Jaguar Land Rover Virginia Beach - Technician Jobs in Virginia Beach, VA

About Us

Our stores and team members are recognized throughout the automotive industry. As we constantly strive to reach the next level of customer satisfaction, we earn our way to the top of our manufacturers' highest honors. Every single department within Checkered Flag has something to brag about!

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  • 75% Customer Pay
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  • Top Dog Feb 2022
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  • Top Dog 2022
  • Top Dog Feb 2022
  • Top Dog Feb 2022
  • Fun at Paintball for achieving our goals in April 2022
  • Sunday Paintball Fun-day! For hitting our goals in April 2022
  • Sunday Paintball Fun-day! For hitting our goals in April 2022
  • Sunday Paintball Fun-day! For hitting our goals in April 2022
  • The last few standing at Paintball April 2022

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Yes

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

13-18

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

7am to 6pm Monday through Friday. 7am to 2pm Saturday. Closed Sunday

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

Build it toolboxes, hose reels for air and oil, a/c and heat, all special tools and latest shop equiptment. Hunter Alignment rack and Tire mounter/balancer.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Air conditioned, cable tv, coffee maker and ice machine, multiple refrigerators and microwaves, etc

How many bays does your shop have?

16

How many repair orders do you average per month?

600

What is your parts ordering process?

Goes through our parts department. We have basic parts on hand. Techs place orders for desired parts

What is your policy on side work?

You can work on your own car or family member after working hours with a repair order created.

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

Brand new state of the art facility and the boss is the bomb.com!!

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes, we provide paid factory training and cross-train in both brands.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We love to promote from within! Many of our current employees advanced from entry level positions.

Can you describe your performance review process?

We do bi-annual check ins with employees to access there performance and provide any additional development plans. More importantly we coach daily to improve individual performance and overall culture.

What type of safety training is required?

We require a safety training through KPA.

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

Mentor program with master tech.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We love to give back to our community! 89% of Checkered Flag employees pledged a total of $197k in United Way donations for 2020. Employees volunteer their time to work on various projects like the United Way Day of Caring, can drives, Clean the Bay Day, and much more!

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

We have several partnerships with local schools in the area! We give students interested in an automotive career opportunities for hands-on experience.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Becoming the best JLR shop on the east coast. A group of the highest performing advisors and technicians.

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

Satisfaction of our clients is at the heart of our business model, and so is our dedication to maintaining an active relationship with the greater Virginia Beach community. That’s why we’ve gotten involved and made donations to various charitable events and causes in the area. Just a few of these include the United Way, Children’s Hospital of Kings Daughters, the City of Virginia Beach, DePaul Hospital, Neptune Festival, the Checkered Flag 8K, Girl Scouts, Little League, and much more. This pledge to the community continues with active military discounts for the Norfolk Naval Base, as well as discounts for Virginia Beach school teachers.

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

We have applications on our website that take typically 10-15 minutes jobs.checkeredflag.com

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

We phone screen all applicants before an in-person interview

What do your in-person interviews entail?

A general conversation and discussion of mine and the employees goals. Getting to know the individual and make sure the individual knows us.

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

We perform background checks, drug screens, and driving record checks

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

yes, we do a personality index on every employee.

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

24 hours

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

5 days max

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?

Not at this time

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: $100,000 - $150,000/year

We have a productivity bonus which is based on the number of “flat rate” hours (FRH) you turn during the week. To be eligible for this bonus, your personal CSI or “Fixed Right the First Time” score from latest report must be at or above National Average. In the event you turn the number of hours shown below in one work week, your flat rate for that week will be increased by the amount shown. These increased rates are retroactive to the first hour. Holiday or school weeks that reduce your work schedule to fewer than 5 days (not including Saturday) will reduce the required flag hours by 10.0 per bonus tier.

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: $80,000 - $120,000/year

We have a productivity bonus which is based on the number of “flat rate” hours (FRH) you turn during the week. To be eligible for this bonus, your personal CSI or “Fixed Right the First Time” score from latest report must be at or above National Average. In the event you turn the number of hours shown below in one work week, your flat rate for that week will be increased by the amount shown. These increased rates are retroactive to the first hour. Holiday or school weeks that reduce your work schedule to fewer than 5 days (not including Saturday) will reduce the required flag hours by 10.0 per bonus tier.

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: $60,000 - $80,000/year

We have a productivity bonus which is based on the number of “flat rate” hours (FRH) you turn during the week. To be eligible for this bonus, your personal CSI or “Fixed Right the First Time” score from latest report must be at or above National Average. In the event you turn the number of hours shown below in one work week, your flat rate for that week will be increased by the amount shown. These increased rates are retroactive to the first hour. Holiday or school weeks that reduce your work schedule to fewer than 5 days (not including Saturday) will reduce the required flag hours by 10.0 per bonus tier.

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $20,000 - $30,000/year

We have a productivity bonus which is based on the number of “flat rate” hours (FRH) you turn during the week. To be eligible for this bonus, your personal CSI or “Fixed Right the First Time” score from latest report must be at or above National Average. In the event you turn the number of hours shown below in one work week, your flat rate for that week will be increased by the amount shown. These increased rates are retroactive to the first hour. Holiday or school weeks that reduce your work schedule to fewer than 5 days (not including Saturday) will reduce the required flag hours by 10.0 per bonus tier.

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: $100,000 - $120,000/year

***TOP DOG Service Advisors wanted! Six Figure earning potential for high performers!*** • Calling all “TOP DOG” service advisors! • Join a team with a proven sales system • Turn your results into a six-figure career! • Top results deserve top pay – Checkered Flag JLR! • Fast Growing multi-brand automall is looking for you. • Bring your results to a dealer that will reward them.  Are you a top performer and consistently deliver the best numbers in your service department?  Is your compensation package reflecting your "TOP DOG" status?  Tired of your pay plan being changed?  Tired of Management & systems that don't support you?

Service Manager
Service Managers are responsible for management and overall health of the shop. Service Managers are typically focused on running an efficient shop that meets their financial goals. Other responsibilities can include staffing, performance evaluations, and financial analysis amongst many other responsibilities.
Pay Range: $0 - $0/year

***TOP DOG Service Managers wanted! Six Figure earning potential for high performers!*** • Calling all “TOP DOG” service advisors! • Join a team with a proven sales system • Turn your results into a six-figure career! • Top results deserve top pay – Checkered Flag JLR! • Fast Growing multi-brand automall is looking for you. • Bring your results to a dealer that will reward them.  Are you a top performer and consistently deliver the best numbers in your service department?  Is your compensation package reflecting your "TOP DOG" status?  Tired of your pay plan being changed?  Tired of Management & systems that don't support you?

Student Tech / Apprentice
Student technicians work on entry level tasks while completing their school programs.
Pay Range: $14 - $19/hour

We have an apprenticeship program here where you are given the training needed for a career as a Certified Technician!

Health Insurance Offered
We offer high deductible Optima Plans with the option to enroll in a Health Savings Account
Dental Insurance Offered
We offer Delta Dental plans
Vision Insurance Offered
We offer Ameritas/ VSP
Retirement Plan Offered
401k matching through Merrill Lynch
Sick Leave Offered
We offer paid time off that is accrued based on tenure
Vacation Offered
We offer paid time off that is accrued based on tenure
Paid Holidays Offered
We offer 6 paid holidays New Years Day Memorial Day July 4th Labor Day Thanksgiving Christmas Day
ST / LT Disability Offered
We offer company paid short-term disability and voluntary long-term disability through Cigna
Life Insurance Offered
We offer a $5,000 company paid life insurance policy, and voluntary life insurance
Uniforms Offered
Company pays for half of uniform cost
Other Offered
We offer paid training, referral bonuses, sign on bonuses, etc.

Shop Talk

The shop hit the goals set up for April 2022. So we all went to have a Paintball Sunday Fun-day. We will do more social events for the team, Top Golf is next!