Experienced Journeyman Technician

Napleton's Elgin Kia - Elgin, IL3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $48,000 - $63,000 a year

Napleton’s Elgin Kia is looking for an experienced automotive journeyman mechanic/technician .

Experienced Automotive Journeyman Mechanic/Technician Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
  • Diagnose cause of malfunction and perform repair.
  • Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts.
  • Save and tag parts if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer.
  • Examine the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required.
  • Notify service advisor immediately if additional work outlined is not needed or required and/ if repairs cannot be completed within the time promised.
  • Document work in a timely fashion.
  • Road-test vehicles when required or refer to the test technician, keeping in mind that the customer vehicle should not be used for personal errands.
  • Supervise work of any apprentice technicians as assigned.
  • Attend factory-sponsored training classes, keep abreast of factory technical bulletins
  • Keep shop area neat, clean, and be able to account for all dealership-owned tools at all times.
  • Understand and follow federal, state and local regulations, such as those governing the disposal of hazardous wastes.
  • Must follow all company safety policies and procedures, and immediately report any and all accidents to a manager or supervisor.

Automotive Journeyman Mechanic/Technician Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Dealership Experience Preferred.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • ASE certification is preferred
  • General mechanical skills
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • All applicants must be authorized to work in the USA
  • All applicants must perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner
  • All applicants possess a clean motor vehicle report and currently hold a valid driver license

*****We are a drug free work environment*****

Job Type: Full-time


  • mechanical: 1 year (Preferred)