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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Automotive Senior Technician in Columbia, South Carolina

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Senior Technician/Mechanic position requires your talent and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems, while using your leadership and mentoring skills in driving a team toward increased customer care and satisfaction.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Job Responsibilities for Senior Technician/Mechanic

  • Diagnose and repair to specifications

  • brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems

  • Adequately explain technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals

  • Stay current with rapidly changing automotive technology through continuous paid formal training

  • Assist fellow technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements for Senior Technician/Mechanic

  • Reading, writing and math skills

  • Must have a valid automobile driver’s license at all times and be able to drive customer and company vehicles.

  • Must have a minimum 3 years of automotive repair experience, completion of Vocational-Technical School program in a related field or demonstrated skills via third party certificates/assessment.

  • A.S.E. certification in at least 3 (three) of A1-A8 is required. (New hires with external similar qualifications/certifications will have up to 2 years of employment to comply)

  • Maintains Federal, State and Local certification/license where applicable.

  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

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