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The Pep Boys Mechanic - 5000677588806 in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: nOverview n


Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent, Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. Our businesses have a singular focus: provide premium automotive parts and services at a great value. The businesses of Icahn Automotive today consist of Pep Boys® automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus® automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care® owned and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care franchised service centers. The businesses of Icahn Automotive total over 22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned and franchise locations and 25 distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.


n nPosition SummaryThe Automotive Mechanic must professionally inspect, diagnose and repair tire and automotive services, while delivering an excellent customer experience. They are responsible for explaining technical diagnoses and needed repairs to co-workers and customers. The Mechanic is expected to continuously learn new technical information and techniques in order to stay updated with rapidly changing automotive technology and perform work in accordance with specifications. The Mechanic will also train and mentor co-workers as well as maintain clean and safe work areas.


n nDuties & Responsibilities n


n nDiagnose and repair to specifications -- brake and hydraulic, exhaust, basic electrical, cooling system, suspension and alignment, perform all maintenance services.

nPerform job duties of all lower job descriptions (General Service Technician).

nAdequately explain technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis.

nContinuously learn new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing automotive technology.

nAssist fellow technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities.

nKeep store management aware of mechanical repair problems as they occur.

nMaintain an organized and neat shop.

nAdhere to all company policies, procedures, safety and environmental rules.

n nKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities n


nWe expect you to help set the pace and tone while helping to develop the team around you. Collaboration and a team first mentality are a must if you are looking for success in this role. In addition, we require review the following to measure your fit for this role: n


n nA High School Diploma or GED

n6 months of automotive mechanical problem-solving and repair experience.

nSection 609 Certification PREFERRED

nState Inspection license if applicable

nHigh level of motivation, energy and a customer-focused attitude.

nMust have a valid driver's license.

nSuccessful completion of pre-employment drug screen

nAvailability to work days, nights, holidays, and weekends as needed

n nPhysical Demands/Work Environment n


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


n nPhysical Demands n


n nMust be able to lift, carry, and place merchandise and supplies up to 50 pounds without assistance.

nFrequent standing and walking for long periods of time.

nFrequent reaching overhead and below the knees, squatting, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting.

nPossesses fine motor skills to safely operate tools.

nClimb up and down ladders to retrieve merchandise.

nCommunicate effectively in person, by telephone, or by using telecommunications equipment.

nEnters and locates information on computer.

nVisually verifies information, often in small print.

nSafely operates a motor vehicle.