Automotive Technician
Firestone Building Products - Lawton, OK

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Does being in the middle of the action excite you? It means opening the hood and looking underneath to find what is going on. With us, you'll use your technical training, your real-world experience and your problem-solving abilities to provide the solutions that keep customer's vehicles in top shape.

All that raw steel and synthetics on the lift is your canvas. Many moving parts are joined together to form a vehicle that gets people from point A to point B, and you're one of the few in the world with the unique skills and dedicated craftsmanship to put this beast back on the road. If this defines your success, we want you to work in our shop.

Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Expert Tire, Hibdon Tires Plus and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. Learn more.

Job Responsibilities of Automotive Technician:
  • Assisting technician mechanics in performing technical activities.
  • Diagnoses and repairs to specifications - brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems.
  • Adequately explains technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis.
  • Continuously learns new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing automotive technology.
  • Keeps store management aware of mechanical repair problems as they occur.
  • Maintains an organized neat and safe bay.
Requirements

Entry Level Mechanic / Technician
  • Maintains an organized neat and safe bay.
  • 1-2 years of automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem-solving and repair experience to succeed in this position.
  • A high level of motivation and energy and strong customer service skills are also required.
Senior Mechanic / Automotive Technician
  • At least 2-3 years of strong automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem-solving and repair experience
  • 3 ASE certifications are preferred for this position.
  • You'll also need a high level of motivation, energy and a customer-focused attitude.
Lead Mechanic / Master Technician
  • 5+ years of automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem- solving and repair experience as you mentor and teach Teammates while discussing problems with customers
  • You will also need strong leadership skills and a customer-focused attitude to go along with a high level of motivation and energy.
  • 5 ASE certifications are preferred.
  • Must have a Valid Driver's License.
  • Pre-employment drug test/physical/ background check will help assure we build teams of people who can best work with others and serve customer needs.
Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities
  • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
  • We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, in fact, "One of our strengths is found in our commitment to serve a diverse customer population with diverse teams of teammates.'
  • Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.

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