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Service Advisor

Company: Ted Britt Auto Group
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
We Offer:Competitive PayOngoing professional trainingExcellent benefits package includingMedicalDentalVisionLife, Long Term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident InsuranceLegal Shield401(k) and profit-sharing plan with employer matchPaid Holiday, Sick and Vacation TimeSummaryAutomotive 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 telephone the customer for permission to do the work. They also advise customers on other available services.Essential DutiesAdvises customers about necessary service for routine maintenance.Helps identify a mechanical problem by questioning the customer or doing a visual inspection or road test.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.Test drives the vehicle with customer as needed to confirm the problem or refer to test technician.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.Establishes customer's method of payment. Obtains credit approval, if necessary.Notifies dispatcher 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.Reviews repair orders to ensure that work is completed, and additional work and authorization is noted. Closes repair order as appropriate.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

Requirements:
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.Education and/or ExperienceTwo to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Language SkillsAbility 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.Mathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsAutomotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications a plusManufacturer TrainingValid Driver's LicensePI179274330

Keywords: Ted Britt Auto Group, Washington DC , Service Advisor, Other , Fairfax, DC

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