Vara Chevrolet - Technician Jobs in San Antonio, TX

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is heated with no air conditioning. There are three big sealing fans, water coolers, and small fans in the shop.

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

17 Techs

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

7:00am-6:00pm Monday thru Friday 8:00am-3:00pm Saturday CLOSED on Sundays!!!!

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

We provide all GM required essential tools and major equipment

What type of break room facility is provided?

A lunch room with a refrigerator, a microwave, sink, and a counter

How many bays does your shop have?


How many repair orders do you average per month?


What is your parts ordering process?

As soon as the tech places the order the parts are ordered immediately, and will be received as soon as possible for technicians to finish repairs

What is your policy on side work?

No side work allowed

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

Friendly and helpful.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We encourage training and continuing the education of our staff. We provide GM trainings that can include web-based and hands-on training. This will be paid for by the dealership

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Opportunities are endless for the right employee. Technicians who start at a porter position can work their way up and progress into a fully commissioned technicians. We can help achieve this through our trainings, and by putting technicians on a career path to achieve their career goals

Can you describe your performance review process?

Our performance reviews are daily, monthly, and yearly. Discussions can include things like the technician's numbers, likes and dislikes, what they're doing well and what we can help improve, upcoming trainings, and taking a look at future goals

What type of safety training is required?

Lifting, proper eye wear, and clothing, proper vehicle lifting procedures. hazardous chemical handling

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

Younger techs will work hands-on with an experienced tech for at least a year. Experienced tech will be available to answer questions and work side-by-side through repairs when time permits

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Field day trips

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

We've hired several students as part-time apprentices to introduce them to the industry

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

Yes, light gauge on the candidate's interest level for the position, and some basic entry questions

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Discussion includes the candidate's work history, skill set, likes and dislikes, career goals, and current employment

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?

No formal skill assessment. Assessment is done through the interview process

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

1 to 2 days

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

1 to 2 days

Main Shop Tech Pay Range: $42,000.00 - $77,000.00/year

A, B, C, Techs. Pay will be based on experience, certifications, and skill set

Health Insurance Offered
Blue Cross - Blue Shield. PPO
Dental Insurance Offered
Vision Insurance Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered
40 hours @ 75%.
Vacation Offered
40 to 80 hours that accrues over your time of employment
Paid Holidays Offered
Good Friday, Easter, 4TH of July, Labor day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New years.
ST / LT Disability Offered
Life Insurance Offered
Uniforms Offered
Britestar Uniform C.O.
Other Offered
401K, Christmas incentive program

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