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  • Automotive Service Technician
    AutoNation, Inc.    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted about 8 hours    

    AutoNation Honda Tucson Auto Mall Join our team of passionate automotive technicians, where your skills are not only valued but also cultivated for long-term growth. Here's why AutoNation is the ultimate destination for automotive professionals: Paid Training Opportunities: Elevate your expertise with paid training, unlocking new levels of success and earning potential on our technician wage grid. Generous PTO/Vacation Policy: Enjoy a comprehensive paid time off policy for a healthy work-life balance. Defined Career Paths: Experience a workplace with structured career paths, offering clear milestones and opportunities for advancement. Comprehensive Health Insurance Options: AutoNation prioritizes your well-being with robust health insurance options for you and your loved ones. Drive a Strong Customer Pay Business: Join a team focused on driving a strong customer pay business where your expertise contributes to exceptional customer experiences. Are you ready to transform your job into a thriving automotive career? With over 250 locations coast to coast, at AutoNation we don't just offer employment; we craft pathways for your success. Ready to accelerate your career? Apply now and be part of a dynamic team that's driving success on and off the road! Position Overview At AutoNation, getting customers back on the road is what drives us. We’re looking for an Auto Technician or Auto Mechanic to join our team, and we’re interested in talking to candidates at various experience levels. As an Auto Technician, you’ll perform vehicle repairs as assigned in accordance with dealer and factory standards. Your attention to detail make you a valuable asset to the team as you ensure repairs are completed on time, and deliver top-notch work to delight our customers. In this role, you’ll interact daily with Customers, Service Advisors, other Technicians, Parts Associates, Cashiers, Sales Associates and Managers. Daily Responsibilities: Performing vehicle repair and/or maintenance work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards to drive Customer loyalty. Communicating with Parts Department and Service Advisors regularly to effectively manage production and Customer communication. Diagnosing the cause of any malfunction and perform repair, if authorized by the Customer. Conducting multi-point inspections to make appropriate recommendations to ensure safety and reliability of Customer vehicles. Documenting work performed on each vehicle on the repair order. Maintaining an inventory of normal Technician’s tools not normally inventoried by the Service department as “special tools.” Keeping abreast of factory technical bulletins and participating in factory-sponsored training classes as appropriate. Providing an exceptional customer experience to drive loyalty Minimum Job Requirements High School diploma or equivalent Automotive technical training (varies based on store needs) General Mechanical skills, manual dexterity and able to operate power and hand tools, and other types of machinery Attention to detail Organization and follow-up skills Demonstrated customer service skills Knowledge of the automotive repair life cycle Ability to operate an automobile, including manual transmission vehicles Valid in-state driver’s license, and have and maintain an acceptable, safe driving record The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented. Career opportunities are dependent on business and staffing needs, as well as the qualifications of internal and external candidates. Company Overview AutoNation is one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States, offering innovative products, exceptional services, and comprehensive solutions, empowering our customers to make the best decisions for their needs. With a network of dealerships nationwide strengthened by a recognized brand, we offer a wide variety of new and used vehicles, customer financing, parts, and provide expert maintenance and repair services. Through DRV PNK, we have raised over $40 million for cancer-related causes, demonstrating our commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of our Associates, Customers, and the communities we serve. Benefits Click here to learn more about our Benefits. Join us as we pave the way to moving our company, our communities and our industry forward. Apply today at a location near you or wherever you dream the road will take you. AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Construction Inspector
    WSP USA    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted about 11 hours    

    **This Opportunity**

    WSP is currently initiating a search for a Construction Inspector for our **Tempe, Arizona office** . Be involved in projects with our PM/CM Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

    **Your Impact**

    + Under general supervision, assist with collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from the physical work site, surveys, structural plans, blueprints, schematics, data, technical drawings, flow diagrams, materials sampling, computer-generated reports, and other matrices for field inspection activities.

    + Under general supervision, assist with performing basic professional inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, equipment, construction, materials, controls, resources, layout, alignment, and elevation to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, codes, and construction or operating permits.

    + Provide basic technical assistance that accounts for the proper inspection, construction, and functioning of buildings, highways, roads, bridges, structures, infrastructure, equipment, and/or mechanical systems according to design standard specifications.

    + Assist with verifying load calculations, change orders, interpretation of contract plans and specifications, and escalating any differences, errors, or technical problems for appropriate resolution.

    + Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation and specifications related to inspection findings using electronic systems, written/oral feedback, photographs, drawings, diagrams, illustrations, spreadsheets, and reports.

    + Comply with client policies and procedures for inspection work under contract.

    + Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, location data, statistical documentation, studies and surveys, and construction.

    + Complete training on assigned tasks.

    + Exhibit basic knowledge of current field inspection practices.

    + Work collaboratively with other professionals, scientists, engineers, inspectors, project control, and technicians on assigned inspection phases, checks, and tasks.

    + Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

    + Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.


    **Who You Are**

    **Required Qualifications**

    + High School Diploma.

    + Minimum of 7 years of relevant post education experience in discipline with prior construction inspection experience.

    + American Concrete Institute (ACI) certified

    + Arizona Technical Testing Institute (ATTI) Certification or Equivalent

    + Valid state driver’s license.

    + Well-defined knowledge of construction inspection principles, field inspection practices, process, methods and techniques.

    + Well-defined knowledge of relevant construction codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

    + Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.

    + Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.

    + Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

    + Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instruction, and comply with company policies.

    + Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.

    + Highly proficient with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, spreadsheets, and tools.

    + Competent critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from inspection and testing results, data collation, load calculations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.

    + Ability to direct others in the field such as subcontractors and junior-level staff to consistently complete tasks safely, efficiently, and accurately according to specifications.

    + Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

    + Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

    + Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

    + Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.

    **Preferred Qualifications:**

    + Bachelor’s Degree in closely related discipline is preferred.

    + Bridge and Structures Experience

    + Experience with ADOT, MCDOT and MAG based agencies

    **About WSP**

    WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

    WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

    At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

    WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

    The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


    WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Refrigeration Technician
    The W.W. Williams Company LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 13 hours    

    Refrigeration Technician

    The W W Williams Company Phoenix, AZ (Onsite) Full-Time

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    Job Details

    Refrigeration Technician Opportunity Summary:

    CT Power, a W.W. Williams Company is seeking a Refrigeration Technician, who is responsible for installations, troubleshooting, repairing, and diagnosing both routine maintenance and emergency services ensuring all work scheduled is performed safely and to the customer's satisfaction.

    Job Duties:

    + Perform quality installations, repairs, and maintenance as specified in manufacturer-designed procedures.

    + Accurately complete all required paperwork (e.g., repair information on work orders, information for state and emission inspections) promptly.

    + Dedication and adherence to all Company and industry safety standards

    + Inspecting vital parts to ensure they are in proper operating conditions

    Work Experience & Qualifications:

    + 3+ Years of diesel repair and maintenance experience in a heavy truck/ fleet dealership or shop environment.

    + Strong working knowledge of welding, brazing, use of oxygen and acetylene torches, and diagnostics and troubling shooting.

    + Computer and software skills including Microsoft Office Suite.

    Employee Benefits & Rewards:

    + 8 Paid Holidays & 1 Paid Wellness Day

    + Paid Time Off

    + Employee Referral Bonus Program

    + Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

    + 401k with a Company Match

    + Company Paid Training

    + Growth & Leadership Opportunities

    About the Company:

    CT Power, a W.W. Williams Company, is an authorized Carrier Transicold Transport Refrigeration company providing service, warranty, parts, and new product sales over a variety of transport refrigeration applications. With outstanding customer service practices and a talented team of technicians, our customer base continues to grow.

    When you join the CT Power team, you become part of a company that impacts millions of Americans daily. As a leader in the transportation service, repair, and parts industry, CT Power offers flexibility and tailored solutions for your transportation repair needs. Our mission is to be the trusted provider of innovative, timely solutions that surpass your expectations.

    Join us for a career where you'll grow both personally and professionally in a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.

    Competitive wages and benefits. AAP/EPE/M/F/Vets/Disabled, DFWP.

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    Job Snapshot

    Employee Type Full-Time

    Location Phoenix, AZ (Onsite)

    Job Type Skilled Labor - Trades

    Experience Not Specified

    Date Posted 06/18/2024

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Branch Service Technician
    Kaeser Compressors, Inc.    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted about 22 hours    

    Kaeser Compressors, Inc. is one of the largest and most successful suppliers of industrial compressed air and vacuum systems with nearly 7,000 employees worldwide. Our primary goal is providing exceptional customer service coupled with innovative products and progressive system solutions. We specialize in evaluating each customer’s application and providing the most energy efficient and effective air system solution. To learn more about Kaeser, visit our website at , and for a sneak peek into what it's like being a part of the Kaeser Family, visit .

    We are seeking individuals who have worked in an industrial service environment to join our team as a Branch Service Technician.

    **Job Description**

    **The selected candidate will:**

    + Professionally install, maintain and repair customer compressed air equipment in assigned branch territory, including after-hours emergency when necessary

    + Systematically analyze mechanical, electrical, refrigeration and controls sub-systems to provide customers with root causes of problem and solutions to correct them

    + Support customers with recommendation on maintenance intervals and system improvements

    **Required Qualifications**

    **The successful candidate’s background will include:**

    + High school diploma

    + Good communication skills

    + Aptitude to learn mechanical, electrical, refrigeration and controls systems

    + Good customer service skills

    + Valid driver’s license and good driving record

    + Must be willing to relocate.

    **Competitive pay to commensurate with experience. Benefits at Kaeser include: Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Holidays, Profit Sharing and 401(k) Plan, company vehicle, cell phone and laptop. Our KFACT Certification program is an incentivized program designed for our Technicians to achieve growth and mastery in their trade.**

    We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefit package including Profit Sharing and 401(k) Plan, company vehicle, cell phone and laptop. Our KFACT Certification program is an incentivized program designed for our Technicians to achieve growth and mastery in their trade. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Service Technician Journeyman Electrician
    PeopleReady    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 2 days    

    As a Service Technician Journeyman Electrician with PeopleReady Skilled Trades, you'll support commercial contractors throughout the Phoenix Metro Area. In this role, you'll enjoy weekly pay, health insurance benefits and a flexible work schedule.

    Note: The pay rate for this job is $32 - $35 / hour


    * Installing lamps/ballasts (interior and exterior),

    * Installing new fixtures,

    * Installing EM ballasts or EM fixtures,

    * Troubleshooting (lights not working, power issues, etc),

    * Electrical work like adding a new outlet,

    * Installing EV chargers


    * Minimum six years of experience on Service Technician electrical

    * Tools Required: Standard Electrical

    * Tools PPE Required: All Standard PPE Required

    * Other Requirements: Must have valid DL and be willing to operate

    * Relumination's company vehicle to run calls in the valley.

    * Benefits of Working for PeopleReady Skilled Trades 

    * Work with a team that is motivated to keep you busy.

    * PeopleReady Skilled trades offers weekly pay and flexible schedule working on a variety of projects in a large network of contractors. 

    * Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and sick time. 

    * Opportunity to go thru OSHA 10 training if you don't have it already. 

    * We offer referral bonuses where you can make up to $500 referring a journey level tradesperson

    For more information, please contact on the below details –

    1- Name – Elizabeth Albuja

    2- Contact Number - (480) 431-0204


    PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religious affiliation, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by law. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Power & HVAC Mechanic
    United Rentals    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **_Great company. Great people. Great opportunities._**

    If you’d like the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, **come build your future with United Rentals!**

    As a Power HVAC Mechanic within the Power/HVAC division at United Rentals, you’ll use your skills to perform maintenance tasks as well as minor repairs on equipment in a safe and professional manner. You will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of diesel engines, HVAC equipment, and dehumidification/air purification equipment. Every day, you can improve and challenge yourself, and if you have the desire and ambition, you’ll have the potential to work towards higher level Tech roles in our Service Department. Like every member of our team, we will rely on you to provide exceptional customer service to our customers.

    **What you'll do:**

    + Maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and diesel systems on a variety of rental and customer equipment and tools

    + Responsible for service documentation

    + Occasional travel to customer sites

    + Demonstrate equipment for customers

    + Assist with pick-up and delivery of equipment & parts

    + Other duties assigned as needed


    + High School diploma or equivalent

    + 1-2 years of experience with repairing and maintaining diesel engines or HVAC equipment

    + Intermediate diagnostic and repair skills for mechanical, hydraulic, diesel, pneumatic and other systems

    + Basic understanding of schematics and diagrams

    + Own the tools applicable to position

    + Superior customer service, teamwork and verbal/written communication skills

    + Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record

    + Ability to frequently lift items up to 45 lbs.

    This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of United Rentals’ policies and procedures.

    **_Why join us?_**

    We don’t just “talk the talk!” We’re an award-winning company (recently named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work in 2023) that truly cares about our people - That’s why we offer best-in-class benefits and perks that will support you and your family. In addition to our health and financial plans, we also offer:

    + Paid Parental Leave

    + United Compassion Fund (

    + Employee Discount Program

    + Career Development & Promotional Opportunities

    + Additional Vacation Buy Up Program (US Only)

    + Early Wage Access through Payactiv (US Hourly Only)

    + Paid Sick Leave

    + An inclusive and welcoming culture (

    Learn more about our full US benefit offerings ( here.

    Mutual respect for the dignity and fundamental rights of all persons defines our culture. United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other status protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point of the application process, please email [email protected] for assistance.

    United Rentals consists of a wide variety of roles with different duties and responsibilities. The actual pay rate offered to candidates varies depending upon a wide range of factors including specific position, education, training, experience, skills, and ability.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • HVAC Service Technician | Tucson
    Tolin Mechanical Systems Co    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    Company Overview:

    Service Logic is the nation’s largest independent HVAC service company with over $1.4 billion in annual sales and 4,100 employees. The strategy of Service Logic is to identify and acquire quality local HVAC service companies and accelerate the organic growth of recent acquisitions as well as the base businesses by focusing on increasing the maintenance contract base.

    Tolin Mechanical Systems Company (Tolin) was the first HVAC company acquired by Service Logic in 2004. Tolin was originally established in 1948 in Denver, Colorado and including Denver also has 3 other offices in Colorado , 2 offices in Arizona and an office in the Mid-Atlantic region. Tolin’s annual sales exceed $90 million and Tolin has approximately 350 employees.

    Tolin is proud of the customer-centric team we have built over the years, made up of the most talented engineers, HVAC technicians, sales professionals, operations personnel and our highly qualified financial and administrative team. We provide centralized corporate services to all locations from our corporate headquarters in Denver, CO.

    General Description:

    Tolin Mechanical, an established, well recognized and respected HVAC service contractor, is looking for an experienced HVAC Service Technician to join our Tucson Branch . We are seeking a candidate who meets the qualifications listed below.

    We have a solid team of experienced and respected technicians. Our business continues to grow, and we are looking for another solid technician that is interested in a long-term position and who will fit well into our team.

    Service Technicians are the heart of our business and are the most frequent representatives of Tolin Mechanical to our clients. Our Service Technicians operate company vehicles to travel to our clients' sites and interact with clients as they inspect, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and install HVAC equipment and related components. Tolin HVAC Service Technicians are required to have the skill sets necessary to service a wide variety of clients in the Commercial Building, Facilities and Industrial HVAC markets.

    Summary of Job Functions and Equipment:

    + Preventive Maintenance

    + Troubleshooting

    + Rooftop Units

    + Chillers

    + Cooling Towers

    + Hot Water / Steam Boiler

    + Packaged Air Conditioners

    + Computer Room AC Equipment

    + Control Systems

    + Air Handling / Fan Coil Units

    + Condensers / Chilled Water Pumps

    + Refrigerated Air Dryers

    + Air Compressors

    + Exhaust Fans

    + Ice Machines

    + Variable Frequency Drives

    + Humidifiers

    Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications :

    + Demonstrated ability to develop rapport and productive working relationships with clients, vendors, and co-workers.

    + Well-rounded background as a Journeyman

    + Values and display exceptional customer service

    + Strong organization skills

    + Minimum 5 to 8 years’ experience in commercial service work

    Minimum Qualifications:

    + Over 18 years of age

    + High School diploma or GED

    + Completed an Apprenticeship Program or equivalent education/training

    + Strong written and verbal English skills

    + Valid driver's license with driving record in good standing

    + Ability to gain Union Membership

    Compensation & Benefits:

    Average Pay Range: $20.00 - $40.00 per hour. Combined experience, education, skills and knowledge will be taken into consideration.

    + Paid Medical, dental and Vision

    + Funded Pension and Retirement savings options

    + Company vehicle

    + Company cell phone

    + Gas card

    + Professional training and development

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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