Technician - Toyota Chula Vista

650 Main St, Chula Vista, CA 91911, USA Req #344
Friday, January 12, 2024

Technician - Toyota Chula Vista


Job Summary:

Service Technicians assist Service Director and inspects, maintains and repairs vehicles. Technicians use diagnostic tools to identify the source of problems and then make adjustments or repairs. As with all positions within dealerships, Technicians are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards.


Essential Functions:

  • Identifies mechanical problems, either visually or with computer diagnostic equipment
  • Performs tests on specific parts and systems to confirm proper mechanical function; ensures that all critical parts are examined
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance, including oil changes and tune-ups
  • Diagnosing the cause of malfunctions and performing work specified on the repair order with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or factory standards
  • Repairing or replacing all parts of a vehicle including wheels, axles, frames, defective ball joint suspensions and brake shoes; installing and repairing air conditioners and servicing components such as compressors, condensers, and controls; and testing electronic computer components in automobiles to ensure that they are working properly
  • Communicating directly with the Service Advisor so that customers can be informed if any additional service is needed
  • Providing an estimate of time needed for additional repairs
  • Inspecting and testing new vehicles for damage and recording findings so that necessary repairs can be made
  • Supervising and training apprentice or entry-level Technicians
  • Repairs or replaces malfunctioning parts and systems, such as brake pads, belts, water pumps, transmissions, and other mechanical parts
  • Performs further tests, which may include test driving the vehicle, to ensure repairs are completed correctly
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed



Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as an entry-level automotive technician
  • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record; required to have California within 30 days
  • Ability to regularly lift 30 pounds; occasionally lifting lift up to 50 pounds
  • Technicians must keep abreast of the federal, state and local regulations that affect their operations, and must also comply with these regulations as well as hazardous waste disposal and OSHA policies. 
  • Ability to perform all essential functions of the job description


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in the eight automotive specialty areas (engine repair, engine performance, heating and air conditioning, electrical systems, automatic transmissions, manual transmission and axle, brakes and front end)
  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of vehicle repair and mechanical skills
  • Excellent technical and customer service skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read work orders and perform repairs in a timely fashion
  • Ability to visually diagnose mechanical issues
  • Proficient with computer diagnostic equipment and software
  • Ability to read service and repair manuals


Physical Demands: 

  • Regularly stands, walks, sits; uses hands; reaches with hands and arms; talks and hears. Occasionally climbs or balances; bend, stretch, stoops, kneels, crouches, squats or crawls to perform repairs and inspections; must lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to inspect vehicles to determine repairs needed
  • Good vision to inspect repair work



  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present


Our employees are offered competitive pay, medical, dental and vision plans, health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), paid holidays and vacation, short and long-term disability, company sponsored life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, vehicle purchase, service and parts discounts, employee assistance plans (EAP), Maderas Golf Club discounts, and more!  

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and maintain a drug free workplace. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be a conditional offer contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Sunroad is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection,  race (including traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); religion; religious creed; religious dress/grooming; color; age (40 and over); sex; sexual orientation; gender; gender identity (meaning a person’s identification as male, female, a gender different from the person’s sex at birth, or transgender); gender expression (including a person’s gender-related appearance or behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s sex at birth); national origin; ancestry; citizenship status; uniform service member status; military or veteran status; marital status; pregnancy; childbirth; medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breast feeding; medical condition (including cancer related or HIV/AIDS related); handicap; physical disability; mental disability; genetic characteristics; genetic information; or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state and local laws.  Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy applies equally to interns and volunteers.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $33.70
  • Max Hiring Rate $33.70
Location on Google Maps
  • 650 Main St, Chula Vista, CA 91911, USA