Portland Rescue Mission Full Time Automotive Technician (Mechanic) for Drive Away Hunger in Portland, Oregon
Portland Rescue Mission
Position: Automotive Technician (Mechanic) for Drive Away Hunger
Department: Drive Away Hunger
Work Location: Drive Away Hunger
Reports to: Lead Mechanic
Employment Status: Full Time, Regular, Non-Exempt
Effective Date: December 2018
Typical Hours Required: Monday – Friday, 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Pay Rate: Hourly rate depending on experience and certification
General Description of Work:
Do you love cars and love Jesus? Are you ready to find eternal purpose in your work every day? Do you enjoy problem solving and true variety in your mechanic work? Do you want to work in an environment that embodies Christian service? Then join our mechanic team at Portland Rescue Mission’s Drive Away Hunger.
This is a full-time vehicle mechanic position for the Drive Away Hunger program at Portland Rescue Mission. This role requires mechanical experience and hands-on expertise to diagnose and complete repairs on a wide variety of donated vehicleswhile contributing to a dynamic Christian ministry environment supporting PRM’s addiction recovery programs.
Diagnose and evaluate donated vehicles, and make recommendations to the DAH Lead mechanic to either repair or not repair vehicles for sale.
Perform repairs on vehicles as needed or directed in a timely manner
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
3-5 years of auto-mechanic experience on a wide-variety of makes and models of autos and small trucks
Experience in both foreign and domestic repairs
ASE certification recommended
General practitioner with technical expertise
Ability to handle many vehicles at one time
Demonstrated level of mechanical aptitude
Experience in evaluating and assessing the reparability of vehicles
A history of experience of hands-on repair
A desire to minister in the lives of hurting men and women
An interest in training PRM program participants through skill development programs at Drive Away Hunger
Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
Prompt and thorough in job performance
Demonstrated ability to be a team player
Personal Attributes & Values
A personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and a testimony of continued growth in faith
Spiritual maturity as defined by traditional Biblical Standards
Adheres to Portland Rescue Mission's Statement of Faith and Code of Ethics
Desire to serve God in the ministry to hurting men, women and children
A pleasant, gentle, grace filled manner toward others
Possess and demonstrates excellent integrity
Composed and professional
Strong team player and self starter
Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks as assigned
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. unassisted
Handheld scanner for vehicle diagnostics
Floor jacks and vehicle lifts
All Data Labor & Service guide
Shop Press & other typical shop tools
Equipment needed: Mechanics tools; Must Have: personal tool box with full set of automotive tools needed to repair a wide variety of vehicles.
Other Duties as Assigned:
In this and any position with Portland Rescue Mission, it is impossible to predict the many requests and assignments that can and will be made on an employee. Flexibility and a cooperate spirit are crucial characteristics of the person who holds this important position and for the successful operation of Portland Rescue Mission services.
We share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction.