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Automotive Technician

Company: Grote Auto
Location: Loves Park
Posted on: November 25, 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 steadily. 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.


Explain automotive systems issues to customers to ensure a clear, transparent repair process
Determine and investigate any malfunction codes in the vehicle's integrated diagnostic system using skilled expertise and diagnostic tools
Adhere to manufacturer specifications to maintain vehicle systems and ensure customer satisfaction
Apply a checklist-based approach to ensure a comprehensive examination of all vehicle systems, including the engine, air conditioning, transmission, and brake systems
Establish processes for tracking diagnostics and system repairs, maintaining up-to-date manufacturer specifications, and more


Excellent customer service and communications skills are necessary
Must have completed a post-secondary training program in automotive service technology; associate degree a plus
Possess a high school diploma or GED
ASE certification or comparable standard service technician credential, such as SAE, is attractive

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 plan to open 2 more in 2023. We opened here in Rockford in December 2020 and have been growing FAST. We specialize in solving transportation problems that most dealerships can't.

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

Keywords: Grote Auto, Rockford , Automotive Technician, Engineering , Loves Park, Illinois

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