Body Shop/Mechanic/Technician- Grand Rapids, MI

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Body Shop/Mechanic/Technician- Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan Kenworth
7393 Expressway Ct. SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49548

Phone Number:(616) 281-7320
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Position Title: Body Shop – Diesel Truck Mechanic/Technician
Location of Position: Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description:
Michigan Kenworth, located in Grand Rapids, is currently accepting applications in their Body Shop for Diesel Truck Mechanics. Responsibilities include preparing vehicles for body repair work and preforming corrective and preventative maintenance on medium and heavy duty trucks. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful dealer group!

• Prepares vehicles for body repair work
• Performs corrective and preventative maintenance on medium and heavy duty vehicles
• Troubleshoots various systems, to include electrical, drive train, HVAC, brake, engine, and suspension, identifies needed repairs and performs corrective action
• Writes up on the repair order an accurate, clear, and detailed description of the cause of failure and the repair procedure(s) used

Primary Duties:
• Sand blasting vehicles to prepare them for painting
• Using a paint gun to prime vehicles for painting
• Uses diagnostic equipment to detect and isolate faults in medium and heavy duty vehicles and interprets test results
• Reads written fault description on Repair Order and determines the most efficient repair procedure
• Communicates with and provides Shop Foreman with accurate and detailed repair information for inclusion on the Repair Order.
• Obtains supervisor permission to complete diagnosed repairs and/or add additional repairs to a repair
• Communicates with parts department personnel to obtain or order the parts necessary to repair vehicles
• Performs road test on customer vehicles to assist in problem isolation or to verify repair procedure
• Tracks and charges clocked hours to the proper corresponding Repair Order operation
• Writes up clear, accurate, and detailed repair description of each operation on the corresponding Repair Order, to include a description of the cause of failure and the correction and/or repair procedure used
• Interacts with customers in a professional and positive manner
• Assists other technicians with repair procedures as needed

• Formal technical training degree, certificate or diploma or equivalent work experience
• Personal tool inventory to allow for the completion of job duties and assignments
• Effective written and oral communication skills
• Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
• Ability to weld is a plus, but not required
• Ability to read and interpret shop repair order forms, repair manuals, electrical schematics and various other technical bulletins
• Ability to use computer keyboard and Windows basics
• Ability to work in an environment with frequent exposure to outside weather elements
• Ability to work in an environment that contains dust from sanding and possible paint fumes
• Ability to work 8 – 10 hour days, including overtime hours as needed
• Ability to bend, stoop, crawl, walk and sit on a regular basis with frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Plan
401K or other Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Sick Leave