Automotive Electrician

Location: Alameda, CA
Date Posted: 12-10-2018
D/T Carson Enterprises Inc. offers an array of solutions for transportation needs. Our company specializes in bus re-manufacturing, interior rehabs, accident and fire repair, rail repair and rehab, and alternative fuel conversions.
JOB TITLE:        Electrician                                          DATE REVISED:           6/27/2016
CLASSIFICATION:       Full Time                                Job No.        :         
REPORTS TO:                         Production Supervisor                       Department:        Production
Essential Responsibilities
The Electrician, under the direction of a Supervisor; install, maintain and identify faults and repair electrical wiring and computer-based equipment in motor vehicles and related equipment including but not limited to, busses, coaches, trolleys, trams and railway cars.  
Specific Responsibilities
  • Work with computer-controlled engine management and other systems.
  • Service, identify and repair faults on electronically controlled vehicle systems such as electronic fuel injection, electronic ignition, anti-lock braking, cruise control, automatic transmission, air bags and air conditioning
  • Install electrical equipment such as gauges, lighting, alternators and starter motors in vehicles
  • Install electrically operated accessories such as radios, security cameras, heating or demisting equipment, air conditioners, driving lamps and anti-theft systems
  • Use meters, test instruments and circuit diagrams to find electrical faults
  • Adjust engine control systems and timing to make sure vehicles are running at peak performance
  • Test, recondition and replace faulty alternators, generators, starter motors and related items such as voltage regulators and batteries
  • Repair or replace faulty ignition, electrical wiring, fuses, lamps and switches
  • Use hand tools, specialized electrical tools and instruments and machines, including drills, grinders, presses and lathes
  • Solder or weld when repairing electrical parts
  • Install, repair and service air conditioning systems
  • Additional cross-functional duties as assigned   
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years as an Automotive Electrician or equivalent education from trade school
  • Must have experience working with 12v to 24v systems
  • Ability to crimp and solder
  • Experience with basic hand held tools, digital voltmeter, oscilloscopes and other MT& E
  • Ability to work under pressure under strict deadlines
  • Communication both verbal and written
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
Must be able to:
  • Carry, pull and push up to 50 pounds of dead weight
  • Climb up and down a ladder
  • Sit, stand stoop, kneel, squat, crouch and or crawl 
  • Twist or turn in confined spaces
After your probation period is completed all full time employees of D/T Carson Enterprises Inc. will be offered excellent benefits such as:
  • Medical
  • Dental / Vision
  • Long and Short Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Benefits w a company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Growth potential 
    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
    We are drug free workplace that conducts pre-employment physical and drug screenings. We are regulated by the department of transportation and will be conducting random drug testing at regular intervals.
    Application Process
    You may apply for a position with D/T Carson Enterprises using one of the methods:
    Option 1: Apply directly online:
*D/T Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to amend or alter this description at any time at the discretion of the company. *
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