Bridgestone Americas, Inc Automotive Lead Master Technician / Mechanic in SEATTLE, Washington

Opportunity Details:


Lead Automotive Technician / Mechanic:

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Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career. Learn more!

Our automotive / total car care locations are full service shops and our highly qualified automotive service / auto mechanics drive the success our organization. In fact, well over half our business is service related (as opposed to tire business). With more company owned stores than any other automotive retailer (auto shop) out there, our customers count on us to maintain and repair the key automotive mechanical systems for their cars, SUVs, conventional trucks and diesel trucks. Firestone Complete Auto Care’s Lead Mechanics / auto technicians service each of the following major vehicle systems:

  • Brake System - Disc / Rotor / Brake Pads, Brake Shoes / Drums including wheel cylinder replacement, brake flushes and more

  • Steering and Suspension - Shocks, Struts, Upper and Lower Ball Joints, CV Axles, Alignments and more

  • Heating / Cooling System - Radiator replacement, coolant flush

  • AC / Air Conditioning

  • Starting System - Starters, Alternators, Car Batteries

  • Engine System - Catalytic Converters, Fuel System Cleaning, Timing Belts, Water Pumps and more

  • Preventative Vehicle Maintenance

  • Vehicle Manufacture's Suggested Maintenance (Including brakes)

  • And More!

Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities

  • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges including:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401k with a 50% match up to 6 percent

  • $3,000 in FREE automotive tool insurance (tool registration required) with the option to purchase more at an affordable rate

  • We pay your ASE / NATEF fees AND pay a Bonus for each that they pass

  • Together with Bridgestone Retail Operations we have over 100 years of success in both the tire and auto repair industries

  • And much more!

At Firestone Complete Auto Care and Bridgestone Retail Operations, we know that it is only by employing and retaining the top Automotive

Position Summary:

This position requires your experience and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems. All while using your leadership and mentoring skills to drive a team to increase customer care and satisfaction.


Lead Mechanic / Master Automotive Technician Duties

  • Ability to diagnose and repair the following Vehicle Systems:

  • Brakes and Hydraulics Systems

  • Exhaust Systems

  • Primary and/or Advanced Fuel Ignition Systems

  • Air Conditioning Systems

  • Vehicle Computer Systems

  • Electrical System

  • And other relevant Vehicle Systems

  • Ability to perform suspension work

  • Ability to explain technical automotive vehicle diagnoses and needed repairs to sales teammates and customers on an as-required basis.

  • Must be open to continuously learning new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing automotive technology.

  • Must maintain an organized neat and safe bay.


  • Should have at least 5+ years of automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem solving and repair experience.

  • At least: 1 ASE Certification (from the 8 listed below)

  • Preferably: 4 or more ASE Certifications

  1. A1 Engine Repair

  2. A2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

  3. A3 Manuel Drive Train & Axles

  4. A4 Suspension And Steering

  5. A5 Brakes

  6. A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems

  7. A7 Heating & Air Conditioning

  8. A8 Engine Performance

  • A Plus: An Auto Tech Degree from an accredited Automotive Tech School

  • Must have: A Valid Driver’s License.

  • Required: A Pre-employment drug test, physical and background check to assure we build teams of people who can best work with others and serve customer needs.

If you meet the qualifications listed above, possess a can do attitude and have a desire to progress in your career with the automotive service industry leader who puts their mechanics / auto technicians first, please apply today!

We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

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Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred ..

Requisition ID 2016-96514

Posted Date 7/31/2017


Zip Code 98118

Functional Area ..

Category Automotive Technician

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.