Careers at Sam's Auto

Automotive Tech

Job Location 

Evanston Illinois 60202*

Mid- & Master-Level Automotive Technicians

Sam's Auto is looking for Mid- and Master-Level Automotive Technicians to join their growing Service Team!

Enjoy excellent pay and performance incentives at an Auto Shop where your skills will be recognized and rewarded!

Job Responsibilities

• Perform quality inspections of vehicle repairs prior to returning the vehicle to the customer

• Diagnose, maintain, and repair vehicle automotive systems including Wheels & Tires, Brakes and Suspension, Exhaust, Flush fluids, Power Steering,  Mufflers, Oil Change, and Batteries.

• Communicate directly with the service advisor so that customers can be informed if any additional service is needed.

• Providing an estimate of the time needed for additional repairs.

• Execute repairs under warranty to manufacturer specifications.

• Test-drive vehicles, and test components and systems using diagnostic tools and special service equipment.

 

Job Requirements:

• 3 years experience minimum

• Team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service

• Must have working knowledge of shop equipment such as wheel and tire equipment, alignment system, diagnostic equipment, AC equipment, etc.

• Must have basic tools.

• Must have a valid Identification.

Competitive Pay, Flexible Full and Part-time work hours, Holiday schedules. All work will be indoors in a climate controlled environment.

Auto Mechanic

Job Location 

Evanston Illinois 60202*

Auto Mechanic

Sam's Auto is looking for Auto Mechanic | Master Sr. Technicians to join their growing Service Team!

Enjoy excellent pay and performance incentives at an Auto Shop where your skills will be recognized and rewarded!

Job Responsibilities

• Quickly and efficiently perform routine maintenance and diagnose the cause of breakdowns or malfunctions and repair them using the most optimal solutions.

• Able to explain mechanical problems and needed repairs to Service Advisors and vehicle owners in a non-technical manner for future repair requirements.

• Continuously learn new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay in line with rapidly changing technology.

• Test-drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using diagnostic tools and special service equipment.

• Diagnose, maintain, and repair vehicle automotive systems including: Engine transmission, Electrical systems, Steering, Suspension Systems, Brakes, AC systems, Dashboard or Sensor Errors, Wheels & Tires, Brakes and Suspension, Exhaust, Flush fluids, Power Steering, Mufflers, Oil Change. etc.


 

Job Requirements

As a Master-Level Automotive Mechanic, you will be experienced and aware of the latest automotive technologies and be a persistent problem solver.

 

• ASE  Certification Strongly Preferred

• At least 5 years experience

• Physical abilities to Install parts, remove and repair

• Valid identification

Competitive Pay, Flexible Full and Part-time work hours, Holiday schedules All work will be indoors in a climate controlled environment.

Auto Bodyman | Auto Body Tech

Paint Technician | Body Prep Technician 

Job Location 

Evanston Illinois 60202*

Auto Body Repairman  

Sam's Auto is looking for Senior-Level Auto Body repair  to join their growing Service Team!

Enjoy excellent pay and performance incentives at an Auto Shop where your skills will be recognized and rewarded!

Job Responsibilities

• Surface prep, Bondo work, body alignment,

• Frame alignment, knowledge and experience working with a frame machine.

• Inspect panels to be painted for body repair, prepping and/or buffing defect

• Operating a high heat banking paint booth.

• Paint surfaces of vehicles using spray-painting equipment, power tools and work aids utilizing specific surface preparation and painting techniques

• Sand, mask, blend, and polish finish to match surrounding areas. Using a brush, apply or retouch paint as necessary

• Perform other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor, i.e., provide technical assistance to helpers, orient and train new employees, etc

• Review bodywork for quality and completeness as it comes into the paint department


 

Job Requirements

• 5 years of auto painting experience required.

• Excellent organizational skills required.

• Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

• I-Car Certification Strongly Preferred

•  Physical Requirements: stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat. Ability to lift 1-15 pounds, Manual dexterity, repetitive motion tasks.

•  Attention to detail

Competitive Pay, Flexible Full and Part-time work hours, Holiday schedules All work will be indoors in a climate controlled environment.

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