Brake Check Automotive Technician - S Padre Island & Weber Rd in Corpus Christi, Texas

Automotive Technician - S Padre Island & Weber Rd

Department: Store Operations

Location: Corpus Christi, TX


Automotive Technician

Brake Check is seeking reliable Automotive Technicians to join our team. Our mission is to provide peace of mind for driver today and tomorrow. We are seeking Automotive Technicians who possess our Core Values – Integrity, a sense of Urgency and Reliability. We need you to have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, high level of motivation, energy and customer focused mindset. We will train you for the job. We offer opportunities for advancement and generous benefits.

The Automotive Technician will quickly and efficiently conduct a wide variety of inspections and repair all automotive systems as needed. Serves as the resident expert in the companies' core services, such as, fluid exchanges and maintenance services, front end repairs and braking systems; and deliver superior service through educating the customer on the problems and proposed solutions for their vehicle. May be required to provide advice to and sell customers on automotive services and repairs that are recommended or required for their vehicle.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct a wide variety of diagnoses and repairs; including but not limited to brakes, drivability, steering and suspension, alignment and maintenance services.

  • Responsible for all aspects of diagnosing and repairing a customer’s vehicle, as well as, caring for the vehicle while it is being repaired and properly securing it after the repair is completed.

  • Perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficiency and in accordance with Brake Check standards.

  • Maintain strict adherence to store policies on vehicle care and operation.

  • Keep store management aware of mechanical repair problems as they occur.

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

  • Understand and follow federal, state and local regulations (such as disposal of hazardous waste) mop bays and perform other sanitation tasks as assigned

  • Operate heavy equipment such as brake lathe, vehicle lift, spring compressor, alignment machine and tire balance

  • Maintain a clean and presentable workplace; conducts basic maintenance and cleaning of service bays, equipment, storage areas, restrooms, break room, lobby, counter areas and outside grounds.

  • Continuously learns new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing automotive technology

  • May drive a vehicle if needed.

Skills & Abilities

  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, high level of motivation, energy and Customer focused mindset are a must.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, which includes weekends and holidays.

  • Must be able to listen and execute directions with efficiency and accuracy.

  • Exhibits an awareness and concern for safety.

  • Dedicated, reliable and dependable.

  • Team oriented and collaborates with others.

  • Has a strong desire for continuous learning.

Desired Experience and/or Education:

  • High school diploma or GED (general equivalency diploma).

  • Hands on automotive repair experience a plus.

  • Working knowledge of shop equipment and repair tools.

  • Basic PC software knowledge including Windows and basic keyboarding skill.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

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.

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

  • Frequent reaching overhead and below the knees, including squatting, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting.

  • Will continuously stand on concrete or metal surfaces for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to climb stairs.

  • Must be able to function well in a physically demanding environment that frequently exposure to adverse weather conditions.

  • Exposure to chemicals, odors, dirt and dust.

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Requirements

  • An acceptable criminal history background check

  • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

  • Pre-employment substance abuse testing as well as subject to random alcohol and controlled substance testing.

  • Must provide and maintain a full set of hand tools and locking toolbox or participate in Company Tool Store program.