Briganti’s Automotive Services - Technician Jobs in Hollister, CA

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  • German car day
  • AAA 2019 Finalist
  • Maserati Ghibli
  • 1996 Dodge Ram Cummins 6.9  
We had it rebuilt and we did some performance modifications.
  • 2017 Audi  Q7 Quattro  checking system car has a missfire.
  • Our Alignment machine has 3 50 inch High Definition TV’s. So you can see what you are doing.
  • This TV is mounted under the bench in front of the car. So you can see it when you are working under the car.
  • This is the shop tool box that is for everyone to use
  • This tool kart has everything you might need to check cars out.
  • Check out this cool 69 Chevelle that came in last week
  • Nice one a green Vehicle
  • Large or small we fix them all. Cool little car
  • We just updated the shop information system. Two monitors make it nice to look up things
  • This is the service writers desk all new system
  • This is a 2014 Ford Hybrid. That was towed in because it wouldn't move
  • Ken is installing a new electric rack and pinion.
  • 2013 Porsche Panamera
  • 2013 Panamera

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is heated and the shop stays cool due to insulation and 4 large fans

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

I would like to have 3 techs

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

Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm . (2) 15 min breaks and 1 Hr lunch

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

We have 2 very large tool boxes that are full of tools We have air & Battery operated tools for everyone to use, all in like-new condition

What type of break room facility is provided?

We encourage you to get away from the work environment and clear your mind because it gives you a chance to relax, reset and enjoy your work.

How many bays does your shop have?

5 Bays and 4 lifts

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Anywhere from 30 to 60 per month

What is your parts ordering process?

I have awesome suppliers aftermarket and factory.

What is your policy on side work?

Side work is not to be performed anywhere on the shop premises nor will any shop part be used from this shop or purchased using our shop accounts.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes we are involved with Ac Delco , Motorcraft , Mopar & Bosch. We also have access to Motor online and Direct- Hit. We also have access to many different training seminars.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We will help you get and keep your ASE'S, Smog License , Brake & Headlamp.

Can you describe your performance review process?

This is on going we reward our tech's for outstanding achievement's. With bonus and paid time off

What type of safety training is required?

We constantly talk about safety and make it our number one priority. We have a perfects safety record and we want to keep it that way.

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

We encourage everyone to be a team player and help each other. Remember you can learn something from anyone. Two heads are better than one.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Elks lodge, Boosters & Scouts

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

I was on the high school advisory board for 15 years

Where do you see the shop in five years?

I would like to find someone to train and take it over

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


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

Only a few minutes, I mostly rely on resumes.

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

I will talk to an applicant on the phone and ask for a resume by email first. If I like what I see I will schedule a appointment and have them call before they come in.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

I will ask them about themselves and see how they present themselves. I will also see what kind of car they drive. I expand on the resume.

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

Sometimes only if I feel uneasy about them or if I feel it's warranted.

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

Yes, I invite them to come and check out the shop

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

Usually 1hr or with in 24hr

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

This all depends on how soon the applicant is available to work.

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

I am looking for someone to take us to the next level and that has a great work ethic. I would like to find someone to mentor to take over for me in the next 3 to 5 years

B Level Technician Pay Range: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00/year ($21.63 - $26.44/hr)

This is based on skill level, performance and current licenses held. Tools belonging to the tech are not needed at this level. Must have several years experience in the automotive repair field and the willingness to progress to an A tech.

A Level Technician Pay Range: $63,000.00 - $100,000.00/year ($30.29 - $48.08/hr)

This is based on skill level, performance and current licenses held. Must have their own tools and at least 5 to 7 years experience as an auto tech. + Bonus program.

Health Insurance Offered
We are to small to offer health ins
Dental Insurance Not Offered
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered
Up to 3 days a year Sick time with pay
Vacation Offered
After 2 years
Paid Holidays Offered
Paid Holiday pay for major holidays
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Offered
None sponsored
Uniforms Offered
We will provide uniforms, gloves and safety gear
Other Not Offered

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