Kia of Riverdale - Technician Jobs in Riverdale, NJ

About Us

We are a fast growing KIA dealership looking for technicians to grow our business with.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

HEATED

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

5 TECHS & 2 LUBE TECHS

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

8-6 M-F 8-4 SAT. TECH WORKS 5 DAYS A WEEK 8-5 & 2 NIGHTS A WEEK TILL 6

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

KIA SPECIAL TOOLS

What type of break room facility is provided?

BREAK/LUNCH ROOM

How many bays does your shop have?

8 BAYS & ALIGNMENT RACK

How many repair orders do you average per month?

206

What is your parts ordering process?

AFTER INSPECTION & RECOMMENDATIONS ARE ENTERED INTO TECH ASSIGNED TABLET, IT GETS FORWARD TO PARTS WHICH GETS THE PART & PRICE ENTERED & THEN GETS FORWARD TO SERVICE ADVISOR, SERVICE ADVISOR SELLS THE WORK & GETS APPROVED AT WHICH POINT PART WILL ORDER PART IF NOT IN STOCK

What is your policy on side work?

NO SIDE WORK OTHER THEN PERSONAL CAR WITH APPROVAL FROM MANAGER

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

GREAT TEAM, LARGE VOLUME OF USED & HIGH LINE CARS THAT GETS RUN THROUGH SHOP BEFORE BEING RETAILED ON LOT. NEVER SHORT OF WORK

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We offer the Matrix program for our on boarding technicians and offer continued on site education.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

After all on line test are taken We send you to KIA in school classes With the opportunity to work your way all the way up to Master Tech level

Can you describe your performance review process?

We strive to communicate individual feedback on a consistent and daily basis. More formal reviews can happen at 6- or 12-month intervals and review a variety of metrics including fix right the first time, tech efficiency, attitude, attendance, and other key business focuses as required

What type of safety training is required?

On line course

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

Lower level tech are teamed up with more experienced techs to mentor

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We are locally owned and operated, and we are actively seeking out new ways to support our local communities.

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

We work with local schools seeking job placement, our recruiting team often attends or hosts outreach events. We enjoy supporting and participating with advisory boards at local trade schools.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We are just about at our shop max. & are currently looking for a second location to expand

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

We have a paper app, and a online app through the website. It usually takes 10 to 15 minutes.

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

Yes, sometimes we do ask questions over the phone before the in person interview.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

The candidate will go to the dealership, and meet with the Service Manager and or Manager for that position.

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

We do background checks

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

No we do not

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

It can take anywhere from 5 days to 30 days.

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

2-10 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: $87,000 - $106,000/year

Hourly rate provided, displayed is the annual range

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: $68,000 - $87,000/year

Hourly rate provided, displayed is the annual range

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: $30,000 - $48,000/year

Hourly rate provided, displayed is the annual range

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $30,000 - $48,000/year

Hourly rate provided, displayed is the annual range

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: $68,000 - $72,000/year

Hourly rate provided, displayed is the annual range

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

Hourly rate provided, displayed is the annual range

Health Insurance Offered
Do we offer it – Medical, Dental, Vision – provided life insurance policy – optional additional life insurance, spousal insurance, child insurance – optional accident plan – optional short term disability When are they eligible – 1st of the month following their first full 30 days of employment how much of it do they get - varies Who is it through – Anthem/Lincoln How much does it cost - varies Any other special perks, details, or notes that will help attract talent Employee discounts etc. There will be a separate profile for each store, please advise if any locations offer unique benefits accordingly
Dental Insurance Offered
Do we offer – Medical, Dental, Vision – provided life insurance policy – optional additional life insurance, spousal insurance, child insurance – optional accident plan – optional short-term disability When are they eligible – 1st of the month following their first full 30 days of employment how much of it do they get - varies Who is it through – Anthem/Lincoln How much does it cost - varies Any other special perks, details, or notes that will help attract talent Employee discounts ect. There will be a separate profile for each store, please advise if any locations offer unique benefits accordingly
Vision Insurance Offered
Do we offer it – Medical, Dental, Vision – provided life insurance policy – optional additional life insurance, spousal insurance, child insurance – optional accident plan – optional short term disability When are they eligible – 1st of the month following their first full 30 days of employment how much of it do they get - varies Who is it through – Anthem/Lincoln How much does it cost - varies Any other special perks, details, or notes that will help attract talent Employee discounts ect. There will be a separate profile for each store, please advise if any locations offer unique benefits accordingly
Retirement Plan Offered
We now have a 401 K plan with a match from the company
Sick Leave Offered
After one year with the company
Vacation Offered
After one year with the company
Paid Holidays Offered
After 60 days with the company
ST / LT Disability Offered
Do we offer it – Medical, Dental, Vision – provided life insurance policy – optional additional life insurance, spousal insurance, child insurance – optional accident plan – optional short term disability When are they eligible – 1st of the month following their first full 30 days of employment how much of it do they get - varies Who is it through – Anthem/Lincoln How much does it cost - varies Any other special perks, details, or notes that will help attract talent Employee discounts ect. There will be a separate profile for each store, please advise if any locations offer unique benefits accordingly
Life Insurance Offered
Do we offer it – Medical, Dental, Vision – provided life insurance policy – optional additional life insurance, spousal insurance, child insurance – optional accident plan – optional short term disability When are they eligible – 1st of the month following their first full 30 days of employment how much of it do they get - varies Who is it through – Anthem/Lincoln How much does it cost - varies Any other special perks, details, or notes that will help attract talent Employee discounts ect. There will be a separate profile for each store, please advise if any locations offer unique benefits accordingly
Uniforms Offered
We order the uniforms on day one
Other Not Offered

Shop Talk

Dwayne Lashley explaining about working at Kia of Riverdale