Stivers Ford Lincoln - Technician Jobs in Waukee, IA

About Us

Family-Operated Ford Dealership Providing Waukee and the Rest of the Des Moines Area since 1980.

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Shop is heated

What is the size of the team Iā€™d be working with?

17 technicians Main Shop 8 Quick Lane technicians

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

Main Shop shifts 7:30 - 4:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 12:00 am. Monday - Friday Parts and Service 7:00 - Midnight Quick Lane 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Monday - Friday Saturday 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

All specialty and manufacturer tools are provided

What type of break room facility is provided?

Equipped with vending and kitchen

How many bays does your shop have?

Currently 42 including quick lane. Building addition commercial facility with 30 bays.

How many repair orders do you average per month?

1,500 including Quick Lane

What is your parts ordering process?

Technician parts order counter with delivery to technician bay.

What is your policy on side work?

Personal side jobs away from the dealership with no conflict of Stivers/dealership customers.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes ongoing online and in classroom paid training.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Always opportunities for growth.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Yearly

What type of safety training is required?

Dealership provided.

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

We participate in the Ford ASSET program and with our local high schools.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We donate and support several programs in the Waukee community.

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

We participate in career days at our local college and visit high school auto shop classes.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We are building a 30-bay standalone commercial service center..

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

Yes 15 minuets.

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

No, prefer in-person interviews

What do your in-person interviews entail?

One on one interview with the hiring manager.

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

Background checks

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?

1 day to a week depending on the background check.

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

1 day to a week depending on the background check

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: $72,000 - $170,000/year

Flat rate with 28 hour guarantee Flexible work hours 7am - Midnight.

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $35,000 - $75,000/year

Range varies by experience. Mobile service position open also.

Health Insurance Offered
Single and Family Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield after 60 days
Dental Insurance Offered
Single and Family Principal insurance co. after 60 days
Vision Insurance Offered
Single and Family Single and Family Principal insurance co. after 60 days
Retirement Plan Offered
401K ADP retirement services after 180 days
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered
Vacation and PTO
Paid Holidays Offered
Holiday pay for major holidays
ST / LT Disability Offered
Alflac
Life Insurance Offered
Single and Family
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms Provided
Other Not Offered

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