GP Auto-Tech Center - Technician Jobs in Portland, TX

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

No a/c or heating, but the bay doors sit on both sides of the shop to allow airflow.

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

Currently, we work with a team of 6

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

Monday through Friday 8:00am-6:00pm NO WEEKENDS!!!!

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

Automotive scan tool, various timing tool sets, major equipment, etc....

What type of break room facility is provided?

Designated shop area with a table, chairs, microwave, fridge

How many bays does your shop have?


How many repair orders do you average per month?

About 150

What is your parts ordering process?

Mostly online orders. Some by phone calls. Parts will be received as soon as possible for technicians to complete their repairs

What is your policy on side work?

No side work allowed at the shop

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We don't directly offer skills training or continuing education opportunities, but we're here to assist you in your learning journey.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We are a small shop so there aren't too many positions to move into. We will encourage our technicians to grow in our industry, and improve their skill set

Can you describe your performance review process?

No formal review process. Reviews and discussions will be conducted on a "need be" basis. Employees are always encouraged to come talk with us if anything comes up

What type of safety training is required?

No formal safety training

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

We run a very team orientated atmosphere. More experienced technicians will be available to answer questions and help through repairs when time permits

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We support our local high school booster club

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

We support our local high school booster club

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We're always looking to expand our client list. With that, comes putting good, hard-working people around us. When we succeed as a business, we succeed individually as well

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

Yes, basic application that takes about 10 minutes to complete

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

We prefer to in-person interviews

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Discussion for our in-person interviews includes the candidate's work history, skill set, and getting to know them as a person

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


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

No formal skill assessment. Skill assessment is done through the interview process

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

1 week

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

1 week

Automotive Technician Pay Range: $35.00 - $45.00/hour

Jobs are based on shop labor guide, pay will be based on background, certifications, and skill set

Health Insurance Not Offered
Dental Insurance Not Offered
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
1 week after one year.
Paid Holidays Not Offered
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
Work shirts and work pants provided
Other Not Offered

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