Bill Pearce BMW - Reno - Technician Jobs in Reno, NV

About Us

Bill Pearce is a locally owned family run business for over 50 years in Reno Nevada. We believe that your personal time is just as important as your professional time. As an example, Technicians rotate Saturday work schedules and receive a three-day weekend the following week. We believe in giving back to our community through donations to local charities. The company values its employees and gives back to them in many forms including a family picnic in the summer, Holiday party, Holiday bonus, Turkey's at Thanksgiving, quarterly employee team building activities and many other perks. For more information, please visit www.billpearcemotors.com

Photos

  • Front of store recently remodeled
  • Service entrance
  • Showroom
  • Waiting area and Advisors
  • Service Drive
  • Heated and Cooled Shop
  • Shop work bay with toolbox and roll-a-round box provided
  • shop
  • Hunter alignment rack
  • Dedicated tire area with latest hunter mounting and balancing equipment
  • Full locker room each tech gets 2 lockers
  • Forman ran special tool area
  • Tech lunchroom
  • Plenty of parking!
  • Parking
  • Parking

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated and Air conditioned

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

3 flat rate technicians with a dedicated service advisor

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

Mon-Sat 7:30-4:30 or 8-5

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

Manufacturer specialty tools supplied

What type of break room facility is provided?

Full break room coffee, water bottle fill station, refrigerator, microwaves, and tv.

How many bays does your shop have?

14 with room to expand to 16

How many repair orders do you average per month?

900 (but we could do more) we currently have a month and a half wait for an appointment.

What is your parts ordering process?

All orders are done through the manufacturer.

What is your policy on side work?

Ok to work on your personal vehicle in shop with ro. Side work on our brands prohibited.

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

Large facility located on 10 acres.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Employees are encouraged to take factory training and we pay you while you're at school.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Opportunities are available to advance based on performance and training level.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Annual reviews

What type of safety training is required?

Normal OSHA shop safety training and Privacy requirements

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

Senior techs are provided production bonuses based on the performance of all techs in their group thus ensuring assistance to newer technicians.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Fund raisers. Donations. Board memberships to local organizations.

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

Unfortunately, not many opportunities for this but we are working on sponsoring a school through the BMW program.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

looking for ways to expand, our town is filling up!

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

What’s So Great About Reno? Population 425,000 (and growing) Average Commute is 18.6 minutes (7 minutes faster than the national average) #10 Named Best Place to Live by liveability .com Cost of Living is 5.8% lower than the national average NO Personal Income Tax 300 Plus Sunshine Days a Year 2 Hours to Black Rock City (Burning Man)

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

Yes, 15-20 minutes

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

If out of states yes

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Meeting with Manager and shop forman, and a tour of facility

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

yes background and drug screening

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?

within a week

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

Can be immediate hiring

BMW Technician Pay Range: $52,000 - $76,960/year ($25.00 - $37.00/hr)

Flat rate plus production bonuses based on 80 hours per two week pay period flagged. Additional bonuses discussed during interview

Entry Level Technician Pay Range: $31,200 - $43,680/year

Hourly rate guaranteed 80 hours per 2 week pay period. Will require travel for training for brand certification.

Health Insurance Offered
PPO provided through Hometown Health
Dental Insurance Offered
Offered through Ameritas
Vision Insurance Offered
Offered through Ameritas
Retirement Plan Offered
401K program with target date and individual funds available. Optional Owner matching contribution, owner has averaged a 40% match. Fully vested after 5 years of continuous employment.
Sick Leave Offered
Start earning PTO after 90 days of employment.
Vacation Offered
Start earning PTO after 90 days of employment. Earn up to a maximum of 160 hours, paid at your average flagged hours per day.
Paid Holidays Offered
Major Holidays, list provided upon request.
ST / LT Disability Offered
For additional fees
Life Insurance Offered
$20,000.00 provided by company
Uniforms Offered
Provided included Dealership paid cleaning
Other Offered
Paid training including travel time, paid at average hours flagged rate.

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