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Automotive Mechanic - Surprise, AZ

Kett Engineering
Surprise, AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $28 to $31 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Job Title:              Automotive Mechanic


Reports to:          Shift Supervisor or Program Manager


Pay Rate:

Dependent on experience: $28.00 - $31.00 an hour


Job Summary and General Purpose of Position:

The Automotive Mechanic / Maintenance Technician performs basic, as well as top-end mechanical and safety inspections, diagnosis and repairs of all vehicle systems, and various duties on fleet vehicles.  This person will investigate mechanical/electrical operational difficulties on products and/or components and perform corrective action. 


Essential Job Functions:   

  • Diagnosis and repair vehicle electrical and mechanical systems
  • Perform all routine vehicle maintenance tasks
  • Perform vehicle safety inspections
  • Ability to follow detailed and technical procedures
  • Print, obtain and interpret diagnostic read outs utilizing development software and tools
  • Must be physically able to perform heavy work such as tire changes, transmission removals, etc.

·        Perform specialized mechanical and/or electrical tests on product components or series of components with little or no supervision

·        Ability to read and complete work orders

·        Maintain records on work performed, analyze collected data, and report results

·        Maintain organized workspace, safety practices, and supplies

·        Act as a trainer/mentor to other employees when assigned

·        Perform other duties as assigned or requested


Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a positive work environment and promote overall team effort.
  • Focus on meeting and exceeding Kett and customer expectations.
  • Responsibilities involve a definite degree of skill, accuracy and cooperation.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of Kett and customer policies and procedures and Kett’s Vision and Values.
  • Ability to complete concise and accurate documentation.
  • Promote safety awareness and assure compliance with all safety practices.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written, are a priority.


Job Requirements:

Education: High School Diploma or GED required.  Diploma from an automotive trade school or college preferred. Current ASE or other Certifications in various disciplines, preferred.

Skills/Experience: Minimum of 3 years automotive mechanical experience with knowledge of hybrid systems and repair procedures, preferred. Experience using diagnostic software tools. Familiarity with English/Metric conversions. Must posses a thorough knowledge of complex mechanical and/or electrical concepts. Ability to read and comprehend complex engineering drawings. Good verbal


Job Requirements (Continued):

and written communication and organizational skills are a priority. Must possess interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others.

Skills/Experience: Flexibility to perform numerous tasks as required. Ability to apply logical thinking and decision making based on established guidelines and procedures.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds. Job requires standing and bending for approximately 6-8 hours on a daily basis. Must be able to travel as required to support customer testing needs. Must be available to work a minimum of 40 hours weekly and remain flexible and available to work overtime and odd hours, including weekends, and holidays. Must be willing to work on other shifts, as required. Ability to pass a drug screen and physical required.


Critical Skills:

·        Safety- Abides by, promotes and acknowledges all safety practices in keeping with high safety standards.

·        Communications- Must provide information and receive feedback in a concise, accurate and detailed manner.

·        Dependability- Display ability to successfully and satisfactorily complete assigned tasks.

·        Cooperation- Exhibit characteristics of an effective team member focused on a common goal, promotes the development of like qualities in others.

·        Initiative and Resourcefulness- Possess initiative to take effective action, anticipate needs and perform in accordance to resources provided.

·        Flexibility- Must be willing and able to expand the scope of responsibilities as dependent upon requirements of the business environment.

·        Commitment- Able to accept assigned tasks with a quality result as an objective.

·        Dedication- Demonstrate the ability to consistently perform all responsibilities with integrity.

·        Role Model- Serve as an example for Kett’s Vision and Values.

·        Result Oriented- Accomplish performance targets established by Kett and the customer.

Company Description
Established in 1953, Kett Engineering is a leader in the Automotive Test and Personnel Services industry. Our goal is to provide our Automotive and OEM customers with superior service.

The strength and success of Kett clearly comes from the people behind the organization. Our workforce is comprised of dedicated, talented and hard working individuals with years of industry experience.

If you have an interest in automotive technology industry, a passion for excellence and a desire to exceed expectations then, we want you on are our team!

Kett Engineering


15331 West Bell Road Suite# 212 Surprise

Surprise, AZ



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