HAC Staff Bio

Hans Kochs
Service Technician

Hans Kochs

Hometown: Portland, OR

Education: Received an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology From Portland Community College.

Certification: ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, L-1 Advanced Engine Performance.

Worked at Hawthorne Auto since: December 1997

In the automotive industry since: 1979

Hobbies: Fishing, baseball

Favorite car: Early 1950’s Buicks

Most challenging part of the job: Keeping up with the changing technology. That also is the most satisfying part of the job.

Advice to customers: Change your oil and filter every 3 months or 3,000 miles. This is the best thing you can do for your car. Even better, look in your owner service schedule and keep up with your regular service maintenance schedule.

Hans Kochs