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Auto Service Tech - Consistent Workflow

Company: AutoNation, Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

**Must be at least 18 years old to be considered**


At AutoNation, delivering for our customers and key partners is what drives us. We’re looking for a Mid-Level Automotive Mechanic / Service Technician to join our team in a special partnership with Waymo located in South San Francisco. As a Mid-Level Service Technician, you’ll diagnose and perform maintenance and repairs on autonomous vehicles operated by the Waymo Driver.   The Mid-Level Service Technician will have a unique opportunity to provide high quality service on autonomous vehicles, while working with teammates in a positive atmosphere and growth environment.


What are the daily job responsibilities?

  • Performing maintenance, diagnosis, and required repairs.
  • Inspecting and performing initial vehicle set up for autonomous fleet operation and testing.
  • Collaborating with and working alongside AutoNation associates, and partnering with teammates to improve processes and expedite workflow.
  • Document requested repairs and findings in a specialized service platform.
  • Performing high quality repairs and inspections efficiently and accurately.
  • Conducting multi-point inspections and system checks, making appropriate recommendations to ensure the safety and reliability of fleet vehicles.
  • Provide guidance to technician team, and effectively communicate with Associates regarding required service and parts needs.
  • Performing all repairs according to work instructions and documenting results.
  • Operating all equipment in the Service Center in a safe and productive manner, following AutoNation’s Safety Standards for the use of personal protective equipment (e.g., safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection) while working on the production floor.
  • Inspecting and testing all work performed as a Quality Control (QC) measure as soon as jobs are completed.
  • Maintaining an inventory of Technician’s tools not normally inventoried by the Service Department.
  • Keeping abreast of technical information and participating in offered training classes as appropriate.
  • Understanding and following federal, state, and local regulations that affect Service Center operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA guidelines, etc.
  • Gaining superior product knowledge to provide high quality repairs.

What are the requirements for the Service Technician?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • At least two years’ automotive experience
  • Hybrid or EV training and experience a plus
  • Automotive technical training
  • Must have a valid, in-state driver’s license with an acceptable, safe driving record.
  • Ability to operate an automobile.
  • Work schedule Monday - Friday, early shift: 6:00am - 3:00pm.

What are the opportunities for career growth?

Our Associates have many choices for career growth and development after success in a Service Technician role. Future opportunities may include:

  • Certified Technician
  • Master Certified Technician
  • Service Advisor

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented. Career opportunities are dependent on business and staffing needs, as well as the qualifications of internal and external candidates. 


AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. 


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance (w/ flex spending options)
  • 401K
  • Company paid cancer coverage and life insurance for full time employees
  • Employee discounts for both internal & external vendor products/ services
  • Opportunities for professional development & certification assistance


Keywords: AutoNation, Inc., San Francisco , Auto Service Tech - Consistent Workflow, Other , San Francisco, California

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