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I State Truck Inc Service Writer in Missoula, Montana

Interstate Companies, Inc. is a dynamic organization that provides rewarding careers for more than 1,400 employees in its corporate office and five operating units - Interstate AssemblySystems, Interstate BearingSystems, Interstate IndustrialSystems, Interstate PowerSystems and I-State Truck Center.

I-State Truck Center is a dealer for Freightliner, Fuso, Western Star, Detroit Diesel, Mercedes, Cummins, CAT, Meritor & Eaton. We have been a market leader in the service industry for over 50 years, and we have excelled at providing solutions and adding value for our customers.

We are currently seeking an experienced Service Writer to join our team. The hours for this role are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Service Advisors fulfill a critical role in our operations.They are responsible for building strong customer relationships by consulting with customers regarding theirservice needs.Together with the technicians, Service Advisors ascertain the cause of the issue(s) that prompted a given customer's visit, works to address and resolve those issues.

Job Duties:

Greet the customer and start the process of helping the customer through the repair

Help identify a mechanical problem by questioning the customer or visual inspection

Positive interface with technicians, foreman, parts department and customers

Advise customers about necessary services needed for repair of vehicle

Write and present accurate estimates of repair

Explain the work and charges to the customer when the job is complete

Accurately process customer and warranty repair orders

Organize and prioritize work flow of shop and field technicians

Communicate with shift advisers as to work progress and priority

Responsible for securing facility at close of shift

Assist parts department with purchasing, work orders, etc.

Administrative duties as related to role

Requirements for Service Advisor:

High School Graduate Required

3 Years of Truck or Automotive Service Writing Experience Required

Ideal Candidate will possess the following qualities:

Positive attitude

Solid written and verbal communication skills including excellent customer service and phone skills

Organized and able to manage time wisely

The desire to succeed in a day to day challenging position

Mechanical Experience

Computer Skills (Excel, Word, Excede Operating System)


Broad range of health (medical, dental and vision) insurance options

Flexible paid time off and paid holidays

401(K) with company match

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Interstate Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all qualified and interested persons to apply for this position by submitting a resume for consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.