Porsche Downtown LA - Technician Jobs in Los Angeles, CA

About Us

Lithia Motors Inc. started in 1946 in Ashland, OR as a small Chrysler store and has evolved into the 2nd largest dealership group in the nation with over 280 locations to serve our customers. Porsche Downtown LA is the premier Porsche dealership for the city of Los Angeles. We are located in the heart of the city on Figueroa Street. We are minutes from the home of the LA Lakers, Crypto.com Arena. We have a beautiful state of the art shop and show room. We are constantly going above and beyond to show our appreciation to our hard working staff with catered parties, Porsche events and generous pay plans and benefits. And as if this wasn't enough, we are starting the process of building a BRAND NEW facility that will quadruple our shop! Come and join us NOW!! Generous Sign on - Stay on bonus and Relocation Assistance to qualified technicians at Service Director's discretion!!!

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Our shop is heated and air conditioned. We are getting ready to build a BRAND NEW shop that will quadruple our shop space!

What is the size of the team I’d be working with?

12 Service Technicians 1 Shop Foreman 3 Advisors

What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

M - F 7:00 AM - 5:30PM able to customize work shifts. S 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturdays are on rotation.

What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

We provide all Porsche MFG specialty tools including computers and diagnostic software. We provide built in tool boxes. Technicians are expected to have their own tools.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Our new facility will have a separate break room and locker room for our technicians!

How many bays does your shop have?

We have 20 bays now and our new shop will have 60+

How many repair orders do you average per month?

800

What is your parts ordering process?

Our shop uses My Karma for our multi point inspections and has electronic parts request.

What is your policy on side work?

We do not allow side work to be done on site as it is an insurance issue.

Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?

We have an amazing atmosphere here in downtown LA, we take great care of our technicians including appreciation lunches, huge holiday parties and production bonuses. We are Drama- Free. Come and join us!!

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Shop pays for completed and passed ASEs. Shop pays for MFG training both on site and off premise including : Travel, Lodging, Food, and time at class.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Our mission statement is Growth Powered By People! How far you go depends on you and your drive. We have had many techs become service managers and service managers become fixed operations directors and even general managers!

Can you describe your performance review process?

Performance Reviews are each done at service manager's discretion.

What type of safety training is required?

Monthly safety meetings. On-line safety training at hire. Safety committee on site.

Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

Our senior technicians are afforded the opportunity to mentor new and upcoming techs.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

All Lithia stores are very involved in community events. Lithia Motors Inc. has great national community involvement including Lithia 4 Kids.

Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

Our local stores and national recruiters are very involved with local High School vocational programs . Lithia Motors Inc. is a preferred employer at all national vocational schools.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

YOY growth has been incredible and projected to continue through the next 5 years. We are also implementing on-line service and sales through our new Driveway division!

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

Our Growth Powered By People mission provides a chance for you to further your career as far as you want without obstacles. Do the work and move on up!

Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

We do have an online application and it usually takes less than 20 minutes to complete.

Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

Applicants are phone screened by a recruiter and then an in person or phone interview is scheduled with the service manager.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

One on one question and answer with the service manager and shop foreman if available.

Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

Assessments may be conducted prior to offer. Background, MVR and Drug Screens are conducted after offer and with hire being contingent to outcome.

Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

There are some assessments that are performed on line.

After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

We try to keep in contact with our candidates and a rejection or offer is usually made within a week.

Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

Depending on the number of applicants it usually takes less than a week.

Gold Certified Technician Pay Range: $135,000 - $185,000/year

Flat Rate Gold Certified Technician. Top wages for Taycan certifications.

Porsche Gold Certified Technician Pay Range: $135,000 - $185,000/year

Flat Rate Gold Certified Technician. Top wages for Taycan and Hybrid certifications. Sign-on and Stay-on bonus at Service Director's discretion. Production bonus and Retirement Stock bonus.

Porsche Silver Certified Technician Pay Range: $90,000 - $125,000/year

Flat Rate Silver Certified Technician. Top wages for Hybrid certifications. Production Bonus.

Porsche Bronze Certified Technician Pay Range: $75,000 - $110,000/year

Flat Rate Bronze Certified Technician. Production Bonus.

Health Insurance Offered
Health Insurance offered and policy can be customized by employee
Dental Insurance Offered
Dental Insurance offered
Vision Insurance Offered
Vision insurance offered
Retirement Plan Offered
401k with company participation. Employee Stock Purchase Program
Sick Leave Offered
Sick Leave is built into PTO Plan.
Vacation Offered
PTO offered: After 1 year of service: 40 Hours After 2 years of service: 80 Hours each anniversary date After 7 years of service: 120 Hours each anniversary date
Paid Holidays Offered
Most major holidays offered
ST / LT Disability Offered
ST/LT disability offered.
Life Insurance Offered
First $10,000 paid by company.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms and laundry service offered.
Other Offered
Generous employee discounts on vehicle purchases, leases, parts, and service contracts.

Shop Talk

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