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Automotive Technician

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Nov 26, 2019


Job Description


Job Overview
As an Automotive Technician you will be a part of a highly skilled automotive team that is responsible for repairing, servicing, and maintaining a diverse fleet of hundreds of vehicles that support the various departments at DFW Airport.
What you will be doing:
  • Using test equipment to troubleshoot problems, determine corrective action, make repairs or adjustments and road testing vehicles or equipment to make certain that problems or conditions have been corrected.
  • Performing tune-ups, replacing parts and making adjustments using test equipment and technical manuals.
  • Repairing electrical, fuel, electronic ignition, emission and exhaust systems.
  • Inspecting and replacing or repairing brake systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Making repairs or complete overhauls on gasoline and diesel engines and alternative fuels.
  • Repairing or replacing front-end parts on vehicles and equipment; aligning the front end.
  • Repairing, replacing and servicing transmissions, drive shafts, U-joints and differential axles.
  • Repairing carburetors, generator-alternators, ball joints, shocks, wheel bearings/seals, starters, fuel pumps and other equipment.
  • Servicing and making repairs to vehicle air conditioning systems.
What you need:
  • Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent.
  • Three (3) years experience as an automotive mechanic.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
  • Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license.
What we desire:
  • Knowledge of methods, materials and tools used in repair of automotive equipment.
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions associated with servicing vehicles and equipment.
  • Skill in tune-up of electrical/fuel systems.
  • Skill in diagnosing and repairing a variety of types of automotive equipment – including small vehicles, medium and large size trucks, and bus equipment.
  • Skill in repair/overhaul of power trains (gasoline, diesel and alternative fuels) engine, transmissions and differentials.
  • Skill in repair/replacement of components such as starters, generators/alternators, carburetors fuel pumps.
  • Ability to test and diagnose malfunctioning equipment and systems.
  • Ability to operate automotive machine shop equipment such as lathe, press, gas and electric welding apparatus, drill press and related equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications.
  • Ability to pass a medical physical examination.
  • Ability to work shifts, including nights and weekends.
About Us
We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.
Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.
Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.

Job Info

Job ID# 1004961

Nov 26, 2019

United States