CARMAX Automotive Technician in Urbandale, Iowa
6004 - Des Moines - 10315 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, Iowa, 50322
CarMax, the way your career should be!
Tune up your skills in vehicle repair and build a great career
If you want to learn how to repair and recondition vehicles to the highest standards, CarMax is the place to be. You will use your skills to get vehicles ready for our customers, ensuring they are safe and reliable. The Automotive Apprentice will learn to repair engines, adjust steering and suspension, fix heating and air conditioning and more. In return, you will also enjoy a generous range of company benefits including paid vacation, medical and retirement plans, and vehicle purchase discounts.
The Mechanical Associate I will be responsible for performing general vehicle inspections and entry level repairs for the mechanical reconditioning process per CarMax Quality Standards. These duties include, but are not limited to, inspection of tires, brakes, batteries, and fluids, oil changes, replacement of air filters, and identification of frame, rust and flood damage.
Must be able to perform multiple duties in a fast paced environment, provide outstanding customer service, and follow workplace cleanliness and organization standards.
Ensure every vehicle is one our customers can rely on
At CarMax, our Technicians repair and recondition cars to meet CarMax’s high standards. The Automotive Technician’s dedication to doing the best possible job will mean our customers can be sure they are buying safe, reliable, high-quality vehicles. From repairing engines to adjusting steering and suspension and checking brakes, we bring out the best in every vehicle. And we’ll help bring out the best in you too, with a clean, modern, climate-controlled environment where you can work comfortably all year. You will also enjoy a generous range of company benefits including paid vacation, medical and retirement plans, and vehicle purchase discounts.
What you will do – Essential responsibilities
Diagnose and repair vehicles to ensure customers can drive away feeling safe and at ease
Work as part of a team to solve technical problems quickly and effectively
Build experience as an automotive mechanic across a wide range of domestic and foreign vehicles
Follow and promote our high standards of safety, cleanliness and organization
Be part of a team that cares about customers and their cars
CarMax technicians work in a fast-paced environment where motivation is key. Working together with other technicians you will solve problems, meet deadlines, and deliver great results. CarMax wants you to produce your best work, so we support our associates by providing the equipment you need to get the job done and the feedback that helps you get better every day. We also promote your interest in learning and development by supporting you in acquiring new qualifications and accreditations.
Qualifications and requirements
Experience in one or more of the following: engine repair, steering and suspension, breaks, heating and air conditioning
Knowledge of health and safety compliance
Manual dexterity and physical stamina, lift heavy objects, and walk and stand for extended periods of time
Manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Good communication skills and attention to detail
Possession of a valid driver’s license
CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.
Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®.
CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.