Automotive Technician Career Path in Dayton

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

Become a PACT student with our
Technician Tuition Assistance Program!

This program not only pays up to $10,000 toward your education, but it also allows you to sharpen skills and boost your career with more income. If you have a passion for FCA engines and want a career, not just a job, then we want to hear from you!

Why Work at Performance CJDR Centerville?

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 automotive 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
  • Technician Tuition Assistance Program

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

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Prefer FCA Certifications but not required
  • Basic computer literacy required
  • Good driving record
  • Required to pass a drug screening

Express Technician

$24,960 – $28,000

Obtain Express Level Certification through FCA
Tools provided by Performance CJDR Centerville

Advanced Express Technician

$27,000 – $36,000

$2,500 Signing Bonus Available
Obtain Advanced Level Certification through FCA
Learn additional services that can be completed in 3 hours or less
Tuition reimbursement for automotive classes

Entry Level Flat Rate Technician

$40,000 – $52,000

$5,000 Signing Bonus Available
Join one of the teams in the main shop
Assigned a Master Level Technician to act as your mentor
Complete all repairs under the assistance of mentor
Enroll in accelerated training program through FCA

FCA Certified Technician

$55,000 – $75,000

$7,500 Signing Bonus Available
Enroll in accelerated, expert-level training through FCA

Master Certified Technician

$90,000 – $115,000

$10,000 Signing Bonus Available
Work directly with engineers from the FCA factories

Performance CJDR

95 Loop Rd
Centerville, OH 45459
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6950 Loop Rd
Dayton, OH 45459
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*All bonuses are payable over (10) ten months and subject to continued employment.
**Technician Tuition Assistance program is subject to terms and conditions.

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