Diligent Auto Technician proficient in solving complex auto issues on both older and new model vehicles while consistently delivering quality service. I am looking for a career to utilize mechanical and electrical expertise and make the customers happy. Over 20 years of experience as an auto Mechanic. Highly skilled in troubleshooting and repairing of vehicles. Hands on experience in adjusting and replacing engines and other parts within automobiles. Experienced with brakes and front suspension. In depth knowledge of principles of internal combustion engines, tools and equipment used. Proficient in interpreting repair manuals and instruction sheets. Experienced in mounting and balancing tires. Experienced in repair and drivability problems.
Dependable independent worker
Good at following instructions
Establishing goals and setting priorities
Good mechanical aptitude
Customer service experience
Strong work ethic
Manual labor skills
Flexible work schedule
Proficiency with mechanical and electric tools
09/2015 to Current
Certified Service TechnicianValvoline Instant Oil Change － Grandville, MI
Servicing oil filters and air filters
Grease fittings as well as looking for items that might require care
Checking and changing lights and wipers, tire balance and air levels
Changing oil and other fluids
Meeting customer needs
Ensuring service center is clean and presentable
Work in varying temperature conditions
Ability to work quickly and with a sense of urgency as well as following policies and procedures
Ability to work on your feet for extended periods of time with your hands above your head
03/2014 to 09/2014
Lube TechnicianFinish Line Ford － Peoria, IL
Performed all lubrication activities on diverse vehicles.
Checked customer's car thoroughly and referred all required repairs to maintenance department.
Operated and maintained all lubrication tools.
Ensured that the customer's vehicle is kept clean.
Ensured that all tools are in proper working order.
Lubricated complete car at the same time as looking for other items which may require repair.
Perform oil checks and oil changes in automotive vehicles.
Change oil transmission fluids and maintain motor vehicle standards.
Locate and correct faulty areas in the vehicle for instance the ignition, brake shoes and wheel bearings.
Tunes auto engines for well-organized functioning and repairs and maintains a variety of service components for example air conditioners, carburetors and condensers.
Maintain dealership records and provide information to clients aside from making recommendations regarding their vehicles · Routine checks and repairs of all vehicles, including checking tire pressures and fluid levels.
Grease bearings, examine repairs and overhauls the brake systems.
01/2001 to 01/2011
ConstructionSelf-Employed － Peoria, IL
Prepares, primes, sands, seals, patches and paints furniture, surfaces, buildings, and fixtures utilizing all types of painting materials such as varnish, lacquer, shellac, enamel, latex, epoxy, water-proofing and heat resistant finishes.
Tapes, flushes, repairs and applies texturing, wallpaper, and acoustic layers on a variety of surfaces.
Adjusts colors when necessary; utilizes enhanced finishing skills when appropriate.
Applies materials to new construction, existing, multi-story buildings, alterations, and remodelings.
Operates, cleans and maintains all painting equipment, including brush, roll, sprayers and electrostatic sprayers, pumps, etc.
Safely stores and labels all materials.
Estimates time and materials required; keeps computerized r)ecords and submits reports of work performed.
Erects scafolding, rigging and ladders as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes.
Gives assistance and advice on materials, designs, and color.
Assists in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction.
01/1995 to 06/2015
Mechanic TechnicianSelf-Employed － Peoria, IL
Multi skilled hardworking mechanic with 20 plus years of experience in handling automotive repair and maintenance issues.
Ability to troubleshoot malfunctions and use diagnostic and repair equipment to determine repair needs and perform repair duties.
Self starter with strong willingness to work well individually as well as part of a team.
Performing diverse repairs to vehicles from simple brake jobs to more complicated engine repairs
01/1995 to 01/2001
PC SupportFoster and Gallagar － Peoria, IL
Monitor, manipulate, and manage main frame corporate system resources using technical knowledge to optimize throughput and provide optimum system availability.
Field calls to Information Systems (IS) Operations and promptly respond to the inquiry or transfer the call to the appropriate support group for action or resolution.
Analyze business and technical problems as they arise in corporate system resources and provide expeditious resolution or, if required.
Consult with application and system developers to identify and resolve procedural problems.
Provide training, guidance, or technical assistance to support staff, new and lower-level operators, and other system users (as applicable).
Schedule and coordinate daily computer operations using scheduling systems, productivity tools, and associated commands to ensure timely completion; correct batch production work as it fails or comes to an unsatisfactory conclusion.
Perform system-wide Initial Program Loads (IPLs) and reboot systems as required to restart failed or downed computer systems; ensure startup parameters and functions are correct.
I was hired in as a Computer Operator but was rapidly promoted to Computer Operator III, promoted again to PC Support maintaining and building new PC systems be swapped out for older obsolete PC systems.
I have a working knowledge of DOS,OS/2,Linux,Windows based systems.
Certification in Micro Computer Repair, Illinois Central College E. Peoria Il 61635
Knowledge of how to use specialist diagnostic equipment
Comprehensive understanding of a vehicles mechanical parts
Knowledge of OBD II Codes and Scanners
Ordering car parts from dealers and parts stores
Excellent analytical skills
Making decisions about the most suitable way to carry out a repair
Sound knowledge of all dealership products and services