Automobile Service Company - Technician Jobs in St. Louis Park, MN

About Us

Automobile Service Company is experiencing significant growth in our fleet & retail customer demand, and we're seeking full-time employees to join our team! We are looking for ambitious, experienced technicians who want make a lot of money working on a constant and varied stream of repair services in a prime location. We are a locally owned business, established in 1965, that prides itself on exceeding customer expectations. We are proud of our reputation & reviews. If you care about the quality of your work and want to be busy on a wide variety of work, join us! Our facility has been recently renovated from the ground up, featuring an open floor plan with exceptional work stations, state of the art equipment and a clean, well-lit work environment. We are a stress & drama-free place of employment that takes work seriously, while understanding the value of an enjoyable work day. ASC believes in providing every opportunity for our employees to succeed.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated, very well lit, open floor plan, and well ventilated

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

8-10 staff

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

Monday - Friday (No weekends) 7:00 - 5:00

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

Traditional shop equipment / specialty tools Scan tool equipment

What type of break room facility is provided?

Lunch room / break room

How many bays does your shop have?

9 with hoists 3-4 open space area bays

How many repair orders do you average per month?

250

What is your parts ordering process?

Online / computer at work station, Service Advisor will assist

What is your policy on side work?

No side work other than personally owned / family vehicles

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

Excellent facility with many modern upgrades. Drama-free, fun environment.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Training courses on new systems available through vendors. Tuition allowance for some training / certifications.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We believe in providing advancement from within prior to outside hiring. We are always looking to expand and grow.

Can you describe your performance review process?

One on one meetings, reviewing progress, room for improvements, and desired advancements.

What type of safety training is required?

Standard safety requirements

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

Hands-on personal involvement. Showing as well as instructing, making sure things are understood as learned.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We sponsor and provide needed items for local events.

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

Not currently, but we are open to work study programs for the right individuals.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Very busy, highly productive, possible 2nd location.

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

We believe in keeping quality people, giving them the opportunity to grow with us with no limitations.

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

Short application process

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

At times if not immediately available for in person

What do your in-person interviews entail?

In person conversation with questions welcomed from all parties.

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

Yes

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

No

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

3-5 days while waiting for back ground screening results.

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

7-10 days

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

We are easy to work with and will expedite the process to the best of out ability for the right candidate.

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: $70,000 - $120,000/year

Flat rate production with shop production incentives

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: $60,000 - $100,000/year

Falt rate production

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: $50,000 - $90,000/year

Hourly / Flat rate production

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $45,000 - $65,000/year

Hourly with upselling commission

Service Advisor
Service Advisors are primarily customer focused and, as one of the faces of the shop, they are critical in keeping customers happy. Service Advisors are frequently focused on taking customer calls, relaying information to technicians, and selling repair jobs. Both technical and sales experience are helpful for this position.
Pay Range: $60,000 - $90,000/year

Sales & production incentives

Health Insurance Offered
Individual or Family plan available
Dental Insurance Offered
Individual or Family plan available
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Offered
Matching contribution available
Sick Leave Offered
Available
Vacation Offered
Available
Paid Holidays Offered
Available
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
Provided
Other Not Offered

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