Line Technician- Nissan of Chattanooga East in Chattanooga, TN at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Location: 2121 Chapman Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Job Type: Other
Experience: Mid-Senior Level


At Nissan of Chattanooga East, a Sonic Automotive family dealership, you'll find the opportunities, resources, and support you need to grow and develop professionally. Our 100+ dealerships are concerned with more than moving inventory; they're committed to your success and invested in your future. So read on, and consider a rewarding career with Sonic Automotive.

Job Description

The Service Technician is responsible for performing vehicle repair and maintenance work as assigned in accordance with dealer and factory standards. S/he also will oversee the work of any apprentice technician assigned to him/her.

Why work for Nissan of Chattanooga East?

  • Pay ranges from $18 per hour to $32 per hour - dependent on experience
  • 100% of Technician only health insurance premium paid by Sonic Automotive after 1 year of service 
  • Tenure bonus starting at completion of 2 years of service
  • Sign-on or Relocation bonus’s offered up to $5,000
  • Heated shop
  • Work/Life balance. Your family is as important to us as they are to you!
  • Flexible Hours
  • Closed on Sundays
  • 401K Company Match
  • Great culture

Excellent Benefits

·                 Paid time off

·                 Wanting to take advantage of training? We pay for training and for you to take it!

·                 Factory training -  The ability to earn income while training to become a Nissan technician

·                 Mentor who is invested in your development, growth, and success

·                 A career path from entry-level to top-level

·                 Incremental pay increases for achieving new levels of certification and high performance

·                 Recognition for reaching goals and high performance

·                 Tool box, roll cart and PC supplied by dealership

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Receive repair orders from dispatcher and take to stall area.

·       Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.

·       Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repair.

·       Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts.

·       Save and tag parts if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer.

·       Examine the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required.

·       Notify service advisor immediately if additional work outlined is not needed or required.

·       Notify service advisor immediately if repairs cannot be completed within the time promised.

·       Document work performed.

·       Road-test vehicles when required or refer to the test technician, keeping in mind that the customer vehicle should not be used for personal errands.

·       Supervise work of any apprentice technicians as assigned.

·       Attend factory-sponsored training classes.

·       Keep abreast of factory technical bulletins.

·       Ensure that customers’ cars are kept clean.

·       Keep shop area neat, clean, and be able to account for all dealership-owned tools at all times.

·       Understand and follow federal, state and local regulations, such as those governing the disposal of hazardous wastes.

·       Must follow all company safety policies and procedures, and immediately report any and all accidents to a manager or supervisor.


·       High CSI is a must.

·       ASE or manufacturing training.

·       High school diploma or the equivalent.

·       Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

·       Manual dexterity.

·       Good Judgment.

·       All applicants must be authorized to work in the USA.

·       All applicants must perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner.

·       All applicants must be able to demonstrate ability to pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, MVR, drug test, and valid driver license.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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