Automotive Service Technician Trainee
AutoNation - Las Vegas, NV

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AutoNation - America's largest automotive retailer is looking for qualified people to join our team. AutoNation has been named "America's Most Admired" automotive retailer for 5 of the past 6 years by Fortune magazine. Our ability to perform at such a high level is directly related to the efforts of our talented team of professionals, and we're looking for more great people to join our team.

AutoNation offers unlimited earning potential, with an extremely generous compensation program in addition to industry leading benefits. Top performers deserve top pay-If You have the Drive, We have the Vehicle.

Job Summary:
The service technician trainee possess a general mechanical knowledge of all basic systems of a vehicle and the ability to follow direction of supervisors and/or service publications to perform work satisfactorily.

Job Responsibilities:
o Stay current in the latest diagnostic methods and service techniques for the vehicles sold and serviced by the dealership
o Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards
o Follow factory and dealership repair procedures when performing warranty work
o Participate in service technician training programs
o Become familiar with latest bulletins, service manuals and other service publications
o Participate in all in-dealership service training activities
o Attend manufacture sponsored service trainings
o Record cause of failure and a description of work done accurately and clearly on all repair orders
o Communicate regularly with service manager, service technician team leader and/or service consultant to confirm repair order information and diagnostic information
o Request parts from the parts department as necessary
o Communicate regularly with the service manager, service technician team leader and/or service consultant to confirm diagnosis, status of repair, road test results and completion of work
o Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the company's vision, mission and values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and suppliers
o Adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety standards
o Follow company safety procedures to avoid exposure to fumes, dirt and harsh chemicals

Required Experience

o Must meet company's requirements for employment
o Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and information
o General mechanical skills
o Must have a valid driver's license
o Ability to drive manual transmission vehicles
o Professional appearance
o Manual dexterity, good judgment and ability to operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely
o Demonstrated customer service skills
o Knowledge of all aspects of automotive repair and maintenance
o Graduate of mechanical vocational trade school or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
o Exposure to inclement weather
o Ability to operate an automobile
o Prolonged periods of standing, stooping and bending.
o Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently and/or greater to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
o Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, or requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and or pulling of arm or leg controls, or requires working at a production rate/pace entailing the constant pushing and /or pulling of materials

Required Education

o High school diploma or equivalent
o Must have technical aptitude displayed by ASE certification or successful completion of pre-employment test
o Technical or trade school degree preferred


At AutoNation you'll find unlimited income potential, paid time off, training, longevity bonuses, 401(k) program - with company match, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, employee vehicle purchase program and fantastic advancement opportunities.


Put your Career in the Fast Lane join AutoNation today
We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

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