• PDI Technician

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Longo Toyota
    US-CA-El Monte
    Fixed Ops
  • Overview

    The PDI Technician is responsible for preloading GPS systems and includes inspecting, preparing and servicing all new vehicles delivered to the dealership.



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    The PDI Technician must be able to do the following on a day-to-day basis:

    •  Inspects all lubrication levels and adds proper lubrication, as required
    • Inspects all new vehicles for obvious damages and missing components
    • Replaces defective items according to specifications, using hand tools
    • Test-drives vehicles to ensure proper operation of brakes, transmission and engine operation
    • Activates power equipment such as electric windows, seats, radio, horn, lights, and directional signals to ensure specified operating standards
    • Touches up any minor chips and scratches on paint
    • Installs optional equipment specified by the guest or dealers such as outside mirrors, rugs, seat covers, using hand tools
    • Installs standard components such as hubcaps and wiper blades, using hand tools
    • Installs manufacturer and aftermarket accessories such as GPS systems
    • Perform GPS installations at customer residencies
    • Follows all company safety policies, operations and practices
    • Assists in all other areas of the Service Department as needed
    • Maintains high ethical standards in all actions
    • Maintains assigned workspace in an organized and clean manner
    • Maintains a high level of grooming, hygiene, and uniform appearance


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and individual should possess:  

    • A high school diploma or equivalent; some vocational training in automotive desired
    • Knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance required; and mathematical principles (adding, subtracting, dividing, multiplying, and percentages) and application
    • Ability to operate manual transmission vehicle; read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; determining causes of operating errors on vehicles and deciding what to do about it; read and comprehend instructions and information in the English language
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and have and maintain an acceptable, safe driving record

    Why Penske Motor Group


    Longo Toyota is a proud member of the Penske Motor Group family of automotive dealerships.  We take a different approach than others in the industry.  We provide the best possible guest experience for the tens of thousands that we serve annually, whether they are purchasing a new vehicle, a pre-owned vehicle or having their vehicle serviced by one of our expert Technicians.  Adapting to the ever changing needs of our guests and providing superior guest service is why Longo Toyota is the world's largest dealership and #1 since 1967.

    We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team!

    Are you eager, well-rounded, and ambitious? 

    Do you value exceptional guest service? 

    Are you ready for the new adventure in your career? 

    Then apply with us today!

    We firmly believe in transparency with everything we do and we believe in being a TEAM, which are probably the top reasons that our average Team Member has been with Longo for more than 9 years.  



    • Free Employee Parking
    • Training Opportunities through Penske College to help advance this position from a Job to a Career

    • Full Suite of Medical Benefits to include Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

    • 401K with Company Match

    • Tuition Reimbursement

    • Employee Referral Bonus Program

    • Company and Corporate Partner Discounts to companies like GE, Dell, Microsoft, Quicken and many others

    • Access to our Health & Wellness Program which includes our in-house Wellness Coach and more



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