maintenance may substitute for experience.

 

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS (KSLAP's):

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to concentrate in spite of potential dangers associated with performing fleet maintenance during the operation of various types of equipment.

 

  • Must successfully complete all written and/or oral job tests, including a pre-employment aptitude test

  • Obtain and maintain a Texas Class "A" Commercial Operators License and other Department of Transportation (DOT), EPA, OSHA and DPS certifications as required by management

  • Able to use a personal computer and associated software applications such as Microsoft Office and SAP

  • Able to operate company vehicles safely and in compliance with applicable laws and company policies

  • Able to speak read and write in English and perform basic mathematics, interpret and communicate information regarding work orders, technical resources, timesheets, etc.

  • Able to operate company communication equipment (i.e. radio, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Able to read, comprehend and follow instructions for using technical diagnostic equipment for various vehicles and equipment

  • Must demonstrate safe and skillful use of hand tools required for the job

  • Able to operate equipment such as torque wrenches, AVR meters, tire machine and tire balancers

  • Able to use pneumatic and electrical tools with limited supervision

  • Able to demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's Ethics and Compliance Code of Conduct, and other Company policies and procedures and do so consistently, take all required training courses and do so timely

  • Able to demonstrate respect for all individuals, adhere to the Company's values and business practices and do both consistently

  • Must pass a Company medical evaluation and distinguish colors, have depth perception, and have hearing correctable to hear instructions or warnings from a person stationed on/around construction equipment

  • Able to endure strenuous physical exertion and have the dexterity to utilize hand and power tools

  • Able to work in outdoor environment while exposed to heat, cold, rain, humidity, as well as exposure to other normal air quality issues associated with industrial areas, d

  • Able to lift, push, pull and lower loads manually while using blocks and rope

  • Able to walk, stand, bend, stoop, and kneel for long periods of time

  • Able to reach and work overhead for long periods of time

  • Able to climb steel structures and perform maintenance on aerial devices

  • Body weight must not exceed 310 lbs based on the use of weight-restricted equipment necessary to perform tasks walk and climb to remote or limited access areas in order to repair or service equipment in all types of weather.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must maintain prompt attendance and be available for extended shifts (7 days per week and 24 hours per day)

  • May be exposed to various poisonous plants, insects, animals such as rodents and snakes

  • May be required to remain in the service area during emergency events and assume responsibilities assigned by the company to aide in restoration efforts.

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Salary & Benefits
  • Company provided vehicle

  • Company uniforms

  • Appropriate tools are provided for the job

  • Union job position

  • Company provides safety equipment

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Normal work schedule Monday thru Friday

  • Opportunities for overtime

  • Competitive benefits package - medical, dental, vision, performance based bonus, 401k, Retirement plan and paid vacation

  • Starting pay of $16.82 per hour

  • Shift differential

  • 2PM to 10 PM shift Monday through Friday

Contact
CenterPoint Energy 1111 Louisiana Street Houston Texas United States 77002