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Des Plaines Entry-Level Mechanic Job Openings in Illinois

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Find Your Best Des Plaines Mechanic Job

If you’re looking for mechanic jobs in Des Plaines, IL, you’ve come to the right place. Unsure about our experience requirements for mechanics? We hire both advanced and entry-level automotive technicians in Des Plaines, IL. Becoming an entry-level technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care means you’ll get to learn more about computerized auto diagnostics and hands-on services such as part installations, oil changes, and car A/C repairs. Explore job openings with Firestone Complete Auto Care to find your perfect mechanic job in Des Plaines for a career with one of the most trusted names in tires and car repair. Is one of our Des Plaines entry-level mechanic jobs calling your name? Don’t miss your chance to apply today!

Job Requirements for Automotive Technicians in Des Plaines, IL

What does it take to get an entry-level mechanic job in Des Plaines with Firestone Complete Auto Care? First off, entry-level auto technicians are required to have a valid driver’s license, the driving ability to road test customers’ cars, and a natural inclination for problem solving. A.S.E certification in at least one of A1-A8 is also required. (Similar qualifications are accepted, but an A.S.E certification is required within two years of employment.) Prior mechanical experience and completion of Vocational-Technical program are also a plus, but they are not required!

What’s it Like Being an Entry-Level Auto Technician in Des Plaines?

If you’re not sure what life as an entry-level mechanic in Des Plaines will look like, you’ve come to the right place. We can give you the details on entry-level mechanic jobs in Des Plaines, or we can describe a day in the life of one of our apprentice mechanics. Instead of an office cubicle, mechanics at Firestone Complete Auto Care work in a fully-equipped service area where teamwork, safety, and a solid work ethic come together. Our technicians suit up in the signature Firestone Complete Auto Care uniform and gear up in personal protective equipment when appropriate. They spend their day working on cars, doing everything from routine oil changes to vehicle road tests. It’s a challenging job, full of rewarding problem-solving. We couldn’t have said it better than tire manager Ruben, who says, “My commitment to every customer is to make sure I get you back on the road safely.” Safety will be your top priority, always.

Perks of Being an Entry-Level Auto Technician in Des Plaines

You can probably find plenty of mechanic job openings in Des Plaines, but if you want an auto technician career, choose Firestone Complete Auto Care. We offer paid training opportunities, performance-based incentives, and health benefits for our part-time and full-time teammates alike! We pride ourselves in promoting from within, mentoring our entry-level automotive service technicians to become advanced technicians and service managers.

Are there benefits that set Firestone Complete Auto Care apart from other companies hiring in Des Plaines? You bet. Illinois Full and part-time teammates have instant access to important resources for staying healthy, like dental, vision, medical, and even optional insurance for pets. (We love our furry friends, too!) Other exceptional perks include an apprentice toolkit to help you become a Maintenance Technician if you want, paid medical maternity leave, company-paid tool insurance for technicians, and free uniforms, including specially sized uniforms for women.

Health aid coverage for kids, no-cost flu shots, and 24-hour, 7-days a week access to medical professionals via video are also available right away. After some time with the company, you could also be eligible for sick pay, vacation time, short/long-term disability, and 401(k). And you can get many of these benefits at no cost!

Our auto technicians in Des Plaines pride themselves on helping people keep their cars in tip-top shape while advancing their career as mechanics. Join our team and your days will be filled with new learning opportunities as you work with all types of vehicles, state-of-the-art technology and capable teammates. Careers at Firestone Complete Auto Care are great opportunities. Don’t take our word for it, though! Apply for an entry-level automotive technician job in Des Plaines and find out for yourself. If you still have questions about our job openings, qualifications, and benefits, call us at 877-734-9512.

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