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Vehicle Service Technician, Collision

Lyft, San Diego, CA

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At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft understands that the future of a seamless, amazing mobility experience requires more than a great app and great drivers. It also requires a great vehicle. This is why we’ve reimagined our Driver Hubs to include new vehicle services that will not only improve the experience for our customers but also reduce some of the challenges that come with being a driver. Our in-house vehicle service centers, where drivers will get high quality, affordable maintenance and repair with lightning speed will be building out quickly. 

As a Senior Collision Technician at Lyft, you'll report into our Vehicle Service Manager and be responsible for the learning, execution, certification, and improvement of our work standards and processes, which are an integral part of our overall vehicle repair and service system.  Your role as a member of our team, as is everyone's, is to focus on the improvement of the whole system, so that our customer is better served. This work requires teaming, respect, problem solving and collaboration with all parts of our organization, always keeping our customers and fulfillment of their needs as the target. The work is to better understand how your work affects all the other pieces of the process so that when all work interacts, better outcomes are created.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the highest quality structural and body repair technician
  • Performs all structural and body repair processes and operations including mechanical and suspension
  • Provide training, assistance, and mentoring of technicians 
  • Clean and detail vehicles, as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment on a continuous basis and comply with Lyft’s repair,  safety, and regulatory guidelines 
  • Maintains and executes system standards and visual management
  • Achieves ongoing technical and process training and certification
  • Responsible for performing and documenting daily equipment inspections and ensuring equipment is ready for use
  • Operate a variety of hand, power, and shop tools
  • Partner with team members to drive efficiency and resolve complex issues

Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience 
  • Trained in restraint system diagnosis, replacement, and reprogramming (-ICAR preferred)
  • Expert with the latest sectioning, welding, bonding, riveting techniques (I-CAR preferred)
  • Proficient with latest 3-dimensional measurement equipment and accurate repair techniques
  • Advanced  knowledge and experience in automotive body repairs
  • OEM, ASE, or I-CAR certifications preferred 
  • Experience with frame machines and laser measurers preferred
  • Must have a basic level of computer proficiency
  • Must have a valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • Have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and be insurable under Lyft's policy
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs
  • Capable of standing, walking, and completing repeated physical actions and functions for ~8 hours per day

Benefits:

  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to observed holidays, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule or as a visitor) are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completion of the entire recommended series of vaccination (usually one or two doses) with a vaccine authorized to prevent COVID-19 by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including by way of an emergency use authorization. Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws. Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process.

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