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Buckeye Complete Auto Care - Top Shops for Technician Jobs in Columbus, OH

Top Shop for Technician Jobs in Columbus, OH

Buckeye Complete Auto Care

3701 Karl Road Columbus, OH 43224

About Us

Here at Buckeye Complete Auto Care we specialize in Automotive Repair, Brakes, Steering & Suspension, Engine Diagnostics, Custom as well as O.E. Exhaust, and Preventative Maintenance. Here is a list of our detailed services: General Services, Car & Truck Care, Undercar Services, Alignment, Brakes, Tires, Engine & Transmission, Engine Maintenance, Transmission Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Electrical Services, Electronic Services, Miscellaneous Services, Domestic Cars & Trucks, Import Cars & Trucks, Quick Lube Services, Fleet General Services, Fleet Engine Work, Fleet Brakes, Fleet Tires, Fleet Electrical, Fleet Electronics, Fleet Suspension Work, Fleet Front End Services, Fleet Drive Train and Fleet Wheel Services. We make sure every repair is done right the first time using the latest in diagnostic equipment and years of expertise, honesty and integrity. We are an All American, Family Owned, and Operated Small Business, that has been in business serving the Westerville, Polaris, North Columbus area for over 30 Years. Our company started out as an Exhaust & Brake Shop. My father- in-law bought the company in 2008 and made a real impact on the Auto Repair market. I have been running the company since 2012, and in that time we have made a lot of changes to the showroom and the shop. We now offer Free WiFi, Coffee, Water, and a comfortable waiting lounge. One of the biggest changes we made was the decision to bring my wife on board as the new Automotive Service Advisor. Since then, my wife wanted to be a Homeschool Mom and she went home to be with our to children, John and Jack. We now have Andre and Nicholas as the office staff and their combined experience, I believe that there is nothing we can’t help you achieve. We really are a Family Owned/Operated Company and look forward to welcoming you and your family into ours. We appreciate you stopping by and giving us your trust. Thanks!

Open Positions

  • A Level Technician 
  • B Level Technician 
  • C Level Technician 
  • Lube Technician 

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About Us

Here at Buckeye Complete Auto Care we specialize in Automotive Repair, Brakes, Steering & Suspension, Engine Diagnostics, Custom as well as O.E. Exhaust, and Preventative Maintenance. Here is a list of our detailed services: General Services, Car & Truck Care, Undercar Services, Alignment, Brakes, Tires, Engine & Transmission, Engine Maintenance, Transmission Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Electrical Services, Electronic Services, Miscellaneous Services, Domestic Cars & Trucks, Import Cars & Trucks, Quick Lube Services, Fleet General Services, Fleet Engine Work, Fleet Brakes, Fleet Tires, Fleet Electrical, Fleet Electronics, Fleet Suspension Work, Fleet Front End Services, Fleet Drive Train and Fleet Wheel Services. We make sure every repair is done right the first time using the latest in diagnostic equipment and years of expertise, honesty and integrity. We are an All American, Family Owned, and Operated Small Business, that has been in business serving the Westerville, Polaris, North Columbus area for over 30 Years. Our company started out as an Exhaust & Brake Shop. My father- in-law bought the company in 2008 and made a real impact on the Auto Repair market. I have been running the company since 2012, and in that time we have made a lot of changes to the showroom and the shop. We now offer Free WiFi, Coffee, Water, and a comfortable waiting lounge. One of the biggest changes we made was the decision to bring my wife on board as the new Automotive Service Advisor. Since then, my wife wanted to be a Homeschool Mom and she went home to be with our to children, John and Jack. We now have Andre and Nicholas as the office staff and their combined experience, I believe that there is nothing we can’t help you achieve. We really are a Family Owned/Operated Company and look forward to welcoming you and your family into ours. We appreciate you stopping by and giving us your trust. Thanks!

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Under the Hood

Compensation
Benefits
Work Environment
Career Development
Hiring Process
  • Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

    Yes, 10 Minutes

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

    Yes

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    Conversation with the owner and the Foreman, develop relationship and discuss best fit scenarios while trying to learn more about the interviewee and what motivates them, and how we can help.

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

    Yes all 3 Including MVR(Motor Vehicle Record)

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

    Yes, in some cases we ask for a working interview. Sometimes it is to make sure inspections are done the way we do them, other times it is to confirm skill level.

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

    1-3 days

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

    Less than a week in most cases.

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

    Yes, in some cases we ask for a working interview. Sometimes it is to make sure inspections are done the way we do them, other times it is to confirm skill level.

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Shop is heated. Big fans in the summer

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

    7-9

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

    We are open M-F 7am -6PM 7:30 - 4:30 First Shift 8:00 - 5:00 Second Shift

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

    All major purchases such as: Scanners, tablets, cooling system testers, Flush machines etc..

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    No real break room

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    6

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    280 - 300

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Online as often as possible

  • What is your policy on side work?

    Shouldnt be done.

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

    Employee family friendly environment, team culture, and everyone helps. We are a big family here and I believe that your time is your time. No one stays late unless there was a parts or labor mishap.

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

    We offer all Carquest/WorldPac and O'Reilly training as well as a multitude of virtual classes. We also will do out of state training based on needs and technicians desires.

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

    You can work up from a lube tech to Foreman, we have plans for opening other locations, so there is opportunity to move locations in the future as well.

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    6 Mos. Self review, peer review and supervisor review. Go over these reviews and check the differences and discuss.

  • What type of safety training is required?

    Lift basics and general shop safety.

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

    All technicians report to the foreman for assistance on labor charges, and training. Younger technicians are expected to attend classes and then apply that knowledge practically with a more senior technician.

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

    We sponsor recreational leagues, donate to the Salvation Army and consistently do "Community service repairs" for those in need when possible.

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

    No at the moment

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    Having seasoned and trained technicians who have helped us grow customers and car count. Being more involved in the community and opening other locations.

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

    No

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $60,000 - $125,000/year

    Flat Rate pay based on Efficiency and Productivity.

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $45,000 - $80,000/year

    Flat Rate pay based on Efficiency and Productivity.

  • C Level Technician
    Pay Range: $30,000 - $55,000/year

    Flat Rate pay based on Efficiency and Productivity.

  • Lube Technician
    Pay Range: $30,000 - $40,000/year

    Hourly

  • Service Manager
    Pay Range: $38,000 - $120,000/year

    Incentive based on GP Dollars, ARO and Customer Satisfaction

Health Insurance Offered We provide 50% of monthly cost to the employee.
Dental Insurance Offered Up to Technician to participate
Vision Insurance Offered Up to Technician to participate
Retirement Plan Offered 401K
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered 1 Week after 1 year 2 Weeks after 3 years 3 Weeks after 7 years
Paid Holidays Offered 6 per year New Years Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Christmas
ST / LT Disability Offered Up to Technician to participate
Life Insurance Offered Up to Technician to participate
Uniforms Offered We split the cost of uniforms
Other Not Offered

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