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Automotive Lead Technician – Topeka, KS

Automotive Lead Technician – Topeka, KS

Apply today to learn more about why Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build your career!

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Bridgestone to 97211

Overview
The Advanced Technician/Mechanic position requires your experience and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems, while using your leadership and mentoring skills in driving a team toward increased customer care and satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities for Automotive Lead Technician
• Diagnose and repair to specifications – brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems
• Adequately explain technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals
• Stay current with rapidly changing automotive technology through continuous paid formal training
• Assist and train technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities

Minimum Requirements for Automotive Lead Technician
• Reading, writing and math skills
• Must have a valid automobile driver’s license at all times and be able to drive customer and company vehicles
• Must have a minimum 5 years of automotive repair experience, completion of Vocational-Technical School program in a related field or demonstrated skills via third party certificates/assessment
• A.S.E. certification in at least 5 (five) of A1-A8 (L1 can be one of the five) is required. (New hires with external similar qualifications/certifications will have up to 2 years of employment to comply)
• Maintains Federal, State and Local certification/license where applicable
• Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people

Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC operates more than 2,200 stores and employs over 22,000 teammates. Our brands include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tires and Wheel Works. We are one of the most trusted automotive care providers – join our team today! Your knowledge as an Advanced Technician is EXACTLY what we need.

We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer
“One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates.”

Compensation depends on experience. Apply today to learn more about why Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build your career! https://www.bebridgestone.com. You also may call Lisa David at (312) 626-5527.

Listing expires on Friday February 19th, 2021

Retail Salesperson – Lawrence, KS

Retail Salesperson – Lawrence, KS

Apply today to learn more about why Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build your career!

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Bridgestone to 97211

Overview
An energetic position to provide customer needs in person and on the phone. Use your communication skills to explain warranty options, establish time commitments between technicians and customers, checkout procedures and promotion of products and services.

Job Responsibilities
• Building customer satisfaction & loyalty
• The merchandising, advertising and promotion of products and services
• Energetic responsiveness to every customer, on the phone and in the store
• Desire to succeed in a retail environment
• Motivated sales individual

Minimum Requirements
Required:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 2-years of consumer retail sales experience
– Must be able to communicate with and assist customers in the areas of sales and complaints to ensure customer retention and loyalty
• Problem solving as it relates to customer complaints
• Must have a valid automobile driver’s license at all times and be able to drive customer and company vehicles
• Must complete and maintain all the current and required BSRO store education courses & modules required for this position

Preferred:
• 2-year degree or equivalent
Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. Our locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. Learn more!
We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer
“One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates.”

Compensation depends on experience. Apply today to learn more about why Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build your career! https://www.bebridgestone.com. You also may call Lisa David at (312) 626-5527.

Listing expires on Friday February 19th, 2021

Diesel Mechanic – 8518

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future. We believe in:

Hiring and retaining exceptional employees at every level

Providing training, development and career planning

Instilling the belief that our customers are key to our long-term success

Encouraging a strong sense of responsibility, involvement and commitment

Recognizing and rewarding both individual and team efforts

As a Service Tech I – Customer Equipment Services (CES) at United Rentals, you’ll use your skills to perform maintenance and repairs on customer owned equipment in a safe and professional manner. 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.

If you would enjoy the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, consider a future with United Rentals. You will be supported by a strong management team that will help you achieve your goals. Plus, you will have the opportunity to relocate to one of our 1,000+ locations.

Additional duties include the following:

Perform minor repairs, maintenance checks, and the cleaning of equipment

Report machine condition to Management

Demonstrate equipment for customers

Assist with the loading and unloading of equipment

Other duties assigned as needed

Job Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent

Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record

Basic knowledge of construction equipment

Mechanical aptitude including knowledge of tools applicable to position

Superior customer service, teamwork and verbal/written communication skills

Ability to frequently lift items up to 45 lbs.

What’s in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles: Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match/RRSP; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces

Competitive pay. Please review the job description and click on link below to apply. https://jobs.unitedrentals.com/search/jobdetails/diesel-mechanic—ces/d9f86ef1-f770-4201-8535-80c71367f6b1.

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Listing expires on Friday February 19th, 2021

CNA / CMA / HHA and COOK

1 The CNA/CMA/HHA / COOK: certification must be current in the state of Kansas.
2 Able Practice universal precaution at all times. (Washing of hands before care and after care)
3 Address physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs of client and report to Admin/Operator.
4 Able to check Vital signs accurately.
5 Acceptable infection control technique to be used at all time.
6 Respond to client or staff concerns and refer or report to the Operator.
7 Client rights are to be observed at all times.
8 Able to perform all required skills of your individual position, responsibilities adequately and independently.
9 Able to provide activities of daily living, such as Bathing, Dressing, Toileting, meal preparations, feeding, and light housekeeping.
10 Help maintain stability in home.
11 Maintain clean and safe environment/light housekeeping if required.
12 Practice the use of good body mechanics while working.
13 Use cleaning and laundry products properly: Read labels.
14 Identify and eliminate hazards as possible to maintain clean and safe environment.
15 Meal preparations: Shall be able to identify foods to be avoided in therapeutic diets. (Check plan of care).
16 Identify and report observations concerning client.
17 Identify actions in emergency situations: Fire evacuation in the home;
where are exits?
• The above are not limited but include any other duties that may be assigned to you by the admin or supervisor / Operator.

Starting pay is $10/hour. To apply, please do the following: send resume to grace@gracefulhealthcare.com; apply online at www.gracefulhome.com / click on employment; or by phone at (785) 424-2785.

Listing expires on Friday February 19th, 2021

General Maintenance Repair Tech

Work Schedule : Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 4 PM

50% – Follows an established inspection routine in an assigned group of buildings to needed maintenance and repairs to various mechanical/electrical, plumbing and building structural equipment such as charging air conditioning units, performs lubrication, cleaning inspection, changes belts and filters in equipment making necessary adjustment to units, electrical troubleshooting. Repairs and replaces drinking fountains, plumbing fixtures, faucets, valves and traps. Diagnoses leaks, stoppages, inadequate supply or faulty operation of water, sewer, steam, gas and air systems, cleans and repairs defective components. Remounts mirrors, lavatories, towel dispensers and other restroom fixtures. Performs repairs on heating ventilating and air conditioning units, electric motors, gear reducer, air compressors, various electrical and pneumatic control components, etc.

40% – Responds to emergency calls involving loss of utilities or equipment failure. Reset breakers, helps repair leaks in water or air lines. Repairs are performed as time and expertise permits. May assist Central Shop staff with more complex repairs.

5% – Maintains an adequate supply of tools, parts, and supplies for jobs. Responds to after-hours emergency calls as needed. Assists with other maintenance areas and in other work areas as assigned. Assists with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other related work as assigned.

Position Requirements :
Carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
Work under a variety of extremes of temperature and weather, both inside and outdoors.
Work overtime as needed.
Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather if required.
Work from high scaffolds and ladders, and confined spaces.
Enter work order information digitally.

Required Qualifications :

High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.
Two (2) years of experience in a skilled craft area. Certificate from a vocational school or an associate’s degree in a building or mechanical trade area may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and maintain the license throughout employment

Preferred Qualifications :

One year of HVAC preventive maintenance experience.
Knowledge of the standard practices, tools, equipment and materials associated with a variety of skilled crafts and building trades.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of skilled crafts and building trades.
Ability to read and correctly interpret blueprints, electrical or plumbing schematics.
Experience working in a college or university setting.

Salary starts at $30,000, commensurate with experience. Apply online at http://www.employment.ku.edu/staff/18397BR. Please include a resume addressing how you meet the required qualifications, cover letter, and the names and contact information to three references along with your online application.

Listing expires on Monday February 15th, 2021

General Maintenance Repair Tech Sr

Thursday to Monday 3:30pm to 12am

Job Description :
50% – This is a lead position to assist in the repairs and preventative maintenance for various fire alarm, mechanical, electrical, 3 phase power, generator, plumbing and structural equipment. Performs lubrication, cleaning inspection, changes belts and filters in equipment. Performs repairs on heating ventilating and air conditioning units, reset fire alarm systems, electric motors, gear reducer, air compressors, various electrical and pneumatic control components.

40% – Responds to emergency calls involving loss of utilities or equipment failure. Resets breakers helps repair leaks in water or air lines. Repairs are performed as time and expertise permits. May assist Central Shop staff with more complex repairs. Assist in training and mentoring GMRT staff.

5% – Other Related Work as Assigned: Maintains an adequate supply of tools, parts, and supplies for jobs. Responds to after-hours emergency calls as needed. Assists with other maintenance areas and in other work areas as assigned. Assists with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other related work as assigned.

Position Requirements :
Carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
Work under a variety of extremes of temperature and weather, both inside and outdoors.
Work overtime as needed.
Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather if required.
Work from high scaffolds, ladders and confined spaces.
Must enter work order information digitally.

Required Qualifications :

High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.
Three (3) years of experience in a skilled craft area. Certificate from a vocational school or an associate’s degree in a building or mechanical trade area may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and maintain the license throughout employment

Preferred Qualifications :

One year of generator and/or life safety systems experience.
Knowledge of the standard practices, tools, equipment and materials associated with a variety of skilled crafts and building trades.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of skilled crafts and building trades.
Ability to read and correctly interpret blueprints, electrical or plumbing schematics.
Experience working in a college or university setting.

Salary starts at $33,297/year. To apply, go to http://www.employment.ku.edu/staff/18398BR. Please include a resume addressing how you meet the required qualifications, cover letter, and the names and contact information to three references along with your online application.

Listing expires on Monday February 15th, 2021

Residential Drywall Finisher (Topeka, KS)

The Drywall Finisher/Texture Applicator performs and coordinates the cutting, taping, sanding and installation of drywall during the construction, remodeling or repair in a residential setting. The candidate must be proficient working with all drywall hand tools, mechanical tools required to complete their work. You must have experience as a Drywall Finisher with a positive attitude.
**We are looking to train the right individual that is interested in this position.**
Drywall Finisher Job Description
– Ability to work in challenging environments (hot sun, cold wind, tight spaces, etc.)

– Ability to stand for long stretches of time, and to work at heights, stand on scaffolding, climb ladders, and walk on stilts. (Stilts are not required.)

– Ability to safely handle tools and materials commonly found on the construction job site.

– Ability to texture and refinish plaster services

– Ability and willing to work on new walls and ceilings, and repair existing walls.

– Ability to determine and clearly identify proper materials and material quantities for new and existing projects.

– Ability to lift and carry heavy objects up to 50lbs. Bending, lifting, twisting, and stooping are common motions used every day.

– Ability to follow blueprints and building plans are a plus.

– Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions

– Prepping and masking off for spray textures

– Applying drywall texture (knock down & orange peel)

– Project clean up

Drywall Hanging Job Description
Responsible for installing wallboards to ceilings or to interior walls of residential homes. Ability to use sheet rock screw gun, caulking, & chop saw. Installs proper length of corner bead with spray glue, screws, staples, and/or crimper. Smooths out imperfections with trowels and shackle. Ability to perform patchwork and repair to sheetrock. Applies coats of compound after panels are mounted to walls or ceiling.
All job duties are performed with the proper PPE.

Compensation to be determined. To apply, contact Lindsey Frack at Drywall Systems or lindsey.frack@dsimanagementks.com. You also may call (316) 469-9381.

Listing expires on Monday February 15th, 2021

Skilled Trades Supervisor- Plumbing

Work schedule: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 4 PM with overtime and on-call hours as needed.

60% – Assist-Supervisor and technical service-related responsibilities:
Position will supervise plumbing skilled trades work and provide technical expertise to the Central Plumbing shop on the repair, maintenance and preventive maintenance of all major plumbing systems and steam systems, parts and/or equipment, such as potable water distribution piping and fixtures, steam distribution pipe, storm and sanitary sewer systems, fire protection water lines, fire main and sprinkler systems, and natural gas lines and piping and equipment such as gas and electric water heaters, boilers and natural gas and fuel oil boiler burner systems, back flow prevention devices, water and steam convectors or radiators, steam traps, fountains, water filtration or treatment systems, reheat and cooling coil piping, chiller unit piping, etc. Ensures all employees are performing work in a safe manner using proper Personal Protective Equipment.
Assist in supervising and performs emergency plumbing system and steam system repair within and outside campus buildings. Plans, prioritizes, organizes, directs, monitors, and participates in scheduled repairs or renovations to plumbing systems and equipment. Provides technical support in the repair of system failures and recommends improvements on existing plumbing systems and steam systems. Examines equipment for defects, determines problem causes and directs repairs. Reviews and inspects work to assure timetables, accuracy, safety, and quality standards of workmanship are met. Review work orders, blueprints, and oral instructions to determine equipment and materials needs, and procedures.
Coordinates work of multiple trades with the plumbing shop by oral and written communication with other Central Shops. Expert advisor on needs and procurement of plumbing maintenance and repair parts and materials; sources specialty plumbing parts and materials and performs or assists in performing ordering of parts and material through computer or manual procurement processes. Responsible to track shop inventory and coordinate with storeroom, warehouse, accounting, and central procurement office as needed.

20% – Customer service, preventive maintenance, and organizational improvement related responsibilities: Schedules and performs needed maintenance and repairs with customers; inform customers of utility outages and impacts of repair work and estimated time of repairs. Position will supervise preventive maintenance of major plumbing systems or equipment throughout campus, including annual testing of backflow prevention devices. Inspects work to ensure proper maintenance has been done. Confers with FS leadership regularly to inform of completed projects and ongoing projects and to ascertain priorities of projects. Plans and writes specifications for maintenance or repair projects. Provides project stats reports to supervisor daily or as requested. Takes lead role in using and training other members in the Maximo CMMS system and the KUPPS procurement system, including entering of purchase orders, documenting preventive maintenance plans, and tracking work orders and data for the central plumbing shop. Monitors Key Performance Indicators and adjusts repairs and maintenance processes based on results. keeps supervisory chain and customers informed of status and progress. Recommends tools, materials, techniques, and work process improvements to department leadership.

10% – Construction related responsibilities: Acts as primary communication liaison with DCM regarding major plumbing systems and equipment. Reviews design and plan specifications and cost estimates for modifications of new or existing plumbing systems to ensure compliance with established laws, codes, regulations, and quality standards. Identifies errors, safety hazards or discrepancies in prints and drawings. Recommends appropriate equipment and materials to be used. Identifies candidates and provides input on priorities for repair and renovation (R&R) projects annually.

10% – Related work: Approves subordinate work hours, leave time and other payroll data; works with employees to set goals and establish performance plan, completes performance evaluations, and provides feedback to employees; Counsels and disciplines employees as needed; Provides instruction on workplace safety and proper plumbing techniques; interviews applicants and makes recommendation for hiring of vacant positions and otherwise performs all supervisory duties for assigned employees.

Position Requirements :
Ability to lift, carry, and place up to 50 pounds on a regular basis with or without accommodations
Ability to reach, grasp and hold tools and equipment
Willingness and ability to work overtime as needed
Willingness and ability to respond to after-hours emergencies as needed
Willingness and ability to report to work during declared periods of inclement weather
Required Qualifications :
High School diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
Five years of experience in journeyman level plumbing and steam work, certificate of completion from a vocational school or an associate degree in mechanical or building trades may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
One year of supervisory/leadership experience.
Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire.
Basic computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and Word

Preferred Qualifications :
Master Plumber license
Familiarity with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and Excel.
Knowledge of standard practices in building trades; plumbing, carpentry, electrical, HVAC and mechanical.
Knowledge of safety measures and occupational hazards of the trades.
Ability to comprehend and complete technical work from oral and written instructions.
Ability to train, plan, assign, direct, and inspect the work of skilled and semi-skilled workers.
Backflow Prevention Device Testing Certification

Compensation starts at $25.74/hour. To apply, go to http://www.employment.ku.edu/staff/18362BR. 

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position: cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met; resume or curriculum vitae; and contact information for three professional references. 

Listing expires on Monday February 15th, 2021

2021 Summer Fleet Mechanic Internship

Summary/Objective

The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair WaterOne vehicles and construction equipment, minimizing down time and helping to ensure that vehicles and equipment are safe to operate.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Updates vehicle repair charts and preventive maintenance schedules.
• Greases cars, trucks and heavy equipment. Checks grease in transmission and differentials for all fleet equipment.
• Changes oil in cars, trucks, heavy equipment, portable pumping units and portable air compressors.
• Replaces and repairs windshield wipers, light bulbs and fuses.
• Adjusts front-ends, clutches and brakes.
• Repairs or replaces body hardware including, but not limited to, latches, locks and hinges, extinguishers, trailer hitches, trailer brakes, emergency lighting systems, winches, truck beds, tool boxes, safety shut-down units, and high-pressure safety valves.
• Performs tune-ups on engines – diesel and gas; repairs and services automatic and manual transmissions, tandem axles, drive trains, brake systems, heating and cooling systems, air conditioning units, hydraulic systems on construction equipment, mobile air compressors, lawn mowers, large mowing equipment, portable generators, and portable water pumps.
• Repairs electrical and electronic equipment, transmissions and brakes; repairs and replaces tires for cars, trucks and heavy equipment. Balances tires.
• Orders or requests authorization to order repair parts as needed.
• Maintains high safety standards in work environment and all job-related responsibilities. Must assist in housekeeping of shop.
• Maintain any assigned hand tools. Report defects or need for replacement to the Foreman-Fleet Mechanics.
• Keeps current on new types of equipment, computer systems, electronics and anti-lock brake systems used in the fleet.

Other Duties

• Comply with the Fleet department policies and procedures.
• Performs other job duties as assigned.

Customer Service Commitment

WaterOne employees shall continuously strive to meet or exceed the expectations of both their internal and external customers. Questions and concerns shall be acknowledged on the same day whenever possible, but no later than the next business day. Issues shall be resolved as promptly as possible, with the goal of maximizing customer satisfaction.

Supervisory Responsibility

None.

Required Education, Skills & Experience

• Requires high school diploma or GED and enrollment in a state accredited diesel program.
• Must have basic computer skills, including experience with or the ability to learn Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must have the ability to learn new software applications.
• Requires the ability to read and comprehend operating manuals, equipment and chemical labels, and other written materials.
• Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Requires constant attention to safe work practices and ability to maintain a safe work area.
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
• Must be punctual and maintain fully satisfactory attendance.
• Must be able to learn how to operate all fleet components to be able to perform diagnosis and repair.
• Must pass post offer medical exam, including background verification and drug screen (may not apply to current employees).

Preferred Education, Skills & Experience

• At least one year of experience as a heavy equipment and diesel mechanic, including large trucks and construction equipment.
• Experience with diagnostic and analyzing equipment.
• Knowledge of computer systems, electronic and electrical systems, hydraulics and emission control equipment.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally lift/or move up to 70 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee must be able to move occasionally from one location to another or be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day. The employee must be in possession of a licenses and be able to operate a vehicle at any given time. The employee must be able to occasionally position self to inspect, and view items or perform repair or installation work. The employee must be able to constantly use hand tools, mechanical equipment and other machinery. The employee must be in possession of a licenses and able to operate a vehicle and heavy equipment.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Protective equipment, including but not limited to personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, may be required and shall be maintained in the sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of process or environment, chemical hazards, or mechanical hazard encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.

Compensation is $14.50/hour. To apply, go to https://careers-waterone.icims.com/jobs/search.

Listing expires on Monday February 15th, 2021