Estes Park Tire & Auto - Technician Jobs in Estes Park, CO

About Us

Estes Park Tire & Auto is a full service automotive repair and tire shop. Our automotive technician section specializes in vehicle maintenance, diagnosis and repair. We are a young shop that took over our current location in June 2020. We are looking for motivated technicians with prior experience and manufacturer or ASE certifications. We offer competitive compensation, paid time off, tool reimbursement, and training reimbursement.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Shop is heated, office is air conditioned

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

Currently have 5-7 team members Looking to expand to 9-11

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

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm Saturday 8am - 2pm

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

We provide major shop equipment and tools, computers but technicians are required to have own set of tools.

What type of break room facility is provided?

We provide a room with a refrigerator, microwave.

How many bays does your shop have?

6 total bays 1 dedicated to oil changes 2 tires bays 3 mechanic bays, 1 with hunter alignment rack

How many repair orders do you average per month?

About 180 per month

What is your parts ordering process?

Technicians go through the service advisors to order parts

What is your policy on side work?

We don't allow it

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

No not yet but it will be one of our priorities moving forward. We do reimburse our technicians for ASE Certification completion.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We prefer to promote from within, we provide opportunities to learn and grow wether thats to more experienced tech or service advisors.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Informal monthly and formal quarterly reviews

What type of safety training is required?

None are required but prior knowledge of tools or equipement is preferred

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

We are a smaller team and our more experienced technicians work hand in hand to help less experienced technicians grow and learn.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We are a part of a small community where everyone knows everyone. Work with cross roads ministry to help facilitate less fortunate, getting their cars on the road.

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

Nothing formal at this time

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Opened in June of 2020, expand our team and earn respect and loyalty of local community

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

No formal application process

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

Yes we do prefer a phone screen before in-person inteviews

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Our in-person interviews include a tour of facility and we focus on expectations and what your primary duties will be.

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

None are required

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

We may go through some questions in the interview but nothing formal

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

Typically about a week

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

Can be as quick as a week to two weeks

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

We require proof of certifications

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: $74,900 - $83,200/year ($36.01 - $40.00/hr)

Sign On Bonus! $36-$40 Per Hour Flat Rate

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: $62,400 - $72,800/year ($30.00 - $35.00/hr)

Sign On Bonus! $30-$35 Per hour Flat Rate

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $33,250 - $41,600/year ($15.99 - $20.00/hr)

$16-$20 per hour Experince with either Tires or Oil Changes or both More than 6 months of automotive related experience

Health Insurance Not Offered
Dental Insurance Not Offered
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered
Sick days can be taken as needed un paid or can use vacation days as well
Vacation Offered
Available after the first 6 months 10 days a year, must be Pre Approved Accrues per hour worked
Paid Holidays Not Offered
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
Summer and winter uniforms
Other Offered
Sign On Bonus Oppourtinities! Tool purchase reimbursement monthly (Based on position) ASE testing reimbursement upon completion

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