The Hot Rod Barn

The Hot Rod Barn is expanding their team and seeking highly qualified technicians with experience building vintage and modern muscle cars, classic cars or trucks, hot rods, or custom vehicles. As Chicagoland’s premier restoration and performance shop, we are housed in a state-of-the-art facility designed to foster your finest craftsmanship.
We are a family-oriented business and offer a creative and rewarding atmosphere for the most talented technicians who demonstrate a commitment to excellence. Our benefits include above-average pay based upon experience, paid vacations, and other perks.

If you want to be part of a growing team and possess both the necessary skills and a positive, team-based attitude, we are interested in hearing from you.

Note, this page will be updated frequently, so check back often.

How To Apply

Email is our preferred method for receiving applications. Applications should be emailed to Within your email, also outline which position you are interested in. Note, at this time; we are not looking for entry-level positions.

At the time of an interview and depending upon the position, we may like to see photographs of your work.

1934 Ford Paint Booth The Hot Rod Barn

Open Positions

  • Body / Paint Tech

    We’re always looking for highly talented and experienced full-time body and paint technicians to join the team at The Hot Rod Barn. Experience with complete disassembly and inventory, body panel restoration and alignment, filler work, block sanding, priming, painting, wet sanding, and buffing on show quality restorations is a must. We’re not looking for just a general body shop worker – we’re looking for someone that can make these cars laser straight. Must have a passion for building high-end hot rods, classic cars or trucks, muscle cars, or race cars. Must work effectively within a team and exhibit unquestionable integrity. Must have own tools. ASE certification a plus.