Automotive Technician

GLS North America, 6300 Center Drive, Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States of America Req #331
Friday, March 1, 2024

Suburban Automotive Services is the parent company for four distinct business verticals: Suburban Accessories, GLS North America, Competitive Vehicle Services, and The Paint Shop. 


GLS NA is an award-winning Tier 1 automotive supplier providing unique solutions for an amazing list of clients transforming the auto industry. With over 11 years of customer satisfaction, our company has established itself as a leading provider in vehicle management with a current portfolio of over 90,000 vehicles. Our expertise extends beyond just vehicle management as we provide support for over 1,100 shows and events. With 18 locations spanning across North America, we are equipped to serve 8 major automotive brands and counting.

Why Work for Us:
  • Multiple benefits package options that include medical, dental, vision, and disability options.
  • 401K program with company match.
  • Company stability with over 70 years of proudly serving the community.
  • Team member values driven Recognition Program.
  • Milestone Recognition Program.
  • Above market paid sick and vacation at 30 days, bereavement leave, and jury duty pay.
  • Diverse and inclusive workforce with a variety of skills and knowledge. 
  • Career and growth opportunities with a focus on team member development. 

The Automotive Technician will perform service and maintenance operations on a wide variety of vehicles including prototype, concept, racing, pace, classic, and present model year. 


Automotive Technician Responsibilities include: 

  • Inspect vehicle condition and mechanical functionality. 
  • Perform maintenance and repair operations. 
  • Document all maintenance/repair operations. 
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical/electrical concerns. 
  • Mount and balance tires. 
  • Assist with loading and unloading of non-running vehicles. 
  • Operate a Hi-Lo. 
  • Utilize vehicle diagnosis equipment/software. 
  • Test-drive and validate repair operations. 
  • Meet deadlines. 
  • Adhere to Suburban Automotive Service’s DRIVEN values and align business practices to support the SAS mission and vision. 


Automotive Technician Qualifications and Skills:  

  • A high school diploma/GED. 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. 
  • A high degree of automotive expertise. 
  • Ability to service multiple vehicles at once while waiting for parts/authorization. 
  • Respect for vehicles GLS is entrusted to care for. 
  • Personal responsibility and ownership of all work performed, quality of work delivered, and GLS reputation. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction. 
  • Must have superior attendance, and be prompt and reliable. 


Tools, Equipment, and/or Machinery Used: 

  • Vehicle hoist 
  • Hand tools 
  • Power/air tools 
  • Tire/wheel machine 
  • Pallet jack 
  • Power washer 
  • Hi-Lo 
  • Shop runner vehicle 


Automotive Technician Working Conditions and Physical Demands include: 

  • Applicants must be okay standing for extended periods with occasional lifting, pulling, pushing, and sitting. 
  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • GLS North America, 6300 Center Drive, Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States of America