Mountain States Toyota - Technician Jobs in Denver, CO

About Us

High volume, fast paced, award winning Toyota dealership located in Denver, CO. Part of the Sonic Automotive family, Mountain States Toyota is a nationally recognized, premier Toyota dealership. Voted best places to work in Denver 3 times. Come join the team where we appreciate our associates!!

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is both heated and cooled. We also have rapid doors installed to maintain the temperature.

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

The service department has over 90 associates that call Mountain States Toyota home. We currently have 14 service advisors. There are typically 8-9 technicians per team.

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

The service department is open from 7am - 6pm. Technician hours are from 7:30am - 5:30pm.

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

All Toyota special service tools are provided and maintained by Mountain States Toyota. We also offer 2 alignment racks, 3 tire machines including the Hunter Revolution machine. 5 on car brake lathes.9 Toyota Tech Stream diagnostic computers.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Break room that includes a refrigerator, microwave and Directv.

How many bays does your shop have?

Currently 55 service bays. 21 more to be added soon.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

We average 240 repair orders per day!!

What is your parts ordering process?

We have an inventory of more than $600,000. Soon to have a Toyota PDC in Denver.

What is your policy on side work?

It is discouraged. Family members do receive discounts

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

Great atmosphere brought to you by great people. We are all striving to be the best we can be, day in and day out.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

The Toyota Technical training center is located in the Denver Area. When prerequisites are met classes are offered.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We look to promote from within whenever possible. Developed an apprenticeship program for technicians that are new to the business.

Can you describe your performance review process?

We perform annual performance reviews.

What type of safety training is required?

On line safety training as well as facility inspections performed by our corporate Risk Management team.

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

The apprenticeship program offers a structured path to achieve knowledge and certification. Apprentice technicians are typically paired with a Master level technician who will follow a timeline to prepare the apprentice for success.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We are very involved in the Mapleton School district.

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

Pre-Covid we would work with Mapleton Schools to introduce middle school aged kids to the trades. We would give them a tour of every department the dealership had to offer. Each department head would talk to the students and describe the career opportunities they offer.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Nothing but growth here. We are adding 21 more service bays. This will bring our daily RO count to 350 per day.

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

We have an online and paper application process. For some reason we still have to do both. The process starts with an online application, at the time of an interview we have the applicant complete the paper form. The application should not take more than 10 minutes depending on work history

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

We usually perform a quick phone screening prior to scheduling an interview.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

The in person interview usually consists of 2 dealership associates conducting the interview. We have a preset list of questions that are asked as well as an opportunity for the applicant to ask any questions that may arise.

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

We do perform background and drug tests on all applicants. A reasonably clean driving record is required. Our drug test does not test for marijuana. Personality test only applies to certain positions.

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

No, assessment is through the discovery process during the interviews

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

That depends on the quantity of applicants.

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

Once a hiring decision has been made the process takes roughly 5 business days.

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

The process may be different depending on the position you are applying for

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: $80,000 - $160,000/year

ASE certifications necessary . Per flat rate hour. We offer Toyota factory training to technicians that complete all necessary pre-work. Toyota's training center is located in the Denver area. As with any flat rate position compensation is driven by efficiency

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: $63,000 - $93,000/year

Per flat rate hour. We offer Toyota factory training to technicians that complete all necessary pre-work. Toyota's training center is located in the Denver area. As with any flat rate position compensation is driven by efficiency

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: $54,000 - $75,000/year ($25.96 - $36.06/hr)

Per flat rate hour. We offer Toyota factory training to technicians that complete all necessary pre-work. Toyota's training center is located in the Denver area. As with any flat rate position compensation is driven by efficiency

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $30,000 - $58,000/year ($14.42 - $27.88/hr)

Per flat rate hour. Great opportunity to get your foot in the door and open up possibilities to advance your career. Our best express lube technicians are offered apprenticeship positions. We offer Toyota factory training to technicians that complete all necessary pre-work. Toyota's training center is located in the Denver area. As with any flat rate position compensation is driven by efficiency

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: $45,000 - $150,000/year

Entry level service advisors are paid an hourly wage. Commissioned service advisors are paid a commission on parts and labor gross profit. Pay depends on performance.

Student Tech / Apprentice
Student technicians work on entry level tasks while completing their school programs.
Pay Range: $18 - $20/hour

Tech school; attendance is preferred but not required based on experience. This position is typically filled by advancing our express lube technicians.

Health Insurance Not Offered
Provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. 3 different plans to choose from. After one year of employment our Value plan is offered to technicians at no charge.
Dental Insurance Not Offered
3 different plans to choose from. Provider is Met Dental
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Coverage provided by VSP
Retirement Plan Not Offered
401k with a portion matched by the company. Fully vested after 5 years of employment.
Sick Leave Not Offered
Follows state guidelines
Vacation Not Offered
Earned on an accrual basis with a maximum earned time of 160 hours.
Paid Holidays Not Offered
Paid Holidays include: New Years Day Memorial Day 4th of July Labor Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Offered
Uniforms Not Offered
Uniforms rentals are provided at no charge
Other Not Offered
Ability to Purchase Company Stock through paycheck! Tuition Assistance for Employees and Family!! Health Savings Account! Many Partner Perks!

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