Meineke - Moscow, ID - Technician Jobs in Moscow, ID


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?

5 Automotive Techs and 2 Service Writers.

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

Monday - Friday: 7:30am to 6:00pm Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

Various tools available for shop use.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Small break room with refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, and various utensils.

How many bays does your shop have?

6 bays total: (1) Hunter alignment rack, (1) 4 post lift, (4) 2 post lifts.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

280+, we can keep any flat rate technician busy!

What is your parts ordering process?

We stock filters, fluids, belts, bulbs, plugs, blades, exhaust system parts, batteries, and more. Parts not stocked are ordered locally as needed.

What is your policy on side work?

Not allowed without prior authorization from owners.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We offer reimbursement for ASE testing, training manuals, and are open to explore other educational opportunities with staff.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

At Meineke, we want to have longstanding employees who are continually trained and educated to further skills.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Monthly reviews are done to assess performance and gather feedback.

What type of safety training is required?

Any required by law or requested by staff.

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

Skilled techs are expected to mentor new techs, as allowable with workflow. We want to foster the growth of all employees.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Partnering with local University, sponsoring local schools.

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


Where do you see the shop in five years?

Still going strong.

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

Yes we have a standard application that typically takes 5-10 minutes to fill out.

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

General screening.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Review of work history and skills, tour of shop, answering applicant questions.

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

References are checked.

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


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

1-2 day typically.

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

3-4 days depending on applicant's situation.

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: $70,000 - $95,000/year ($33.65 - $45.67/hr)

Flat rate $35-$40/ hour. Performance based bonuses, plus shop-wide bonus for ARO. ASE Certifications required.

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: $52,000 - $62,500/year ($25.00 - $30.05/hr)

Flat rate $25-$30/ hour. Performance based bonuses, plus shop-wide bonus for ARO.

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $24,960 - $30,720/year

$13-$16/ hour. Performance based bonuses, plus shop-wide bonus for ARO.

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: $32,000 - $75,000/year

Base pay plus performance bonuses Performance based bonuses, plus shop-wide bonus for ARO.

Health Insurance Offered
Blue Cross of Idaho offered after 90 days of employment. Employer pays 1/2 the monthly premium. Telehealth is included in the plan for entire household (immediate family members only).
Dental Insurance Offered
Offered after 90 days of employment. Employer will pay months with over 100% productivity.
Vision Insurance Offered
Offered after 90 days of employment. Employer will pay months with over 100% productivity.
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
Up to 2 weeks per year.
Paid Holidays Offered
After 90 days of employment, employer pays 8 hours for each of the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Independence Day (July 4th), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day.
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Offered
Life insurance policy included in health insurance policy.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms provided.
Other Not Offered