Automotive Technician | Merchants Auto | Hooksett, NH
Merchants Auto is seeking applicants for their new Automotive Technician Apprenticeship Program. This entry-level position, ideal for those with a passion for cars looking to gain automotive experience while getting a no-cost education. Duties include performing express maintenance services such as oil changes, tire rotations, fluid changes, assisting mechanics and maintaining shop appearance.
This program combines practical on-the-job training and classroom learning, allowing apprentices to learn the necessary skills for an entry-level technician position from highly skilled tradespeople. The apprenticeship provides a practical pathway to an in-demand career, providing wage increases as you meet milestones along the way.
- Minimum age 17
- The program includes paid on-the-job training with a mentor
- A combination of related classroom learning provided by colleges within the Community College System of NH
- Upon successful completion of the program, you will continue your employment with Merchants Auto and be issued a Certificate of Completion by the U.S. Department of Labor
Skills You Bring
- Mechanical aptitude
- Excellent communication skills both verbally and in written format
- Strong customer service skills
- Attention to detail and the ability to “think on your feet”
- Ability to work with basic automotive hand tools including air tools
- Knowledge of MS Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook)
- Physically able to get into and out of vehicles
- Frequently working with hands overhead for several minutes at a time
Equal Opportunity Pledge – 29 CFR §§ 29.5(b)(21) and 30.3(c)(1)
Merchants Auto will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40-years old or older.
Merchants Auto will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.