Repair Technician - Detroit, MI
FCA US is seeking experienced automotive Repair Technicians to fill supplemental positions in our manufacturing facilities. The primary responsibility of a Repair Technician will be to identify, troubleshoot and repair general vehicle defects and malfunctions through tracking systems, personal observation and testing procedures.
The Repair Technician will focus on vehicle assembly, mechanical, and electrical/electronic system defects or malfunctions such as exhaust emission systems and fit-and-finish defects. The Repair Technician will also be required to perform certain assembly line work, document the root cause of Electrical/Mechanical vehicle defects, and share lessons learned with Engineering and Production Management.
The Repair Technician will be responsible for ensuring and certifying vehicles are ready to ship to our valued customers and maintaining FCA's high quality standards. This position is a hands on role which requires applying vehicle mechanical and electrical repair knowledge.
FCA U.S. has two types of positions: Full-Time Employee position is 40 hours per week and may require overtime. Generally, these Full-Time positions are filled through our Supplemental employee pool.
A Supplemental Employee position is on-call employment Monday through Friday (with potential Saturday, Sunday and/or holidays). The position could be scheduled up to 40 hours per week and may require overtime based upon manufacturing production needs.
This Repair Technician job will have a starting pay rate of $15.96 per hour.
Health Care and other benefits are associated with both Full-Time and Supplemental positions.
- Have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
- Have at least 1-year of training and/or experience as a Repair Tech (automotive)
- Have a valid state issued driver's license
- Have experience diagnosing, tracing and making electrical repairs on vehicles and/or making automotive mechanical repairs
- Have experience working on vehicles in a dealership, automotive repair shop or other related experience, including experience gained from military service
- You must also be willing and able to do the following with or without reasonable accommodation:
- Meet the hourly requirements of the position which may include overtime
- Work different shifts
- Work weekends
- Work in hot and/or cold environments
- Work around heavy equipment or machinery
- Wear safety equipment such as safety glasses, sleeves, earplugs and steel-toed shoes
- Stand or walk for long periods of time each day
- Frequently bend, stoop, reach and occasionally lift up to 40 pounds
- Work in tight or closed in spaces
- Complete and successfully pass a pre-employment vehicle repair test involving a written and hands-on assessment
- ASE Certification (valid or expired) within the last 7 years
- State issued Mechanics license or certification
- Previous automotive manufacturing experience
- Graduate of a recognized automotive repair program
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.