Experienced Technician

Des Moines, IA posted on December 14

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About Us

Kia of Des Moines is looking for an experienced auto tech to add to their growing shop.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has prior automotive technician experience and knowledge of various makes and models
  • Has a valid Iowa Driver's License 
  • Is at least 18 years old
  • Is willing to submit to background and drug screen
  • Has a burning desire to succeed 


  • Perform work specified on the repair order with efficiency and in accordance with dealership
  • Test-drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using 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


  • 2+ years of Service Technician experience preferred 
  • Certified General Motors Technician
  • ASE Certification required
  • B level qualifications, including Diagnostic, Electrical and Engine Repair
  • Must hold a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Positive, friendly attitude, along with a customer service mentality
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment
  • Team player
  • Ability to learn new technology, repair and service procedures and specifications Able to operate electronic diagnostic equipment


  • 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