Automotive/Powersports Mechanic

Cognito is seeking a skilled Automotive/Powersports Mechanic to maintain and repair vehicles. You will be responsible for troubleshooting issues and fixing them aiming to maximum reliability and functionality. An excellent mechanic has good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.
Demonstrated ability to perform the following:

• Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical problems
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
• Accurately account for parts, materials and labor.
• Operate power tools and vehicle hoists properly and safely.
• Read and understand schematics, repair manuals, parts manuals and other related documents.
• Safely handle chemicals, fuels, batteries and other hazardous materials.
• Use common sense and look out for the safety of others in the work environment.
• Learn quickly and carry out assignments accurately and thoroughly with minimal supervision.
• Work well as a team member company-wide, and get along with others regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
• Follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks.
• Be consistently punctual and attend work regularly

Education, Capabilities & Skills preferred:
• Two years of experience working in a professional automotive or powersports service and repair shop (or acceptable equivalent).
• Steering and Suspension Systems
• Drivetrain and Transmission Systems
• Brake and Traction Control Systems
• Electrical and Electronic Systems
• Fuel and Cooling Systems
• Tire and Wheel Mounting/Balancing
• Internal Combustion Engine Systems
• Frame, Roll Cage and Bodywork
• Racecar Preparation
• High school or equivalent

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

Physical Demands
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 70 lbs.
• Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder and stairs
• Must be able to stoop, crawl, kneel and maneuver around parts and equipment

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
• This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Travel and provide support for testing and racing as needed.