Automotive Technician Career Path


We are currently offering up to $10,000 in signing bonuses for
Experienced Automotive Service Technicians.

EARN $100,000+
IN 4-6 YEARS!^

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Why Work for Performance Automotive?

Performance Automotive has been family-owned and operating for nearly 50 years. Over the past half century, we’ve provided a fantastic work environment for thousands of trained technicians and mechanics! We offer an extremely aggressive compensation package for our service technicians, because we believe in our team and want to see you succeed each and every day!

Employee Benefits Include:

  • Extremely Competitive, Experience-based Compensation Plans
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k Retirement Plan with a Generous Company Match
  • Medical Insurance
  • HSA and/or FSA Plans
  • Dental and Vision Care
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Discounts on Vehicles, Service and Parts

What to Expect as an Automotive Service Technician

  • Diagnose and repair brake, exhaust, fuel ignition, and electrical systems
  • Perform suspension and alignment repairs
  • Sufficiently explain technical diagnoses and needed repairs to your Service Advisor
  • Be prepared to review needed repairs and test drive with customer as requested
  • Constantly learning new technical information and techniques through formal training to keep up with rapidly changing automotive technology
  • Coaching and mentoring newer Technicians to build stronger teams
  • Maintain an organized and neat service bay

Automotive Service Technician Additional Qualifications

  • Prefer automotive certifications but not required
  • Basic computer literacy required
  • Good driving record
  • Required to pass a drug screening

One Great Company. Four Great Brands.

Entry Level

Aggressive Hourly Pay

Starting at $29,000*

0-6 Months in Job

  • Obtain MTech certification through manufacturer
  • Oil change, alignment and brakes
  • Tools provided by dealership


Hourly Pay with Production Incentive

Starting at $37,000*

At 6-12 Months in Job

  • Learn additional services
  • Obtain additional certification through manufacturer


Flat Rate Pay with Production Incentive

$20-$25 Flat Rate Starting at $40,000*

At 12-24 Months in Job

  • Join a team in the main shop
  • Mentored by a Master Technician
  • Complete all repairs under guidance of mentor
  • Enroll in accelerated manufacturer training
  • Obtain C Tech certification
  • Begin B Tech certification

B Tech

Starting at $50,000*

At 24-36 Months in Job

  • Be a key team member in the main shop
  • Complete repairs and begin diagnostic work
  • Begin specialized skill building
  • Enroll in next accelerated manufacturer training
  • Obtain next level certification

A Tech

Starting at $80,000*

At 36-60 Months in Job

  • Focus on diagnostics and repair
  • Earn next level certification based on skill and manufacturer time-in-job requirements
  • Begin to mentor other technicians that are beginning their career path

Master Technician

Starting at $100,000*

At 60+ Months in Job

  • Receive specialty manufacturer training
  • Includes top 5% of Manufacturer Technicians


Adventure Awaits

  • Mother nature played favorites with Utah
  • Utah has “The Greatest Snow on Earth,” ski resorts are 30 minutes from the airport and snowmobiling is a favorite past time
  • Summer in Utah includes boating fishing, camping and unbelievably gorgeous landscapes for hiking and rock climbing.
  • Salt Lake City’s Int’l Airport offers direct flights to Mexico, Hawaii and most US cities
  • Population 3.2 Million
  • #3 Best State to Live in, #1 Economy, #5 Healthiest State, #10 Education, #11 Healthcare. (US News and World Report)

*All bonuses are payable over (10) ten months and subject to continued employment.
^The Performance Automotive Career Path timeline and salary are estimated based on individual ability/performance and may be subject to change based on economic and/or vehicle technical specifications and conditions.

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