California RV Specialists is always looking for and accepting applications for full time positions. We are looking for RV Technicians, Hitch & Towing Technicians, Parts & Service Counter, Trainees for all positions, General Helpers and Lot Porters. If you’re tired of the dealership lifestyle and looking for a good home, come drop by and see us.

Get Trained to be an RV Technician!

We are willing to train and teach you this valuable trade. Come learn to repair and maintain interior and exterior components on motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel trailers. As an RV technician you will learn to install, diagnose, repair, replace, maintain, and modify anything on an RV.

What Does an RV Service Technician Do?

If you’re the type of person that enjoys being a jack-of-all-trades,and you’re over doing the same thing day-in-and-day-out, this might be the right field for you. When you work on RVs, you’ll learn how to work in multiple fields, such as:

  • RV Appliance Repair – Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Furnaces and Air Conditioners
  • Automotive & Pickup Truck Accessories – Hitches, Tow Vehicle Setup, Suspension Upgrades
  • Carpentry – Handle both interior and exterior of RVs, and modification
  • Flooring – Carpet and Laminate
  • Connectivity – Internet, Wifi, Routers, Cellular Boosters
  • TV – Antennas, Satellites and Streaming Service
  • Electrical – AC and DC Voltage, Lighting, Outlets, Deep Cycle Batteries, Converters and Inverters
  • Generator – Basic Repair and Minor Maintenance
  • HVAC – Ducting Repairs and Modifications
  • Paint/Decal – Minor Paint and Body Repairs, Impact or Water Damage
  • Plumbing – Fresh Water, Gray Water and Black Waste System, Faucets, Toilets and Filters Systems
  • Propane Gas Components – LP Regulator, LP System, Safety and Accessories
  • Metalworking – Aluminum Sheeting, Welding, Frames, Axles, Hitches and Misc
  • Solar System Infrastructure – Basic Systems to Fully Off Grid Systems
  • Awnings – Power Awnings and Slide Out Toppers
  • Leveling Jacks – Power and Hydraulic
  • Roofing and Body – Repairs and Maintenance
  • Much more…

Learn from the best in the industry

There is simply no better RV training out there when it comes to hands on, our shop is filled with tools and experienced RV techs. We provide onsite training, top suppliers provide on site training, access to online training and more.

Your typical RV dealership will focus on selling RVs, not upgrading, repairing and maintaining them.

As an RV technician at California RV Specialists, we’ll provide you with a safe workplace that’s free from unnecessary distractions, and you’ll work with a great team that includes business owners, service manager, service advisors, shop foreman, apprentices and other RV technicians.

We operate as a family unit. “ Our work environment demonstrates caring for employees, which benefits us all and the business.

If you’re tired of the dealership lifestyle and looking for a good home, come drop by and see us.

Please e-mail your resume to us at

About The Owner

Dustin Simpson with over 25 years in the RV Industry, Mr. Dustin Simpson has worn many hats. From an RV Technician, Warranty & Parts Administrator, Parts & Service Manager and Business Owner. Outside of these typical roles and responsibilities within the industry, Dustin enjoys being a Content Creator, Brand Ambassador, Author, and Expert Witness. He has served as an expert witness in multiple cases in California, Washington, Idaho, and Texas. 

While Dustin currently juggles multiple roles and responsibilities, most of his time is spent operating his independent repair facility, California RV Specialists. This highly rated RV repair facility has been operating at the same location since 2003, specializing in maintenance, repairs, and upgrades. 



With his current staff of 12 employees, Dustin oversees the entire operations of the business which includes service writers, parts department, technicians, and lot porters. With 3 – 5 units being brought in daily for repairs, Dustin ensures the team works efficiently to exceed the company’s financial goals while ensuring the customers receive excellent customer service and superior workmanship. While managing the business, Dustin finds a great benefit in routinely inspecting all units on the lot. He not only identifies opportunities for repairs and upgrades for consumers, but he often utilizes this content to continuously train his staff, and to share helpful information to RV consumers that follow his various social media platforms.

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR AT RV TRAVEL.COM is a successful online newsletter with an average of nearly 2.5M views per month. Dustin is featured 3 – 4 times per week where he shares products, repairs, and maintenance tips. Dustin has also contributed to numerous livestreams entitled Talkin’ RV Tech. Dustin has over 200 published articles with with numerous articles to be released weekly. Dustin has also contributed to both audio and video podcasts with fellow contributing authors.


With a passion for teaching others how to fix and maintain their RVs, Dustin has created an online presence on multiple social platforms. Most notably, Dustin manages multiple Facebook groups, where he interacts with nearly 65K group members, obtaining over 500,000 monthly views. With over 300 videos available on his YouTube channel (Your RV Specialists), Dustin has garnered over 1M views.



Dustin was responsible for overseeing the parts department at three locations. During his time with Pan Pacific RV Center, he cleaned up neglected inventory at all 3 store locations and completed 2 full store resets with new products. Dustin ensured inventory accuracy, managed, and trained all parts employees. He also assisted the service department in meeting and exceeding their production goals by providing their requested parts. Dustin was responsible for attending the RV parts distributor shows and completed parts ordering for all locations. Additionally, Dustin attended both the RVIA and RVDA shows and training.


Dustin was responsible for overseeing the entire service operations. He provided and led weekly RVIA & RVDA in-house training for RV technicians, sales team, and service writers. He managed and trained warranty administrators and back parts counter. Dustin implemented changes within the service department to include a central dispatch and played a major role in infrastructure changes store-wide, including service, parts, and back counter parts. Dustin also led multi-store location training on products, safety, sales and walk through training.


Dustin’s repair facility and mobile service team of 3 vehicles was the top-rated authorized Alfa repair center in the state of California. Not only did his team perform warranty repairs; During this time, Dustin and his entire staff were paid to visit both Alfa manufacturing plants (motorized & fifth wheel) yearly. The team toured the production lines and shared possible changes that the Alfa team may consider doing in their design and production process to prevent future warranty claims. Dustin’s team also completed repairs for customer pay, insurance work, extended warranty, and manufacturer warranty for numerous other manufacturers besides Alfa.



RVs are complicated products because they contain so many different parts and components. A typical RV is largely assembled from various parts and components manufactured by outside vendors. Any of the components supplied by such vendors may contain factory or manufacturing defects related to the function or safety of the RV.

The business of RV defects and repairs is not a cookie-cutter business; it is complex with hundreds of variables. Multiply these variables with the different RV models produced and you begin to get an idea of the problems involved. There is continuous training and daily, weekly, and monthly training.

With over 25 years in the industry, Dustin has completed countless hours of training from various suppliers, RV shows, and RV Parts Distributors which includes: Keystone Automotive, NTP-Stagg, AIM, Land N Sea, Coast Distributing, Meyer Distributing, All-Rite, and Wholesale Trailer.

Dustin has also maintained close relationships with independent outside RV training vendors and receives training on the brands they represent. These vendors include: Dealer Resource Group, VanDyke Enterprises, and Tom Manning & Associates.

Dustin has also received training through the RV Training Institute, Florida Gateway College (RV Service Technician Training), RV Industry Association (RVIA), Recreational Vehicle Dealer Association (RVDA) and Spader Business Management. These trainings included courses for Service Manager, Service Advisor, RV Technician and Parts Manager.

Throughout Dustin’s ownership of his RV repair center, his team performed manufacturer warranty for multiple RV manufacturers as an authorized service center. In order to become an authorized service center, Dustin was required to receive both on-site and online training courses through these various RV manufacturers including: Winnebago, Alfa Leisure, Keystone, Thor, Forest River, Fleetwood, Weekend Warrior, Airstream, Jayco, Four Winds, Outdoors RV, Grand Design RV, Monaco RV, Tiffin Motorhome, Coachmen, Renegade, Safari, East to West RV, Alliance, CrossRoads RV, Genesis RV, Heartland RV, Lance Camper, Starcraft, Northwest Mfg, VanLeigh RV, Eclipse RV, Newmar Corporation, Intech RV, KZ Inc, and Newell Coach. In addition to training from horse trailer industry lines, utility trailers and boat trailers.

Dustin has also completed several certifications and training through RV parts suppliers, manufacturers and vendors including: Lippert Components, Dometic, Suburban, Atwood, Coleman RVP, Carefree, King Control, Blue Ox, Camco, Winegard, Southwire, WFCO, Dura Faucet, Flair-It, Valterra, Fulltyme RV, Thetford, Norcold, LaSalle Bristol, Barker, Icon, Splendide, Furrion, MEC, JR Products, AP Products, RV Designer, Safe T Alert, Gas Stop, Onan Generator, Generac, Honda, Yamaha, Briggs & Stratton, Power House, Firman Power Eq, Star Tron, Arcon, Go Power!, Victron Energy, Samlex Solar, Xanrex, Sun Cycle Battery, Battle Born Battery, Expion Battery, Interstate Batteries, Progressive Dynamics, Hughes Auto, Intellitec, Prime Products, Park Power, Mighty Cord, Bargman, Thin-Lite, Battery Systems, Cell Energy, Jensen, Voyager, Fan-Tastic Fan, Maxx Air, Gaco, Kool Seal, Dicor, Alpha, ADCO, Kwikee, Stromberg Carlson, Ultra-Fab, MORryde, BAL RV, Reese, Snap Pad, Demco, Roadmaster, Dexter, Alco, Brake Buddy, Hopkins, Pollack Hayes, Tekonsha, Fire Stone, Sumo Springs, Cat Strap, Tire Minder, B&W, Pull-Rite, E2 Hitch, Husky, Curt, Draw-Tite, Fastway, Solera, Dinosaur Electronics, Speciality Recreation, Qest Fittings, Sea Tech, AMC, Classic Accessories, Airxcel, DISH, Ventmate, Aqua Pro, Dee Zee, Heng’s Industries, Flojet, Pentair, EternaBond, Geocel, Faulkner, Hellwig, Dri-Z-Air, Eaz-Lift, First Alert, MC Enterprises, Magnum Energy, NOCO, Nordic, Protect-All, SIKA, RV Air, StarBrite, 303 Products, Thomas Payne, Walex, WeatherTech, Zamp Solar – and many more companies throughout all the years being in the industry.


Throughout the last 25 years in the industry, Dustin has helped thousands of RV owners with both insurance claims and extended warranty claims. Here is a list of just some of the companies he has worked with:

  • Insurance: Progressive Insurance, AAA Insurance, State Farm Insurance, Geico Insurance, Nationwide Insurance, USSA Insurance, Good Sam Insurance, Safeco Insurance, National General Insurance, The Hartford Insurance, American Modern Insurance, and GMAC Insurance.
  • Extended Warranty: United States Warranty Corporation, Wholesale Warranties, CSP Claims, Good Sam, American Guardian, EasyCare Insurance, Cornerstone Insurance, Portfolio Protection, Protective Asset, MBA Insurance and Phoenix American.


Dustin has helped to train RV technicians through his years in the industry. Outside of California RV Specialists he has led training classes at Geweke RV, Camping World, Pan Pacific RV, and Central Valley RV, Inc. He has also provided safety classes, product information and maintenance instructions at RV shows, RV rallies, Good Sam Shows and local campgrounds. He has also provided RV industry software training for Reynolds & Reynolds, IDS, SNI and Quickbooks.


  • RV PRO Magazine – April 2021 Issue – 6-page feature on California RV Specialists for their spotlight for RV Dealers and Repair shops.
  • Herlife Magazine – March 2020 Issue – Entrepreneurial Issue featuring Dustin & Ashley Simpson.
  • RV BUSINESS – March 2020 Issue – RV Industry News, Business Spotlight.


Relevant course work included: Business Administration, Management and Marketing. 


Relevant course work included: Architecture, Engineering, ICBO Building Inspection and Drafting. 


Dustin proudly served his country in the California Army National Guard. 


Dustin proudly served the Galt Police Department for Sacramento County as a volunteer police cadet during his high school years.


One of the keys to success is Dustin loves learning and sharing his knowledge with his customers and employees.

RVDA/RVIA/FGC Training Instruction

Below are some pictures of Dustin back in his Camping World days teaching RV technicians and training them for the RVDA/RVIA/FGC certification program. If you’re looking for hands-on RV technician training, there is no better place to start than here!