Entry Level Technician

Des Moines, IA posted on September 25

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Kia of Des Moines is looking for full time Lube Technicians for our Express Service.

We offer a good starting pay and great potential for advancement for someone looking an automotive career as we almost exclusively promote from within. 

Responsibilities

  • Perform work specified on the repair order with efficiency and in accordance with dealership – familiarizing yourself with the service department & procedures

  • Assist Service Advisor in test-driving vehicles, and testing components and systems. You will learn how to use diagnostic tools and special service equipment

  • Diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing vehicle automotive systems including engine, transmission, electrical steering, suspension, brakes, air conditioning, etc

  • Communicate directly with the Service Advisor so that customers can be informed if any additional service is needed.  Providing an estimate of time needed for additional repairs

  • Executing repairs under warranty to manufacturer specifications

Qualifications

  • Technical degree preferred

  • ASE certifications preferred

  • Minimum of 1 year in service department

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Ability to identify the problem quickly

  • Effective analytical and communication skills

  • Good reading, computer, and mathematics skills

  • Ability to learn new technology and repair and service procedures and specifications

  • Should be able to operate electronic diagnostic equipment

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to work on your feet for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • Positive, friendly attitude

  • Professional appearance

  • Good mechanical aptitude

  • Must posses basic hand tools to perform duties listed

  • Must be willing to submit to a drug screening and background check prior to employment.

 

Benefits/Culture

  • 401k match
  • Health/Vision/Dental Insurance
  • Vacation 
  • PTO
  • Tenure! We will contribute to your benefits after you reach milestones with employment.
  • Company Sponsored Events
  • Food Trucks 

Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time