01 Sep
Automotive Apprentice Technician - Stew Hansen Buick GMC
Iowa, Clive , 50325 Clive USA

Considering a career with Ken Garff Automotive Group means you are in for a great ride (excuse the car metaphor)! We’re not your standard dealership or group of dealerships and we are pretty darn proud of that. We are out to do things differently and want to consistently change, grow, and progress. For that reason, our employees are proud of where they work!Stew Hansen Buick GM, a Ken Garff Automotive Dealership, is currently looking for a talented Apprentice Technician (Mechanic) that aligns with our core values and acts with respect, intelligence, greatness, honesty and teamwork. As a Apprentice Technician (Mechanic, you have an immense amount of discipline for fine details, and you regularly practice consistent follow-through in your daily work. You appreciate clear guidelines and the structure of step-by-step procedures of mechanical work. Others can count on your timely task completion and your ability to produce quality work time and time again. Above all, you are a technical expert, you love working with your hands and providing exceptional service to customers. Our Technicians create lifetime customers by treating people right. If these statements resonate with you, please apply today. We designed a formal reward and recognition system just for you called ProTech. Do regular rewards and recognition for performance and tenure, predictable pay raises, efficiency bonus, quarterly tool allowance and discounts, and just being treated RIGHT sound right to you? We hear you! Our ProTech program is built to reward your hard work and recognize your contribution. Come join us and feel what it is like to be a ProTech!Check out the program: https://www.kengarff.com/pro-tech/ (https://xd.adobe.com/view/afe513d3-7b12-4f67-8743-79e7a8af767e-fab6/) Here’s why you want to work here:

ProTech perks described above with levels including Bronze, Silver, Gold and even Platinum.

Paid training, certifications and real career growth

Great people with a great culture

Paid Time Off starting your first week and 401k with Company match

Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-term disability, AD&D and Life Insurance

Year-end bonus program for all employees (Garff Giveback)

Red Wing boot program (annual replacement of work boots)

1:1 Tech to PC- You'll have information at your fingertips

Employee discounts on Vehicle Purchase, Parts, Service and More!

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

Assist other mechanics and automotive technicians with diagnosing cause of any malfunction and perform repair

Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts

Save and tag parts if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer

Assist with examination of vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required

Assist in documenting any work performed

Attend factory-sponsored training classes to advance to become a main line automotive technician (mechanic)

Keep abreast of factory technical bulletins

Ensure that customers’ cars are kept clean

Always keep shop area neat and clean and be able to account for all dealership-owned tools

Understand and follow federal, state and local regulations, such as those governing disposal of hazardous wastes

Assist in road-testing vehicles to quality-check work performed

Master our Dealer Management System (Reynolds) for time keeping, work distribution, electronic inspections, repair quotes and communication

Be accountable to all dealership owned tools, and superior cleanliness throughout workspace and in all customer vehicles (“leave no trace” standard)

Here’s what you’ll need:

1 to 2 years of general maintenance or mechanic experience desired

Technical schooling from a mechanic program preferred

ASE certification and Safety & Emissions certification preferred

General mechanical skills, previous dealership experience a plus

Excellent manual dexterity skills as well as patience, creativity, and an eye for detail

Valid driver’s license and a good driving record

High school diploma or the equivalent

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer(( We Hear You ))You're in for a great ride (excuse the car metaphor)We're not your standard dealership or group of dealerships and we're pretty darn proud of that. We're out to do things differently. We want to consistently change, grow, and progress.For that reason, our employees are proud of where they work. Our history is rich in the tradition of doing things differently. It began with Ken Garff himself. It continued through all of those who followed Ken and is alive and thriving today.If you are having any issues with applying please reach out to our recruiting team at recruiterhelp@kengarff.com . Include in the email what state you are applying in. Thank you for your patience!

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