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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Automotive Technician in West Des Moines, Iowa

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Automotive Technician position requires experience and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems, while using leadership and mentoring skills in driving a team toward increased customer care and satisfaction.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Change oil, transmission fluid and filters

Install batteries and checks electrical systems

Tire maintenance

Install parts

Road test vehicles

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Reading and writing

  • Ability to learn basic mechanical tasks

  • Must have a valid automobile driver’s license at all times and be able to drive customer and company vehicles

  • Must have a minimum 2 years of automotive repair experience, completion of Vocational-Technical School program in a related field or demonstrated skills via third party certificates/assessment

A.S.E. certification in at least one of A1-A8 is required. (New hires with external similar qualifications/certifications will have up to 2 years of employment to comply)

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.

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