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Shop Technician – Reno

Aug 16, 2013   //   by admin   //   Uncategorized  //  No Comments

Ready to “ROCK” your career???  We’re growing again, and looking for an experienced shop technician who can bring an immediate, positive impact to our Reno Store.


Summary: Automotive Shop Technician in a high volume service center. Dealing with customers, preparing job

estimates, and performing service work.


Essential Functions:

  • Perform all repairs and services;
  • Participates in the repair and reconditioning of automobiles and trucks;
  • Participates in assembling and repairing cars and trucks;
  • Maintains accurate work records;
  • Uses the computer based Equipment Management Information System to record work order information and access to other information;
  • Performs inspections of completed repairs to ensure thorough and quality of repair and suitability of vehicle for return to service;
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work
  • processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service;
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Methods, materials, equipment and operation of general automotive and mechanical repair shops;
  • Motorized equipment repair, maintenance and testing;
  • The characteristics and maintenance needs of a wide variety of automotive products & equipment;
  • Safety practices and principles;
  • General trades techniques, materials and practices of trades that are related to automotive and mechanical repair work;
  • EPA and ADEQ regulations for spill containment and disposal of petroleum products used in a shop environment;


Required Skills:

  • Motorized equipment repair, maintenance and testing;
  • Proficiency with Hunter alignment machine;


Required Abilities:


  • Lift 50 pounds or more;
  • Perform a broad range of automotive repairs;
  • Organize assignments to meet work requirements;
  • Read and interpret system reports to aid in management of shop and performance of assigned duties;
  • Communicate orally in person in a one-to-one or group setting;
  • Read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used in the work environment and

communicate to co-workers the precautions needed for safe handling of chemicals;

  • Enter data or information into a terminal, PC, or other keyboard device;
  • Work cooperatively with other company employees;
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to incumbent or others;
  • This is strenuous work requiring good corrected vision, hearing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching and lifting;




Acceptable training and experience:


Three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive and mechanical equipment as an automotive mechanic, heavy equipment mechanic or equipment repair specialist. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. ASE Certified a plus.



TransAmerican Auto Parts (“TAP Worldwide”; aka 4WheelParts and others) is the leader in the off-road automotive aftermarket. That means we have a thing for trucks, Jeeps, and anything else that can climb, crawl, jump, or race through the dirt. We operate in 17 States and 4 Canadian Provinces, with 63 retail stores, 5 U.S. distribution centers, and over 1200 of the best employees in our industry.

In addition to a great compensation and commission plan, we offer a wide range of benefits, including: medical & dental insurance; 401(k) Plan; paid holidays; paid vacation; paid sick time; employee purchase program; and many other perks.

When you work with us, you’ll be challenged – and rewarded!

To apply:

  1. 1.      Send your resume to:
  2. 2.      Tell us your salary history and current salary requirements (NOTE:  Resumes received without a salary history may not be considered).


To learn more about us, visit:

Transamerican Auto Parts is an equal opportunity employer, and is proud of our diverse employee population.  Employment offers include a requirement for  successful completion of a background investigation, and pre-employment drug screening. We use E-Verify to determine employment eligibility for all new employees.  E-Verify is a joint effort among employers, the U.S. Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”).