Find Advanced Mechanic Jobs in Bakersfield, CA
Looking to overhaul your career as a mechanic in Bakersfield? Pull over, your search stops here. With thousands of hardworking employees across the nation, Firestone Complete Auto Care is a leader in car care, and also one of the best places to find professional growth. Join our Bakersfield team as an advanced technician to further develop your diagnostic skills and technical aptitude and work on a variety of cars and trucks with cutting edge technology. We’re hiring goal-getters who are passionate about advancing their career and love cars from bumper to bumper. Do you fit that description? If so, learn more about Bakersfield mechanic jobs below.
Duties & Job Description for Advanced Auto Techs in Bakersfield
So, what do auto technicians in Bakersfield do? When you join the Firestone Complete Auto Care team as an advanced mechanic, you can expect your days to be filled with all things car-related, from performing repairs and test drives to explaining technical terms to less car-savvy clients.
Advanced auto technician job responsibilities include troubleshooting and repairing cars to manufacturer guidelines by performing services such as fuel ignition and electrical repairs, as well as brake and hydraulic fixes. Additionally, advanced technicians mentor their less experienced teammates, overseeing them as they perform everyday services like battery checks and oil changes. Above all, you’ll champion our brand’s commitment to delivering cars that are fixed right, priced right, right on time.
Required Qualifications for Bakersfield Advanced Mechanics
Want to know what it takes to get a Bakersfield advanced technician job? You must have a few years (5 years minimum) of mechanical experience under your belt and have completed an automotive Vocational-Technical program. A valid driver’s license combined with the ability to test drive clients’ cars is a must-have. You’ll also need adequate math, reading, writing, and communication skills. An ideal candidate is also A.S.E. certified in at least five of A1-A8 (L1 counts toward the five, too). If you’re not, you’ll have up to two years from when you join the team to get adequately certified. If California calls for extra certifications, you can expect to obtain those as well. Lastly, you should be able (and patient enough) to mentor your less experienced teammates and advise non-technical customers about automotive diagnostics and complex services.
Perks of Becoming an Advanced Auto Tech in Bakersfield, CA
Finding a selection of auto technician jobs near you in Bakersfield, CA isn’t hard. But while other car repair shops just offer jobs, Firestone Complete Auto Care cultivates an empowering work environment. We’ll back your education with paid training, cheer you on as you continue your A.S.E. education, and give you opportunities to grow within the company. You’ll earn competitive pay while also being eligible for performance-based incentives! Full-time and part-time associates can reap the benefits of our health plans.
Are there more advantages to working for Firestone Complete Auto Care over other businesses hiring in Bakersfield? You bet. Full-time and part-time employees in California have instant access to important resources for staying healthy, including medical, dental, vision, and even voluntary pet insurance. (We're big fans of pets, too!) Other terrific perks include paid medical maternity leave, an apprentice toolkit to jumpstart your Maintenance Technician career if you choose, company-paid tool insurance for technicians, and free uniforms, including specially sized uniforms for women. Health aid coverage for children age 0-17, free flu shots, and around-the-clock Telehealth access to Blue Cross Blue Shield medical professionals are also available as soon as you start. Eventually, you can also take advantage of 401(k), short or long-term disability, vacation time, and sick pay. And you can get many of these benefits at no cost!
Want to add your talents to our winning team? Apply to advanced auto technician jobs in Bakersfield, CA today. Need more info? Call us at 877-734-9512 for more details on the application, interview, and onboarding process.