Career Opportunities at Lonsdale Auto Works

Looking for a career that treats you like family while also offering the pay and benefits you deserve? A career with Lonsdale Auto Works is just what you have been waiting for.

At Lonsdale Auto Works, we are always seeking dedicated individuals to join our team of skilled professionals. As a reputable auto repair shop in Lonsdale, MN area, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and exceeding customer expectations.

If you have a drive for success, a strong work ethic, and a desire to be part of a supportive and dynamic environment, we invite you to explore the exciting career opportunities available with us. 


Lonsdale Auto Works offers a range of benefits and perks that include:


Weekday Only

Friendly & Supportive Environment

Paid Training & Certifications

Continuing Ed & Conferences

Discount on

401K Plan

Paid Holidays

Health Insurance

Positions We are Currently Looking For

Are you an Automotive Technician looking for a change? Are you tired of working long hours in the same boring, slow, and stuffy shop? Do you want to work in a positive environment full of smiles and laughs, where the bays are always full? Well, look no further! We’ve got the perfect opportunity for you!

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Automotive Technician to join our team! If you believe in providing the best experience in the automotive repair industry, then we want to talk to you.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Performing automotive maintenance
  • Vehicular diagnosis
  • Oil changes
  • Checking fluid levels
  • Tire rotations
  • Repair or replacement of worn parts
  • Brake services

You’re a perfect candidate if you:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Are able to work in a fast pace production shop
  • Have a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Enjoy working with a team that continues improving
  • ASE certification is preferred, but not necessary

We have a company culture that is second to none! We know that our success depends on the happiness of our employees and that’s why we offer a positive, team-centric work environment that is supported by our fun loving operational style. If you’re looking for an employer to appreciate you and your skills, join the Lonsdale Auto Works team!

If what we have to offer sparks your interest, apply below.

Not Seeing Your Desired Position? We still encourage you to submit your application so we can keep it on file for future opportunities with Lonsdale Auto Works. We look forward to reviewing your information and getting to know you better.

Submit Your Resume

KC Eyton


KC Eyton is our Light Duty Auto Technician where she serves in support for our other technicians and provides inspection, maintence and tire services and assists the front counter. KC has been with us since 2021.

Being an automotive technician at LAW has allowed me to learn & do what I’m passionate about. I enjoy the fast-paced environment filled with challenges & feeling a sense of accomplishment when I’ve used my knowledge & experience to solve an issue. I feel very fortunate to be surrounded by wonderful people who care about my personal well-being & professional growth. I love how my boss Scott constantly believes in me. He pushes me to take on projects that I think are way beyond my abilities. I am so grateful for the mentorship & support. This truly creates a family environment where everyone is there for each other. I love my job!

Chris Waskosky


Chris Waskosky is a Master Auto Technician and has an extensive background in vehicle diagnostics, powertrain management systems and electronics. Chris joined our team in 2011. Chris has a lifetime of mechanical experience from vintage steam engines, to carburetors, to the latest in high-tech modern automobile systems.

Along with having a fun work environment, I enjoy a variety of jobs I can do. One vehicle may be an oil change, but the next vehicle may be using a lab scope to find a communication problem between computers. Every day brings new vehicles and new challenges.

Denise Davis

Service Manager

Service Manger, Denise Davis joined our team in 2018. Her experience in customer service, retail sales as well as store & employee management is extensive.

Denise has a great ability to transform the complexity of modern automobiles into easy to understand explanations that help bring comfort & confidence to our clients. Whether dealing with a simple oil change or a complete engine replacement, she will take the time to explain the issues in a manner that is understandable and she provides our clients with the information required to help them make an informed decision about their vehicle repairs. She is always willing to help with whatever questions & concerns you may have.

Scott Palava


Lonsdale Auto Works was founded in 2005 by owner, Scott Pelava.

As an ASE-Certified Master Auto Technician, Advanced Engine Performance Specialist, Undercar Specialist, and Service Consultant, he saw the need for a more modern auto service center in the fast growing community of Lonsdale. A strong background in domestic and import vehicles helped formed the vision of what Lonsdale Auto Works is today.

Starting with one apprentice, he built a reputation for quality service and fair pricing. As the need arose, additional technicians joined his team to keep up with our customers’ need for fast, quality service.

Scott is also very active in the community. He is currently in his fourth term as a Lonsdale City Council Member. He has held numerous leadership positions with the local Boy Scout Troop and at the District and Council levels. He is the Past President of the Chamber of Commerce and a past member of the Lonsdale Lions Club.

Scott has been recognized multiple times for his contributions to the auto repair industry. In 2017 he founded ASOG (Auto Shop Owners Group) in an effort to provide support to other repair shop owners. The organization has grown to the largest in the world. As a result, Scott was named in the Top 100 People in World the Automotive & Transportation as well as listed in the Marquis Who’s Who of Business in America.