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Mercedes-Benz DRIVE Automotive Service Technician - GI Bill approved Registered Apprenticeship
Job Code:PASCO613
CityPASCO
StateWashington
  

Job Responsibilities:

The Mercedes-Benz DRIVE Technician Training and Development Program is an advanced 16-week Technician training program that provides the opportunity to learn extensive Mercedes-Benz product knowledge, customer service best practices and career preparation. All instruction is to ensure placement with a dealer, post program graduation. This program is a Registered Apprenticeship through the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).   

 

U.S. MilitaryVeteran candidates may choose to use one year of their GI Bill ® benefits, forthe MB DRIVE curriculum and the on-the-job OJT.

 

You will learn:

      Introduction to Mercedes-Benz

      Diagnostic Strategies

      Engine Management Systems

      Brakes and Traction

      Suspension Systems

      Service and Maintenance

      Climate Control

      Telematics

      E-Mobility

      Disassembly

      Intermediate Electrical

      Career Development

      Strategies for Success 

MB DRIVE’s blended learning approach consists of 90% hands-on workshop instruction and 10%traditional classroom lecture. To meet the needs of in-demand automotive technician skills, the program is designed to provide hands-on experience with Mercedes-Benz Workshop Information Systems, brand equipment, parts and vehicles.

 Upon successful completion of this 4 months school curriculum and 6 months of on-the-job dealership experience, you will earn the title Mercedes-Benz Certified Systems Technician. 

 

The Mercedes-Benz Technician core job description:  (After 16 weeks of instruction and formal training & Dealership OJT):

  • Works as a team member to support Service Department operations.

  • Documents work orders to include: full description of repairs requested, completed and parts required.

  • Informs Supervisor/Adviser of unexpected delays of completion.

  • Ensures all work is completed to manufacturer standards.

  • Test drive vehicles and Interprets MB and related diagnostic equipment.

  • Conducts routine service and preventive maintenance on all types of vehicles.

  • Completed vehicle check lists and identifies areas of concern.

  • Completes new vehicle preparations.

  • Removes and installs vehicle components. In accordance with MB standards.

  • Keep work areas clean and in accordance with standards of safety and the disposal of waste.

  • Ensure uniforms and PPE are worn correctly, at all required times.

  • Continues education as a MB Systems Technician. 


Job Qualifications:

Qualifications, Experience and Capability Requirements:

  • For non-Veteran candidates: 

  • Graduate from an accredited Automotive Vocational Program, with a minimum of one year duration. Candidate must provide proof of the successful completion of one year or more. Transcripts are required 

  • For Veteran candidates:

  • An Honorable Discharge from the United States Military and the ability to provide proof of service and discharge. 

  • Formal military schooling in a technical field such as mechanical, power generation, aviation maintenance, electrical, electronics or other parallel technical specialized skills. Must be able to provide a DD214, for proof of technical training and job designation.

  • Completion of at least three years working in the specific technical field of study at the unit, organizational, ship, base, installation or direct support maintenance level (and maintained a high level of experience within the past 3 years).

  • For all candidates:

  • Valid driver's license and a clear driving record.

  • Ability to pass the following pre-employment screening requirements (drug screening, background investigation, credit score and a Motor Vehicle record report). 

  • Be able to provide a minimum of three good work/school references, with current contact information to include relationship, phone number and email addresses. 

  • Must be able to:

  • Operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely.

  • Drive a manual transmission (for road tests).

  • Read and comprehend technical instruction.

  • Lift up to a 78 pound tire and wheel assembly, unassisted and operate hoist and test equipment.

  • Sit, bend, stoop and/or stand for extended periods (up to 8 hours or more on a concrete floor) kneel, crawl, bend, reach, push, pull and maneuver in a shop environment safely and as needed.

  • Must be able to work in an environment that may have exposure to: Petroleum products, dust, hot or cold temperatures, loud noises, strong odors (exhaust fumes) and assorted other distractors.

  • Manual dexterity in both hands and the ability to manipulate small objects.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with the public.

  • During initial interview and screening process, must be willing to complete mandated online training, as assigned.

  • Must be willing to accept a minimum 12 month employment obligation upon hiring. 

  • For additional information Contact:

Mike Spaulding
Technical Recruiter
Automotive Programs 
CALIBRE 

571.403.3207
mike.spaulding@calibresys.com 

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