Job Openings at Karl Performance

Custom Car Fabricator

Karl Performance is expanding and has an immediate opening for a Custom Car Fabricator. Individuals must have prior custom/classic car building experience. Candidates must have excellent fabrication skills and mechanical skills in assembly, brakes, engines, etc.  Candidates must be motivated, detail oriented, and able to meet deadlines. This position is a full time position with full benefits. Compensation is negotiable based on experience. This position operates out of Des Moines, Iowa located at 5927 NE Industry Drive. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. Applicants can call Gary Shearer at 515-963-8788 or send a resume to g.shearer@karlchevrolet.com.  All applicants must submit a resume or application to be considered.

Street Specialist

Karl Performance is expanding and has an immediate opening for a Street/Strip Specialist. Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of previous sales experience; performance parts sales experience is preferred. Experience in the street rod, late model community is a plus. Candidates must have excellent customer service skills, a friendly and helpful disposition, and knowledge of high performance engines and racecar parts. Interested candidates must thrive in a team-oriented environment. This position is full time, hourly, and will include full benefits. Compensation is negotiable based on experience. This position operates out of Des Moines, Iowa at 5927 NE Industry Drive. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. Stop by Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm for an application. For more information, please email Custom Shop Manager j.hidy@karlchevrolet.com.

Machine Shop

Karl Performance is expanding and has an immediate opening for a Machinist/Engine Builder. Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of previous engine building experience; high performance race engine and high performance street engine building experience is preferred. Experience in the racing or car community is a plus. Candidates must have excellent machining skills, extreme attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines. Interested candidates must thrive in a team-oriented environment. This position is full time and will include full benefits. Compensation is negotiable based on experience. This position operates out of Des Moines, Iowa at 5927 NE Industry Drive. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. Stop by Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm for an application. For more information, please email Machine Shop Manager Kelly Tapper at k.tapper@karlperformance.com.

Body Technician

Karl Performance is expanding and has an opening for a custom body technician. Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of body work experience on new, classic, and custom cars. Interested candidates must thrive in a team-oriented environment, be punctual, have attention to detail, and be able to meet deadlines. This position is full time, hourly, and will include full benefits. Compensation is negotiable based on experience. This position operates out of Des Moines, Iowa at 5927 NE Industry Drive. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. Stop by Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm for an application. For more information, please e-mail Custom Shop Manager Jim Hidy at j.hidy@karlchevrolet.com.

Technician

Karl Performance is expanding and has an immediate opening for a Technician. Ideal candidates will have many years of mechanical and electrical technician experience with late model vehicles and restorations. Knowledge and experience with forced induction is a plus.  Candidates must have excellent customer service skills, be team-oriented, and have the ability to get along with others. This position is a full time position with full benefits. Compensation is negotiable based on experience. This position operates out of Des Moines, Iowa at 5927 NE Industry Drive. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. Stop by Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm for an application or send your resume to j.hidy@karlchevrolet.com.

TECHNICIAN QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Automotive technician experience is a must
  • ASE Certifications a plus!
  • Strong computer & communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Professional appearance and work ethic
  • Must have current & valid driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle report
  • Self-motivated and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Career minded, goal driven and client focused