Duquesne Light Company Automotive Service Mechanic in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!
FLSA Status: Non Exempt
Starting rate: $37.41
Location: This position will be filled at either Penn Hills or McKeesport
Overall Purpose :
Under semi-direct supervision, to perform service and general repair work in connection with inspecting, repairing, and adjusting all types of Company gasoline-, diesel-, and electric-powered equipment, including but not limited to cars, trucks, trailers, sweepers, forklifts, cranes, backhoes, and bull dozers.
Job Responsibilities :
Performs assigned DLCo Fleet repair and maintenance work.
Inspects and operates all DLCo Fleet equipment, determines safe operating condition, and recommends or performs necessary maintenance and repair work.
Performs inspections required by local, state or federal agencies.
Diagnoses, disassembles, assembles, repairs, adjusts, and services DLCo Fleet equipment using tools and equipment common to the work which assigned.
Diagnoses, adjusts, repairs, and replaces various items such as springs, brake system components, (hydraulic, air and electric), suspension members, drive shafts, cylinder heads, clutches, and manual transmissions. Removes and installs engines, automatic transmissions, differential assemblies, air conditioning components and fuel injection systems.
Diagnoses, services, repairs, and reinstalls units such as alternators, generators , starters, distributors, voltage regulators, wiring, lighting, fuel pumps, carburetors, fuel injection devices, relays, sensors and automotive computers using volt, ohm and amp meters.
Performs engine tune-up using tools and instruments common to such work and equipment such as oscilloscopes, engine analyzers, four-gas infrared exhaust gas analyzers, and engine and chassis dynamometers.
Performs front end alignment, 2 and 4 wheel, and wheel balancing.
Required to perform road service work in all types of weather, day or night.
Performs minor welding, heating, and cutting using appropriate equipment.
Performs minor body work such as replacement of compartment doors, mirrors, door hardware, and straightening of metal parts.
Determines and orders parts required to complete repair work and prepares shop forms such as job cards, inspection records, and requisitions for parts and equipment.
Equips new vehicles for the road. Installs DLCo radio components, mobile telephones, snow plows, salt spreaders, lighting and emergency devices.
Operates cranes, forklifts and hoist to perform engine replacement and the moving of other equipment parts.
Performs all work in accordance with Transportation and DLCo safety regulations and practices and maintains equipment and working areas in a clean and orderly condition.
Instructs and directs the work of lesser grade workers.
Performs other work related to the above as required or assigned.
Education / Expience Requirements :
High School graduate or equivalent.
Two years, or comparable, automotive repair experience.
Must pass the company administered standardized aptitude test (i.e. CAST).
Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of the mechanfcal principles of automotive equipment, the operation of internal combustion engines, and the component parts of automotive and related equipment.
Must have State of Pennsylvania Commercial driver's license and pass Company driving test Class V.
Must be able to hold State requirements of certification for State Inspection (cars, light/heavy trucks) and Emissions work. Automotive Service Excellence certification (ASE) preferred.
Ability to work from Technical Services manuals and read wiring schematics.
Working knowledge of Company and Department safety rules.
Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.