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Automotive Technician II (Manheim) $4,500 Bonus

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 6446 Fremont St, Riverside, California
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At Manheim (a Cox Automotive company), we’re hiring an Auto Maintenance Tech II . Do you want to work with ethical leaders who genuinely care about you and your career path? If so, keep reading. Cox might be the place for you.

New Hires Are Eligible for a 4,500 Bonus! (this includes a $1,500 tool bonus)


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

  • Competitive pay with opportunities for sign-on bonuses if applicable.

  • $1.5K Tool Bonus for our new auto techs.

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

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

  • 30+ days of paid vacation and company holidays per year (from day 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 this link (Cox Benefits Overview) to learn more about our awesome 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.

  • 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 get your hands dirty serving as a mid-level auto tech performing medium-duty work. Other responsibilities include:

  • Providing highly skilled maintenance and repairs for all vehicles. 

  • Performing diagnostics which may include brake components, tires, suspension components, drivability and complete repairs.

  • Performing advanced diagnostics, which may include charging, starting, AC, OBDII, drivability, electrical systems and complete repairs.

  • Completing mechanical inspection including required measurements, which may include interior/exterior components, engine and drive line components, under hood inspection and document deficiencies.

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

  • May up fit new vehicles with necessary equipment.

  • Utilizing approved vendors to obtain parts.

  • May be required to perform OEM recalls.

Who You Are

You’ve laid your foundation of skills and want to continue learning and advancing. A born team player, you’re continually inspired by your teammates (and you motivate them in return). You also have the following qualifications:


  • 3+ years of vehicle service and repair experience.

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

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


  • A high school diploma or GED.

  • Current ASE Certification: G1, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8 when required by leadership.

Hop in the driver’s seat of your career and let’s get going. 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 $25.29 - $37.98/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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