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Auto Mechanic

Northup’s Imported Car Service, Inc. is looking for a talented Automotive Technician to join our growing team on Main Street in Downtown Wakefield, RI. Recruiting to start Summer of 2023! We are a small business specializing in all automotive repair needs (ie: regular maintenance, vehicle inspections and alignments) both imported and domestic vehicles. Join us at Northup's for an engaging, supportive, and rewarding career in the Automotive Industry!

Our work environment includes:

  • On-the-job training

  • Safe work environment

  • Lively atmosphere


Northup's is a name well known in South County for exceptional customer service in auto repair and we're looking for a talented Technician to join our team to provide the same level of service our patrons have come to expect. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and the integrity of our customer service experience, so the ideal candidate is reliable, willing to learn new technologies and passionate about their work. We are prepared to invest in candidates who uphold our standards and are committed to putting in good honest labor each day. Willing to train the right person, salary negotiable based on experience.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess vehicles based on customer requests or concerns

  • Perform basic maintenance, including changing motor oil, rotating tires, and checking fluid levels

  • Repair or replace parts and systems, such as spark plugs, wheel bearings, brake pads, fuel systems, and sensors

  • Follow checklists to ensure thorough examination of all parts and systems

  • Identify mechanical and electrical problems with both manual and computerized diagnostic equipment

  • Perform repairs thoroughly and accurately

  • Ensure customer satisfaction at all times


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Completion of a postsecondary program in automotive service technology a plus

  • Experience with electronic systems maintenance and repair, at least 1+ years preferred, but willing to train the right candidate

  • Basic computer skills required

  • Strong communication skills

  • Physical strength and stamina, and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Candidates should at minimum be able to perform basic automotive repair, including oil changes, tire mounting, rotation and preventative maintenance. The more experienced Automotive Technician should be able to demonstrate proficiency in troubleshooting for accurate diagnosis, ability to perform complex repairs safely and with accuracy in a variety of vehicle models both old and new. Certifications a plus.



  • Compensation starting at $20/hr, but based on knowledge and experience

  • Full-time position, schedule is Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, 1 hour lunch break daily

  • Paid sick and vacation time, 8 paid holidays

  • We offer oprions for health and dental care insurance

  • Investment options for retirement with matched employer contributions

  • Opportunities for growth and skill development


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $20.00 per hour


  • Employee discount

  • On-the-job training

  • Paid training

  • Professional development assistance


Experience level:

  • 1 year



  • 8 hour shift

  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • No nights

  • No weekends

  • Year round work


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wakefield, RI 02879: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)



  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)



  • Automotive repair: 1 year (Preferred)



  • English (Required)



  • Driver's License (Preferred)


Work Location: In person

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