Bridgestone Americas, Inc
Lubbock, TX, United States
Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC operates more than 2,200 stores and employs over 22,000 teammates. Our brands include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tires and Wheel Works. We are one of the most trusted automotive care providers - join our team today! Your knowledge as an automotive lead technician/mechanic is EXACTLY what we need.
STOP looking for a job and START investing in your career as an Advance Technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care! Full and Part-time benefits available from day one- including tool program discounts!
The Advanced Technician/Mechanic position requires your experience and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems, while using your leadership and mentoring skills in driving a team toward increased customer care and satisfaction.
Job Responsibilities for Advanced Technician
Diagnose and repair to specifications \u2013 brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems
Adequately explain technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals
Stay current with rapidly changing automotive technology through continuous paid formal training
Assist and train technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities
Minimum Requirements for Advanced Technician
Reading, writing and math skills
Must have a valid automobile driver\u2019s license at all times and be able to drive customer and company vehicles
Must have a minimum 5 years of automotive repair experience, completion of Vocational-Technical School program in a related field or demonstrated skills via third party certificates/assessment
S.E. certification in at least 5 (five) of A1-A8 (L1 can be one of the five) is required. (New hires with external similar qualifications/certifications will have up to 2 years of employment to comply)
Maintains Federal, State and Local certification/license where applicable
Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people
Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.