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Garage Technician

  • Job ID: 459133820
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, Daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: UPMC Transportation
  • Location: 1000 Paxton Street, Harrisburg PA 17104
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $21.66 / hour

Description

We're hiring a regular, full-time Garage Technician to join our Corporate Supply Chain team!  This position primarily works daylight hours, Monday through Friday, in Harrisburg, PA.

The Garage Technician will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of motor truck and bus equipment including, but not limited to the following: Engines (gas and diesel), Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic), Clutches, Differentials/Power dividers, PTO systems, Starters/Alternators, Refrigeration systems, Air conditioning systems (including cold and hot units), Fan clutches, Engine electronics (gas/diesel), Power steering systems, and Steering gear box (manual and power).  They will also assist with both oil and tire changes.

This is a great opportunity for those looking for career advancement within this job field.  Apply online today to be considered for the opportunity!

Responsibilities:
  • Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
  • Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units
  • Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order
  • Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Use hand tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
  • The ability to stand or be in awkward or unusual positions for lengths of time.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
  • Maintain work area appearance and safety
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure gauges.
  • Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
  • Understands that shifts and start times can change or vary based on the needs of the operation.
  • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices
  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • A technician with a minimum of two (2) years practical experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience is required.
  • A Garage Technician should have specialized training and experience/knowledge and understanding of theory and concept of major components (i.e. engines, transmissions, etc.)
  • Proficient in the use of all tools of the trade (Welding, power tools and shop machinery).

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Driver's License

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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