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The Pep Boys General Service Technician - 5000679932706 in Round Lake Beach, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/7791530 nOverview n

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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.

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The General Service Technician must have a mechanical aptitude and is able to perform basic automotive services including mounting and balancing tires, tire repairs, oil changes, vehicle inspections and other less technical services while delivering an excellent customer experience. Responsible also to maintain clean and safe work areas in the tire and service department. The General Service Technician may be required to provide advice to and sell customers on automotive services and repairs that are recommended or required for their vehicle.

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n nLearn how to diagnose and repair basic automotive including brakes, alignments, suspensions, cooling and electrical

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

nChange engine oil and filter

nInstall and perform tire maintenance

nInstall batteries and check starting / charging systems

nInstall headlights and other small bulbs

nRepair flat tires

nInstall wiper blades

nStock and unload tires

nAssist fellow technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities.

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

nClean and maintain an organized and neat shop.

nAdhere to all company policy, procedure, safety and environmental rules.



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n nA valid driver's license

nPassion for career as a Technician in the automotive industry

nEager to learn and competitive drive to succeed

nMust be at least 18 years of age

nHigh School Diploma or GED

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

nSuccessful completion of pre-employment drug screen

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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.

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

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n nExtensive standing, walking, pushing and reaching.

nNeed full range of motion for reaching, bending and stooping.

nRepetitive movement of hands, arms, legs.

nMay drive a vehicl if needed.

nLifting of heavy equipment >100 pounds is required.

nMay work outside and be exposed to weather.

nExposure to adverse weather conditions, chemicals, odors, dirt and dust.

nSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

nThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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