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Duquesne Light Company Automotive Body Mechanic in Pittsburgh, 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!

Department: Transportation

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Starting rate: $35.91

Overall Purpose:

Under semi-direct supervision, to perform the general work required in the fabrication, maintenance, repair, welding, and painting of all Company automotive equipment and associated equipment and machinery.

Job Responsibilities:

As directed, performs assigned fabrication, maintenance, and repair work such as:

  • Repair, replace, overhaul, straighten and reassemble panels, frames, braces, fenders, under boxes, floors, floorboards, doors, windows, and hardware of bodies and associated equipment

  • Heat, cut and shame light and heavy metal parts and operate the various metal cutting and shaping equipment as required.

  • Prepare and join all types of metal parts using gas fueled and electric brazing and welding equipment as required.

  • Selects the proper equipment and materials required for making setups, preparing surfaces and performing the operations necessary for the work assigned.

Performs the necessary bench and floor work including riveting, welding, carpentry, metal work and repair work which may include using synthetics such as epoxys, fiber reinforced plastics and polyethylene.

Prepares wood, metal and plastic surfaces for painting and paints bodies and body equipment using spray or hand painting methods.

Performs miscellaneous construction and repair work on non-automotive equipment such as dollies, racks, frames and benches.

May be required to assist a mechanic in automotive repair work.

Prepares shop forms such as job cards and parts requisitions as required.

Performs other work related to the above as required or assigned.

Education / Experience Requirements:

Two years, or comparable, automotive and repair experience.

Must be able to pass the company administered standardized test. (CAST)

Working familiarity with the tools of the trade and with modern methods of automotive body repair work.

Familiarity with the construction of automotive body, chassis and associated equipment.

Must have State of Pennsylvania driver's license and CDL or be willing and able to obtain a CDL within 6 months of employment.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DUQUESNE LIGHT HOLDINGS, INC. (DLH) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. DLH’S POLICY IS TO NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY APPLICANT OR EMPLOYEE BASED ON RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, CREED, SEX, PREGNANCY OR RELATED MEDICAL CONDITIONS, AGE (40 AND OVER), SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION, VETERAN STATUS, PAST, CURRENT OR FUTURE MILITARY SERVICE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR ANCESTRY, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, GENETIC INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER CONSIDERATION PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. DLH ALSO PROHIBITS HARASSMENT OF APPLICANTS OR EMPLOYEES BASED ON ANY OF THESE PROTECTED CATEGORIES.

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