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Find Your Best Rockford Mechanic Job

If you’re looking for mechanic jobs in Rockford, IL, you’ve come to the right place. Not sure whether we have the right mechanic job for your level of experience? If you’re starting your career in auto repair, you may join our team as an apprentice mechanic or entry-level technician. As an apprentice mechanic at Firestone Complete Auto Care, you’ll develop your skills with car diagnostic technology while also performing technical services like battery checks, tire maintenance, and car A/C repairs. Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care to find the right entry-level auto technician job for you in Rockford and apply for a career with one of the most trusted names in tires and car repair. Up for the challenge? Apply for an entry-level auto technician job in Rockford, IL today.

Job Requirements for Automotive Technicians in Rockford, IL

What does it take to land an entry-level auto technician job in Rockford? For starters, entry-level mechanics must have a valid driver’s license the ability to drive customer and company vehicles, 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 auto repair experience and completion of a Vocational-Technical program are a plus, but they’re not needed for entry-level mechanic jobs in Rockford.

A Day in the Life of an Auto Technician in Rockford

If you’re not sure what life as an entry-level mechanic in Rockford will look like, you’ve come to the right place. We can give you the inside scoop on entry-level mechanic job duties, or we can describe a day in the life of one of our apprentice mechanics. Rather than working in an office setting, our technicians work in service bays, where high-fives, communication skills, and a solid work ethic come together. Our mechanics proudly wear the Firestone Complete Auto Care uniform and always wear the protective gear necessary for the task at hand. They spend their day working on cars, doing everything from routine oil changes to vehicle road tests. It can be a physical job, but it’s highly rewarding. As Ruben, one of our tire managers, 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.

Benefits for Rockford Entry-Level Mechanics

You can probably find plenty of mechanic job openings in Rockford, but if you want a career, apply to join the Firestone Complete Auto Care team! We offer paid training opportunities, performance-based incentives, and health benefits for our part-time and full-time teammates alike! Additionally, we promote from within, mentoring our entry-level automotive service technicians into management-worthy individuals.

Are there benefits that set Firestone Complete Auto Care apart from other auto shops hiring in Rockford? Sure! Part and full-time employees in Rockford have instant access to healthcare resources to support their well-being and that of their loved ones, like vision, dental, medical, and even optional 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 free uniforms, including uniquely sized and designed uniforms for female team members.

Free flu shots, health aid coverage for children, and 24/7 access to doctors through Blue Cross Blue Shield's Telehealth network are also available immediately. After a certain amount of time, you may also be able to take advantage of 401(k), short or long-term disability, vacation time, and sick pay. So many of these perks come free!

Our auto technicians in Rockford pride themselves on solving complex car issues while also working on mastering their craft as mechanics. Apply today for a great auto technician gig that will allow you to work with a wide range of cars and trucks, top-of-the-line technology and a supportive team. Working for Firestone Complete Auto Care is a fantastic opportunity. But you don’t have to take our word for it! Apply for an entry-level automotive technician job in Rockford and find out for yourself. If you have questions about job openings and requirements at Firestone Complete Auto Care, give us a call at 877-734-9512.

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