Landers Ford North - Technician Jobs in Covington, TN

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is heated

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

We currently have 2 Advisors, a parts staff of 2, 2 lube techs, 2 apprentices, 1 C-level tech, one Master tech, and 1 Senior Master Tech.

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

Shop hours are 7-6 M-F and Saturday 8-12

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

Shop tools include diagnostic equipment, AC machines, flush machines, alignment racks and machines, transmission jacks, and Ford special tools.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Air-conditioned break room for lunch. Room includes fridge, table, chairs, microwave, and coffee maker

How many bays does your shop have?

We have 14 stalls in total

How many repair orders do you average per month?

450

What is your parts ordering process?

Tech orders parts with the parts counterperson. Parts will be received as soon as possible for technicians to complete repairs

What is your policy on side work?

No side work in the shop

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We're always pushing Ford Factory training. The goal is to train every tech as far as they are willing to go.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Career growth at this store is based on how much work the individual wants to put forth. If you want to be a Master Tech with Ford, we will train you to get there. We're here to see all of our techs achieve their career goals

Can you describe your performance review process?

Performance reviews are completed after 90 days of hire, then annually.

What type of safety training is required?

OSHA Safety Training is provided and is mandatory.

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

We have excellent Senior techs that work with and mentor younger techs to help further their career and knowledge base. They will be available for questions and work side by side when time permits

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Landers Ford North is very active in and around our community.

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

Yes we do work with TCAT in this area to encourage young people to join this profession

Where do you see the shop in five years?

In five years from now, this current facility will have to be added to or rebuilt bigger for the additional space it will require to service the customers and Fleet business that is being added now.

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

We have an application and it normally takes approximately 40 minutes to fill out properly

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

No. We would prefer to do in-person interviews

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Basic work history questions. Getting to know the candidate and their likes and dislikes. We also give a shop tour if that's something their interested in

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

We do perform back ground checks and drug screening on every prospective hire.

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

No formal skill assessment. 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?

2-3 days

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

3-5 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: $30.00 - $45.00/hour

Flat rate pay structure based on the employee's background, certifications, and skill set

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: $25.00 - $35.00/hour

Flat rate pay structure based on the employee's background, certifications, and skill set

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: $20.00 - $25.00/hour

Flat rate pay structure based on the employee's background, 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: $14.00 - $17.00/hour

Hourly pay based on experience

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: $30,000.00 - $70,000.00/year

Combination of salary and commission

Student Tech / Apprentice
Student technicians work on entry level tasks while completing their school programs.
Pay Range: $14.00 - $17.00/hour

Hourly pay

Health Insurance Offered
Health Insurance is offered at competitive rates
Dental Insurance Offered
Dental Insurance is offered at competitive rates
Vision Insurance Offered
Vision Insurance is offered at competitive rates
Retirement Plan Offered
401k retirement plan is offered with employer contributions
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
Vacation is offered
Paid Holidays Offered
Paid holidays are offered after first 90 days
ST / LT Disability Offered
Short term and long term Disability is offered at competitive rates
Life Insurance Offered
Life Insurance is offered at Competitive rates
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms are provided
Other Offered
Christmas club is also offered

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