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.
What you will do - Essential responsibilities
Build confidence, experience and skills as an automotive mechanic across a wide range of domestic and foreign vehicles
Work as part of a team to solve technical problems quickly and effectively
Follow and promote our high standards of safety, cleanliness and organization
Learn from a team that cares about customers and their cars
CarMax Apprentice Techs 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. The work environment is clean, modern, and climate-controlled, where you can work comfortably all year. We're ready to invest in you so you can build a future with CarMax.
Qualifications and requirements
Some knowledge and experience of repairing vehicles
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.