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Job Description - Email resumes to HumanResources@amsvans.com.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM AT AMS Vans/VMI?
Your contributions will make a difference in the lives of the customers we serve. AMS Vans/VMI is one of the largest manufacturers of wheelchair vehicle conversions, and we takeAutomotive Mechanic

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM AT AMS Vans/VMI?
Your contributions will make a difference in the lives of the customers we serve. AMS Vans/VMI is one of the largest manufacturers of wheelchair vehicle conversions, and we take great pride in building leading-edge mobility products that meet the needs of our customers. You’ll have a critical role in this unifying cause, and AMS Vans/VMI offers a work environment that supports this mission while fostering your personal growth. We are committed to working with the best and brightest people!

AMS Vans/VMI offers:

  • Excellent company-paid medical, dental and life insurance
  • Company-matched 401k
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee training & development opportunities
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Employee and family events
  • Exceptional leadership team

THE AMS Vans/VMI WORK CULTURE
Our associates care—about our customers, their jobs, fellow workers and our business partners. We empower our associates to take ownership of their roles and of their jobs. This means we all actively take part in creating a safe work environment, demonstrating quality workmanship and delivering exceptional service. Our success is made possible because associates respect each other, treat every situation with integrity, drive results with passion and data-driven decisions, and we never forget the challenges faced by our customers.

Creating an optimal work culture is possible with an effective leadership team, made stronger by the associates it leads. Your ideas are encouraged, and out-of-the-box solutions are welcomed. If you enjoy working at an organization that values your contributions and celebrates your accomplishments, then you belong at AMS Vans/VMI.

SCHEDULE & PAY INFORMATION

  • Non-Exempt Full-time, Mon- Fri: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Overtime: Overtime may be required based on business need
  • Pay: Starting at $18.00/hour

POSITION SUMMARY:
The "B" Level Service Technician has the responsibility of understanding and completing routine repairs necessary for the repair of customer wheelchair accessible vehicles. This individual will perform general repairs and diagnosis with some assistance. These repairs include but are not limited to light engine work, transmissions, clutches, drive shafts, electrical systems (starters and alternators), HVAC systems, steering & suspension systems.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform routine service to vehicles (oil & filter changes, alignments, brakes, tires, etc.)
  • Perform Mid-level diagnostics cross vehicle platform using tools and diagnostic equipment.
  • Perform Mid-level repairs external engine components & accessory system of the vehicle.
  • Perform Mid-level repairs to interior and electrical system of vehicle.
  • Perform Drivability tests to vehicle and diagnostics and repairs as needed.
  • Ability to rework exhaust systems including welding.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of basic engine and mechanical parts
  • Ability to diagnose suspension/drivability issues
  • Ability to use Hunter alignment machine
  • Ability to use scan tool to diagnose DTC’s
  • Ability to fabricate and repair exhaust systems
  • Ability to read, learn and understand instructions, both written and verbal, in English
  • Ability to read and understand work orders and schematics

REQUIREMENTS

  • Auto Body Repair Experience – 4 years
  • Must be available to work overtime and/or weekends based on business needs 
  • Must be detail-oriented and have great organizational skills 
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be flexible to change 
  • Honest, ethical and handles things in a professional manner
  • Clean Driving record
  • High school graduate or equivalent

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Clear Criminal Background
  • Ability to Pass a Drug Screening

If you’re ready to join the team working to deliver the next generation of mobility solutions to help persons with disabilities, their family members, and caregivers move freely and responsibly, you’re ready to join AMS Vans. Email resumes to HumanResources@amsvans.com.

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

2020 Handicap Van for Sale - 2020 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 Wheelchair Accessible Van VIN: W2Z4EFHYXLT028420

Freightliner Sprinter 2500
AMS Sprinter Rear or Side Conversion

$59,999 $60,499


  • Stock #: 20080141
  • Mileage: 10 Miles
  • Color: White
  • Ramp/Lift: Side or Rear Entry Lift
  • Location: Call for Details
  • Features: Backup Camera, Bluetooth
2019 Commercial Wheelchair Vans for Sale - 2019 Toyota Sienna LE ADA Compliant Vehicle VIN: 5TDKZ3DC6KS011508

Toyota Sienna LE
AMS Vans Exodus Conversion

$37,999 $39,999


  • Stock #: 20030357
  • Mileage: 31,655 Miles
  • Color: Silver
  • Ramp/Lift: Rear Entry Short
  • Location: Call for Details
  • Features: Backup Camera, Bluetooth, 3YR/36K Conv Wrty, Lowered Floor, ADA Compliant
2017 Handicap Van for Sale - 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Wheelchair Accessible Van VIN: 2C4RDGCG2HR546037

Dodge Grand Caravan SXT
VMI Northstar E Conversion

$29,999 $32,999


  • Stock #: 20020064
  • Mileage: 60,962 Miles
  • Color: White
  • Ramp/Lift: Side Entry In-Floor
  • Location: Call for Details
  • Features: Leather, Remote Start, Driver Pwr. Seat Base

Wheelchair van exterior and interior quality inspection

Vehicle Exterior


Exterior Appearance Inspection

  • Panel alignment/fit
  • Headlamp, taillamp/lens condition
  • Windshield/glass condition
  • Paint chips and scratches
  • Body damage/dents/dings
  • Trim and moldings

Vehicle Identification

  • In place and matching
  • Inspect certification label (federal requirement)
  • Check VIN label to paperwork
  • Check for non-completed recalls

Exterior Lights Function Properly and Illuminate as Designed

  • Headlights hi/low (including aim)
  • Parking lights/fog lights
  • License plate lights
  • Side marker lights
  • Tail lights / backup lights
  • Turn signal and cornering lights
  • Brake and high-mount stoplights
  • Emergency Flashers

Keys

  • Vehicle has 2 master key with remote entry (if applicable) and 2 valet key, flat key
  • Programmed to immobilizer

Door Lock System

  • Door opens/closes smoothly using interior and exterior door handles
  • Doors cannot be opened when lock button is in lock position
  • 2-turn unlock feature functions properly
  • Remote entry system operates properly
  • Theft-deterrent system functions properly
  • Child safety locks
  • Wireless door lock operation

Vehicle Interior


Interior Appearance Inspection

  • Seats: front/rear
  • Steering wheel/airbags
  • Armrests/door handles
  • Lower door and sill plates
  • Gearshift selection handle
  • Radio/AC control markings
  • Headliners/sun visors

Seat Belts

  • Extend/retract smoothly
  • Free of twists, cuts or signs of wear
  • Buckles lock securely

Seat Operation

  • Lumbar support operation
  • Memory control operates properly*
  • Headrest functions properly
  • Heaters function properly*
  • Seat cushion angle and height adjustment
  • Seatback angle adjustment

Power Windows / Locks

  • Function Properly

Trunk/Fuel Lid Release

  • Functions Properly (interior)

Glove Compartment

  • Contains portfolio, owner's manual, supplement

Steering Wheel

  • Tilt/telescopic functionability
  • Horn functions properly
  • Steering wheel controls
  • Steering wheel locks
  • Warning chime (key in -- door open)

Windshield Wiper

  • Functions in hi/low/intermittent
  • Wiper blades clean properly
  • Rain sensing wipers*

Dashboard Lights Illuminate as Designed

  • Turn signal: left/right
  • High beam indicator
  • Emergency flashers
  • Instrument panel control knob
  • Waring lights: oil pressure, brake, fuel, charge, seatbelt, open door, engine check, rear light failure, ABS, SRS
  • Check operation of guages

Rear Defogger

  • Functions properly

Air Conditioner / Heater

  • Climate control system functions properly for both heating and cooling

Interior Lights

  • Dome/map/vanity mirror/courtesy lamps/foot function properly

Audio/Navigation System

  • Power/volume switch functions properly
  • Preset station indicator
  • Cassette/CD function (scan, seek, rewind, fast forward) operates properly
  • Navigation system operates properly*
  • Speakers sound clear
  • CD cartridge (if applicable)

Sunroof

  • Tilt/slide operates properly

Clock/Cigarette Lighters/Ashtray/Cupholders

  • Function properly

Outside/Inside Rearview Mirrors

  • Power controls function properly

Luggage Compartment


Luggage Compartment

  • Spare tire size, sidewall condition, tread depth and air pressure
  • Spare tire and attaching hardware, cover, jack, jack tools and wheel lock (if applicable) are present, properly installed and secure
  • Manual fuel lid release operates

Under The Hood


Engine Hood Release

  • Interior release operates properly

The Following Fluid Levels Meet Industry Standard

  • Engine oil replaced and proper level
  • Automatic transmission fluid level
  • Brake fluid level
  • Power steering fluid level
  • Engine coolant fluid level
  • Washer fluid level

Engine Mechanical

  • Excessive fuel pump noise
  • Cooling system (radiator, overflow tank, hoses, coolant level)
  • Water pump (noise/leaks)
  • Air filter (replace as necessary)
  • Inspect oil for contaminants
  • Engine noise (knocks, rattles)
  • Transmission noise (whines, clunks)
  • Belts (wear or damage)
  • Check engine diagnostics

Battery

  • No damage or leakage and proper group size/amp rating
  • Tests to standards

Engine Fans

  • Function properly

Under the Vehicle

Tires (Minimum tread depth 5/32")

  • FL: _______/32"
  • RL: _______/32"
  • FR: _______/32"
  • RR: _______/32"
  • Sidewall condition
  • Proper size, type and match
  • Tire pressure

Wheels

  • Condition/size/fit
  • Check wheel lug-nut torque

Brake Inspection (Minimum 6mm of pad material required)

  • FL: _______mm
  • RL: _______mm
  • FR: _______mm
  • RR: _______mm
  • Rotors show no signs of excessive wear, warpage or heat damage
  • Calipers, lines, and hoses show no sign of excessive wear or leakage
  • Parking brake assemblies, cables, and attaching hardware show no sign of excessive wear or damage

Chassis Inspection (No sign of damage or excessive wear)

  • Frame rails and floor pan
  • Subframe
  • Engine mounts and oil pan for leaks
  • Brake lines and couplings
  • Transmission case/pan for leaks
  • Drive shaft boots and CV joints
  • Fuel lines, fuel tank, hoses and protectors
  • Steering rack, linkage, bushings, control arms and dust boots
  • Differential assembly, drive shaft and related components
  • Exhaust system (including leakage)
  • Transmission mounts
  • Tie rods, ball joints, idler arm
  • Catalytic converter
  • Struts/shocks for operation/leaks

Under Vehicle Fluid Levels

  • Differential lubricant level -- check for contaminants

Road Test (Vehicle Operation)


Engine

  • Start-up
  • Idles normally
  • While driving, engine performs normally
  • Starter system operates normally
  • Shift Lock

Brakes

  • Brake and parking brake function normally
  • Brake and clutch pedal height, free play and travel meet specs.

Indicator Lights

  • No warning lights illuminate during road test

Transmission

  • T/M shifts properly (both power/normal mode)
  • TRAC/VSC and ECT control functions and indicator lights function properly

Steering/Suspension

  • Steering operation is normal
  • Off-center psecifications meet standards
  • Handling, straight-line operations

Cruise Control

  • Functions properly

Noise or Vibration

  • None present

Squeaks or Rattles

  • None present

* -- If Applicable

Service Guarantee

AMS Vans promises to deliver the best wheelchair accessible van available on the market today..... simply put if you are not fully satisfied with your wheelchair accessible van upon delivery---you can refuse it at no cost to you.

With nearly two decades of experience; manufacturing, selling, and delivering over 12,000 vans nationwide, our dedicated team of certified technicians will not allow your van to leave our Atlanta facility until its right!

Please contact one of our experienced Mobility Specialists today and ask about our three step quality control process.

AMS Vans looks forward to serving your family by providing you with a van that is worthy of our own.

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