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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Master Automotive Technician with 30+ years of experience in field successful at correcting mechanical problems, completing routine maintenance and improving vehicle operations. Positive and upbeat individual with enthusiasm for work and understanding of good customer service. Motivated to go above and beyond job requirements to satisfy customer needs, help team and meet business objectives. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Hardworking Master Automotive Technician successful at correcting mechanical problems, completing routine maintenance and improving vehicle operations.

Skills
  • Customer relations
  • Able to persuade others effectively
  • Flexible schedule
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Professional demeanor
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Merchandising understanding
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Cash handling
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Adapt to diverse groups
  • Product promotions
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Excellent people skills
  • Point of sale knowledge
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Customer service focus
  • Multi-tasking strength
  • Inspecting vehicles
  • Replacing parts
  • System repairs
  • Rebuilding Engines
  • Managing Parts
  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Installing Equipment
  • Electrical Failure Expertise
  • Brake Systems Understanding
  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Overseeing garage operations
  • Inventory auditing
  • Hand and power tools
  • Ordering supplies
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Bay management
  • Electrical failure expertise
  • Scheduled services
  • Rebuilding engines
Work History
Automotive Technician, 12/2014 - Current
Valvoline Instant Oil Change Massillon, OH,
  • Completed minor maintenance such as replacing gaskets, flushing coolant and performing tune-ups.
  • Serviced air conditioning systems, changed and topped off fluids and completed maintenance inspections.
  • Maintained cleanliness, safety and efficiency of garage.
  • Procured, organized and managed parts inventories.
  • Changed, rotated and balanced tires.
  • Attended safety meetings and implemented policies with junior team members.
  • Sought out opportunities to gain new skills in different areas of vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Repaired suspensions and aligned vehicles.
  • Repaired brake, exhaust, electrical and other systems to optimal specifications.
  • Performed safety and emissions inspections.
  • Communicated issues to leaders and helped develop solutions.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with all types of vehicle systems and components.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles in good working order with preventive and corrective maintenance expertise.
  • Responded to customer telephone calls, emails and in-person requests for assistance.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with vehicle systems and components using OEM-specific code readers, diagnostic trees and online knowledge bases.
  • Completed customer orders and warranty services according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Trained and coached junior employees on procedures for completing various types of repairs and maintenance on cars and light trucks.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing and filter replacement.
  • Used specialized tools to detect leaks in gas and refrigerant systems.
  • Delegated jobs to subordinates and monitored quality of work.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches and control systems.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
Automotive Technician, 11/2004 - 12/2014
Valvoline Instant Oil Change Menomonee Falls, WI,
  • Performed safety and emissions inspections.
  • Completed customer orders and warranty services according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Performed emissions tests according to standard procedures.
  • Assessed vehicle maintenance status and completed mileage-based services, including changing out belts, filling fluids and replacing gaskets.
  • Completed computer-assigned vehicle alignments.
  • Test drove vehicles to determine problems and test repairs.
  • Changed vehicle oil and replaced filter.
  • Rotated and balanced tires to ensure even wear.
  • Checked brake systems and determine the need of pad replacement, disc turning or other maintenance requirements.
  • Measured the depth of current tire tread and educated customers about the danger of low tread.
  • Read and followed technical documentation to complete accurate repairs.
  • Inspected customer vehicles for wear, tear and damage from accidents.
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
  • Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, sanders, grinders, cranes drill press, forklift and basic hand tools.
  • Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis.
  • Promoted shop safety by working in a safe manner.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with vehicle systems and components using OEM-specific code readers, diagnostic trees and online knowledge bases.
  • Trained and coached junior employees on procedures for completing various types of repairs and maintenance on cars and light trucks.
  • Explained estimates and determined repair timelines to manage customer expectations.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Repaired brake, exhaust, electrical and other systems for domestic automotive brands.
  • Communicated issues to supervisor and helped develop solutions.
  • Inspected damaged vehicles to estimate repair labor cost and required parts expense.
  • Serviced air conditioning systems, changed and topped off fluids and completed maintenance inspections.
  • Used specialized tools to detect leaks in gas and refrigerant systems.
  • Maintained compliance with dealer and manufacturer standards for warranty repair and maintenance actions.
  • Supervised and mentored 2 team members and facilitated daily service operations to drive business growth.
Automotive Technician, 06/1993 - 11/2004
Valvoline Instant Oil Change Murrysville, PA,
  • Inspected vehicles and utilized market and industry expertise to execute strategic automotive purchases.
  • Broke down complex mechanical information into simpler parts for individuals with little or no understanding of the systems.
  • Attended safety meetings and implemented policies with junior team members.
  • Diagnosed malfunctions and developed effective resolutions with minimal oversight.
  • Changed, rotated and balanced tires.
  • Trained and coached employees on procedures for completing all types of repairs and maintenance actions.
  • Utilized skills in welding, soldering and fabrication to complete repairs.
  • Delegated jobs to subordinates and monitored the quality of work.
  • Used specialized tools to detect leaks in gas and refrigerant systems.
  • Performed safety and emissions inspections.
  • Procured, organized and managed parts inventories.
  • Maintained compliance with dealer and manufacturer standards for all repair and maintenance actions.
  • Responded to customer telephone calls, emails and in-person requests for assistance.
  • Completed minor maintenance such as replacing gaskets, flushing coolant and performing tune-ups.
  • Maintained cleanliness, safety and efficiency of garage.
  • Repaired brake, exhaust, electrical and other systems to optimal specifications.
  • Repaired suspensions and aligned vehicles.
  • Delegated and supervised vehicle body work to ensure efficiency and profitability.
  • Wrote work orders and updated accounts in the computer.
  • Completed customer orders and warranty services according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles in good working order with preventive and corrective maintenance expertise.
  • Maintained awareness of vehicle market trends to assess customer demands and budgets.
  • Serviced air conditioning systems, changed and topped off fluids and completed maintenance inspections.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with all types of vehicle systems and components.
  • Inspected damaged vehicles to estimate repair costs and calculate deductibles.
  • Trained and coached junior employees on procedures for completing various types of repairs and maintenance on cars and light trucks.
  • Explained estimates and determined repair timelines to manage customer expectations.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with vehicle systems and components using OEM-specific code readers, diagnostic trees and online knowledge bases.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles in good working order by following preventive and corrective maintenance schedules according to OEM.
Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, 05/1989 - 05/1993
US Army City, STATE,
  • Tuned automotive systems and components to optimize functionality and prolong life of each piece.
  • Corrected faults and maximized performance by rebuilding systems and individual components.
  • Completed computer-assigned vehicle alignments.
  • Inspected vehicles and utilized market and industry expertise to execute strategic automotive purchases for dealers, private clients and volume resellers.
  • Utilized special alignment equipment and wheel-balancing machines to align wheels, axles, frames and steering mechanisms of automobiles.
  • Inspected damaged vehicles to estimate repair labor cost and required parts expense.
  • Measured depth of current tire tread and educated customers about dangers of low tread.
  • Maintained fleet vehicles in good working order by following preventive and corrective maintenance schedules according to OEM.
  • Inspected completed repairs to check for accuracy and functionality and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Communicated issues to supervisor and helped develop solutions.
  • Checked brake systems and determined need of pad replacement, disc turning or other maintenance requirements.
  • Implemented tracking systems to monitor parts inventory and transactions to reduce discrepancies.
  • Changed vehicle oil and replaced filter.
  • Test drove vehicles to determine problems and test repairs.
  • Rotated and balanced tires for even wear.
  • Read and followed technical documentation to complete accurate repairs.
  • Performed emissions tests according to standard procedures.
  • Broke down complex mechanical information into simpler parts for individuals with little or no understanding of system operations.
Education
Automotive Technology: Automotive Technology, Expected in 2007
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General Motors - Irving, TX
GPA:
Status -
Automotive Technology: Automotive Technology, Expected in 2013
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Subaru - Irving, TX
GPA:
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GED: , Expected in 1989
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US ARMY - Fort Dix, NJ
GPA:
Status -
Certifications

ASE Certified Master Certified Technician

L1 Advanced Engine Performance Certification

3 Heavy Truck ASE Certifications

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School Attended

  • General Motors
  • Subaru
  • US ARMY

Job Titles Held:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

Degrees

  • Automotive Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • GED

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