Leith Nissan - Technician Jobs in Cary, NC

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Yes, both heated and air conditioned

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

18 Technicians

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

Shop hours are Monday - Saturday 7:00am-6:00pm. Closed Sunday We utilize a 4/10 schedule, meaning our technicians work four days per week with three days off and every third week they have five days off in a row.

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

All factory specialty tools are provided.

What type of break room facility is provided?

We have a break room equipped with full size frig, a microwave, a television and Pepsi machine.

How many bays does your shop have?

We have 16 bays in our main shop and 8 bays in our preowned shop.

How many repair orders do you average per month?


What is your parts ordering process?

Parts are ordered through ASR and we have next day service.

What is your policy on side work?

No side work is permitted in our shop. Technicians may work on their personal vehicles only.

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

Large well lit shop that is fully air conditioned. Our shop is cleaned nightly. We also have a fully automated carwash.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Training is integral to a technicians success. Factory training is available as a technician progresses through his in house development.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We offer all employees the opportunity to grow and pursue other positions within our company,

Can you describe your performance review process?

We review on an informal basis throughout the year. We perform a formal review of an employees performance every 12 months.

What type of safety training is required?

We train all employees concerning OSHA safety requirements.

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

Young technicians are assigned to a mentor tech who oversees their development.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We support local charities. food banks and one of our favorites...Toy's for Tot's.

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

Our company actively recruits and supports our local high school automotive programs and we are active with our local community college automotive programs.

Where do you see the shop in five years?


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


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

Yes, we provide an electronic application form or one you can complete at the dealership. It will take about 10-15 minutes.

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

Yes, we provide an electronic application form or one you can complete at the dealership. It will take about 10-15 minutes.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

In-person interviews typically occur at our dealership where the potential hire will sit down with multiple management personnel. Typically the Service Manager, Assistant Service Manager and/or shop foreman is present for in-person interviews. A few basic questions are asked to find out what you are looking for in a dealership to see if we are a good match. You will have the opportunity to walk through our shop and talk to our technicians.

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

Yes. Background checks, driving record checks and drug testing are required

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

Applicants will talk with the shop foreman or lead technician and they will review different job skills with you.

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

Offers are made usually with 24 hours contingent on the background and drug screens.

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

48-72 hours depending on background and drug screens

Lube Technician Pay Range: $32,000.00 - $37,000.00/year ($15.38 - $17.79/hr)

Lube Technician is an hourly position. Starting pay ranges from $15.00 to $17.00 per hour based on experience.

C Level Technician Pay Range: $41,000.00 - $52,000.00/year

C level technicians are techs in development. Pay rates will vary based on aptitude and experience.

Health Insurance Offered
• Five plan choices representing several different levels of coverage with weekly costs starting as low as $11.00 • Employee Only, Employee Plus 1 and Full Family coverages • Health Savings Accounts and Flex Spending Accounts • All coverages are paid through payroll on a pretax basis • Eligibility at completion of 90 days
Dental Insurance Offered
• Affordable pretax Dental coverages for Employee, Employee +1 and Full Family • Preventive Care (100%) for Cleanings, x-rays and oral exams • Basic Repair and Treatment (80%) for fillings, extractions and root canals • Major Services (50%) for dentures, bridges and crowns • Eligibility at completion of 90 days
Vision Insurance Offered
• Pretax benefit with coverage available for Employee Only, EE+1 and Full Family • Annual eye exam with a $10 copay • $200 annual allowance for eye wear (less a $10 copay) including prescription and non-prescription lenses, frames and contacts • Discounts on other vision treatments such as Lasik Eye Surgery • Eligibility at completion of 90 days
Retirement Plan Offered
• Traditional Pre Tax 401k plan with employer match • Coming soon…..Roth After Tax 401k with employer match • Annual Profit Sharing Allocation and Contribution funded by the employer • Web site access with detailed account information as well as a full array of financial educational materials • Eligibility the first week of the month following the completion of the first 90 days
Sick Leave Offered
• Up to 24 hours in year 1 • 32 hours in the 2nd full year of employment • 40 hours in the 3rd and subsequent years of employment • End of year payout of any unused hours and hours reset as stated above at January 1 of each year • Eligibility at completion of 90 days
Vacation Offered
• 1 week after 1 year of continuous employment • 2 weeks after 2 years of continuous employment • 3 weeks after 8 years of continuous employment
Paid Holidays Offered
• New Year’s Day • Independence Day • Labor Day • Thanksgiving Day • Christmas Day • 1 Floating Holiday (any day of employee’s choosing) • Eligibility at completion of 90 days
ST / LT Disability Offered
Short Term Disability • Employer funded (free to the employee) • Maximum benefit period of 26 weeks • Benefit based on employee’s ability to perform their specific job duties • Eligibility at completion of 90 days Long Term Disability / CIGNA offers: • Guaranteed enrollment if enrolled in first 90 days • Benefit waiting period of 26 weeks to be classified as long term disabled • After tax benefit so disability payments from CIGNA are not taxable • Benefit based on the employee’s ability to perform their specific job duties • Qualifying benefits are based on annual income and paid to age 65 (and possibly beyond)
Life Insurance Offered
• Employer Paid Basic Life coverage of $20,000 for natural cause death and $40,000 for accidental death • Optional coverages for employee of up to $500,000, spouse up to $100,000 and dependent children up to $10,000 • The first $100,000 for employee and $25,000 for spouse is guaranteed coverage if enrolled during first 90 days • Affordable costs based on age • Eligibility at completion of 90 days
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms are provided to all employees. $2 to $3 weekly cleaning fee.
Other Offered
Shoes: Technicians receive new shoes each year. Many styles available.