Hello My name is Elijah Haven. I have been an automotive technician for four years and four months. Graduated with a degree in Automotive Technology in January of 2013. Immediately after graduation hit the field and have been performing my skills with great enthusiasm and pride. I have worked on numerous car manufactures throughout my professional career.
Suspension and alignment
Drive ability diagnostics
Brake repair and replacement
Air conditioning and heating
suspension and alignment
Superior customer service
Excellent attention to detail
Willingness to learn
08/2015 to Current
Automotive Line TechnicianBell Road Toyota － Phoenix, AZServiced air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems. Rebuilt faulty assemblies, including steering systems and linkages. Examined vehicles to determine the extent of damage or malfunctions. Specialized in servicing brakes and fuel systems. Communicated with customers regarding vehicle issues and potential repairs. Repaired and replaced belts, hoses and steering systems. Operated pneumatic tools and air compressors. Removed and replaced tires, shocks, struts and brakes. Repaired and replaced radiators and water pumps. Installed timing gears and timing belts.
12/2014 to 08/2015
Used Car TechnicianBell Road Toyota － Phoenix, AZ
Performed various types of work on multiple car manufactures. Performed 200 point inspection of trade in inventory. Create a thorough list of vehicle components needed to be repaired or replaced. Provide price and availability of parts.Serviced air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems. Examined vehicles to determine the extent of damage or malfunctions. Verify vehicles are able to pass emissions and ready to sale. Communicating with managers and advisers of vehicle status.
03/2014 to 12/2014
Automotive Lube TechnicianCamelback Subaru － Phoenix, AZFollowed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined. Operated pneumatic tools and air compressors. Removed and replaced tires, shocks, struts and brakes. Performed preventative maintenance to Subaru manufactured vehicles of all models and years. Shadow trained with top elite technicians in the shop.
06/2013 to 03/2014
Detail and lot porterCamelback Volkswagen Subaru Mazda － Phoenix, AZPerformed complete automotive details to customer vehicles in a timely matter. Kept track record of supplies needed for department. Performed pre-delivery inspection to new vehicles. Evening shift lead detailer. Perform thorough inspection of vehicles before sent to sales floor. Provided excellent advise on vehicle cleaning and maintenance.
10/2012 to 06/2013
Sales AssociateG by Guess － Glendale, AZMet incoming customers and provided immediate assistance. Retrieved alternate items and sizes on request. Listened to customer needs and preferences to provide accurate advice. Increased purchase totals by recommending additional items. Reviewed purchases for fraudulent activities. Worked flexible schedule to accommodate changing customer levels. Kept sales floor presentable and clean. Handled customer money transactions. Performed inventory of products and placed according to Guess standards. Provided superior customer service.
01/2012 to 07/2012
Food ServerJunction Restuarant － Chinle, AZAccepted payment from customers and made change as necessary. Assisted co-workers. Assisted diners with seating as needed Apportioned and served food to facility residents, employees, or patrons. Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving Cleaned and maintained the beverage area, display cases, equipment, and order transaction area Cleaned bars, work areas, and tables Greeted customers in the restaurant or drive-thru, took and rang up orders, handled payment and thanked customers Greeted guests and sat them at tables or in waiting areas
Education and Training
Automotive TechnologyUniversal Technical Institute － Avondale, AZ, MaricopaCompleted Automotive basic course. Added Ford Fact nine week program. Graduated Ford Fact with 3.2 GPA. Ford Fact is an intense nine week course that emphasizes on vehicle diagnosing and electrical diagnosis.
Activities and Honors
Attend car meets and shows to gather ideas and knowledge from other friends and affiliates.
Read about new and coming products from different vehicle manufactures.
I enjoy working on friends and family personal vehicles to keep me busy and learn more about different products.