Palm Beach Performance - Technician Jobs in West Palm Beach, FL

About Us

Palm Beach Performance is looking for new team members! If you're searching for a career with a trustworthy auto repair shop, consider joining us at Palm Beach Performance. With over 22 years of automotive experience, Palm Beach Performance has been providing our friends and neighbors in West Palm Beach with dependable auto repair services. While we focus on Auto Repair, Transmission Repair, Engine Repair, Tires, and Brake Repair, we also provide a long range of other auto repair services. We are looking for new team members to provide superior service to our community here in West Palm Beach.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop has open doors, but we provide fans for the heat

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

Total team size would include 5 people. 3 of them would be fellow mechanics

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

Monday-Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM Saturday: 8AM - 3:30 PM - Alternating Saturday shifts

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

We provide any specialty tools needed.

What type of break room facility is provided?

We are in progress of creating a relaxing break room facility in the near future. Currently, there is plenty of space in the shop for employees to relax during breaks.

How many bays does your shop have?

Currently we have a total of 4

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Average per month varies between 85-120 per month

What is your parts ordering process?

We either call or we go through our advance online shopware program that gives us options from different shops

What is your policy on side work?

Side work is not allowed on the property.

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

N/A

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Skill training and development is encouraged! We are happy to provide direction and guidance about training opportunities if a tech is interested.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We would love techs to grow with us during their career, and will provide coaching and guidance for all knowledge levels.

Can you describe your performance review process?

It is a verbal review given on an as-needed basis.

What type of safety training is required?

Verbal safety training will be provided upon start.

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

New, younger techs can be mentored by more seasoned techs if both parties are interested.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We are hoping to become more involved in the community in the near future. If an employee is passionate about a community issue, we'd love to hear about it!

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

We are looking into working with high schools and trade schools in the near future.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We hope our business continues to grow, along with our team members, so we can best serve the West Palm Beach community.

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

N/A

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

Check out our online application here, which takes about 10 to 15 minutes to complete: https://palmbeachperformance.net/job-application?view=form

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

Yes, we try to reach out to the applicant to set up an appointment

What do your in-person interviews entail?

The interviews help us get a good idea of the candidate, including their background, experiences, skills, and work ethic. We also try to see if they would be a good fit with the business.

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

Yes, all applicants must complete the following before any decision is final

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

We don't require applicant to perform any skill assessment, instead we discuss what skills the person may have during the interview, verbally.

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

Less than 1 week - a hiring decision is usually made immediately after the interview.

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

Less than 1 week

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

N/A

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: $45,000 - $55,000/year

A Level Technicians should be able to complete a project without any assistance. This includes the ability to do: Alignment, Brakes, Diagnostics, etc. ASE Certification a plus! Paid on a flat rate and may be flexible based on skills and experience.

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: $32,000 - $34,000/year

B Level Technicians should be able to perform work including Diagnostic, Electrical And Engine Repair. Must be able to learn new technology, repair and service procedures and specifications. Must have mechanical and troubleshooting skills and ability to operate electronic diagnostic equipment. Paid on a flat rate and may be flexible based on skills and experience.

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: $23,000 - $25,000/year

C Level Technicians will perform routine automotive maintenance and inspections including: Oil Changes, Suspension, Tire Changes & balance, and possibly additional automotive preventative maintenance. Paid on a flat rate and may be flexible based on skills and experience.

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: $35,000 - $36,400/year

A Service Advisor will be able to greet customers and direct them to available mechanics. They will consult with mechanics regarding necessary repairs and possible alternatives to expensive repairs. Using your knowledge of our products and services, you will be able to sell or provide in-depth information about available parts and service options to customers. You'll answer questions about service outcomes and scheduling and booking appointments, vehicle drop-off, and vehicle pick-up. English required, and Spanish (or other languages) a plus!

Health Insurance Not Offered
Dental Insurance Not Offered
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered
Time is included in the vacation policy below.
Vacation Offered
1 week of time off is granted after 1 year Additional days are added after each year of employment
Paid Holidays Offered
Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Independence Day, Labor Day.
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
13 are provided, including shirts and pants
Other Offered
-Employee appreciation surprises are given, based on performance -Alternating Saturdays! -An accident policy is offered through Aflac

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