Lithia Motors, Inc.

Body Shop Apprentice Technician

2 months ago(10/10/2017 12:18 PM)
# of Openings
Store Name
Des Moines Mercedes
Body Shop


Lithia Body and Paint


Body Shop Apprentice Technician


Lithia Auto Stores embodies a unique blend of talent, leadership, and professionalism in a culture that embraces our Core Values of Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly, and Have Fun. Start your career with one of the largest and most successful retail automotive teams in the nation.

Job Description

Body Shop Apprentice Technician



  • Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with Lithia, manufacturer and insurance standards.
  • Complete all work according to the applicable safety requirements.
  • Verify that all parts required on a collision repair are accounted for and accurate.
  • Road-test vehicles to ensure quality of repair work.
  • Accurately record time spent on repairs utilizing company time clocking procedures.
  • Monitor progress of vehicles in paint shop to determine when they will be ready for final assembly.
  • Document work performed on repair order and document test procedures/results.


  • Time Management – ability to manage one’s own time
  • Frame Equipment Knowledge – have working knowledge of frame equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence.

Why Lithia?
We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team and (LAD) a member of NYSE. We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets. We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound.

We offer a generous comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful. Our offerings include:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
• Paid Holidays & PTO
• Short and Long Term Disability
• Paid Life Insurance
• 401(k) Retirement Plan
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan
• Lithia Learning Center
• Vehicle Purchase Discounts
• Wellness Programs

Lithia Auto Stores is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place. A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment.



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