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BMW of Columbia - Technician Jobs in Columbia, SC

Technician Jobs in Columbia, SC

BMW of Columbia

250 Killian Commons Parkway Columbia, SC 29203
https://www.bmwofcolumbia.com/

About Us

BMW of Columbia is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail sales and service. We are growing and looking for Experienced Automotive Mechanics/Technicians to work with our High Volume BMW Dealership! Our Service Technicians should be passionate about customer service, take pride in their work and enjoy being part of a winning team that cares about employees. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil. We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism, teamwork and respect - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend!

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About Us

BMW of Columbia is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail sales and service. We are growing and looking for Experienced Automotive Mechanics/Technicians to work with our High Volume BMW Dealership! Our Service Technicians should be passionate about customer service, take pride in their work and enjoy being part of a winning team that cares about employees. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil. We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism, teamwork and respect - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend!

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Under the Hood

Compensation
Benefits
Work Environment
Career Development
Hiring Process
  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    State of the art heated and AC facility with inground lifts.

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

    18-20 technicians

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

    Several shifts available

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

    We provide all specialty tools, each technician has there own diagnostic PC station.

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    We have a large break room with vending machine. We also have a TV microwave, and full size refrigerator.

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    22

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    2,250

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Parts are ordered through Repair orders

  • What is your policy on side work?

    Must be immediate family

  • Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

    We provide internal training for growth.

  • Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

    We have several opportunities for growth and hiring within.

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    We perform annual reviews

  • What type of safety training is required?

    We provide safety training through KPA

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

    New techs are assigned a master technician as a mentor

  • How does your shop get involved with the local community?

    We provide and participate with local charities

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

    We partner with local high school and Technical school

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    With a satellite store

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

    Yes, Technicians also have the ability to start same day.

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

    No

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    Conversation, compatibility assessment

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

    Yes, Technicians also have the ability to start same day with a contingency letter.

  • 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?

    Immediately

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

    5 days

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

    Technicians also have the ability to start same day by signing a contingency letter.

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $50,000 - $120,000/year

    Master Level technician with Hybrid certification

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $40,000 - $80,000/year

    Certified Level technician

  • C Level Technician
    Pay Range: $0 - $50,000/year

    Associate Level technician

  • Service Advisor
    Pay Range: $50,000 - $90,000/year

    paid by labor hours sold

Health Insurance Offered Health insurance offered
Dental Insurance Offered Dental insurance offered
Vision Insurance Offered Vision insurance offered
Retirement Plan Offered 401(k) with Company Match, as well as Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
Sick Leave Offered Sick leave offered
Vacation Offered Paid time off offered
Paid Holidays Offered Paid Major Holidays
ST / LT Disability Offered ST/ LT disability available
Life Insurance Offered Life insurance available
Uniforms Offered Paid for uniforms as well as laundry service
Other Offered https://www.group1careers.com/#benefits

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