Service Technician

Palo Alto, CA

Price Simms is a highly successful, locally owned group of auto dealerships that prides itself on excellence in customer service, being a great employer and a valuable member of the community.

The Company currently has over 600 employees.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

We are currently looking for a Service Technician with 3+ year experience.  Reporting to the Service Manager and Shop Forman, the Service Technician is responsible for diagnosing and resolving vehicle issues and perform necessary mechanical work.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Utilize appropriate diagnostic equipment to check vehicle performance and trouble shoot problems.
  • Conduct test drives, as appropriate.
  • Ensure all work is complete, including any routine services such as lubrication and inspections.
  • Adhere to all dealership and manufacturer procedures and policies.
  • Abide by all safety precautions and emergency procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge of manufacturer-specific information and tools.
  • Complete all technical training, as required.
  • Communicate findings and work status to Service Advisor promptly.
  • Work with fellow employees and contribute as a team player.
  • Assure all repairs and services performed on vehicles are safe & problem free.
  • Ensure work area remains clean, uncluttered and safe.
  • Complete all manufacturers’ training as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

IDEAL PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as an automotive technician.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer controls, diagnosis of electrical and hydraulic problems, and other specialized skills needed to work on these systems.
  • Knowledge of ADP and other systems as required by manufacturer.

Specific credentials include:

  • OEM Factory Certification.
  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • ASE certification preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean DMV record with ability to drive company and customer vehicles as necessary. 

We offer:

  • Unwavering owner support to maximize your success
  • A clear, yet flexible career path with substantial opportunity for growth
  • Aggressive lead model with substantial marketing and advertising budget
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Extensive technology to support all aspects of sales and service
  • Culture of innovation and teamwork
  • Great reputation and relationships with manufacturers
  • Growing organization
  • Well-funded, forward-thinking ownership team
  • Flexible work week, including weekends, comprehensive benefits package, including 401k plan

JOB CODE: 020519