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Mechanic for Taxi Garage WANTED (long island city)

WB Taxi

35-11 43rd ave

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compensation: $35 an hour
employment type: full-time
job title: Mechanic
**Position Overview:**
As an Auto Mechanic at our taxi garage, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, reliability, and efficiency of our fleet of taxis. You will be responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining various makes and models of vehicles including hybrid.

This position requires a well-rounded skill set in all aspects of auto mechanics, along with a dedication to delivering quality workmanship and exceptional service.

**Key Responsibilities:**

1. **Diagnostic and Repair Work:** Conduct thorough inspections and diagnostics to identify mechanical, electrical, and other issues affecting taxi vehicles. Perform necessary repairs, replacements, and adjustments to restore vehicles to optimal operating conditions.

2. **Routine Maintenance:** Execute routine maintenance tasks such as oil changes, fluid flushes, brake inspections, and tire rotations to prevent breakdowns and ensure vehicles remain in peak condition for taxi service.

3. **Electrical Systems:** Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, including wiring, sensors, lights, and other components, to address issues such as faulty lighting, battery problems, and electrical failures.

4. **Engine and Transmission:** Overhaul and repair engines, transmissions, and drivetrain components to address performance issues, improve fuel efficiency, and extend the lifespan of taxi vehicles.

5. **Brake and Suspension Systems:** Inspect, repair, and replace brake pads, rotors, calipers, shocks, struts, and other suspension components to ensure safe handling and braking performance for passenger safety.

6. **HVAC Systems:** Diagnose and repair heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to maintain comfortable interior conditions for passengers and drivers, especially during extreme weather conditions.

7. **Safety Inspections:** Perform comprehensive safety inspections to identify potential hazards and ensure compliance with regulatory standards and taxi licensing requirements.

8. **Team Collaboration:** Collaborate with other members of the garage team, including dispatchers, drivers, and administrative staff, to coordinate vehicle maintenance schedules, prioritize repair tasks, and address emergent issues affecting taxi operations.

**Qualifications:**

- Proven experience as an auto mechanic, preferably in a taxi fleet or automotive repair facility.
- Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, and electronic automotive systems.
- Strong knowledge of automotive diagnostic tools, equipment, and techniques.
- Familiarity with a wide range of vehicle makes and models, especially those commonly toyota hyrbid vehicles.


- Ability to work independently and efficiently, managing time and resources effectively to meet deadlines and service demands.
- Excellent attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and a commitment to delivering high-quality workmanship.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with colleagues and clients.

**Join our team and make a difference in keeping our taxi fleet running smoothly and safely for the communities we serve!**

Located in Long Island City, Queens - 3 blocks from the 7 train.

Email resume or call 718-786-6594
Ask for George!
DURING OFFICE HOURS
(Monday - Friday 9am-7pm)
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7749344902

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