State Vehicle Inspector

  • Mooresville, NC, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Store Operations
  • Role: Service Management

Company Description

Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers is one of the leading automotive service providers in the nation with nearly 300 locations across 15 states. We employ experienced, certified technicians trained to provide premium total-car care, and we use state-of-the-art equipment and premium parts to ensure the quality of our work. In addition to the oil change, our teams are capable of providing specialty services, tire services, as well as a variety of mechanical services, while continuing to place an emphasis on customer experience and being your one-stop automotive service provider. Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers continues to grow while maintaining our vision to continuously be the pre-eminent automotive maintenance provider, leading our industry through excellence, innovation, and growth.

Job Description

The State Inspector is responsible for examining motor vehicles to ensure vehicles operating on state highways meet all requirements established by the state's department of motor vehicles. These inspections should be completed in a quick, yet thorough manner for customers in a professional and efficient manner. This position will adhere to and promote the Company mission while operating within the confines of the Company’s core values and contributing to the success of their functional team.

Primary Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Inspect automotive vehicles to ensure compliance to emission standards and governmental regulations
  • Inspect accessories, air lines and electrical circuits
  • Check for damage, broken headlights, leaks and faulty blinkers
  • Test vehicle for wear-and-tear damage
  • Inspect and assess the condition of all of the vehicle's essential mechanical systems and components
  • Check for improper adjustment
  • Approve or deny vehicular inspection and issue inspection stickers
  • Advise service consultant/technicians for additional work and suggest improvements to vehicle that fails inspection
  • Keep records of vehicles inspected
  • Check for illegal equipment installed on vehicle
  • Check preventive maintenance programs
  • Perform multi-point inspection
  • Change oil, inspect fluid levels of power steering reservoir and transmission
  • Inspect belts, hoses and wiper blades
  • Check air pressure of all tires
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area


We are looking for:

  • Current and valid license as a State Vehicle Inspector 
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge in automotive repair and maintenance 
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and information
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test and background screen
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer-focused attitude with ability to work well in a team environment
  • Willingness to work Saturdays 

Additional Information

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Work Opportunity Tax Credits – Express Oil

Express Oil participates in the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program, which ADP administers on behalf of the company. Please follow the steps listed below to screen for the WOTC program.  We appreciate your cooperation.

 Applicant Instructions

  • Open 
  • Please answer each question to complete the voluntary screening
  • Eligible applicants will be asked to Electronically Sign and click Submit to complete the screening
  • Ineligible applicants will be asked to click Submit to finish the screening; You will not be asked to electronically sign