Automotive Service Advisor/Writer Manager-Trainee

$32,000 - $56,000 yearly
  • Frontier Equipment Repair & Rental
  • Mount Vernon, OR, USA
  • May 01, 2022
Full time Automotive Customer Service QA-Quality Control Skilled Labor Transportation

Job Description

Looking to get away from the City life? Look no further! Frontier Equipment Inc. Located in beautiful Mount Vernon, OR is looking for an Automotive Service Advisor/Writer Manager-Trainee to join our team!

Located in Grant County OR, we have fabulous views -- mountains, lakes and fishing/wilderness areas and road-less areas -- all within a half-hour of town! It is a outdoors man- or outdoors-woman's dream!

We service and repair almost all makes and models, and pride ourselves on honesty and integrity.

Do you have what it takes to get the job done? We'd love to hear from you!

Being a family-owned NAPA Auto Care Center with a positive reputation in our area, we are committed to the highest quality of standards. Our desire is to hire someone who is honest, reliable, and has a positive attitude.


  • NO WEEKENDS-unless you want to earn extra income, to the right candidate we also have a towing division

  • Paid Vacation scale after 1 year of employment

  • Up to Date Equipment

  • Employee discounts for Parts, Retail Store and Rental Store

  • PAID Holidays, Memorial Day, Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving, Independence Day, Labor Day

  • Paid Training

  • NO dealership bureaucracy

  • Covid Vaccine Requirements:  NO vaccine requirement

  • Performance bonuses also available after 90 days 

Job Responsibilities:

* Ascertains automotive problems and services by listening to customer's description of symptoms; clarifying description of problems; checking vehicle maintenance records; examining service schedules. 

*Working Collaboratively with technicians to communicate with customers, order or locate needed parts etc.

* Verifies warranty and service contract coverage by examining records and papers; explaining provisions and exclusions.

* Develops estimates by costing materials, supplies, and labor, communicates with customer.

* Prepares repair orders (RO) by describing symptoms, problems, and causes discovered, as well as repairs and services required; obtaining approval signatures; entering RO into service database system.

* Maintains customer rapport by explaining estimates and expected return of vehicle; obtaining customer's approval of estimates; obtaining and providing contact telephone numbers; answering questions and concerns; arranging towing as needed.

* Maintains automotive records by recording problems and corrective actions planned.

* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading manufacturers' publications.

* Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

*Light cleaning duties in office/waiting room areas as needed

*Transition into management duties

*Other duties may arise as needed


  • 18+ with a valid, clean driver's license
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Have GREAT phone, in person (communication) and computer skills
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must be able to pass a drug test

If this sounds like the move you have been waiting for send Resume with Subject Line "Service Advisor/Manager-Trainee"

Relocation assistance for the right candidate may be available.