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Automotive Technician I 2nd Shift $4,000 New Hire Stay On Bonus (Manheim)

  • Full time, Night
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 5333 W Kiest Blvd, Dallas, Texas
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At Manheim (a Cox Automotive company), we know that it takes a special kind of person to be a vehicle technician. You not only need a love of cars but also a willingness to get your hands dirty and embrace the art and science of machines. 

Does this resonate with you? We’re hiring an Auto Maintenance Tech I to perform repairs and maintenance on a variety of vehicles. If you’re looking for an exciting career with great pay and benefits (plus a sign-on bonus!), apply today. 

***This is a 2nd Shift M-F 4pm-2am


You might be asking “What’s in it for me?” Great question. Here’s a taste of the benefits we offer: 

  • Sign-on bonuses (available now!).  

  • Once you’re on board, earn referral bonuses (the amount varies based on job type). You’ll earn at least $1K for each new eligible technician referral you provide.   

  • Competitive pay with opportunities for spot bonuses (up to $4.2K per year).  

  • 30+ days of paid vacation and company holidays (effective year 1) for full-time employees because we know you need time to recharge. Up to 44 paid days off with more time on the job.   

  • Great healthcare benefits from day 1. Multiple options are available for individuals and families. One employee-only plan could be FREE if you participate in our health screening program.  

  • At Cox, we believe in being transparent – please click on the link (Cox Benefits Overview) to learn more about our remarkable healthcare benefits.  

  • 10 days of free child or senior care through your complimentary membership.  

  • Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 8% company match.  

  • Up to $1.5K in free tools for our new auto techs.  

  • Career growth through Cox Auto University training, the opportunity for GED reimbursement, free ASE training/certification, and more!  

  • Flexible work schedules with overtime opportunities.  

  • Great coworkers who love being part of a team.  

  • Employee discounts on hundreds of items, from cars to computers to continuing education.  

What You’ll Do  

You’ll perform light-duty work as an intermediate-level auto tech. You’ll improve your skills in a supportive environment. Other responsibilities include: 

  • ​Gain familiarity with auto maintenance concepts and practices. 

  • Perform auto maintenance tech duties, including oil and filter change, fuel filter change, transmission flush, spark plugs, and vehicle inspection. 

  • Perform battery testing, maintenance and replacement, and testing and repairing of starting and charging electrical systems. 

  • Perform various repairs including tires, safety inspections , and interior/exterior components. 

  • Diagnose and repair brake systems, steering, and suspension systems. 

  • Perform an evacuation and recharge on the AC system.  

  • Perform maintenance on equipment. 

  • Utilize approved vendors to obtain parts. 

  • May up fit new vehicles with the necessary equipment 

  • Complies with applicable procedures and regulations regarding recyclables, fluids, tires, and disposable trash. 

Who You Are  

You’re a quick learner – especially when it comes to cars and how they work. You’re a team player who always arrives at the shop ready to provide excellent work.  You also have the following qualifications:  


  • Safe drivers needed; valid driver’s license required 

  • 1 or more years of related work experience.  

  • The ability to drive standard, automatic, and electric vehicles. 


  • A high school diploma or GED 

  • Current ASE Certifications: G1, A4, A5 status when required by leadership. 

Pop the hood of a brand-new career. Apply today! 


Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.


Hourly base pay rate is $19.18 - $28.80/hour. The hourly base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.


Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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