Automotive Technician in Coeur d' Alene area at Lake City Auto Care

Date Posted: 5/24/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

"Decreased factory warranty labor times?" Check!

"Ridiculous CSI scores and unrealistic factory standards?" Check!

"$170 labor rates and you make 20% of that?" Check!

You can choose to continue this lifestyle at work or You can decide to finally make a change, take home more money, deal with less stress, rid yourself of the dealer politics and earn what your skills and workmanship deserve to earn with.

Stop thinking about, stop complaining about, that box of yours has wheels for a reason.

Come join Lake City Auto Care, voted North Idaho's #1 Repair Shop by our community! We are looking for at least a B-level technician at our Hayden location. As usual, we pay the best out of any independent shop or dealership. If you are getting paid in the “$20’s” at all as a flat rate “B Level” tech, I’d ask you to join us in 2023. If you are not making in the at least upper $30’s per hour and consider yourself an “A tech”; you too are welcome to jump 2 decades ahead.

Generally speaking, you get 2 hoists to call your own, we keep a very tech-friendly bay/tech ratio, so you are not racking and unracking vehicles.

No more warranty times. Weekends? Nope! 8-5 Monday-Friday. We pay our techs the most in Spokane and without saying for sure in North Idaho. No favorites here! Show up do your job in a thorough and efficient manner and go home with a check to make Momma proud! Be a part of a family-owned business, be more than a number, and grow this shop with us!

We Listen to our techs and what they recommend gets sold to the customer, you are the expert, and you know what it takes to fix it right the first time. Our industry-leading 5yr 50,000-mile warranty demands that we do so!

"I don't believe it! That can't be! I bet this all changes in the interview! I bet the benefits aren't great!" No! It Gets Even Better!

We Offer Benefits!


  • Health/vision/dental
  • 401k matching
  • Paid time off
  • Outstanding company culture
  • Training/education
  • Incentives
  • Company parties
  • and more...


This position is located at our Hayden location where you will be responsible for diagnosing, recommending, maintaining, and handling overall general repairs. This individual communicates with the foreman and Service Advisors.

It is our company's mission to provide automotive service excellence to our community by maintaining the highest level of training for our employees, providing ethical, quality automotive repairs and services, and developing long-lasting relationships with our customers.

If you believe you will be a good fit for our company, please join our team and prepare for growth!

Job Requirements

    • Continue learning and growing technical skills and opportunities
    • Complete preventive maintenance work on vehicles, including oil changes, air conditioning service, filling fluids, and replacing brake pads, spark plugs, and batteries
    • Identify and address mechanical problems and malfunction codes found in the vehicle's electrical system, mechanical systems, and electronic systems
    • Conduct test drives, inspections, and diagnostic tests to determine automotive malfunctions
    • Work with auto mechanic team members to determine vehicle problems and solutions