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Job Category:  Mechanic
Job Title:  Automotive Equipment Technician
Ref Number:  584192
State / Province:  Massachusetts - MA
City:  Dorchester
Job Type:  Full Time Regular
Job Description: 


Performs troubleshooting diagnostics, repairs and preventative maintenance of Verizon vehicles and mobile tools and equipment.  Areas of required knowledge include, but are not limited to:

Diesel and Gasoline engines 
Brake systems
Fuel systems
Ignition and electrical systems
Exhaust systems
Suspension systems
Hydraulic systems 
Electronic control modules (ECM) for engine and body computers  

Maintenance and repairs are performed on all types of vehicles including cars, vans, trucks, and a variety of mobile tools and construction equipment.  Must be able to follow diagnostic trouble charts; hydraulic schematics use standard automotive tools, electronic diagnostic equipment, hydraulic pressure gauges, and flow meters.  Uses various cutting and welding equipment.  As part of the Fleet maintenance program inputting data into fleet tracking software is critical.  All technicians must utilize a computer to input work orders, time and related computer tasks.


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

A. Maintaining all company vehicles and equipment on vehicles of varying gross weights.

B. Performing work associated with diagnostic, maintenance and repair of all types of motor vehicles and special equipment and components, for example: hydraulic systems including aerial platforms, digger derricks, winches, hydraulic control valves (manual and electronic), hydraulic cylinders, pumps and motors, automatic and manual transmissions, brake systems, ignition and fuel systems, steering and powertrain systems, tires, electrical systems, batteries, starters, generators, alternators, chassis lubrication and repair, emission control systems and repairs and maintains other related components as required. 

C. Must use sophisticated computer test equipment to diagnose vehicle problems as well as read and follow diagnostic procedures.

D. Interfacing with vehicle users regarding assignments, repairs, etc

E. Utilizing Fleet maintenance tracking computer systems to determine work assignments, record keeping, time reporting, parts inventory, etc. 

F. Wears appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  Follows established safety practices and procedures using standard automotive tools and written material to accomplish the job. 

G. Must perform maintenance required on Verizon vehicles, equipment and chassis mounted equipment to maintain  all required compliance with applicable federal and state laws on company vehicles. 

H. May be required to work day/evening/or night tours, overtime, weekends and holidays. Some work may be performed in the field outside of a repair facility as necessary. Must work/drive in adverse weather conditions. 

I. Heavy lifting may be required in handling tools, materials, and supplies. Must be able to lift, carry and maneuver heavy equipment up to 75 lbs.

J. May be required to perform additional duties and tasks required by the company.


A. Tests– Results obtained in standard tests for this position must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.

B. Must meet safety-related requirements including but not limited to those standards of safety imposed by OSHA, state agencies, manufacturers and/or the company.

C. Possess and maintain a valid/current Commercial Driver's License (CDL) as required by work state.   Must be able to drive all types of company vehicles automatic or manual transmission, and operating associated special equipment. A Commercial Driver’s License is required.  Must pass DOT physical to qualify for CDL; the applicant will receive related Company provided Department of Transportation (DOT) training. Upon completion of DOT training, the applicant must qualify on DOT's commercial driver's license written and skills qualifications tests to retain the job

D. Must be able to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying and maneuvering heavy equipment up to 75 lbs. 

E. Must obtain and maintain any and all required certificates, license by state or federal requirement or obtain them within the probation period in order to be retained in the job. The following is not an all-inclusive list but is an example of the required certificates and licenses:
a. Certificate or license for State Inspection
b. DOT Inspection and Emissions testing or inspection (where required)
c. Certificate for Air Brakes Inspection 
d. Certificate for handling automotive refrigerant for example:  Mobile-Air Conditioning Society (MACS) with an assigned (EPA) number. 

F. Security background investigation may be required. 

G. Where a Commercial Driver’s License is required, applicant must pass an alcohol and drug test. 

H. Must have at least five or more years experience as a mechanic or in another closely related field.

I. Must be available to work scheduled tours designated by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and/or the needs of the business.  Associates may be required to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as the needs of the business necessitate.  Non-scheduled days will be required as needs of the business necessitate.

Salary Information

Weekly Rate: $613.50 - $1677.50

Additional Information

This position requires a valid Class A or B CDL license at the time of hire. The work tours may vary but typically are scheduled within Monday through Sunday from 3:00PM - 11:00PM with possible weekends, evenings, overtime and holidays as needed by the business.

Test(s) Required

Automotive Maintenance Test
Automotive Maintenance SI

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Employer:  Verizon
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