Ray Skillman Southside Imports - Technician Jobs in Whiteland, IN

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Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

BOTH FRONT AND BACK SHOPS ARE HEATED. FRONT SHOP HAS A/C AND REAR SHOP HAS LARGE COMMERCIAL FANS.

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

WE HAVE A TEAM OF 3 SERVICE CONSULTANTS, 9 SERVICE TECHNICIANS AND A SHOP FOREMAN.

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

MON-FRIDAY 8:00AM-6:00PM SATURDAY 8:00AM-2:00PM TECHNICIANS ARE ONLY SCHEDULED UNTIL 5:00PM MON-FRIDAY. WE STAY OPEN UNTIL 6 FOR PICKUP AND DROPOFF. TECHNICIANS ARE ON A ONCE-A-MONTH SATURDAY ROTATION.

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

ALL MAJOR SHOP EQUIPMENT AND SPECIALTY TOOLS ARE PROVIDED SUCH AS ALIGNMENT RACKS, WHEEL BALANCERS, WHEEL MOUNTING MACHINES, SNAP-ON SCANNERS, TPMS SCANNERS, COMPRESSION GAUGES, BRAKE LATHES, ENGINE HOIST, TRANSMISSION JACKS, LIFTING TABLES, A/C MACHINES, MAXIMUS BATTERY CHARGER/TESTER, TRANSMISSION FLUSH MACHINE, COOLANT FLUSH MACHINE, BRAKE FLUSH MACHINE, WITECH, GM GDS, PARTS WASHERS, WELDERS, TORCH AND SOME GM AND FORD SPECIALTY TOOLS.

What type of break room facility is provided?

BREAK ROOM HAS A FULL-SIZE FRIDGE, MICROWAVE, AIR FRYER, AND SMALL OVEN

How many bays does your shop have?

FRONT SHOP HAS 7 BAYS AND AN ALIGNMENT RACK, BACK SHOP HAS 14 BAYS

How many repair orders do you average per month?

AVERAGE OF 500 REPAIR ORDERS A MOTH BETWEEN CUSTOMER CARS AND INTERNAL USED CARS

What is your parts ordering process?

WE HAVE A 4 PERSON PARTS TEAM, 3 COUNTER POSITIONS AND 1 PARTS DRIVER

What is your policy on side work?

SIDE WORK IS PERMITTED AFTER 5:00PM AND ON SATURDAYS

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

ALL FACTORY MITSUBISHI TRAINING IS PAID. THIS INCLUDES ALL ONLINE TRAINING AND DESTINATION TRAINING.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

HERE AT RAY SKILLMAN, WE LOVE TO PROMOTE WITHIN. WE HAVE TECHNICIANS THAT START OUT AS LUBE TECHS THAT MOVE TO LINE TECHS AND ARE TRAINING FOR MASTER TECHS. WE ALSO HAVE HAD MANY TECHS GO ON TO BECOME SHOP FOREMANS AND SERVICE MANANGERS.

Can you describe your performance review process?

REVIEWS ARE DONE ANNUALLY

What type of safety training is required?

BASIC SHOP SAFETY AND LIFT SAFETY ARE REQUIRED. BOTH ARE TAKEN ONLINE WITH KPA

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

ALL TECHNICIANS ARE VERY HELPFUL AND WILLING TO LEND A HAND TO WHOEVER NEEDS IT. WE HAVE 2 DESIGNATED TECHNICIANS WHO WILL HAVE APPRENTICES TO HELP GUIDE AND TEACH UPCOMING TECHNICIANS.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

WE TEAM UP WITH LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE A MORE DIRECT AND AFFORDABLE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICAL TRAINING PROGRAM SETUP FOR LONG TERM SUCCESS.

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

RAY SKILLMAN TEAMS UP WITH A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS TO RECRUIT FUTURE TECHNICIANS FOR OUR VERY OWN RAY SKILLMAN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN SCHOOL.

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

WE NORMALLY DO ALL INTERVIEWS IN PERSON

What do your in-person interviews entail?

INTERVIEW COVERS PAST WORK EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE OF AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS AND WHAT THE TECHNICIAN'S GOALS ARE FOR THE FUTURE.

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

BASIC BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE PERFORMED

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

NOT REQUIRED

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

1-2 BUSINESS DAYS

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

NORMALLY AROUND 1 WEEK

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Pay Range: $35,000.00 - $115,000.00/year

PAY IS BASED OFF OF EXPERIENCE AND FLAT RATE HOURS COMPLETED.

Health Insurance Offered
ANTHEM HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN OFFERS SELF SELF+SPOUCE SELF+CHILDREN FAMILY PLAN
Dental Insurance Offered
ANTHEM DENTAL
Vision Insurance Offered
BLUE VIEW VISION
Retirement Plan Offered
RETIREMENT PLAN OFFERED THROUGH MERRILL LYNCH
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
1 WEEK AFTER 1 YEAR 2 WEEKS AFTER 3 YEARS 3 WEEKS AFTER 10 YEARS
Paid Holidays Offered
ALL MAJOR HOLIDAYS ARE PAID AFTER 90 DAYS OF EMPLOYEMENT
ST / LT Disability Offered
SHORT- AND LONG-TERM DISABILITY OFFERED THROUGH COLONIAL LIFE
Life Insurance Offered
LIFE INSURANCE OFFERED THROUGH COLONIAL LIFE
Uniforms Offered
UNIFORMS OFFERED THROUGH CINTAS; COMPANY PAID
Other Not Offered

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