Mickey's Automotive - Technician Jobs in Sleepy Hollow, NY

About Us

At Mickey's Automotive we have been keeping our customers safe, happy and informed with our digital vehicle inspection process. We service all brands, offer free pickup/delivery of customer's cars, and also offer one of the best warranties around.


  • Service writer Dan
  • Paul at work
  • Hunter alignment pc
  • Tire area
  • 134a A/C machine
  • BG flush machine
  • Basic car car demonstration pic

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Shop is heated, but not air coditioned

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

We presently are two technicians and a service writer.

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

Shop hours are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm e.s.t. M-F and 9:00 am - 1:00 pm e.s.t. Sat

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

Shop provides all tools necessary for all work. Flush machines, A/C, Hunter alignment, scanners, torches, diagnostic equipment are all supplied. You can bring your toolbox or not bring your toolbox.

What type of break room facility is provided?

No break room. Lunch is taken locally or in our office area.

How many bays does your shop have?

We have 6 bays. Two with lifts, one alignment rack, space for at least 3 more cars on the floor.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

65-70 repair orders

What is your parts ordering process?

After the technician completes a digital vehicle inspecion, it gets submitted to the service writer. The writer discusses the repair with the customer and orders all the necessary parts. The writer gives the tech a job ticket as soon as the work is sold.

What is your policy on side work?

Side work is permitted after trust is earned by the technician. Not a short process, due to insurance liability, but not impossible, either.

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

Owner buys lunch every Friday for the team. We all eat together and discuss any important or entertaining issues.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes. We offer as much training as a technician is willing to do. Shop pays for ASE certifications, Napa training classes,

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

There is always room to expand you knowledge and income at Mickey's Automotive. You can ramp up your pay with training or production. Achievers are welcome and we can help you up to the next level.

Can you describe your performance review process?

We will do weekly reviews initially and then switch to monthly after 90 days.

What type of safety training is required?

We will show new hires how to operate each piece of equipment safely. Goggles are provided and required for cutting, grinding and use of torches.

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

Our A tech, Paul, will gladly mentor younger techs. He can demonstrate processes and answer any questions. Owner can assist with instructing, as I have 30 years repair experience as well.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We have done Basic Car Care clinics for the community before the pandemic. We also donate to the local High School and have participated in Career Days and classroom visits at Sleepy Hollow HS.

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

We have done Basic Car Care clinics for the community before the pandemic. We also donate to the local High School and have participated in Career Days and classroom visits at Sleepy Hollow HS.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

I would like to expand our shop layout to add more floor lifts. This will make production flow more easily with greater potential for billable hours. In five years we will be even farther ahead of the other shops in the area

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

I am excited to build a more capable and efficient team to leave me more time to be involved in community.

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

Yes, we have a paper application that takes about 15 minutes, depending on quantity of previous employers.

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

Yes. I like to do a phone call first, going over the basics and then a formal, sit down interview.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

i want to know about the potential hirees years of experience, where they have been, how long have they been with each one and do they fit the role I am looking to fill. I want them to sell themselves to me.

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


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

No. Skills are discussed and demonstrated during the 90 probationary period.

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

Within a week

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

Usually 2 to 3 weeks

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?

Just be yourself. Your talent and experience will speak for itself.

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: $44,000 - $64,000/year

Pay is based on billable hours that the technician can produce per week. $40K salary is yearly figure for tech completing 25 billable hours per week for 52 weeks + signing bonus adds $77 per week. $64K figure is yearly salary for tech completing 35 hours per week for 52 weeks with $4K signing bonus included. $4000 Signing bonus is paid weekly for 1 year.

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: $28,000 - $40,000/year ($13.46 - $19.23/hr)

Pay is based on C level technician working for a minimum of 35 hours per week. $40K salary is yearly figure for tech working for 41 hours per week for 52 weeks with signing bonus added $77 per week. Technician must be punctual, and complete any necessary training. $4000 Signing bonus is paid weekly for 1 year.

Health Insurance Offered
We can discuss your health plan and potentially contribute to a plan if you would like to choose that direction.
Dental Insurance Not Offered
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered
You get on week (6 days) of paid sick days every year.
Vacation Offered
One week paid vacation time every year.
Paid Holidays Offered
Major holidays are paid holidays 4 days for Thanksgiving, paid days off for Christmas and New Years, Memorial Day, Labor Day
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
Uniform rental paid for and gloves supplied
Other Offered
Tools are optional. If you're in the process of acquiring tools, we are fine with that. We supply or purchase the necessary tools to get the jobs done.

Shop Talk

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