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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Yes the facility is completely climate controlled.

What is the size of the team I’d be working with?

It depends, current team sizes range from 5-20 team members.

What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

Hours are 7 am to 7 pm Monday - Saturday. All of our Techs work a three day work week.

What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

We provide all the necessary tools besides basic hand tools.

What type of break room facility is provided?

State of the art break room, with two kitchens including 4 refrigerators, plus 2 65" TV's to watch during breaks.

How many bays does your shop have?

Currently 30+, but have plans to eventually have over 100.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Our goal is to eventually recondition 50-60k cars per year.

What is your parts ordering process?

We have an onsite parts department that handles all of the part orders.

What is your policy on side work?

Permitted, with supervisor approval.

Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?

Everything in the facility is brand new, including all the lifts, equipment, and furnishings. We our Techs NBA' style lockers and have showers installed in the restrooms for the Techs.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes, A.I.M is committed to the professional development of our employees. We offer a variety of a full training program and continuing education opportunities to support their growth. We believe in empowering our team members to enhance their skills and stay current in their respective fields.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

At A.I.M., we are committed to providing our automotive technicians with robust opportunities for career growth within our dynamic industry. We recognize the importance of nurturing talent and empowering our team members to advance in their careers. Here's how we support career growth: 1. Skill Development Programs: - We offer ongoing training programs to ensure that our technicians stay abreast of the latest automotive technologies and industry trends. These programs not only enhance their current skills but also provide opportunities to acquire new ones. 2. Career Pathways: - We have established clear career pathways for automotive technicians, outlining the various levels of expertise and responsibilities. This helps our team members understand the steps they can take to advance their careers within the company. 3. Mentorship Opportunities: - Experienced technicians have the chance to mentor and guide less experienced team members. This not only contributes to the development of the mentee but also allows mentors to hone their leadership and coaching skills. 4. Specialization and Certifications: - We encourage our technicians to pursue specialized areas of interest within the automotive field. Whether it's diagnostics, hybrid vehicles, or other niche areas, we support certifications and training that can lead to career advancement. 5. Leadership Opportunities: - As our technicians grow in their careers, they may have the chance to take on leadership roles. This could include supervisory positions, team leadership, or even managerial roles, depending on their skills, experience, and aspirations. 6. Recognition and Rewards: - Exceptional performance and dedication are recognized and rewarded. We have programs in place to acknowledge the contributions of our technicians, including performance-based incentives and other recognition initiatives.

Can you describe your performance review process?

At A.I.M., we have a comprehensive and transparent performance review process designed to recognize and support the professional growth of our employees. Our process typically involves the following key elements: 1. Goal Setting: - At the beginning of each performance cycle, employees and their managers collaboratively set clear and measurable goals aligned with individual and company objectives. 2. Regular Check-ins: - Throughout the performance cycle, employees engage in regular check-in meetings with their managers to discuss progress, challenges, and receive feedback. This fosters continuous communication and ensures that expectations are well-defined. 3. Feedback Mechanisms: - We encourage a culture of open communication, where feedback flows not only from managers to employees but also vice versa. Peer feedback and self-assessments may also be incorporated into the review process. 4. Performance Evaluation: - At the end of the performance cycle, managers conduct a comprehensive assessment of each employee's performance against the established goals and expectations. This evaluation includes an analysis of skills, accomplishments, and contributions to the team and company. 5. Professional Development Planning: - Based on the performance review, we work with employees to identify areas of strength and areas for improvement. Together, we develop personalized professional development plans to support continuous learning and career progression. 6. Compensation and Recognition: - High-performing employees are recognized and rewarded for their contributions. Our performance review process is tied to compensation decisions to ensure that employees are fairly rewarded for their efforts. Our performance review process is not just an evaluation but a strategic tool to align individual and company goals, foster employee development, and ensure that everyone is equipped for success within our dynamic work environment.

What type of safety training is required?

At this time, safety training is not required.

Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

At A.I.M., our experienced Techs play a crucial role in fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment. They actively mentor younger techs through various channels, such as one-on-one mentoring sessions, regular team meetings, and collaborative projects. Our mentoring program aims to facilitate knowledge transfer, skill development, and career growth. Experienced Techs at A.I.M. are encouraged to share their expertise, provide guidance on technical challenges, and offer insights into best practices. This mentorship not only enhances the skills of younger techs but also creates a culture of continuous learning and professional development. We believe in the power of collaboration and knowledge sharing to drive innovation within our team. By fostering strong mentorship relationships, we aim to build a cohesive and dynamic tech community at A.I.M.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We sponsor local automotive programs.

Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

Yes, we are currently working with local community colleges and high schools.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We will have over 20+ locations nationwide and will be reconditioning 60K+ cars per year.

Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

Depends upon current hiring needs.

Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

Yes, quick interview to gauge the interest of the candidate

What do your in-person interviews entail?

We provide a tour of the facility, a meeting with management, and a practical application test.

Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

We perform background checks on all prospective employees.

Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

Yes, technicians well inspect a vehicle that has already been inspected by one of our technicians.

After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

1-2 days

Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

Depends upon hiring needs.

Detailer Pay Range: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00/year

This is base salary only and does not include any performance bonuses.

A Level Technician Pay Range: $90,000.00 - $125,000.00/year

This is base salary only and does not include any performance bonuses.

B Level Technician Pay Range: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00/year

This is base salary only and does not include any performance bonuses.

C Level Technician Pay Range: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00/year

This is base salary only and does not include any performance bonuses.

Collision Painter Pay Range: $60,000.00 - $125,000.00/year

This is base salary only and does not include any performance bonuses.

Health Insurance Offered
We offer 5 different medical insurance plans with BCBS for both you and your family.
Dental Insurance Offered
Our dental insurance is through MetLife.
Vision Insurance Offered
Our vision insurance is through MetLife.
Retirement Plan Offered
We offer a 401k plan with company contributions.
Sick Leave Offered
We offer paid sick leave.
Vacation Offered
We offer paid PTO.
Paid Holidays Offered
All major holidays are paid.
ST / LT Disability Offered
ST/LT Disability is offered at no cost to our employees.
Life Insurance Offered
Life Insurance is provided at no cost to our employees.
Uniforms Offered
Clean uniforms are provided each week.
Other Offered
All of our Tech's work a 3 day work week.

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