AutoNation Toyota Hayward

Skilled Automotive Service Technician - Hayward

Hayward, CA
As America’s largest and most admired automotive retailer, AutoNation is transforming the automotive

Job Description

Skilled Automotive Service Technician

Posted: Wednesday, 10/18/2023
Make an Impact in a Skilled Position with Opportunities for Advancement

You're a skilled service technician or mechanic with 2 or more years of vehicle repair and maintenance experience and the drive to continue learning and developing your skills. You bring strong attention to detail and take pride in delivering top-notch work on time. If that describes you, consider joining AutoNation - the #1 automotive service provider in America. As a member of our team, you will:

  • Add to your abilities
    as you work with other skilled technicians and enjoy paid manufacturer training. We also offer tuition and certification reimbursement.
  • Advance your career and earnings. Our skilled technicians can step up to various levels as they become experts in specific vehicle brands and significantly increase their earnings potential. With our transparent wage grid, you'll always know what you will be making at the next step.
  • Design your future. In time, you could change gears and pursue opportunities outside of the technician path (i.e., lane manager, shop foreman, service advisor, manager, etc.).
  • Enjoy an inclusive and welcoming environment where each individual feels valued, respected and heard. Our employees are our most valuable asset.
  • Earn competitive compensation and outstanding benefits, including medical and other insurances, a 401(k) with company match, paid time off, and much more. And with over 300 locations from coast to coast, you could enjoy life in a variety of cities.

In addition to skilled technicians, we're hiring master, certified, and non-certified technicians, so feel free to share this information with your peers. The technician pay range is $2,775. - $9,166 monthly, depending on experience.

AutoNation, a provider of personalized transportation services, is driven by innovation and transformation. As one of America's most admired companies, AutoNation delivers a peerless Customer experience recognized by data-driven consumer insight leaders, Reputation and J.D. Power. Through its bold leadership and brand affinity, the AutoNation Brand is synonymous with "DRVPNK" and "What Drives You, Drives Us." AutoNation has a singular focus on personalized transportation services that are easy, transparent, and Customer-centric.


To be a good fit for the Skilled Automotive Service Technician role, you will have:
  • 2 or more years experience as an automotive technician
    • Successful completion of all manufacturers required Repair and Maintenance training and coursework. Plus any additional Company required training or performs work only as a dedicated noncertified used vehicle technician.
    • General mechanical skills, manual dexterity and ability to operate power and hand tools, and other types of machinery
  • Knowledge of the automotive repair life cycle
  • Attention to detail with organization and follow-up skills
  • Your own set of tools
  • Valid in-state driver’s license, and acceptable, safe driving record
  • Reached the age of 18 or older
  • Ability to operate a manual transmission is a plus


As a Skilled Automotive Service Technician, you’ll perform vehicle repairs as assigned in accordance with dealer and factory standards. Your attention to detail will make you a valuable asset to the team as you ensure repairs are completed on time and deliver top-notch work to delight our customers. In this role, you’ll interact daily with other team members including service advisors, other technicians, parts associates, cashiers, sales associates, and managers.

Daily responsibilities may include:
  • Performing vehicle repair and/or maintenance work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards to drive Customer loyalty
  • Communicating with Parts Department and service advisors regularly to effectively manage production and Customer communication
  • Diagnosing the cause of any malfunction and performing repair, if authorized by the Customer
  • Conducting multi-point inspections to make appropriate recommendations to ensure the safety and reliability of Customer vehicles
  • Documenting work performed on each vehicle on the repair order
  • Maintaining an inventory of normal technician’s tools not normally inventoried by the Service department as “special tools”
  • Keeping abreast of factory technical bulletins and participating in factory-sponsored training classes as appropriate
  • Providing an exceptional customer experience to drive loyalty

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


AutoNation Toyota Hayward At A Glance

As America’s largest and most admired automotive retailer, AutoNation is transforming the automotive industry through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions. We are committed to hiring driven, diverse Associates and supporting them in growing their career within AutoNation. We offer paid training, competitive pay & benefits and a culture that believes in investing in our Associates’ professional futures. With over 300 locations from coast to coast, AutoNation has an opportunity for you. We’ve sold over 13 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. Our success is driven by our commitment to delivering a peerless Customer experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. We believe deeply in giving back, and every car we sell helps to raise cancer research and treatment awareness with a Pink Plate. For every vehicle we sell or service, we're driving towards $35 million donated to fight cancer. Join us as we pave the way to moving our company, our communities and our industry forward. Apply today at a location near you or wherever you dream the road will take you.
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