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Auto technician/ generator technician/ smog technician/2 years CDL dri

Walnut, CA
April 15, 2024

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Paul Garcia

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West Covina, CA 91792



● 25+ years of performing high quality repairs and inspections efficiently and accurately; Performing all repairs according to work instructions and document results; Able to operate bumper to bumper and all types of engine; Rebuild engines; Inspecting and testing all worked performed as quality control measure as soon jobs are completed; Maintaining an inventory technicians tools not normally inventoried by service department; Performing maintenance repairs at intermediate and high caliber standard; Performing mechanical and electrical diagnosing/ troubleshooting; Provide outstanding customer service

● 2+ year of trucking and driving experience CDL- A (Sleeper cab + 53 ft trailer)

● 7 years Smog Inspector


February 2022-CURRENT

Tazumal, West Covina CA - OTR Driver

● Performs all required safety checks (i.e., pre/post trip) including inspections of tractor/truck and trailer according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations; inspects tractor/truck and trailer to ensure they meet company safety standards and take appropriate action as needed.

● Reports all safety issues and/or repairs required.

● Follows all DOT regulations and company safe driving guidelines and policies. Immediately reports all safety hazards.

● Inspects trailer for properly loaded and secured freight.

● Ensures all required route paperwork is with tractor trailer load and available upon dispatch.

● Drives and delivers trailers according to a predetermined route schedule.

● Performs hook/unhook procedures per safety guidelines.

● Ensures all equipment and freight are appropriately locked and/or always secured.

● Completes daily record of hours of service and enters in log in accordance with Federal DOT, state, and company requirements.

● Contracted with Amazon

● Performs other related duties as assigned.


January 2015- January 2022

Hardin Honda, Anaheim CA - Automotive technician/Smog technician

● Perform work specified on the repair order with efficiency and in accordance with dealership policies and manufacturer specifications.

● Diagnose, maintain, and repair vehicle automotive systems including engine, electrical steering, suspension, brakes, air conditioning, etc.

● Test-drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using diagnostic tools and special service equipment.

● Communicate directly with the Service Advisor so that customers are well-informed of any additional services needed.

● Provide an estimate of time needed for additional repairs.

● Complete all work according to the applicable safety requirements.

● Document work performed on repair order, record test procedures/results & time, per company recording & clocking procedures.

● Smog Inspector.

July 2009- December 2014

Victory Auto Care, Irwdinale CA - Service / Operation Manager

● Forecasts goals and objectives for the service department and schedules the activities of service department employees.

● Hires, trains,and monitors the performance of all service department staff.

● Attends managers meetings; holds weekly department meetings.

● Develops and implements a marketing plan which promotes new and repeat business.

● Monitors and follows up on parts orders.

● Establishes and maintains good working relationships with customers to encourage repeat and referral business.

● Maintains high-quality service repairs and minimizes comebacks. Conducts periodic spot checks of completed jobs for thoroughness and quality.

● Serves as liaison with factory representatives.

● Ensures that customers' service files are up-to-date and readily available for reference.

● Ensures that all customers are greeted promptly and given fair estimates on costs and time required for repairs and maintenance.

● Prepares pricing guides and maintenance menus for frequent labor operations.

● Handles customer complaints immediately and maintains 24-hour follow-up with all customers to confirm satisfaction with the service experience. February 2007- June 2009

Landrover, Santa Monica CA - Automotive technician

● Routine Vehicle inspections.

● System diagnostics.

● Full automotive troubleshooting and testing.

● Make necessary repairs on vehicles: Engine / Transmission / and other basic work.

● Keep store management aware of mechanical repair problems as they occur.

● Maintain an organized neat and safe bay.


September 2004-January 2007

Pacific BMW, Glendale CA - Automotive technician

● Diagnose, maintain, and repair vehicle automotive systems including engine, transmission, electrical steering, suspension, brakes, air conditioning, etc.

● Perform vehicle inspections.

● Test-drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using diagnostic tools and special service equipment.

● Communicate directly with the Service Advisor so that customers are well-informed of any additional services needed.

● Executing repairs under warranty to manufacturer specifications. November 1999 - September 2004

Saturn, Baldwin Park- Automotive technician

● Effectively and accurately perform quality repair work in accordance with dealership's and factory standards.

● Checks all fluids and maintenance-related parts and tops-off or replaces fluids or filters/parts as required.

● Performs routine service inspections or tests and completes standard maintenance jobs.

● Road-test vehicle to ensure quality repair work was completed.

● Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards.

● Attends training and educational classes as required.

● Complete system diagnostics and full automotive troubleshooting and testing.

● Communicate directly with service advisors regarding the status of the service work as well as the estimated time for completion so that customers can be informed. Education:

2000-2001 CItrus Community College, Glendora CA - vocational 2015 STI (Smog Tech Institute), Fullerton CA - smog technician 2021-2022 EDISON Truck and Bus Master Commercial Drivers Training - CLASS A Certification:

-Honda Auto Technician -GM Auto Technician

-Land Rover Auto Technician -Engine Repair

-BAR Specified Diagnostic and Repair -Level 2 Inspector

-Caterpillar Engine -Toyota Engine and Transmission


License: October 30, 2015 Smog Inspector; Feb 8, 2022 CDL-A 4

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