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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Shop is heated

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

Teams are in 4's

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

Monday-Saturday 7:00am-6:00pm Shifts Tuesday-Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm

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

All tool needs to do the job. This includes all manufacture specialty tools, and major equipment

What type of break room facility is provided?

Fridge, microwave, coffee maker, table, chairs

How many bays does your shop have?

9 total bays 2 express bays

How many repair orders do you average per month?

1000

What is your parts ordering process?

Parts request are sent through Xtime and picked up at the parts counter.

What is your policy on side work?

No side work allowed in the shop, Techs are allowed to work on their own cars after hours but must be done by the time Sales leaves at 8:00pm

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

We will be moving into a brand new building in 2025 that will have state-of-the-art equipment and lifts. Also will have 5 express bays.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We promote within and all lube techs will move up to an apprenticeship as time allows which will lead into becoming a master trained Kia Tech.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Performance reviews are done every 90 days. We will go over what the employee did well that year, what they can work on, and make sure we're working toward their career goals

What type of safety training is required?

We provide periodic in-house training

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

New techs work right along with other techs in their dept. until such time they are comfortable doing the job on their own. When they master express they will then get the chance to move up to the main shop as an apprentice working and learning from a master tech and going out for Kia training.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We are sponsors of CSU and we are always doing interesting events in the community.

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

In shop and outside class training to get everyone who wants to be a master tech.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

In 5 years we will be in our new building that will have us double the size and double the output with a ton of new opportunities.

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

We have an applications that takes about 20 minutes to complete

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

We do a light phone screen to gauge the interest of the candidate and find out some basic information

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Interviewing with the service manager and GM. Discussion includes the candidate's background, certifications, skill set, career path, and getting to about them

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 formal skill assessment. Assessment is done through interview process

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

48-72 hours

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

3-5 business days

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $16.00 - $18.00/hour

Hourly pay based on experience

Health Insurance Offered
After 90 days
Dental Insurance Offered
After 90 days
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered
Accrual starts first day.
Vacation Offered
After 1st year
Paid Holidays Offered
Major holidays off with pay.
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
Work uniforms are supplied
Other Not Offered

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