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Automotive Technician

Company: Grote Auto
Location: Cherry Valley
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

At Grote Automotive we fully understand you have many options as a technician. We strive to make our dealership the place you want to hang your hat day in and day out! This is Rockford's most unique automotive repair position. Grote Automotive came to the Rockford area in December 2020 as dealership number 3 of our 5 store group. We are the area's top volume used car dealer for all of 2022 year to date. Our service center DOES NOT do customer pay service. We ONLY do reconditioning of our own vehicles to sell along with any after-sale needs our customers may have. This all means the work is steady and lined up so you can enjoy a solid/profitable workflow environment. We never run out of work. We are adding 4 more lifts and growing steady. Currently, we work M-F 8-5. We are a true team environment. Seeking A/B/C techs.

The ideal candidate will be eager to diagnose and facilitate automotive repairs using our automotive computer software, and their electrical systems expertise. We're looking for automotive technicians that like to problem solve until they find the best solution. If you have the mechanical experience we're searching for, apply today! Pay based on experience. Flat Rate.


Use diagnostic equipment, technical expertise, and the vehicle's integrated diagnostic systems to identify and determine the cause of malfunction codes
Apply a checklist-based approach to ensure a comprehensive examination of all vehicle systems, including the engine, air conditioning, transmission, and brake systems
Perform routine maintenance, as needed, like checking fluid levels, rotating tires, and oil changes
Explain automotive systems issues to customers to ensure a clear, transparent repair process
Create protocols for tracking diagnostic tests and repairs, acquiring necessary technical manuals, and more throughout our dealerships


ASE certification or comparable standard service technician credential, such as SAE, is attractive
Stellar customer service and communications skills are mandatory
High school diploma or GED is required
Automotive service technology training program completion or equivalent years of experience is required; associates degree is a bonus

About Company:
Who is Grote Automotive? Fred Grote has been in the car business for over 25 years. He opened his 1st store in Fort Wayne, IN in 2008. Growing from 25 cars a month to 200 he opened a 2nd store in Warsaw, IN. After Great success there his 3rd store came to Rockford, IL. The 4th and 5th stores have just arrived in IN in 2022 as well. We opened here in December of 2020 and have been growing FAST. We specialize in solving transportation problems that most dealerships can't. We plan to open 2 more stores in 2022!

We are a dealer FOR THE PEOPLE. We Believe EVERYONE deserves to drive a nicer, newer car!

Keywords: Grote Auto, Rockford , Automotive Technician, Engineering , Cherry Valley, Illinois

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