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Auto Mechanic

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JAARS | Waxhaw, NC
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JAARS


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Target Staff Type Supported/Volunteer

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw

FTE 1.000

Position Summary

Help maintain and repair the JAARS operations vehicles and possibly staff vehicles.

In this position, you are helping JAARS make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote places on earth.

 Position Responsibilities

• Examine and diagnose vehicle problems, discuss nature or extent of malfunction with supervisor to determine best possible solution, then reassemble to manufacturer's specifications

• Plan work procedure, using technical manuals, electronic scanners and experience, disassemble vehicle using hand tools to repair as needed

• Place vehicle on ramps or hydraulic lift to gain access to mechanical components

• Examine parts for wear or defects, diagnosing whether reconditioning or replacement is necessary to ensure reliable, safe vehicle operation 

• Replace parts such as water pumps, alternators, starters, compressors, brakes; may repair tires or change tires if needed

• Maintain records of vehicle repairs using a computer and plan periodic preventative maintenance such as oil and filter changes

• Keep work area clean, neat and tidy

• Maintain polite, professional communication, via phone and email 

Position Requirements

• A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth

• Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS

• Must have experience as a mechanic, know the way around the shop, the tools to use and how to carry out duties and work details

• Self-starter, must be able to work under little supervision and be highly motivated by the love for missions 

• Automotive repair shop experience required

• Technical college training preferred but not mandatory depending on previous job history and experience

• Computer experience preferred for record keeping


Target Staff Type Supported/Volunteer

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw

FTE 1.000

Position Summary

Help maintain and repair the JAARS operations vehicles and possibly staff vehicles.

In this position, you are helping JAARS make Bible…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Families Welcome

How to Apply

Value

You will gain a new vision for missions and realize the lasting value of how your practical and technical skills are helping to transform lives around the world. Build meaningful and potentially lasting relationships with fellow volunteers and career staff.

 Volunteer Requirements

  • Proof of health insurance
  • Be self-supported, or receive funds through another organization
  • Agreement with our Statement of Faith

 Housing

 A variety of temporary on-campus, fully-furnished housing units are available for volunteers who serve a minimum of 40 hours per week per couple or 20 hours per week per single. Units include phones, WiFi, kitchens, bedding and towels. An RV park with hookups is also available. Call housing for pricing and to make reservations. 704.843.6020

Value

You will gain a new vision for missions and realize the lasting value of how your practical and technical skills are helping to transform lives around the world. Build…

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JAARS

Waxhaw, NC

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