Whitehall Shell - Technician Jobs in Bowie, MD

About Us

We are a family owned, and operated, business that has been serving our community since 1967. With over 120 years in combined experience our shop offers experienced leadership, a friendly staff, and a great work to life balance. We service all makes and models, and a wide variety of repairs. We keep up to date with the latest equipment, and provide our technicians with scanners to get all repairs done right the first time. We are open Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. NO WEEKENDS!!!! We provide a competitive pay and benefits package to all technicians. Health/Dental plans, paid vacations, paid holidays, and advanced education just to name a few. If your a technician looking for a new opportunity then please reach out to learn more!!

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Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

Shop is heated

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

2- Technicians

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

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm NO WEEKENDS!!!!

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

All major equipment, and scanners are provided

What type of break room facility is provided?

No specific break room

How many bays does your shop have?

3 + 1 Outdoor Lift

How many repair orders do you average per month?

370

What is your parts ordering process?

We have a shop manager and a service writer that does all of the ordering

What is your policy on side work?

After hours with permission on personal vehicles

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

We pay for ASE test when they are passed. We also pay for Maryland State Inspection test when they are passed. Other classes can be attended when they become available

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Beings that we are a small location there is not much for movement. However, we are willing to work with techs to help advance their knowledge in the industry.

Can you describe your performance review process?

No formal review process

What type of safety training is required?

No training required

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

We have a head technician who is available for questions. When time permits, he can also help with repairs

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Currently we do not

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

Not currently

Where do you see the shop in five years?

We are always looking to improve at the shop. Weather that's our customer service, or turn around, we want to give our customers the best experience we can provide.

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

0

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

No, resumes are the preferred method

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

Currently we don't not phone screen candidates. We would rather interview/discuss in person.

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Interviews are done with our owner. We discuss their background, work history, certifications and knowledge based questions. We also get to know them as a person to see if they would be a good fit.

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

No

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

No formal assessment, skills are figured out through the discovery process of the interview

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

3-5 days

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

3-5 days

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: $75,000 - $100,000/year

Flat-rate system based on experience, certifications, background

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: $50,000 - $90,000/year

Flat-rate system based on experience, certifications, background

Health Insurance Offered
Employee 50%
Dental Insurance Offered
Employee 50%
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered
We provide personal leave that can be used as sick leave or vacation, this accrues overtime
Vacation Offered
We provide personal leave that can be used as sick leave or vacation, this accrues overtime
Paid Holidays Offered
Major holidays that fall on Weekdays
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered
We provide uniforms and have them laundered weekly, works shirt and pants
Other Not Offered

Shop Talk

Dawn discusses longevity at the shop

Dawn, owner, talks about compensation

Carl, our service advisor, discusses whose a good fit in the shop

Chris talks about a typical day

Chris talks about the culture at the shop

Chris, our shop foreman, discusses career development and training