Automotive Technician with Ray Skillman Westside Kia

Company: Kia Veterans Technician Apprenticeship Program (VTAP)
Job type: Full-time

Kia Retailers are offering skilled and experienced military Veterans with the opportunity to begin an inspiring career as a Kia Certified Service Technician. To support this Kia Retailer initiative, Kia America, Inc. has established the Kia Veterans Technician Apprenticeship Program (VTAP).
Job Description
Diagnose, maintain, and repair Kia vehicles including engine, transmission, steering, suspension, brakes, HVAC, and electrical components
Complete repair orders and warranty request orders in accordance with established Kia and Retailer policies and procedures
Test drive vehicles, and analyze, diagnose, and repair components and systems using Kia diagnostic strategies, special equipment, and tools
Perform services, diagnostics, and repairs in a timely fashion while communicating with the shop foreman and service advisor to promote an optimal customer experience
All potential employment opportunities presented and advertised within this site are with independently owned and operated Kia Retailers. Applicants who seek employment through this site are applying for full-time employment with a participating Kia Retailer and not with KUS or ERS. All employment opportunities listed within this site are subject to applicable Federal and State statutes, rules, and regulations governing employment, which apply to each individual Kia Retailer’s specific location.
KUS and ERS make no warranties (expressed or implied) or guarantees of employment to any individual seeking to participate in the Kia Veteran Technician Apprenticeship Program (VTAP). All employment decisions are at the discretion of the specific Kia Retailer to which an employment application is made, conditional upon meeting eligibility, skill, and experience requirements to participate in VTAP.
Honorable Discharge
Valid Drivers License from any state with a clean driving record
Experience in a technical / mechanical field is required
Must be willing to complete and pass drug screening and background checks
Kia VTAP Apprenticeship Highlights:
Full-time employment with a participating Kia Retailer
A program designed specifically for Veterans facilitated by Veterans!
Participation in a one-year competency-based GI Bill approved apprenticeship leading to Kia Service Technician certification
Access to all tools, equipment, vehicles, and training needed to complete the apprenticeship and certification process
Eligible Veterans may apply for and receive a substantial GI Bill© Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) during their apprenticeship

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