Automotive Service Advisor

Automotive Service Advisor Jobs | Fort Collins CO 80524

European Motor Cars Inc.
802 E. Mulberry
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Automotive Service Advisor – Summary

Automotive service advisors greet customers, listen to their description of the problems or service needed, determine the type of service required and prepare repair orders. If a vehicle requires additional repairs not covered in the original order, they estimate the additional cost and communicate with the customer for permission to do the work. They also advise customers on other available services.

Essential Duties

  • Advises customers about necessary service for routine maintenance.
  • Helps identify a mechanical problem by questioning the customer.
  • Confers with customers about inspection results, recommend corrective procedures and prepare work order for needed repairs.
  • Prepares a repair order showing time, cost and labor estimates for service.
  • Writes a brief description of the customer’s concern on the repair order to help the technician locate the problem.
  • Explains the work performed and the repair order charges to the customer.
  • Handles customer complaints.
  • Schedules service appointments.
  • Obtains customer and vehicle data prior to arrival when possible.
  • Greets customers in a timely, friendly manner and obtains vehicle information.
  • Refers to service history, inspects vehicle, and recommends additional needed service.
  • Advises customers on the care of their cars and the value of maintaining their vehicles in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Provides a complete and accurate written cost estimate for labor and parts.
  • Establishes “promised time.” Checks with dispatcher, if necessary.
  • Obtains customer’s signature on repair order; provides customer with a copy.
  • stablishes customer’s method of payment. Obtains credit approval, if necessary.
  • Notifies Technicians of incoming work.
  • Checks on progress of repair throughout the day.
  • Contacts customers regarding any changes in the estimate or promised time, explains cost and time requirements in detail, and gets proper authorization before any additional repairs are performed.
  • Implements and maintains a service marketing program. – Though a system we already have.
  • Reviews repair orders to ensure that work is completed, and additional work and authorization is noted. Closes repair order as appropriate.
  • Ensures that vehicles are parked in assigned areas. Makes sure they are locked, and all keys are marked and put away correctly.
  • Keeps service department forms, menus and pricing guides up to date.
  • Implements a quality control process to eliminate comebacks.
  • Maintains high customer satisfaction standards.
  • Handles telephone inquiries regarding appointments and work in process.
  • Maintains a professional appearance.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Automotive Service Advisor – Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Automotive Service Advisor – Education and/or Experience

Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience would be nice, but not required.

Automotive Service Advisor – Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. . Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

***YOUR INCOME RANGE MAY VARY BASED ON YOUR EXPERIENCE***

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  • Company
    European Motor Cars Inc.
  • Location
    Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Posted
    6 months ago
  • Category
    Service Department
  • Region
    Mountain / Southwest
    Central Plains
  • Income Range
    30,000-40,000