Foundation Chevrolet - Technician Jobs in Wheat Ridge, CO

About Us

At Foundation Chevrolet Service Center we offer: - Market competitive salary and bonus opportunities - A promote from within culture and the chance to define your career growth - Company health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and all dependents - Continued Education - Team based work environment

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Yes it is air conditioned and heated!

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

40-50 team members

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

7 am- 6 pm Monday 7 am- 6 pm Tuesday 7 am- 6 pm Wednesday 7 am- 6 pm Thursday 7 am- 6 pm Friday 8 am-3 pm Saturday Closed Sunday 4 10 hour shifts a week or 5 8 hour shifts a week Shift 4/ 10 shift available 5/8

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

all GM specialty tools

What type of break room facility is provided?

We have a nice break room with tables, a refrigerator, microwave, and soda machines.

How many bays does your shop have?

30

How many repair orders do you average per month?

2,000

What is your parts ordering process?

xtime process

What is your policy on side work?

N/A

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

N/A

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes GM training ASE

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We promote from within

Can you describe your performance review process?

Quarterly performance review

What type of safety training is required?

KPA training

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

We do have apprenticeship available

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

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

Not at the moment but we are very open to these opportunities

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Foundation Chevrolet will continue to thrive in 5 years. One of our main goals is to retain employees so we are able to have an amazing staff with a wide range of knowledge.

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

We are always open to suggestions made by employees

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

Yes 10 minutes

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

Yes

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Just getting to know you better and what you're looking for as well as letting you know about our store culture and company. We will go over our benefits and what is offered, then a shop tour & Q&A.

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

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

1-2 days

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

1-2 weeks

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: $42,000 - $97,000/year

JOB DESCRIPTION The Master Technician is responsible for performing vehicle repair and maintenance work as assigned in accordance with dealership service center and factory standards. RESPONSIBILITIES Perform work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy in accordance with dealership and factory standards Diagnose and repair any malfunction Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts Examine the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required. Notify the service adviser immediately if repairs cannot be completed within the time promised Document work performed Road-test vehicles when required or refer to the test technician Keep abreast of factory technical bulletins Ensure that customers' cars are kept clean Keep shop area neat, and clean, and can account for all dealership-owned tools always Understand and follow federal, state, and local regulations, such as those governing the disposal of hazardous wastes Must follow dealer safety policies and procedures and immediately report all accidents to a manager or supervisor QUALIFICATIONS Technician experience is required Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information Must be a team player Valid driver's license Clean driving record All applicants must be authorized to work in the USA All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen Job Type: Full-time Pay: $25.00 - $50.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Day shift Application Question(s): What are some of the certifications you can provide? Experience: Automotive technician: 1 year (Preferred) cadillac service: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: One location

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: $48,000 - $83,000/year

Summary The Main Line tech position performs vehicle service and repair work as assigned in accordance with dealership and factory standards. The Main Line Tech is responsible for maintaining the requisite technical knowledge and skill to efficiently and accurately repair vehicles. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Perform vehicle maintenance work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards to drive customer loyalty. Diagnose the cause of malfunction and repair; determine any additional needed repairs. Maintain and develop technical knowledge of vehicle systems including, but not limited to: drivability, electrical, major engine mechanical, A/C, brakes, suspension, transmission, OBD-II, and general vehicle maintenance systems. Communicate with parts department to obtain needed parts. Save and tag parts if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer. Notify service advisor immediately if additional repair is required or not needed. Notify service advisor immediately if repairs can’t be completed within time promised. Document all work performed on the RO including recording cause of failure. Maintain the highest possible standards of workmanship; perform quality checks. Road-test vehicles when required or refer to the test technician. Ensure that customers’ cars are kept clean and are only driven for business purpose. Stay current in the latest diagnostic methods and service techniques across a number of brands; stay informed of latest bulletins, service manuals and other service publications. Participate in service training activities; attend factory-sponsored training classes. Communicate regularly with the service advisor/dispatcher to confirm repair order and diagnostic information. Meet customer service standards by achieving ‘above district’ customer service information “CSI” scores. Demonstrate ethical business practices and integrity in all interactions to uphold the Foundation Automotive brand. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent Graduate of mechanical vocational trade school or equivalent experience ASE certification Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record Successful completion of pre-employment screening Authorization to work in the USA Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $25.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday Weekend availability Experience: Automotive Technician: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: One location

C Level Technician
C Level Technicians are more of entry level technicians. C Level Technicians’ responsibilities typically include basic maintenance, alignments, brake and suspension work, along with other base level repairs.
Pay Range: $33,000 - $48,000/year

The Express Tech position performs will be responsible for lubricating cars in a quick, yet thorough manner, and for carrying out responsibilities assigned by the manager in accordance with factory standards, and building customer loyalty by developing trust and ensuring confidence in Foundation Automotive Group as a caregiver for their vehicle safety and reliability. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Diagnose and repair vehicle maintenance systems including, but not limited to: flushes, oil changes, tire rotations. Perform thorough check of customer’s car (i.e., battery, lights, and tires); referring all needed repairs and preventive maintenance to Service Advisor. Operate and maintain all lubrication equipment; perform all lubrication services. Receive repair order from either the Service Salesman or the Production Foreman and proceed to service lift. Lubricate entire car while looking for other items which may need repair. Make certain all equipment is in proper working order, especially the lifts. Use adequate, but not excessive, amounts of materials and supplies. Ensure that customers’ cars are kept clean and are only driven for business purpose. Keep shop area neat, clean; must account for all dealership-owned tools at all times. Stay current in the latest diagnostic methods and service techniques across a number of brands; stay informed of latest bulletins, service manuals and other service publications. Participate in service training activities; attend factory-sponsored training classes. Communicate regularly with service advisor/dispatcher to confirm repair order information and diagnostic information. Meet customer service standards by achieving ‘above district’ customer service information “CSI” scores. Follow established safety protocols; report any shop equipment in improper working condition; immediately report safety incidents. Understand, keep informed of, and comply with federal, state and local regulations that affect service operations, such as hazardous waste disposal and OSHA right-to-know. Safeguard dealership assets and customer data. Complete required training assigned through the company training portal. Adhere to consistent and reliable work schedule. Demonstrate ethical business practices and integrity in all interactions to uphold the Foundation Automotive brand. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record Successful completion of pre-employment screening Authorization to work in the USA Job Type: Full-time Pay: $17.00 - $25.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Day shift Monday to Friday Weekend availability Experience: Automotive repair: 1 year (Preferred) Customer service: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $37,000 - $41,000/year

Summary The Quick Lube Tech position performs will be responsible for lubricating cars in a quick, yet thorough manner, and for carrying out responsibilities assigned by manager in accordance with factory standards, and building customer loyalty by developing trust and ensuring confidence in Foundation Automotive Group as a caregiver for their vehicle safety and reliability. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Diagnose and repair vehicle maintenance systems including, but not limited to: flushes, oil changes, tire rotations. Perform thorough check of customer’s car (i.e., battery, lights, and tires); referring all needed repairs and preventive maintenance to Service Advisor. Operate and maintain all lubrication equipment; perform all lubrication services. Receive repair order from either the Service Salesman or the Production Foreman and proceed to service lift. Lubricate entire car while looking for other items which may need repair. Make certain all equipment is in proper working order, especially the lifts. Use adequate, but not excessive, amounts of materials and supplies. Ensure that customers’ cars are kept clean and are only driven for business purpose. Keep shop area neat, clean; must account for all dealership-owned tools at all times. Stay current in the latest diagnostic methods and service techniques across a number of brands; stay informed of latest bulletins, service manuals and other service publications. Participate in service training activities; attend factory-sponsored training classes. Communicate regularly with service advisor/dispatcher to confirm repair order information and diagnostic information. Meet customer service standards by achieving ‘above district’ customer service information “CSI” scores. Follow established safety protocols; report any shop equipment in improper working condition; immediately report safety incidents. Understand, keep informed of, and comply with federal, state and local regulations that affect service operations, such as hazardous waste disposal and OSHA right-to-know. Safeguard dealership assets and customer data. Complete required training assigned through the company training portal. Adhere to consistent and reliable work schedule. Demonstrate ethical business practices and integrity in all interactions to uphold the Foundation Automotive brand. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record Successful completion of pre-employment screening Authorization to work in the USA Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday Weekend availability Experience: quick lube: 1 year (Preferred) Customer service: 1 year (Preferred) automotive: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Service Advisor
Service Advisors are primarily customer focused and, as one of the faces of the shop, they are critical in keeping customers happy. Service Advisors are frequently focused on taking customer calls, relaying information to technicians, and selling repair jobs. Both technical and sales experience are helpful for this position.
Pay Range: $60,000 - $100,000/year

Foundation Automotive is looking for a Service Advisor for our dealership in Wheat Ridge, CO. This position will interact with customers to evaluate vehicle service needs, offer recommendations for additional services and complete the service/repair ticket. The Service Advisor position is responsible for a high level of customer interaction as well as coordinating repair order completion with the service techs and parts department. Responsibilities: Set, confirm, and prepare for appointments with customers to expedite their service experience Greet customers in a timely and friendly manner and develop customer loyalty Determine vehicle service needs based on customer information and vehicle inspection Consult and partner with customers regarding current and future service and repair recommendations Prepare repair orders for customers with full transparency including cost and time estimates Communicate frequently with technicians and parts department to ensure timely completion of work Contact customers regarding any changes in the estimate or promise time, explain cost and time requirements in detail and get proper authorization before any additional repairs are performed Follow-up with customers on the status of their vehicle, based on customer specifications Create a positive vehicle delivery experience for the customer Meet customer service standards by achieving ‘above district’ customer service information “CSI” scores. Establish personal income goals that are consistent with dealership standards of productivity and devise a strategy to meet those goals Providing an exceptional customer experience to drive loyalty Safeguard dealership assets and customer data Demonstrate superior product knowledge to effectively help customers with service maintenance requirements and warranty information Complete required training assigned through the company training portal Adhere to a consistent and reliable work schedule Demonstrate ethical business practices and integrity in all interactions to uphold the Foundation Automotive brand Effectively perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner Qualifications: 1-2+ years of Service experience within a dealership High School diploma or equivalent Proven ability to provide an exceptional customer experience Ability to sell a minimum quota according to dealership standards Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record Successful completion of pre-employment screening Authorization to work in the USA Job Type: Full-time Pay: $60,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Day shift Experience: Automotive service advisor: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Health Insurance Offered
Health Insurance offered Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Dental Insurance Offered
Dental insurance offered
Vision Insurance Offered
Vision Insurance offered
Retirement Plan Offered
Retirement Plan offered
Sick Leave Offered
Paid sick leave
Vacation Offered
Vacation offered
Paid Holidays Offered
paid holidays
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
We provide uniforms
Other Not Offered

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