Dismantles vehicles inside shop. Performs complete dismantle procedure as defined by management including vehicle hulk and part inspection for quality control and removal of pollutants and hazardous material according to environmental requirements. Maintains a clean and safe work area.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
- Quality control and part inspection
- Remove and properly dispose of fluids including oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid, power brake fluid, gasoline, diesel, and anti-freeze
- Evacuate refrigerant from vehicle air conditioning systems
- Remove mercury switches from vehicle equipped with these devices
- Removal and proper handling of battery and catalytic converter
- Actual dismantling of the vehicle including removal of all inventoried parts listed on the dismantling report, and quality inspection of inventoried parts remaining on vehicle hulk
- Removal of core parts that are not inventoried
- Tagging and identifying parts with stock numbers
- Resolving part interchange numbers on dismantler report
- Complete one vehicle before starting another
- Keep work area clean and safe
- Maintain tools and equipment and regularly inspect for problems
- Put away parts after each vehicle
- Take out cores after each vehicle
- Pick up debris from previous vehicle and put in appropriate dumpsters
- Record keeping including dismantling reports and incentive pay records
- Turn in dismantling reports after each vehicle
- Dismantler may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week
The dismantling job is performed inside a shop. Dismantler should keep appropriate attire on hand, including boots and coats.
Education: High School Graduate preferred. Training in any automotive program is a benefit.
Experience: Highly recommended. Service garage experience. Removal and reinstall of engines, Transmissions and major drive train is highly valuable. Collision repair experience and knowledge of types of damage that can or cannot be repaired is highly valuable. Use of refrigerant evacuators, training on forklift, use of torch and cutting sawzalls.
Tools: Essential to have a complete set of standard and metric, both hand tools and impact grade sockets. Must have at least one air impact wrench and a second back up is highly recommended. Should have tools from a brand that offers lifetime warranty: Craftsman, Matco, Mac, Snap-On, etc.
Licenses: Certified in refrigerant evacuation. Fork lift certification. Training and certification available.
Report to: Production Manager or Supervisor
This job description is not to be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.
Employee may be required to follow any other related duties required by management.