Transolution Auto Care Center - Technician Jobs in Missoula, MT

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  • Transolution Auto Care Center shop photo
  • Transolution Auto Care Center shop photo
  • Transolution Auto Care Center shop photo
  • Transolution Auto Care Center shop photo
  • Transolution Auto Care Center shop photo
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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Heated and cooled

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


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

M-F 7:30-6:00 Sat 9:00-5:00

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

All brands of current scan tool and factory scan tools Flush machines Alignment machine AC Machines

What type of break room facility is provided?

Full break room with kitchen and TV

How many bays does your shop have?


How many repair orders do you average per month?


What is your parts ordering process?


What is your policy on side work?

Personal vehicles only

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

Always purchasing new equipment and scan tools to help techs produce work more effectively. Recently invested in 3D printers and CAD software to produce hard to find parts and tooling that can be plastic

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We offer education reimbursement for ongoing classes and ASE testing

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

We like to stay on the cutting edge. We invest heavily in new equipment and training for all changes in the automotive industry.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Yearly evaluation

What type of safety training is required?

Basic lift operating training

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

Our Master level techs work closely with new techs to ensure correct processes are followed and understood. They encourage techs to take advantage of the online training classes BG and Standard provided to them as an employee

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Transolution is very hands on in the local community and makes regular donations to schools

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

As much as possible

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Additional 5 enclosed bays with double the shop space.

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

Yes in store and online at 15 min or less fill out time

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


What do your in-person interviews entail?

Meet the owner and have a small conversation. Meet and greet with the rest of the team as well as a shop tour.

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


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


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

One Business day.

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

One to two days depending on location of applicant.

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: $50,000 - $150,000/year

ASE master certified technician. Flat rate pay structure with a over forty multiplier bonus program.

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: $30,000 - $55,000/year

ASE certifications are required. Hourly pay program.

Lube Technician
Lube Technicians are entry level technicians that focus on routine maintenance such as oil changes, changing tires, and inspections.
Pay Range: $0 - $35,000/year

Lube technician follows job description described in sop manual. Paid hourly.

Service Advisor
Service Advisors are primarily customer focused and, as one of the faces of the shop, they are critical in keeping customers happy. Service Advisors are frequently focused on taking customer calls, relaying information to technicians, and selling repair jobs. Both technical and sales experience are helpful for this position.
Pay Range: $30,000 - $100,000/year

Communication with customer builds tickets and parts ordering. Paid hourly with commission based on GP dollars.

Student Tech / Apprentice
Student technicians work on entry level tasks while completing their school programs.
Pay Range: $5,000 - $20,000/year

Usually a part time position. Hourly pay structure

Health Insurance Offered
Blue Cross Blue Sheild
Dental Insurance Offered
Vision Insurance Offered
Retirement Plan Offered
Roth IRA through Edward Jones
Sick Leave Offered
you get to go home
Vacation Offered
One week Paid after 90 day probationary period.
Paid Holidays Offered
New Years, Labor Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas.
ST / LT Disability Offered
Life Insurance Offered
Aflac, Edward Jones
Uniforms Offered
Weekly provided by a local textile company.
Other Offered
Gym Membership