Certified Master Automotive Technician/Mechanic

National City, CA
Full Time


Great Opportunity!

Certified Master Automotive Technician/Mechanic employment opportunity with Dalton Motors (Dalton Toyota National City, and Dalton Subaru National City) located in National City, California

Welcome! Become part of one of San Diego County’s fastest growing and top-rated group of dealerships. Dalton Motors (Dalton Toyota National City, Dalton Subaru National City, & Mighty of San Diego) is part of Dalton Corporation, a company that has evolved from a manufacturing textile company founded in 1945, to a business group with a diversified portfolio that includes Real Estate, Automotive and Finance. The Dalton Automotive division in Mexico currently represents Toyota, Hyundai, Kia, Honda, Cherry and more. We are proud to be the first automotive dealerships in the United States, with more to come in the future!

This is a great opportunity to work with an industry leader known for its friendly and welcoming environment, exceptional customer service, and large and loyal customer base.  We are looking for experienced service master technicians who are enthusiastic, honest, hard-working, organized, committed to great customer service, and want to be a top earner in their field. Depending on your skill level, certification, and production, our certified Service Technicians annual salaries range from $70,000 to $100,000 with highly productive certified master technicians earning even more.

Pay: $36-$40 per hour base

Company and Service Department Overview:

Located less than 20 minutes from most areas of San Diego, Dalton Toyota and Dalton Subaru are high-volume, full-service dealerships. Our team is driven to provide 5 Star quality service to our guests. We provide a superior working environment where our team members feel valued and have with great potential for growth within the industry. We pride ourselves on our culture and dedication to our people. Dalton Motors has a large and well stocked parts department and Service Support (PASS) Team dedicated to setting and reminding customers of their service appointments. We have extremely knowledgeable and experienced service advisors who are highly productive and used to working in a fast-paced, customer-friendly environment.  We have ongoing training for our staff, including technician and service advisor/consultant training from the manufacturer, new product on-line training, and job specific training by our in-house trainer. Our service and parts areas run very smoothly in large part due to our solid processes and trained, skilled staff, many of whom have been at our stores for twenty years or more.    

 Some of What You’ll do:

  • Perform repairs and maintenance on vehicles assigned to you
  • Inspect vehicles and report on vehicles condition and recommendations
  • Check vehicle history for previous repairs and prior recommendations
  • Document cause, cure, and correction statements for each operation on repair order
  • Document flag and clock time on each repair order
  • Check for open Recalls
  • Instill confidence in the customer using “Fix It Right the First Time” protocols
  • Partner with service advisors to ensure work is completed and done on time
  • Build parts quotes, part availability, and procure parts from the parts department as needed
  • Continue to develop your skills and certification through OEM training, on-line and in-house training, and OTJ experience
  • Lead, train, and motivate a group of technicians

 What we are looking for:

  • Factory Master technician certification or ASE Master certification
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Proficient Computer Skills
  • Professional work ethic and high integrity
  • Ability to work as a team and/or independently
  • Strong problem solving and follow up skills

 Dalton Motors Benefits:

  • Full Benefits 1st of month after 60 days of employment including Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401k Plan 
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid manufacturer product training
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Custom tailored onboarding training programs

At Dalton Motors, we believe that a diverse workforce is a strength to be celebrated. We value the unique contributions that you can bring to our team in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.


Job Type: Full-time


Supplemental pay types:

  • Production Bonus


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Factory Master technician certification or ASE Master certification License/Certification
  • Driver's License




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