Find Advanced Mechanic Jobs in Santa Barbara, CA
Looking to take your Santa Barbara mechanic career to the next level? You’ve reached your destination. Thanks to hundreds of passionate team members, Firestone Complete Auto Care is a leader in car care, and a perfect spot to grow professionally. Apply for an advanced auto technician job near you in Santa Barbara, CA to leverage your mechanic skills and work on a variety of cars and trucks with best-in-class tools and technology. We’re looking to hire ambitious individuals who are passionate about advancing their career and have a knack for learning mechanical tasks. Is that how you’d describe yourself? If that’s the case, read on to learn more about mechanic jobs in Santa Barbara.
Duties & Job Description for Advanced Auto Techs in Santa Barbara
What’s it like being an auto technician in Santa Barbara? 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 test driving and repairing vehicles to explaining technical repairs to non-mechanical clients.
Job responsibilities for advanced technicians in Santa Barbara also include diagnosing and repairing vehicles to specifications by taking care of things like transmission repairs and alignments, as well as brake checks and A/C recharges. Advanced mechanics also mentor their less experienced teammates, overseeing them as they perform everyday services like tire maintenance and part installations. Above all, you’ll champion the Firestone Complete Auto Care promise: to deliver cars that are fixed right, priced right, right on time.
Landing an Advanced Auto Tech Job in Santa Barbara, CA
Want to know what it takes to get a Santa Barbara advanced technician job? You must have at least five years of experience doing car repairs and have completed an automotive Vocational-Technical program. Having a valid driver’s license at all times, combined with the ability to test drive clients’ cars is a must-have. You’ll also need adequate math, reading, writing, and customer service skills. A stand-out applicant also has A.S.E. certifications in at least five of A1-48 (L1 counts toward the five, too). If you are not, you will have a maximum of two years from the date of your employment to comply with this requirement. Santa Barbara, CA may also require extra certifications, in which case you can expect to obtain those as well. Just as importantly, you must have the skill to train apprentice mechanics and educate non-mechanically-inclined guests about inspection findings and service recommendations.
Perks of Becoming an Advanced Auto Tech in Santa Barbara, CA
You’re sure to find a variety of mechanic positions in Santa Barbara. However, while some shops have jobs with minimal benefits, Firestone Complete Auto Care cultivates an empowering work environment. We’ll back your education with paid training, support you as you develop your A.S.E. qualifications, and give you opportunities to grow within the company. Whether you’re part-time or full-time, you’ll be paid competitively and could also be eligible for results-based bonuses and promotions. Both part-time and full-time teammates have access to health benefits.
Are there more advantages to working for Firestone Complete Auto Care over other auto shops hiring in Santa Barbara? You bet. Part and full-time employees in Santa Barbara have immediate access to healthcare resources to support their well-being and that of their loved ones, including medical, dental, vision, and even voluntary pet insurance. (We're pet lovers, too!) Other nice perks include paid medical maternity leave, a special apprentice kit to help you become a Maintenance Technician if that interests you, up to $3,000 worth of company-paid technician tool insurance, and no-cost uniforms, including specially sized uniforms for women. Free flu shots, health aid coverage for children, and around-the-clock Telehealth access to Blue Cross Blue Shield medical professionals are also available as soon as you start. After a certain amount of time, you could also be eligible for sick pay, vacation time, short/long-term disability, and 401(k). Many of these benefits come at no cost to you!
Want to add your talents to our winning team? Submit your application to become an advanced mechanic in Santa Barbara, CA. Not ready to apply... yet? Call us at 877-734-9512 with questions about employment at Firestone Complete Auto Care.