Technician - Kearny Mesa Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

8010 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111, USA Req #190
Monday, September 11, 2023
Technician - Kearny Mesa Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Job Summary:
Become a member of a winning team! Kearny Mesa Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is currently accepting applications for Service Technician. Service Technicians inspect, maintain and repair vehicles. Technicians use diagnostic tools to identify the source of problems and then make adjustments or repairs. As with all positions within dealerships, Service Technicians are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards.
- Identifies mechanical problems, either visually or with computer diagnostic equipment.
- Performs tests on specific parts and systems to confirm proper mechanical function; ensures that all critical parts are examined.
- Performs routine and preventive maintenance, including oil changes and tune-ups.
- Diagnosing the cause of malfunctions and performing work specified on the repair order with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or factory standards. 
- Repairing or replacing all parts of a vehicle including wheels, axles, frames, defective ball joint suspensions and brake shoes; installing and repairing air conditioners and servicing components such as compressors, condensers, and controls; and testing electronic computer components in automobiles to ensure that they are working properly. 
- Communicating 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. 
- Inspecting and testing new vehicles for damage and recording findings so that necessary repairs can be made. 
- Supervising and training apprentice or entry-level Technicians. 
- Repairs or replaces malfunctioning parts and systems, such as brake pads, belts, water pumps, transmissions, and other mechanical parts.
- Performs further tests, which may include test driving the vehicle, to ensure repairs are completed correctly.
- May be assigned other duties as needed.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.

- Have two to five years of experience as an entry-level automotive technician 
- At least one National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in the eight automotive specialty areas (engine repair, engine performance, heating and air conditioning, electrical systems, automatic transmissions, manual transmission and axle, brakes and front end). 
- Technicians must keep abreast of the federal, state and local regulations that affect their operations, and must also comply with these regulations as well as hazardous waste disposal and OSHA policies. 
Required Skills/Abilities:
- Extensive knowledge of all aspects of vehicle repair.
- Excellent mechanical repair skills.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to visually diagnose mechanical issues.
- Proficient with computer diagnostic equipment and software.
- Ability to read service and repair manuals.
- Ability to perform repairs in a timely fashion.
- Ability to read work orders.
Physical Requirements:
- Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present.
- Ability to regularly lift 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.
- Must be able to inspect vehicle to determine repairs needed.
- Good vision to inspect repair work.
- Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to perform repairs and inspections.
Kearny Mesa Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram employees are offered a benefit package which includes Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Paid Holidays and Vacation Time, Short and Long-Term Disability, Company Sponsored Life Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Vehicle Purchase, Service and Parts Discounts, Employee Assistance Plans (EAP), Maderas Golf Club Discounts and More! 
Kearny Mesa Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and maintains a drug free workplace. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be a conditional offer contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $32.60
  • Max Hiring Rate $59.00
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 8010 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111, USA