Groove Subaru - Technician Jobs in Englewood, CO

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Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is heated butdoes not have air conditioning.

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

There are 25-30 techs and 10-15 service advisors, managers, and shop foreman.

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

The shop is open 7am to 8pm and shifts are mostly 8am ready to work until 5pm.

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

There are a variety of tools available for technicians to share including diagnostic, time machines, and brake lathe.

What type of break room facility is provided?

There is a tech locker room and conference room available.

How many bays does your shop have?

There are 25 bays in our shop.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Approximately 3000 per month.

What is your parts ordering process?

Subaru Parts Eye

What is your policy on side work?

We do not allow side work at Groove Subaru.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We offer paid on-the-job training with a Master Technician and offer tuition/ASE reimbursement.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Career growth opportunities are endless, and we have multiple tech career paths to choose from. Our entry-level positions can lead to higher management roles or more advanced tech roles. Groove Auto has a team that's focused entirely on growth and career paths. We create concrete plans for everyone, from lube techs, light-duty mainline techs, advanced diagnosis technicians, and more. Whether you want to become a master tech or even run the entire service drive, we'll show you how it can happen. We have multiple technicians here who started as porters and are now Master Technicians. We always prioritize promotion from within the company.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Our process is to review regularly. Our leadership team will make sure that we are on the right path with each technician, so we are continually investing in them. This could be side conversations or formal review quarterly.

What type of safety training is required?

We provide safety training through an online portal.

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

Our apprentices are assigned to one of our Master Technicians or Lead Technicians depending on what specialty the apprentice is being trained in—i.e. Electrical, Engine, or EV.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

The Groove Auto Keep Driving Foundation is committed to investing in our local communities. We provide access to grants to help drive change and build a brighter future for individuals and organizations in need. We have also partnered with Folds of Honor since 2017 to support their mission to honor the sacrifice of our military and educate their legacy. From Memorial Day through the 4th of July, we set aside funds to support the Folds of Honor Scholarship program.

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

We work closely with all schools in our area and nationally known colleges to encourage trade schools and help educate the students about career opportunities the Automotive industry offers. We have a partnership with Subaru University at the local Community colleges to integrate students into the profession.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We are expanding our shop and will be adding 17 additional bays in 2024.

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

We offer Tool reimbursement throughout your career!

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

Yes, the application form only takes a few minutes to complete.

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

Yes, a member of the Talent Acquisition team will reach out to you in order to complete a phone screen regarding the position you applied for or another role that may be a fit for you. This typically takes between 5 to 10 minutes.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

A typical in-person interview consists of meeting with the hiring manager to get to know you and understand your background and then also touring the building to see the shops set-up.

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

After receiving a conditional offer letter you must complete a background check going back 7 years as well as a drug test screening for any illegal substances.

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?

The hiring team will usually make a decision within 48 hours of your interview. If the timeframe will be different the hiring manager will let you know.

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

Depending on scheduling and availability, the application and interview process typically takes 3-5 days.

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: $41.00 - $85.00/year

Based on experience, certifications, and skill set

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $19.00 - $21.00/hour

Based on experience, and skill set

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: $44,000.00 - $70,000.00/year

This is a commission based position and the income opportunity will range.

Service Porter Pay Range: $16.00 - $17.00/hour

Based on experience

Health Insurance Offered
All full-time employees working at least 30 hours a week are eligible for benefits. Benefits will be effective the first of the month following days of employment.
Dental Insurance Offered
Delta Dental
Vision Insurance Offered
Cigna
Retirement Plan Offered
Empower Retirement
Sick Leave Offered
Yes
Vacation Offered
Paid time off that accrues from day one of employment
Paid Holidays Offered
Yes
ST / LT Disability Offered
Lincoln Financial
Life Insurance Offered
Summit Automotive Partners provides eligible full-time employees with a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 through Lincoln Financial at no cost to you.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms provided
Other Offered
Tool Allowance

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