Brake & Tire Technician (1st Shift)
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: January 16, 2022
At Carvana, we sell cars but we aren't car salesmen. - Our promise
is simple: we won't sell a car to a customer that we wouldn't sell
to our own Mom. Period. To make sure our cars are in first-rate
condition, - we've built multiple vehicle Reconditioning Centers
around the country, where our cars are inspected, perfected, and
photographed before reaching the Carvana website. Using our Carvana
Certified 150-point inspection process, we're able to verify that
every vehicle meets our rigorous mechanical and cosmetic
We strive to provide only the highest quality vehicles to our
customers in our mission to deliver a no-hassle, better car buying
experience. We are actively looking for passionate and talented
individuals who can help us deliver on that promise.
Think you've got what it takes to join our team? Keep reading below
to see what we're looking for!
About the team and position
As a Brake & Tire Technician you will have the opportunity to drive
the customer experience through working at one of our Inspection
Centers that help recondition the vehicles we sell to our
customers. This role will be responsible for ensuring our vehicles
have been properly reconditioned and meet Carvana's vehicle quality
standards by performing light maintenance or repairs, including
changing brakes and tires, as needed. The qualifying candidate must
love helping people and possess the drive to achieve superior
customer satisfaction. They must be goal-oriented, enthusiastic,
energetic, self-motivated, with the ability to interact and
communicate with all levels of the organization.
The Brake & Tire Technician will report to the Line Lead, Build,
and will be an hourly full-time position. No travel is
What you'll be doing
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Perform technician services such as routine
Perform basic repair for brake pads/calipers, tires, tire
installations, and wheel alignments.
Perform full inspection on Serpentine Belts as needed.
Follow proper operating rules, procedures, and standardized work
initiatives as assigned.
Work on a variety of vehicle tasks for extended periods of
Partner and provide clear communication with other team members and
departments involved in the vehicle reconditioning process if
additional repair work on a vehicle is needed.
Maintain a clean and productive work environment by keeping tools
and supplies organized throughout the Build department.
Report any safety issues or accidents to management
Other duties as assigned.
Working hours are Monday - Friday 6:00am to 3:00pm.
Hours of operation are subject to change based on business needs.
You may also be required to work overtime to support those business
needs and will be given as much advance notice as possible.
What you should know
This position requires a minimum of 1 year of Automotive Technician
experience and requires someone with an entry-level understanding
of vehicle repair while having an interest in continuing a career
as a Technician in the automotive industry. Requirements
Minimum 1 year of Automotive Technician experience including brake
repairs, tire installations, tire repair, wheel alignments, - and
A positive, can-do attitude with a desire to work in a team
Ability to physically operate vehicle equipment and tools
A quality-first mentality that takes pride in upholding Carvana's
vehicle quality standards
Strong, consistent attention to detail
Moderate understanding of vehicle mechanical repair
Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to read, understand, and follow procedures and
Ability to review, analyze, identify problems, and make
An ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing production
environment while sometimes being exposed to excessive weather
Strong communication skills to engage with all departments at the
It would be great if you also had
Experience diagnosing vehicles and performing road tests
Experience working in a high-end automotive facility or
Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment
Experience working for a fast-paced hyper-growth company
What we'll offer in return
$1000 Sign-On Bonus!
Competitive hourly wages - (NO FLAT RATE)
On the job training
100% company-paid healthcare premiums for employees
Excellent schedules that allow for work/life balance
401k with company match
ASE and Tool Reimbursement Programs
Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment
A company culture of growth, with a start-up atmosphere, allowing
for varied and rapid career development
A leadership team that listens and is geared toward teammate
To be able to do your job at Carvana, there are some basic
requirements we want to share with you.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a valid driver's license
A clean driving record with no more than two moving violations or
DUIs in the last three years
This job position is designated as a safety-sensitive position
Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds independently; majority of
lifting from knee to shoulder heights; other lifting required from
Must be able to carry and transport up to 60 pounds up to 20
Requires standing for an extended period of time with frequent
stretching, reaching, walking and stooping, pushing and/or pulling
in an environment that may be cold, hot, noisy, and wet and may
have fumes or odors due to vehicle maintenance
Requires excellent visual acuity and manual dexterity
Requires - use of safety equipment that may include but not limited
to face shield or goggles, non-slip shoes, gloves, masks, and other
protective garments and equipment
Requires frequent driving and some typing
Must adhere to regular and predictable attendance
Of course, we'll make any reasonable accommodations for those with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs.
Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check. - This
role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Carvana is an equal employment opportunity employer. - All
applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or
physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic
information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. -
Carvana also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based
on any of these protected categories.
Please note this job description is not designed to contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities
that are required of the employee for this job. Duties,
responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or
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