Under The Hood
Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?
The shop is heated and air conditioned
What is the size of the team I’d be working with?
A team of four techs
What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?
7am to 6pm M-F, 7am-1pm Saturdays Technician hours 7:30am-5:30pm M-F 7am-1pm every fourth Saturday.
What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?
All manufacture special tools, flush machines, a/c machines, on the car brake lathe, VCM, battery tester, etc.
What type of break room facility is provided?
Technician break room
How many bays does your shop have?
10 bays, 9 Lifts and 1 flat.
How many repair orders do you average per month?
What is your parts ordering process?
Estimates and ordering are done electronically
What is your policy on side work?
Immediate and family owned vehicles only
Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?
A new showroom and service drive is being built.
Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?
We provide paid factory training
Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?
We do promote from within and provide our technicians with careers paths to help them achieve their career goals
Can you describe your performance review process?
Reviews are conducted yearly. Reviews are an evaluation of appearance, attendance, training, production, repeat repairs, and inspections
What type of safety training is required?
Knowledge of automotive shop safety
Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?
Apprentice techs will be assigned to work under seasoned techs. Seasoned techs will be paid a bonus based on the production. Techs will be available to answer questions, and to work side-by-side when time permits
How does your shop get involved with the local community?
We participate in the Susan's Kid's program
Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?
We are on the advisory board for Butler County Community College.
Where do you see the shop in five years?
Hours produced up by a minimum of 50%
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?
What do your in-person interviews entail?
We discuss and determine skill sets, give an explanation of benefits, pay plan, and end with a shop tour.
Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?
A background check will be performed.
Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?
Yes. We will discuss maintenance and repair experience.
After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?
No more that three business days.
Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?
No more that ten business days
Master Service Technician
Pay Range: $70,000 - $110,000/year
Flat Rate Hour PLUS Up to $6.00 per flat rate hour in performance bonus $1.50 Video Inspection Compliance $1.00 80 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $1.00 95 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $1.00 110 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $0.50 120 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $1.00 125% Production/MPI Compliance
Senior Master Service Technician
Pay Range: $90,000 - $130,000/year
Per Flat Rate Hour PLUS Up to $6.00 per flat rate hour in performance bonus $1.50 Video Inspection Compliance $1.00 80 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $1.00 95 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $1.00 110 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $0.50 120 plus flat rate hours in a pay period $1.00 125% Production/MPI Compliance
- Health Insurance Offered
- United Health Care Monthly Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction as of 01/01/23 PPO $1,500 Deductible Employee Only $261.91 Employee/Spouse $913.33 Employee/Children $849.20 Family $1,445.39 PPO $2,500 Deductible Employee Only $234.90 Employee/Spouse $848.43 Employee/Children $788.02 Family $1,349.54 PPO $5,000 Deductible Employee Only $202.40 Employee/Spouse $770.35 Employee/Children $714.43 Family $1,234.23
- Dental Insurance Offered
- Delta Dental Monthly Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction as of 01/01/23 Employee Only $32.63 Employee/Spouse $70.16 Employee/Children $63.71 Family $100.49
- Vision Insurance Offered
- Eye Med Monthly Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction as of 01/01/23 Employee Only $8.96 Employee/Spouse $19.88 Employee/Children $16.20 Family $27.12
- Retirement Plan Offered
- Sentry 401K Employee Matching contribution up to 3.5% Vesting Less than 2yrs 0% 2yrs 20% 3yrs 30% 4 yrs 60% 5 yrs 80% 6 yrs+ 100%
- Sick Leave Not Offered
- Vacation Offered
- 5 days after 1 year of employment 10 days after 3 years of employment Paid out on a 12 month daily average
- Paid Holidays Offered
- Christmas, New Years Day, Memorial Day, Forth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving. Paid out 8 hours a day in a lump sum in December.
- ST / LT Disability Not Offered
- Life Insurance Offered
- Complimentary $15,000 Policy
- Uniforms Offered
- Manufacture branded uniforms provided at no cost
- Other Offered
- Saturday PTO We are open from 7am to 1pm on Saturdays. Earn 2.0 hours of paid time off for every Saturday worked.
Construction started on our new dealership started this month. A brand new state of the art shop will be built. Stay tuned.
Top Shop Challenge: Ask your techs to give a shout out to a teacher that helped get them where they are today.
Thank you Mark Jaye, Associate Professor Automotive Technology, with Butler County Community College for allowing our dealership to be a part of your internship program!
We conduct video inspections that are text directly to our customers. This allows our technicians to speak to the customers and makes the visit transparent. A bonus is paid to technicians who perform video inspections consistently!
Top Shop Challenge: Let's highlight some amazing service advisors. Pick one or two of your service advisors to highlight.
A should out to Paul Shafer for making clients feel welcome on our alternate service drive through construction.
Top Shop Challenge: What are a couple of things you'd like to highlight that happened last month?
It was a record March for the service department even with the challenges of construction of our new building and shop located next door.