Pete's Automotive - Technician Jobs in Waxahachie, TX

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  • We service our customer's sentimental attachments to our diesel fleet vehicles
  • Steve & John are working diligently to manage the customer's vehicles throughout the workflow process
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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?

3 Diesel Technicians 3 Automotive Technicians 1 Oil Change & Tires

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

Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Lunch: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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

Lifts, Handheld Scanners, Diagnostic Software, Tablets

What type of break room facility is provided?

Kitchen, Refrigerator, Oven, Microwave, Coffee & Water We provide breakfast and lunch each day for our team members.

How many bays does your shop have?

12 Bays

How many repair orders do you average per month?


What is your parts ordering process?

Our Service Advisors process all parts and labor quotes. We utilize electronic ordering for all of our parts suppliers

What is your policy on side work?

0 Tolerance

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We support All ASE Certification Truck Tests: T1 thru T8 The company pays for books, registration, and tests. The commission is paid for each test that is passed & certificate received

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We have Tech1, Tech2 & Tech3 training & growth options available which enable a team member to increase pay structure and/or the option is available to move into a support position such as a Service Advisor.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Reviews are performed every 90 days

What type of safety training is required?

An on-staff safety person reviews all equipment and procedures for day-to-day operations. Safety training is covered in our monthly meetings

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

Everyone in the shop has and is always willing to support the younger techs by providing guidance and coaching.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Shop Owner is a lifetime member of Lion's Sight & Tissue Foundation. We have a fully loaded mobile vehicle designed to go out into the community and provide vision tests and glasses for children and adults who are in need. We have a medical doctor who volunteers and is part of the process for testing. These events occur 2-3 times a month across the DFW metroplex. Over 20,000 have been given the gift of sight

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

We are on the board for 2 different tech schools and the local high schools where we offer a summer internship

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

We phone our applicants before doing an in-person interview. We have a 3 step process we follow

What do your in-person interviews entail?

We discuss past, present & future expectations with a new career path

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?


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

2 days

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

1 week

Diesel Tech III - Medium & Heavy Duty - Class 5,6 & 8 Pay Range: $72,000.00 - $110,000.00/year ($34.62 - $52.88/hr)

“We believe in a Work/Life Balance! Monday-Friday 8-hour days. Weekends off!” Diesel Technician with at least five years experience We are an Automotive & Diesel Repair Service Center. Our mission is to provide the highest standards of ethics and integrity, trust & teamwork. We are committed to our profession by focusing on continuous improvement and always accepting new challenges. We are seeking a new Diesel Technician to join our team. Your role will be to have: Previous experience as an diesel technician Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills Must have a valid Driver’s license Must have your own transportation. What You Will Do: Work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment Troubleshoot and Diagnose diesel vehicles Conduct multipoint inspection for each vehicle diagnosed Make appropriate recommendations for the customer's original service request Documenting work performed on each vehicle What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 5+ years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: High School or GED Diesel Repair

Health Insurance Offered
Company pays for employee's portion of insurance
Dental Insurance Offered
Company pays for employee's portion of insurance
Vision Insurance Offered
Company pays for employee's portion of insurance
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
1 week of vacation after 1 year of employment completed
Paid Holidays Offered
New Year's Day Memorial Day Independence Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
Company pays for all uniforms
Other Not Offered

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