Volvo Career Automotive Technician

Service Technician


The Volvo Tekniker (Technician) Experienced and/or Military Programs are designed to employ and train experienced automotive technicians and military Veteran mechanics.  Qualified candidates become brand-certified Volvo Technicians with retailers that are immediately hiring.

Automotive technicians and military Veteran mechanics must meet requisite qualifications, experience and capability requirements. This includes attending a four-week long, in-resident instruction and certification course upon being hired with a Volvo retailer.  

This employment opportunity is a U.S. Department of Labor and GI Bill® Approved Apprenticeship Program, which means that eligible Veteran mechanics may receive their GI Bill® Benefits of a monthly stipend (based on DOD BAH rate for Mahwah, NJ) for up to the first 12 months of employment with Volvo.

Pay:  $30,000-$60,000 Annually (starting salary will depend on experience, education, location, and other factors).


  • Automotive technicians or military Veteran mechanics will perform assigned work as outlined on repair orders with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with retailer and factory standards.
  • Diagnosing the cause of malfunctions and performing repairs, if authorized by the retailer service advisors.
  • Coordinating with the Parts Department to ensure availability of parts.
  • Saving and tagging parts if under warranty or if requested by Service Consultants (for customers).
  • Examining the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required.
  • Notifying Service Advisors if additional work is needed or if repairs/work cannot be completed within the time promised.
  • Documenting work performed as directed by Service Advisors.
  • Road testing vehicles to ensure quality of repair and ensuring vehicles remain clean.
  • Automotive technicians or military Veteran mechanics are responsible for keeping abreast of factory technical bulletins and attending factory-sponsored training classes.
  • Keeping the Volvo retailer shop area neat and clean and remaining accountable for all tools used.
  • Understanding and complying with federal, state and local regulations, such as safety requirements, hazardous waste disposal, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other policies, procedures and programs as required.
  • Automotive technicians at Volvo retailers are required to wear appropriate PPE, to include safety glasses. Maintaining safety awareness is required at all times.  
  • The Volvo Technician will be required to work closely with others or independently, if needed.
  • Retailer uniforms are required.


  • Automotive technician or military Veteran mechanics mush have the ability to pass the following pre-employment screening requirements with the hiring retailer (drug screening, credit score, motor vehicle record report and a background investigation). 
  • Automotive technician or military Veteran mechanic candidates must provide the hiring retailer a minimum of three work references, with current contact information. 
  • Experienced Automotive Technician Candidates (Non-Veterans) must meet the following qualifications: 
    • Graduate from an accredited Automotive Vocational Program, at minimum of one-year duration within the past five years; Transcripts are required. (this requirement may be waived with comparable on-the-job experience, or other credentials, such as ASE certifications, brand certifications, etc.)


    • Have at least 3-5 years of experience working as an automotive technician in an automotive retailer service department.
  •  Military Veteran mechanic candidates must meet the following qualifications:
    • An Honorable Discharge from the United States Military and the ability to provide proof of service and discharge if applicable.


    • Formal military schooling in a technical field such as mechanical, power generation, aviation maintenance, electrical, electronics, hydraulic systems, or other parallel technical specialized skills; Must be able to provide proof of technical training and job designation.


    • Completion of an Automotive Technology certificate or degree program from an accredited Vocational School or College.


Apply online at:


For Additional information contact:


Armando Flores

US Army (Retired)

Automotive Recruiter


Phone: 210.920.5228

Cell: 626.228.9481


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed