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Senior Automotive Mechanic Technician III - $3,000 New Hire Bonus

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 7120 Dorsey Run Rd, Elkridge, Maryland
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At Manheim (a Cox Automotive company), our Senior Automotive Maintenance Technicians mix maintenance with a touch of magic. If you love cars, you’ll be a perfect fit for the team. Keep reading to learn about this opportunity!

This position is offering a $3,000 New Hire Bonus.

Here are some of the benefits we offer:

  • Competitive Pay: We offer competitive salaries with opportunities for sign-on bonuses for eligible candidates.

  • Tool Bonus: New auto technicians receive a $1,500 tool bonus to help kickstart their careers with us.

  • Career Growth: We prioritize your professional development through Cox Auto University training, GED reimbursement opportunities, free ASE training/certification, and more.

  • Referral Bonuses: Once you're on board, you can earn referral bonuses for eligible technician referrals, with at least $1,000 per referral.

  • Paid Time Off: Full-time employees enjoy 30+ days of paid vacation and company holidays per year from day one, with the potential for up to 44 paid days off with tenure.

  • Healthcare Benefits: Comprehensive healthcare benefits are available from day one, with multiple options for individuals and families. You may even qualify for a free employee-only plan by participating in our health screening program.

  • Child or Senior Care: You'll receive 10 days of free child or senior care through a complimentary membership.

  • 401(k) Retirement Plans: We offer generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to an 8% company match to help you plan for your future.

  • Great Coworkers: Join a team of great coworkers who value collaboration and teamwork.

  • Employee Discounts: Enjoy discounts on hundreds of items, from cars to computers to continuing education opportunities.

We believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that supports their well-being, growth, and success, both personally and professionally.


With 5+ years of experience in auto mechanic work, you're likely proficient in a wide range of tasks, from auto servicing. Your qualifications might include:

  • Expertise in preventive maintenance to ensure vehicles operate smoothly and efficiently.

  • Proficiency in diagnostics, engine, and transmission repairs, and addressing issues promptly and effectively.

  • Ability to repair and maintain shop equipment, ensuring it operates safely and optimally.

  • Skill in creating and managing vehicle maintenance records and facilitating efficient servicing schedules.

  • Capability to troubleshoot and repair specialized trucks, addressing complex issues with precision.

  • Capability to perform roadside assistance as needed, ensuring prompt support for vehicles in distress.

Your extensive experience and skill set make you a valuable asset in maintaining and repairing vehicles, contributing to the smooth operation of the automotive service department.


  • 5+ years of automotive service and repair experience.

  • Safe drivers needed; valid driver’s license required.

  • Ability to drive standard and automatic transmission vehicles.


  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Medium/heavy work, booms/hydraulics, electrical, and complex repairs experience.

  • One year of customer service experience.

  • A.S.E. Automotive or other related certifications when required by leadership

  • Diesel and transmission experience.

Buckle up for a better 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 $28.13 - $42.21/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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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