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Automotive Technician - Guaranteed OEM Training (Ford-Lincoln)

Company: Ford - Lincoln Veteran Careers Program
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Ford-Lincoln Technician Careers Program is designed to promote hiring technicians with three or more years of professional automotive experience. The primary goal of this initiative is to recruit and train candidates to become brand-certified Ford-Lincoln Automotive Service Technicians. Selection for the program is highly competitive in keeping with the tradition of professionalism found in the Ford-Lincoln brand. Candidates must meet the requisite qualifications, experience, and capability requirements and be willing to attend a four-week in-resident instruction and certification course upon hiring.
Pay: $30,000-$60,000 Annually (starting salary based on experience, education, location, and other factors)
Responsibilities of the Automotive Technician:
The Ford-Lincoln Automotive Service Technician core job description (After formal training & OJT):

  • Performing assigned work as outlined on repair orders with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.

  • Diagnosing the cause of malfunctions and performing repairs, if authorized by Service Consultants (for customers).

  • Coordinating with the Parts Department to ensure the availability of parts.

  • Saving and tagging parts if under warranty or requested by Service Consultants (for customers).

  • Examining the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required.

  • Notifying Service Consultants if additional work is needed or if repairs/work cannot be completed within the time promised.

  • Documenting work performed as directed by Service Consultants.

  • Road testing vehicles to ensure the quality of repair and ensuring vehicles remain clean.

  • Keeping abreast of factory technical bulletins and attending factory-sponsored training classes.

  • Keeping the shop area neat and clean and remaining accountable for all tools used.

  • Understanding and complying with federal, state, and local regulations, such as safety requirements, hazardous waste disposal, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and other policies, procedures, and programs as required.

  • Wear appropriate PPE, including safety glasses. Maintaining safety awareness at all times.

  • The Service Technician must work closely with others or independently if needed.

  • Dealership uniforms are required.

    Qualifications, Experience, and Capability Requirements:

    • Have at least three years of experience working as a Technician in an automotive service department.

    • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record

    • Ability to pass the following pre-employment screening requirements (drug screening, Motor Vehicle record report, and a background investigation)

    • Be able to provide a minimum of three good work references with current contact information.

      Must be able to:

      • Operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely.

      • Drive a manual transmission (for road tests).

      • Read and comprehend technical instructions.

      • Lift to 50 pounds unassisted and operate hoist and test equipment.

      • Sit, bend, stoop, and/or stand for extended periods (up to 8 hours or more)and kneel, crawl, bend, reach, push, pull, and maneuver in a shop environment safely and as needed.

      • While most shops have a controlled climate and are well-ventilated, they must be able to work in an environment that may have exposure to Petroleum products, dust, hot or cold temperatures, loud noises, strong odors (exhaust fumes) and assorted other distractors.

      • Manual dexterity in both hands and the ability to manipulate small objects.

      • Good communication skills and the ability to work with the public.

      • Must be willing to complete mandated online training as assigned during the initial interview and screening process.

      • Must be willing to accept a minimum 24-month employment obligation upon hiring.

        For additional information, Contact:
        Andy Crespo
        US Army (Retired)
        Automotive Technical Recruiter
        Cell 352.615.6380
        Location : LocationUS-MT-Bozeman
        ID 2023-18111
        Category Service Technician

Keywords: Ford - Lincoln Veteran Careers Program, Bozeman , Automotive Technician - Guaranteed OEM Training (Ford-Lincoln), Engineering , Bozeman, Montana

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