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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
OWNER, CALIFORNIA RV SPECIALISTS – LODI, CA
With his current staff of 12 employees, Dustin oversees the entire operations of 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.
CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR, RVTRAVEL.COM
RVtravel.com is a successful online newsletter is featured 3 – 4 times per week where he shares products, repairs, and maintenance tips. Dustin has also contributed to numerous RVtravel.com livestreams entitled, Talkin’ RV Tech.
With a passion for teaching others how to fix maintain their RVs, Dustin has created an online presence on multiple social media platforms. Dustin manages multiple Facebook groups, where he interacts with nearly 40K group members. With nearly 300 videos available on his YouTube channel (Your RV Specialists), Dustin has garnered nearly 675,000 views.
PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
AUTHORIZED ALFA SERVICE CENTER
Dustin’s repair facility 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 where they not only toured the production line but shared with the Alfa teams what they could change in their design and production process that would prevent warranty claims in the future.
REGIONAL PARTS MANAGER, PAN PACIFIC RV CENTER – FRENCH CAMP, CA
Dustin was responsible for overseeing the parts department at three locations. He ensured inventory accuracy, managed and trained all parts employees. Assisted the service department in meeting and exceeding their production goals by providing their requested parts.
SERVICE MANAGER, CAMPING WORLD – VACAVILLE, CA
Dustin was responsible for overseeing the entire service operations. He provided weekly training for RV technicians, sales teams, and service writers. He managed warranty administrators and back parts counter.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
VARIOUS CERTIFICATIONS THROUGH RV INDUSTRY
With over 25 years in the industry, Dustin has completed several courses through RV manufacturers including: Winnebago, Alfa Leisure, Keystone, Thor, Forest River, Fleetwood, Weekend Warrior, Airstream and KZ inc. Dustin has also completed several certifications through RV parts manufacturers including: Lippert Components, Dometic, Suburban, Atwood, Coleman RVP.
COSUMNES RIVER COLLEGE – SACRAMENTO, CA
Relevant course work included: Business Administration, Management and Marketing.
SAN JOAQUIN DELTA COLLEGE – STOCKTON, CA
Relevant course work included: Architecture, Engineering, ICBO Building Inspection and Drafting.
CALIFORNIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
Dustin proudly served his country in the California Army National Guard.
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!