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Automotive Service Technician

Company: Grote Auto
Location: Rockford
Posted on: January 23, 2023

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.


Apply a checklist-based approach to ensure a comprehensive examination of all vehicle systems, including the engine, air conditioning, transmission, and brake systems
When needed, conduct routine maintenance such as checking fluids, rotating tires, replacing brake pads, and oil changes
Explain automotive systems issues to customers to ensure a clear, transparent repair process
Operate diagnostic equipment to accurately determine the cause of malfunction codes with the vehicle's integrated computer system
Help establish service protocols for tracking the status of repairs, maintaining relevant technical manuals, using charts, and more for all of our dealerships


ASE certification or comparable standard service technician credential, such as SAE, is attractive
Completion of a certified post-secondary training program is mandatory; an associate degree is ideal
High school diploma or GED is required
Strong customer service and communications skills are needed

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 Service Technician, Professions , Rockford, Illinois

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