Ritchey Automotive - Technician Jobs in Jackson, MS

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Yes, our shop is heated and cooled

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

6-12 Team Members

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

7:30AM - 6:00PM CST Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 2:00 PM CST Saturday Closed Sundays 40-hour week shifts

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

We carry special tools for Audi, VW, and Jaguar Land Rover alignment racks and road force balancers

What type of break room facility is provided?

2 Break rooms with fridges, microwaves, oven and TV. Private lockers in locker room

How many bays does your shop have?

27

How many repair orders do you average per month?

1000

What is your parts ordering process?

We keep a stocked parts departments and Special Orders are done through Repair Orders

What is your policy on side work?

Side work strictly prohibited.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes, that option is available and encouraged for technicians that want to further their training and education.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We encourage our employees to continually develop their skillset and provide the opportunities for them to do so. We have A LOT of work if you're looking for a shop with unlimited earning potential.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Employees are in close contact with our shop foreman and service leadership team.

What type of safety training is required?

Quarterly safety review and training

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

Experienced technicians will be available to answer questions, and help through repairs when time permits

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Yes, we are active in the Jackson, MS metro community.

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

We offer paid positions for local high school and tech students to gain experience and hopefully launch their careers with us.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

In 5 years I would like to see former apprentices have their own apprentice

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

Our application should only take 10-15 minutes to complete.

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

Yes, but we welcome walk-ins.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Nonformal meet and greet to see if we're a good fit for each other.

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

Yes, we background check and drug screen new applicants.

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

No

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

A decision will be made quickly or even at the time of the interview (pending successful completion of our hiring process)

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

This varies based on numerous factors. We've had employees clear the hiring process in as little as 3 days but on average the process takes about 5 business days.

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

Call us, apply online or visit us in-person if you're interested in a career at our dealership.

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: $100,000.00 - $190,000.00/year

Flat rate with performance and training bonuses

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: $65,000.00 - $120,000.00/year

Flat rate with performance and training bonuses

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: $50,000.00 - $80,000.00/year

Flat rate with performance and training bonuses

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hour

* Varies based on experience

Health Insurance Offered
We offer an excellent medical insurance package after 60 days of employment. Employees have options for spouse and family also.
Dental Insurance Offered
We offer an excellent Dental Insurance package after 60 days of employment. Employees have options for spouse and family also.
Vision Insurance Offered
Offered after 60 days of employment.
Retirement Plan Offered
After 90 days you qualify for our 401K program. We match 50% on the first 4%
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Plan offered after first year work anniversary.
Vacation Offered
Vacation Plan offered after first year work anniversary.
Paid Holidays Offered
offered
ST / LT Disability Offered
We offer short term and long-term disability after 60 days of employment.
Life Insurance Offered
Company pays for first $10,000 after 60 days and employees are eligible to purchase additional life insurance.
Uniforms Offered
Company provides uniforms for our service, parts, and detail teams.
Other Not Offered

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