McCarthy Auto World - Technician Jobs in Minneapolis, MN

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Shop is heated.

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

We currently have 5 main line technicians, 1 light duty technician, 2 full time and 2 part time lube technicians. We also have 3 service advisors, 1 Dispatcher/Warranty Administrator and 1 Service Manager. Parts has 3 full time countermen and 1 Parts Manager.

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

Shop hours are Monday-Friday 6:30am-6pm

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

We have a large variety of shared tools including GM Specialty tools, battery chargers/testers, tire equipment, alignment rack and aligner. Our GM tool room is well organized and if a tool is needed, we add it to collection.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Our breakroom has heat and air conditioning, stock with utensils, microwave, refrigerator, and pizza oven,

How many bays does your shop have?

22 Bays with above ground Rotary Hoists that get a yearly inspection for safety.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

600-800 repair orders a month and looking to increase volume by 15%.

What is your parts ordering process?

All parts are added to the inspection, and we use an electronic communication system so we can keep technicians in their bays working. We also have parts runner that can deliver parts to your bay.

What is your policy on side work?

Working on your personal vehicle and family members vehicles is allowed but has to be approved by management.

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

All main line technicians are supplied with a laptop and GM interface tool. We pride ourselves on the tenure of our associates in our service department.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes, we are dedicated to supporting our technicians training path. We are willing to financially support in continuing education and utilizing GM training facilities.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We support anyone who is looking for career growth within the dealership. We are growing and are always looking for intertest in advancement.

Can you describe your performance review process?

We perform yearly performance reviews.

What type of safety training is required?

We perform annual inspections on all hoists and perform a quarterly inspection on the facilities. Any safety issues are delt with immediately.

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

We partner with local technical college and work through their apprenticeship programs. If a younger technician has down time, they are encouraged to work with one of our main line technicians.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We are partnered with local tech college and support their apprenticeship programs.

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

Yes, we support local high schools and technical college in our area.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We are committed to embarrassing the fast-changing EV vehicle market along with supporting all Diesel and fuel vehicle lines.

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

Yes, and it takes 10-15 minutes to fill out.

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

Yes, all applicants will speak with the Service Manager over the phone before they are invited into the dealership. Basic conversation to gauge interest levels about the position

What do your in-person interviews entail?

All interviews will be conducted by the service manager, a shop tour and a visit with the General Manager. Discussion includes background, certifications, skill set, and the candidates career goals

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

No, only driver's license screening.

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

No. Skill 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?

1-2 days depending on list of applications.

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

1-2 days depending on list of applications.

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: $31.00 - $39.00/hour

Hourly Guaranteed rate for hour worked and additional earning opportunity on hours produced. All paychecks are direct deposited weekly.

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: $18.00 - $25.00/hour

Hourly Guaranteed rate for hour worked and additional earning opportunity on hours produced. All paychecks are direct deposited weekly.

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $16.00 - $18.00/hour

Hourly rate plus additional incentive opportunities.

Diesel-EV Certified Technician Pay Range: $35.00 - $42.00/hour

Hourly Guaranteed rate for hour worked and additional earning opportunity on hours produced. All paychecks are direct deposited weekly.

Health Insurance Offered
Multiple plans available through Health Partners with HSA Spending account. All benefits available on the 1st of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
Dental Insurance Offered
Single and Family dental plans offered by Principal Insurance Company. All benefits available on the 1st of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
Vision Insurance Offered
Single and Family Vision plans offered by Principal Insurance Company. All benefits available on the 1st of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
Retirement Plan Offered
401K available after 6 months with employer match.
Sick Leave Offered
Sick pay based on required Minnesota state law standards.
Vacation Offered
One week after one year of employment Two weeks' vacation after two years of continuous employment Three weeks' vacation after eight years of continuous employment Four weeks' vacation after twenty years of continuous employment.
Paid Holidays Offered
See list of paid holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and Christmas Eve Day
ST / LT Disability Offered
Short Term Core policy available with buy up option. No Long Term. All benefits available on the 1st of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
Life Insurance Offered
Life Insurance Core policy available with buy up option. All benefits available on the 1st of the month after 60 days of full-time employment.
Uniforms Offered
Yes, GMC certified service uniforms are provided.
Other Not Offered

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