Town Nissan - Technician Jobs in East Wenatchee, WA

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated shop with individual large misting fans per stall during summer months

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

5 techs

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

7:30-4:30pm M-F

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

All Nissan required tools on hand along with brake machine, strut compressing machine, tire machine and balancer, machine press, engine hoist, transmission jacks, Mitchell Pro Demand, emission scan tools, Air Conditioning machine, transmission and coolant flush machines, etc.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Open break room: fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster oven. Changing Room: individual private assigned lockers

How many bays does your shop have?

7 total bays ( 2 lube bays, 1 alignment rack, 4 main lifts)

How many repair orders do you average per month?

650+

What is your parts ordering process?

Most commonly used parts in stock, next day orders from assigned depot and expedited special handle process

What is your policy on side work?

Only allowed on personal vehicles on the employees day off.

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

We are a small and mighty TEAM!

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes, we offer paid on and offsite brand training along with encouraging option for technician growth and advancement.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We offer in house mentorship. Progress your career while being compensated through Nissan Motor Corp training.

Can you describe your performance review process?

30/60/90 day reviews upon hiring. Our shop operates on open dialog and feedback, with an annual review.

What type of safety training is required?

Pre-employment work place training is required. Shop safety and expectations are established through onboarding on day one. Additional on the job safety training is required per position. Compliance procedures and safety committee ensure all safety measures are being followed throughout each dealership operated by Town Auto Group.

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

Our Master Level techs are available at all times to help answer questions and provide assistance as needed.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

We sponsor local schools, veterans, participate in food drives, and sponsor local sports teams

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

Yes, we are involved with the Automotive programs through the Wenatchee valley college and Tech centers.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

All we see is growth in our future!

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

Staff say working for Town Auto Group is the BEST! We make sure our employees are well taken care of. We recognize that their hard work and dedication are the driving force behind our success. TAG has a strong reputation as a responsible corporate citizen, and is committed to improving the quality of life for those who live in the Wenatchee Valley. We have a deep appreciation for the variety and characteristics that make individuals unique. As a champion of diversity, equality, and inclusion, thoughtful and intentional practices function at the core of our business philosophy.

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

Our quick website application takes a few minutes. Our full application is completed online can take up to ten minutes with completing education and work history.

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

Yes

What do your in-person interviews entail?

In person interviews are an interactive conversation designed to ensure that Town Auto Group is the right fit for both the technician and our shop.

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

Background checks and driver's insurability are checked in the pre-screening process. Applicants are do a drug screening as part of onboarding.

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

No, our interview process and reference checks are designed to assess technicians skills.

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

2-4 days

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

We average 5 days with the prescreen call back causing the most time hang up.

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

Town Auto Group's hiring process is an interactive process for helping potential employees get a feel for TAG. We work hard to make it as informative and seamless as possible recognizing how valuable a commodity time truly is.

A Level Technician Pay Range: $70,000.00 - $120,000.00/year

Flat-rate + Weekly Upsell Spiff Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Technicians

B Level Technician Pay Range: $60,000.00 - $100,000.00/year

Flat rate + Weekly spiff incentive

C Level Technician Pay Range: $40,000.00 - $60,000.00/year

Flat rate + Weekly spiff incentive

Service Advisor Pay Range: $40,000.00 - $90,000.00/year

Commission based

Lube Technician Pay Range: $25,000.00 - $35,000.00/year

Hourly Pay Weekly Upsell Spiff

Student Tech / Apprentice Pay Range: $17.00 - $18.00/hour

Hourly rate + Weekly spiff incentive

Health Insurance Offered
Kaiser of WA medical plus HRA
Dental Insurance Offered
Delta Dental of WA dental
Vision Insurance Offered
WASHAUTO1 VSP Vision Care, Inc. vision
Retirement Plan Offered
401K Retirement Plan after first year.
Sick Leave Offered
Paid Time Off accrual of one hour per forty hours worked for the first year. Eight hours a month after the first year.
Vacation Offered
Paid Time Off accrual of one hour per forty hours worked for the first year. Eight hours a month after the first year.
Paid Holidays Offered
After completing a 90-day probationary period prior, full-time Town Auto Group employee are eligible for Holiday Pay. Recognized Holidays are: New Year's Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day
ST / LT Disability Offered
Lincoln Life Insurance Company basic life/ short term and long term disability as part of an employees
Life Insurance Offered
$5,000 included in employee's medical plan, with an option to purchase additional amounts.
Uniforms Offered
Uniforms are provided with technicians names through CINTAS
Other Offered
Employee appreciation & recognition Semi-annual employee celebrations Employee vehicle purchase plans Employee discounts on select services/purchases Town Toyota Center event ticket employee discounts on select venues

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Top Shop Challenge: Does your shop help out any local schools? Share some of the things you do to help fuel the next generation.

The Tom Barros, Sr Automotive Scholarship was set up in the name of our founder to support second-year auto tech students at Wenatchee Valley College. Preference is given to current and former employees of Town Auto Group and their children. Giving back and helping the community is just one of the many great things the Town Family is always doing. Helping to do their part in ensuring our next generation is set up for success.

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Town Nissan would like to give a warm welcome to our newest lube techs Jacob and Adrian!

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Happy international women's Day! Which female famous or not past or present has inspired you?

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Town Nissan is currently hiring for 1 tech, a Master tech and 1 advisor. If you or someone you know would like to apply, please do so or swing by. We would love to hear from you!

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Top Shop Challenge: What are a couple of things you'd like to highlight that happened last month?

February was a very busy month for Town Nissan. We achieved our monthly goal that was set for the service department. We are hiring a new advisor who will start the 3rd week in March.

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Welcome to March ! We are anxious about warmer weather. T - 18 days until the first day of spring.