1726 15th STREET, WEST OAKLAND, CA : 510-207-1613

Shop Assistant:

The right candidate for this position is extremely detail oriented & organized, personable, reliable & punctual, careful, more interested in doing things right than just getting them done. Must love classic cars / muscle cars / modified cars and have a passion to learn about the industry. Flexibility is a must as there are occasional late hours to meet deadlines.

For this position, we are not looking for an experienced mechanic, fabricator or auto tech – this position is more of a “Right hand person” to the owner / visionary of the company. The growth trajectory is not into a technician, but into full fledged shop manager as the business grows. Travel to events may be required several times a year.

Qualified applicants after interview will be given a 3 day paid trial period with an evaluation on the third day.

Shop Assistant Duties:

Keep shop clean and organized daily:

- Sweep

- Mop

- Empty garbage cans

- Put away tools and parts

- Clean and detail cars


Equipment maintenance:

- Clean and lubricate shop equipment

- Service equipment at regular intervals


Stock Maintenance

- Ensure expendable materials are inventoried and in stock

- Input and track orders

- Interface with vendors


Shipping and receiving

- Package and ship items out to customers

- Return defective or incorrect purchases

- Manage incoming shipments of parts and materials


Assist with car assembly and disassembly:

- Some mechanical knowledge ideal

- Assist with cleaning parts, disassembly

- Assist with assembling cars


Photography assistant:

- Assist in photo shoots of cars, and documentation of builds.

- Organize digital assets


Phone Management

- Manage incoming phone calls during normal business hours


Data entry

- Maintain shop calendar

- Enter data from time tracking



- Pick up / drop off of parts and materials

- Post office and Bank runs


Applicant requirements:

  • Physical ability to lift / carry 50lbs + regularly
  • Clean driving record and valid license
  • Ability to work normal business hours weekly (9-5 M-F) on site in west Oakland
  • Basic computer skills




Email recent resume to jobs@alloymotors.com

In the body of the email answer these questions:

1: What was your favorite job you have had and why?

2: What is your fondest automotive memory from childhood?

3: If you could have any car, what would it be and why?


Include your full name, phone number and email address in the body of the email


Selection process:

Qualified applicants will be called in for an in person interview

Selected applicants will be given a 3 work day trial period (paid) before a final selection is made.

Pay range is $13-$16 to start depending on experience level




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