Schierl Tire & Auto Service - Weston - Technician Jobs in Weston, WI

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  • Look for the tower! The Schierl Tire & Auto Service building is hard to miss.
  • Our shop has all the tools you need at the ready, and enough space to use them!
  • Our Guests are treated to a spacious lobby and comfortable, pet-friendly waiting area.
  • On-site, indoor tire storage means all the popular brands and sizes are at your fingertips.
  • We are a full-service repair shop. Not only can you use your expertise on the job, but you can learn even more from your co-workers!
  • Our Commercial & Ag team calls the shop home base, but they spend most of their time in the field - literally!
  • Everything you need is ready to go, from tools to fluids and more.
  • The layout of our shop improves efficiency while allowing easy conversation when you need to consult with someone else.
  • Ongoing training opportunities ensure all our Associates learn the latest safety and work techniques and technology.
  • These bays fill up during the day - but not on weekends, because we're closed so you can spend time with friends and family.
  • Parts, tools, and more are within easy reach. You can even see our tire storage back there!
  • A fast-paced work environment makes the days fly by. You won't get bored!
  • The communities we serve have trusted their vehicles to Schierl Tire & Auto Service for decades.
  • Even our huge commercial and agricultural tire selection stays cozy until they're ready for action.

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Yes - year round! Our shops are heated, but not air-conditioned. From spring through fall our bay doors stay open, providing an excellent flow of fresh air.

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

Associates at each location consist of a General Manager, Service Manager, Sales Consultant and 5-6 Auto Technicians. In addition, our Commercial & Ag Tire Technicians consider the shop home but work offsite. We also have an Apprenticeship program and have Maintenance/Cleaners who work part-time hours.

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

Automotive Techs work M-F, 8a-5p, with one hour for lunch. Lunch can be taken on or off site. NO WEEKENDS!

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

Alignment machine, presses, spring compressors, diagnostic equipment, fluid exchange machines, desktop computer. We pride ourselves on keeping state-of-the-art equipment on site.

What type of break room facility is provided?

All our service centers have a separate breakroom away from the production area.

How many bays does your shop have?

It depends on the location, but typically between 8 and 12 bays.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

Depending on the location, we average about 40 vehicles per day.

What is your parts ordering process?

All parts are ordered by the location’s Service Leader.

What is your policy on side work?

Family is okay, but we want to avoid any conflicts of interest, such as selling services at work but doing the job personally at home.

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

We feature multi-level tire storage mezzanines in most locations, plus the latest state-of-the-art tire & balancer machines and aligners.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Continued technical education is included. Usually in the 1st Quarter of the year, and mostly local.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We offer a career growth path, from Lube Tech, Sales Consultant, Auto Tech, Service Manager, to General Manager.

Can you describe your performance review process?

There is a pay & performance review every 6 months.

What type of safety training is required?

Annual safety evaluations and ongoing monthly hoist inspections.

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

We work as a team, so all experienced techs help and mentor as needed. You’ll be learning all sorts of stuff on the job!

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We help support local fundraising efforts via our parent company, Team Schierl Companies. This includes sponsoring local sports, donating to schools, and supporting the arts in the communities we serve.

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

We offer a youth apprenticeship and tech college apprenticeship, as well as tuition assistance via a partnership with Midstate Technical College and Northcentral Technical College.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We are continuing to grow and expand to better serve Wisconsin. In 2023 alone, we opened a new location in Tomahawk and added 2 commercial/farm service trucks, bringing our fleet up to 20 trucks.

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

We have an online form that only takes about five minutes to fill out. When you send it in, it goes directly to our team!

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

Yes, we want to learn more about you and your experience and qualifications to make sure you'd be a right fit before scheduling in person interviews.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

We meet with you for about an hour or less to get to know you. You’ll interview with the General Manager or Service Manager to discuss your skills, get to know you as a person, and talk about what we can provide you to help build your career. We also take you on a tour of the shop.

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

We do require a background check, drug test MVR check, and we also have a type of personality test. Don’t worry, the personality test doesn’t find out what kind of car you are or anything, it’s mostly to help people understand how different people communicate and how to work together.

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

We do not have any pre-employment testing.

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

Decisions on hiring generally take approximately 1 week depending on the availability of the General Manager and/or Division Advisor.

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

We strive for a short turnaround period. From received of application, you will be contacted to schedule a prescreen within one business day. From there, the information is sent to the General Manager to review and proceed with scheduling an in--person interview.

Automotive Technician - Entry Level Pay Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hour

Pay based on knowledge and experience. Hourly pay - paid biweekly.

Automotive Technician - Experienced Pay Range: $20.00 - $35.00/hour

Pay based on knowledge and experience. Hourly pay - paid biweekly.

Commercial & Ag Tire Technician Pay Range: $19.00 - $25.00/hour

Hourly rate plus a premium callout rate for 'After Hours'. Hourly pay - paid biweekly.

Sales Consultant Pay Range: $17.00 - $20.00/hour

Pay based on knowledge and experience. Hourly pay plus sales incentives - paid biweekly.

Health Insurance Offered
Zero dollar deductible health plan and zero co-pay when using specific health clinics. Coverage through The Alliance provider network.
Dental Insurance Offered
Single, and Family coverage offered through Delta Dental.
Vision Insurance Offered
Single, Single +1 and Family coverage offered through Delta Dental/Dental Vision. EyeMed Network.
Retirement Plan Offered
Automatic enrollment at 4% pretax contribution unless opt out. Discretionary company match.
Sick Leave Offered
2 Sick Days annually
Vacation Offered
Paid Time Off - eligible after six months. Amount is prorated the first year and based on years of service.
Paid Holidays Offered
8 Paid Holidays annually
ST / LT Disability Offered
STD - 66% of income after 5 days absent, duration based on years of service. LTD - 60% of monthly income. Rate based on age and income. Voluntary Accident and Critical Illness coverage through Aflac available.
Life Insurance Offered
Group Life - $10,000 company provide with the option to purchase additional along with Voluntary Life Insurance.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms provided.
Other Offered
Bereavement Leave Pet Insurance Associate Assistance Program (AAP) Associate Discount Program Wellness Program Employee Referral Program Tool Program Shoe Reimbursement Program

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