Automotive Electrician

Location: Memphis, TN
Date Posted: 12-11-2018
D/T Carson Enterprises Inc. offers an array of solutions for transportation needs. Our company specializes in bus remanufacturing, interior rehabs, accident and fire repair, rail repair and rehab, and alternative fuel conversions.
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:
Option 2: Schedule your interview directly with our corporate recruiter via phone or email
  • 800-300-3751  /
Option 3: We also accept walk in’s Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on site at:
  • 1376 N Watkins St., Memphis, TN 38108

*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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