JOB REQUIREMENTS: Repair automobiles, vans, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system. Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities: Test vehicle equipment such as lights, brakes, horns, or windshield wipers, to ensure proper operation. Vacuum and clean interiors, and wash and polish exteriors of automobiles. Align vehicles' front ends. Confer with customers to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems, and to discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements. Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges. Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions. Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas. Install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers. Maintain cleanliness of work area. Overhaul or replace carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps. Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups. Plan work procedures, using charts, technical manuals, and experience. Rebuild parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks. Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling, and electrical systems. Repair damaged automobile bodies. Repair manual and automatic transmissions. Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings. Repair or replace shock absorbers. Repair radiator leaks. Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes. Replace and adjust headlights. Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors. Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels. Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages. Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications. Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Objective : To maintain all mechanical and electrical aspects of the Cooperative's fleet of vehicles. Current Wisconsin Drivers License and clean driving record required. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply In Person: Stop in and ask for an application, and/or for Butch Hanson. Apply online at www.unioncab.com/Hiring Equal Employment Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer Mail a Rsum: Attn: Butch Hanson, Hiring Union Cab of Madison Cooperative P.O. Box 8305 Madison WI 53708-8305 E-Mail a Rsum: butch_hanson@unioncab.com Apply Online: www.unioncab.com Fax a Rsum: 608-242-2009 Attn: Butch Hanson, Hiring Call For Appointment: 608-242-2005 E-Mail a Work Application: butch_hanson@unioncab.com