Hometown Tire and Service - Technician Jobs in Needville, TX

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Not currently, we do provide heaters and large fans

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

2 Techs 2 Managers 1 Tire sales manage 2 Front counter

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

7:00am-6:00pm (Monday-Friday) 7:00am-4:00pm (Saturday, techs can come in at 8:00, we're very flexible with this shift and provide lunch for the team)

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

We provide all specialty and diagnostic equipment. We're very proactive when it comes to equipment. If technicians come to us with a request we will definitely look into it and invest in our business

What type of break room facility is provided?

Not currently

How many bays does your shop have?

9

How many repair orders do you average per month?

-

What is your parts ordering process?

Service advisors write up the order form and order parts. We'll receive parts as soon as possible for techs to finish up their jobs in a timely manner

What is your policy on side work?

Side work is ok as long as it doesn't interfere with our customers, or the technicians work time

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

One of the biggest strengths of our shop is our dedication to family. We genuinely want to know our employee's and their families. Making sure they have a good balance between work and home is important to us

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Continued training and education is available to employee's that want to advance their career, and is paid for by the company

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We're currently looking into expanding our business. That being said, there will be several opportunities for the right person. We're happy to sit down with employee's and talk about career paths and how to get there

Can you describe your performance review process?

No formal review at this time

What type of safety training is required?

From time to time we offer different safety training, nothing that's mandatory, but employee's can attend if they would like

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

We have a very strong team atmosphere. Experienced technicians will work with younger techs when time permits and walk through any questions and repairs

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We sponsor several fundraisers and local events

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

Not currently, there's not a lot in the area currently

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Right now we're in talks of expanding our business. Putting hard workers around us, and building our clientele will put us and our employee's in a position to succeed

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

Paper form application but we are transitioning to online applications shortly

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

If possible, we would prefer applicants to come in for a face-to-fact interview

What do your in-person interviews entail?

In-person interviews are done by the owner. Discussion includes getting to know the person and their family, career goals, background, and certifications

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

Background checks

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

No formal skills assessment, this is done through the discovery process during the interview stage

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?

A couple of days

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: $40 - $50/hour

We pay our techs by book time, usually we will add to that, rate based on background, certifications, and experience

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: $30 - $40/hour

We pay our techs by book time, usually we will add to that, rate based on background, certifications, and experience

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $12 - $19/hour

Hourly paid position, overtime available

Health Insurance Offered
Blue Cross Blue Shield, 50% covered by the employer, both single and family plans available
Dental Insurance Offered
Aetna is our provider
Vision Insurance Offered
Aetna is our provider
Retirement Plan Offered
Retirement plan is in the works
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
1 year, 1 week 3 years, 2 weeks
Paid Holidays Not Offered
ST / LT Disability Offered
MetLife is the provider
Life Insurance Offered
Offered through our health plan, employee can purchase more insurance if they would like, this is also done through MetLife
Uniforms Offered
Work shirts, and work pants provided
Other Not Offered
-Lunches are provided to employees on Saturday -Employee discount

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