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Diesel Technician in Houston, TX at Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2018

Job Description

Overview

David McDavid Nissan Houston

Needs A Diesel Technician!

Cummins Experience a Plus!

David McDavid Nissan Houston, a subsidiary of Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG), a Fortune 500 public automotive retailer with 80 plus retail locations and 25 collision centers is currently seeking a Diesel Technician! We are looking for a driven, dedicated individual that is excited at the opportunity to join a successful team, and continue to drive home the culture of success that has been built.

Why Asbury? Asbury offers the advantages only a major dealer group can. 25,000 available vehicles in stock to sell, 500+ cars sold daily, 4,500+ vehicles serviced daily, 8,000 team members to build relationships with and 8 million happy customers to provide customer service to! Asbury is one of the largest franchised auto retailers in the United States with over $6.5 billion in total revenue in 2017, and we are continuing to expand our workforce!

Responsibilities and Qualifications

A Diesel Technician will have a strong understanding and will demonstrate the ability to work on diesel and gas powered engines. This individual will be extremely familiar with repairing and rebuilding engines, transmissions, drive line and differentials.

  • Examine assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended
  • Make accurate use of the multi-point inspection form on each vehicle
  • Document all work performed and recommended on assigned repair order
  • Communicate with service advisor when additional work is needed or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time
  • Maintain technician proficiency as specified by Asbury standards
  • Conduct road tests to determine work needed and confirm work was successfully completed when necessary and practical
  • Utilize product and technical training as assigned by the manufacturer and management
  • Participate in manufacturer-sponsored training programs and schools to continuously expand your knowledge of new technology
  • Maintain manufacturer CSI (Customer Satisfaction Index) at or above the Asbury specified goal(s) in service for district, regional and national scores
  • Complete the work, notations and time-keeping necessary to the successful completion of warranty repair orders and the filing of warranty claims
  • Report to management any situation or condition that would jeopardize the safety, welfare, or integrity of the dealership, its customers or employees
  • Perform all levels of diagnosis and repair on vehicles
  • Utilize hand held devices to diagnose malfunctions
  • Specialize and demonstrate proficiency in the repair and diagnosis of engines (gas and diesel), power train to include differentials, transmissions, clutches, drive shafts, PTO's (power take offs)  wheel ends, electrical systems including starters and alternators, HVAC systems, steering systems, electronics to include ECM's (electronic control modules), ECU's (engine control unit), sensors, engine bolt on items such as turbos, fan clutches, injectors, cooling system, brake systems including ABS (anti-lock brake system), suspension systems (spring and air), complete assemblies, turbo chargers and fuel systems
  • Raise vehicles using hydraulic jacks or hoists
  • Must be able to read and interpret diagnostic codes, and use diagnostic software
  • Must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings, electrical schematics and hydraulic diagrams
  • Understand and complete required training for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.
  • Comply with all federal, state and local laws, as well as company policy, regarding safeguarding all customer vehicles, property and information
  • ASE certifications heavily preferred
  • Manufacturer certifications heavily preferred
  • Previous automotive diesel technician experience required
  • Must have basic tools
  • Must have great technical and mechanical skills
  • Must be a team player 
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have a strong work ethic and exhibit good communication skills 
  • Must be a problem solver and goal orientated
  • Must be a minimum of eighteen years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening (background & drug test)
Total Rewards

Pay & Benefits

  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off (PTO) and holidays for full-time positions
  • Three affordable healthcare plans to select from that meet your healthcare needs along with two dental plans and optional vision coverage
  • Dedicated health concierge service
  • Virtual office visits through Teladoc if you elect medical coverage
  • Specialty pharmacy and pain management programs included with elected medical coverage
  • Promotional pricing for LASIK and PRK procedures if you elect vision coverage
  • Company contribution to HSA program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care and Dependent Care eligible expenses that allow you to save pre-tax dollars up to $2,600 for healthcare expenses and $5,000 for dependent care, per calendar year
  • Uniforms and launder services provided for select positions
  • Relocation packages available for select positions
  • Tool allowances available for select positions
  • Complimentary Basic Life Insurance

Long Term Incentives & Retirement

  • 401 (K) company match plan available for full-time and part-time team members

Life & Leisure

  • Discounts at participating local businesses
  • Discounts on vehicle purchases and services
  • Wellness programs
  • On-site health fairs and seminars
  • Life management services
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) on the day you are hired at no cost to you. This coverage provides you and all members of your household confidential access to unlimited phone consultations, limited private consultations for issues with drug or alcohol abuse, marital and relationship counseling, parenting issues, stress, as well as bereavement counseling, crisis intervention, financial counseling, legal counseling, discounts and referrals.

Learning & Development

  • Paid training for most positions
  • On-site training and online digital training programs
  • Educational reimbursement program for technicians
  • College Scholarship Program is available for eligible dependents of Asbury employees
  • Continuous new e-Learning opportunities
  • Asbury ethics, integrity and diversity training
  • Management/leadership development

Recognition

  • Service Anniversary Milestone Program
  • Technician Guild Program

Perks

  • Complimentary lunch provided at select locations at dealer discretion
  • Company social events
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Employee referral program to earn additional income

Safety

  • Return-to-Work Program for workers who are injured while on the job
  • Safety training that is tied to your specific position, so you get the training most pertinent to your career

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