Karmakanix VW Audi Berkeley CA

Automotive Mechanic / Journeyman Technician VW Audi Porsche

Established in 1995, Karmakanix has become a premier Bay Area independent shop for servicing Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche. We have an 10 person crew, half technicians, half support personnel. Our building has 8200 sq ft with 7 hoists, with a 3000 sq ft addition for expansion. We have a very extensive parts department with dedicated parts personnel on staff. The owner has been in the automotive business since 1972.

We have a diverse work force, and we work on a broad range of VW, Audi and Porsche vehicles, concentrating on newer models made this century. We have personnel who also work on some older Vanagons and diesel cars. We also specialize in Tdi diesel, and biodiesel cars. We could use someone versed in these cars, but our focus is forward towards newer cars. Our primary car lines are VW and Audi. Porsches account for about 8% of our work.

Our workforce is comprised of a large spectrum of races and nationalities. We pride ourselves on having a peaceful work environment. We are a family business and we expect peace as well as professionalism.

All aspects of automotive repair and maintenance are performed at factory standards. Our shop is equipped with all VW and Audi special tools and scan tools. We have erWin and Odis factory server access. We encourage but do not require personal specialty tools.

****** Mechanic/Technician/Journeyman:
We are looking for a self-starter, excellent communicator and problem solver. Someone who is motivated and can balance speed with quality in their work. This job is perfect for someone who has long term experience in the automotive industry, and wants to work within the environment of a large Specialty Shop. We would consider an apprentice program for the right person.

Pay is hourly, but flat rate will be considered. We expect a reasonable level of efficiency; but quality and attention to detail are most important and required. Flexible hours available within the parameters of 8am to 6pm, Monday through Friday.

*** Pay Rate:
– Pay Rate: $22 to $38 per hour depending on experience.
– 2 Weeks Paid Time Off and 3 days Sick Leave, plus 6 paid holidays.
– Flex hours can be 5 days/week @ 8 hours OR 4 days/week @ 10 hours.

*** Requirements for the Mechanic/Technician job include:
– Experience repairing Volkswagen, Audi and/or Porsche.
– Possess a relatively complete set of own tools.
– Able to Lift up to 50lbs and in reliable physical condition.

*** Optional Assets:
– Bilingual.
– Experience with AllData and Winworks.
– Dealership experience a big plus.
– ASE or Dealership certification.
– Familiar with AESIS and/or VESIS and/or other technical software.

We are taking resumes and scheduling interviews. We would consider sharing relocation costs for the right person. Resumes can be emailed, delivered in person or faxed. Please check out our website for more information at Feel free to stop by to check out our shop at:

707 Jones St, Berkeley CA 94710.



Service: 510-558-0111
FAX: 510-558-0450
Cell: 510-872-3876
Can text and/or leave message on cell number.

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