Emergency Vehicle Upfit Specialist

St. Louis, MO
Full Time

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VIP Auto Accessories is seeking an experienced Emergency Vehicle Upfit Specialist to join our team in St. Louis, Missouri. This is a full-time, individual contributor role in the auto industry. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in vehicle customization and upfitting, specifically for emergency vehicles. The Emergency Vehicle Upfit Specialist will be responsible for working with our clients to design and install customized emergency equipment on new vehicles. This role requires strong technical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. We are a part of the Lou Fusz Automotive Network and have been in business for over 40 years! The ideal candidate will flourish in a fast-paced workplace.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Full-time salary position
  • Competitive Medical/RX/Dental/Free Vision 401k Plan with company match
  • Voluntary Benefits including: Personal (renter, auto, home, boat, motorcycle)/short term disability/accident/critical illness/universal life/cancer/pet insurance
  • Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement
  • Employee Discounts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Academy Training
  • Monthly Catered Lunches


Responsibilities:

• Install and configure emergency vehicle equipment, including lighting, sirens, communication systems, and more
• Perform diagnostic tests and troubleshoot any technical issues that may arise during the installation process
• Ensure all installations comply with industry safety standards and regulations
• Maintain accurate records and documentation of all work completed
• Keep up-to-date with industry trends and technological advancements in emergency vehicle equipment
• Partner with other departments to ensure smooth communication and coordination throughout the upfitting process
• Provide exceptional customer service and support, including onsite training for clients as needed
• Continuously seek opportunities to improve processes and procedures for more efficient operations

Requirements:

• High school diploma or equivalent, technical degree or certification preferred
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in vehicle customization or upfitting, specifically for emergency vehicles
• Strong knowledge of emergency vehicle equipment and installation methods
• Familiarity with electrical and mechanical systems in vehicles
• Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics
• Proficiency in diagnostic tools and equipment
• Excellent attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong communication and customer service skills
• Valid driver's license and clean driving record
• Physical ability to lift and move heavy equipment
• Must be able to pass a background check and drug test

EEOC Statement:

VIP Distributing Company is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating a supportive and welcoming work environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. We are committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state fair employment practices laws, and do not discriminate against any qualified individuals with disabilities.

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