Aspen Auto Clinic - Centennial - Technician Jobs in Centennial, CO

About Us

Aspen Auto Clinic is a premier, award-winning, full-service maintenance, and repair center. We are the fastest growing, state of the art company in the Colorado Front Range in the auto repair industry, and getting there was no accident. Everything we do at Aspen is high quality. From the services we provide, the people you will work with and the products we use. From being voted "Best Mechanic" 20 years in a row and "Best Workplace" by Ratchet and Wrench to our community involvement, Aspen Auto Clinic' mission is to change the way you look at automotive repair. Focusing intently on peerless customer service that is matched only by the quality of our automotive offerings, including everything from a routine oil change to full engine repair, we believe in providing true customer service and integrity in the auto repair industry. Aspen Auto is also heavily involved in our community. We offer free classes for new drivers, and women’s car care clinics. Our facilities are open for organizations and schools for field trips and merit badge classes. We also have a fabulous fundraising program, our efforts support local schools, churches, Gries Family Charity, and non profits like Tessa, donating $15,000 in repairs in 2021. This program is unique and virtually unheard of in the automotive industry. Through this program we want to thank our community for its support and intend to raise $1 million in the next two years.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated and 2 large swamp coolers in the service area

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

3 Master Technicians and 1 General Service Technician

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

7am - 6pm Shifts run 7am - 5pm or 8am - 6pm

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

Multiple scan tools, pico scope,

What type of break room facility is provided?

Lunch room in shop

How many bays does your shop have?

12

How many repair orders do you average per month?

285

What is your parts ordering process?

Dedicated parts professional on staff to build estimates and order parts.

What is your policy on side work?

We do not allow side work, but do allow access to our building if you wish to work on your own vehicle

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We offer access to training classes and seminars. APEX and SEMA in 2021 with more to come next year. We have sent our technicians to training in San Diego, Chicago, Denver just to name a few places! We pay for each ASE certification and will schedule for you. We also pay for re-certifications. We have access to Transformers Institute which is a consulting and training company for sales advisors and technicians.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Aspen Auto Clinic is all about growth! Both individual and in store count! We offer a structure with a clear career path and will promote from within our current ranks.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Aspen Auto Clinic utilizes "Catalytic Coaching" which involves the employee and manager input equally.

What type of safety training is required?

During on-boarding and orientation you will receive training over the safe use of lifts and equipment and how to safely navigate the service area.

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

Each location has a highly trained (Usually L1 or higher) Master Technician that is responsible for working with new hires and showing them the ropes. Foreman are available for and provide detailed training.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Aspen Auto Clinic is involved in multiple charities. We are involved in Adopt-a-trail to help keep our mountain community clean. We offer women's car care classes. New driver car care basics. We provide free work for Tessa, a women's shelter local to Colorado Springs, donating $15k in repairs. We are also involved with a charity that helps less fortunate children receive Christmas presents.

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

We sponsor a scholarship for Pikes Peak Community College each year.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

One of our Core Values we live by is to "Be better today than yesterday". While not a prediction of future success, we believe our culture and business platform will accelerate us into new sales highs and store count growth with each passing year.

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

Our application form is on our website. It generally takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete.

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

1st interview is generally over the phone where a more casual conversation is had to determine the applicant and Aspens needs and match for each other.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Our in-person interviews can last as long as 2 hours, but are usually conducted and completed within 90 minutes. We have very specific questions to ensure there is an overall fit for both Aspen and the applicant. We have strict hiring practices and our decisions are based more on cultural fit than experience.

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

Background checks and physicals are requirements for each technician.

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

No formal assessment, but during the in-person interview, specific questions relating to skill level are asked.

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

Applicants are notified of decisions within 48 hours.

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

On average, 48 hours. If you are moving from out-of-state, sometimes the background check takes longer.

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?

The hiring process is very deliberate and detailed. We don't just hire anyone and we must be an equal match for each other.

A Level Technician
A Level Technicians are highly skilled technicians that have strengths in their diagnostic and mechanical ability. This level of technician typically has many years of experience and education. We view an A Level Technician as the highest skilled technician in a shop
Pay Range: $75,000 - $125,000/year ($36.06 - $60.10/hr)

Average performers can come in and make $70k. High-achievers will earn over $100k. Guarantee is also offered for at least 60 days to get acclimated to Aspen Auto Clinic programs and process. Sr. Level Master Technicians typically never have to lean on a guarantee. We have traffic and high performing, fully trained Service Advisors.

B Level Technician
B Level Technicians are skilled in mechanical repair and, while not their specialty, have some diagnostic skills. B Level Technicians generally have a fair amount of experience and can be trusted to handle most repairs.
Pay Range: $52,000 - $85,000/year ($25.00 - $40.87/hr)

Our B-level technicians rarely flag below 75 hours in a pay period.

C Level Technician
C Level Technicians are more of entry level technicians. C Level Technicians’ responsibilities typically include basic maintenance, alignments, brake and suspension work, along with other base level repairs.
Pay Range: $39,000 - $52,000/year

C - level technicians are as important to us as Master Technicians. We know that the shop is driven by work that is performed or inspected by our C Techs.

Health Insurance Offered
Insurance is offered through CoAdvantage, (a PEO-A professional employer organization), different plans and options are offered.
Dental Insurance Offered
A full suite of dental benefits are available for enrollment
Vision Insurance Offered
A full suite of vision benefits are available for enrollment
Retirement Plan Offered
401K with company match.
Sick Leave Offered
Each employee is provided sick leave in accordance with government regulations
Vacation Offered
You start earning vacation time on your first day
Paid Holidays Offered
Standard 6 holidays (Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving)
ST / LT Disability Offered
Employer provides
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
Full uniforms provided at no cost to the employee
Other Not Offered

Shop Talk

Check out Matthew Khalil's shop update for the month of May.

Are you an automotive technician looking to work for one of Colorado's top rated automotive repair shops? Look no further than Aspen Auto Clinic. We have locations ranging between Colorado Springs and Denver.

Nathan, one of our ASE Master Certified Technicians, talks about why he loves working at Aspen Auto Clinic.