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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is heated in the winter but no Air conditioning.

What is the size of the team Iā€™d be working with?

You will be working with a team 6 technicians and a shop supervisor

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

Shop hours is 7 am to 5 pm Mobile technician hours is 3 pm to 12 am

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

The shop provides computers for diagnosing and all specialty tools.

What type of break room facility is provided?

There is a break room that has a refrigerator and microwaves with a table.

How many bays does your shop have?

The shop has 5 bays.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

On average about 160 to 170 but this is growing do the mobile repairs.

What is your parts ordering process?

Parts are request through Fullbay software and the parts department sources them.

What is your policy on side work?

You can do side work as long as it is not one of our customers and it is not done at our facility.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We have an in-house trainer with about 25 years' experience and extensive computer diagnostic knowledge,

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

If a position comes open, we like to promote from within.

Can you describe your performance review process?

There is an annual review done every year.

What type of safety training is required?

Basic shop safety

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

All technicians work will new technicians to train them on how to do repairs and diagnosis.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We service many of the local communities' vehicles and donate some of our time to working on nonprofit projects vehicles.

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

We do not at this time but would like to get involved with this.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We would like to see our shop grow to multiple locations and multiple service trucks across the state of South Carolina.

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

No, we recommend sending a resume to aaron@generaldieselrepair.com

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

Prefer an in-person interview.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

You will be interview by the General Manager, Shop supervisor, and in house trainer.

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

We do not perform background checks or drug screenings. We do like for future employees to come work for us in the shop for a day to see what their knowledge leave is and how they fit in with the shop.

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?

Within 48 hours

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

About 1 week depending on how long it takes for someone to be interviewed.

Technician Pay Range: $20 - $60/hour

We pay a base hourly rate from 20 to 35 per hour plus a commission based on your effective labor rate(ELR). Pay per hour is depending on your experience

Road Service Technician Pay Range: $20 - $60/hour

We pay a base hire rate for this position plus a percentage of the labor sales of the technician.

Health Insurance Offered
The company provides 3 options for the employee. Bronze-paid in full by the company Silver and Gold-Company pays up to 80% of the premium. Insurance starts at the beginning of the month after the employees first full month of employment
Dental Insurance Offered
There is a dental plan that the employee pays a small amount for every paid day.
Vision Insurance Offered
There is a vision plan that the employee pays a small amount for every paid day.
Retirement Plan Offered
401k the company matches 4% after the employee contribution is at 5%.
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
The company provides a PTO program where the employee earns time off for every hour he/she works.
Paid Holidays Not Offered
ST / LT Disability Offered
ST Disability is provided by the company.
Life Insurance Offered
Life Insurance is provided by the company.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms are provided by the company.
Other Not Offered

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