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First Student - Kenosha Unified School District

6015 52nd Street Kenosha, WI 53144

About Us

This First Student location is a very unique shop by performing bodywork fabrication in-house from start to finish. This is a full-service shop that repairs diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles.

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About Us

This First Student location is a very unique shop by performing bodywork fabrication in-house from start to finish. This is a full-service shop that repairs diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles.

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  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Heated

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

    4 techs

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

    MON - FRI (5AM - 6PM)

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

    Specialty tools and diagnostic- Torch Wrenches, Vehicle Jacks and Lifts, Impact Wrenches, Sockets.

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    Two - Fully furnished with fridge and cable television

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    6

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    300/month

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Diagnostic First > Order > Install > Confirm Repair

  • What is your policy on side work?

    None

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

    Many company team building events

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

    ASE Certifications First Student University Cummins Training AC Delco Training

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

    We have numerous locations nationwide that provide opportunity for advancement from Lead Technicians to Shop Manager

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    PDM - Conducted by Shop Manager and Tech in Charge. Goals are set and are reviewed Quarterly

  • What type of safety training is required?

    Wheel Torch Procedures Safety Procedures Chemical and Hazardous Material Training and more.

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

    There will be a lot of shadowing and mentoring for younger techs from Senior Level Technician and Managers. First Student University will be utilized.

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

    We do many events for recruiting and holidays around the community.

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

    N/A

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    The shops will have work for many years on contract with school districts.

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

    N/A

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

    Yes, we have an online application that can take anywhere from 15-30 minutes to complete. We are a DOT employer so the application may seem a little lengthy, but we are always happy to assist. You can even complete the application on a computer in our shop.

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

    A manager may ask you a few questions over the phone when they schedule you for an interview, but most questions are saved for the in-person interview.

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    You will meet face-to-face with our Maintenance Manager who will ask you questions from a structured interview guide. Interviews take at least 30 minutes to complete.

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

    We do have a background check and drug screening process once you accept a job offer.

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

    No skills assessments are performed.

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

    You should hear back within a few days of your interview. If you are still waiting on an answer after a week, call or email the manager and they will follow up with you.

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

    Depending on where the manager is with reviewing and interviewing candidates, it should take about one week from the time you submit an application to the time a hiring decision is made.

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $36,000 - $60,000/year ($17.31 - $28.85/hr)
    ($17.31 - $28.85/hr)

    Competitive pay based on experience & qualifications (NOT flat rate)

Health Insurance Offered First Student offers three affordable health plans from United Heath Care that included Medical and Pharmacy care. We offer Yellow, Blue, and Green plans which offer your affordability and different price points while offering comprehensive medical coverage
Dental Insurance Offered First Student offers two affordable dental plans from Cigna Dental. You may choose from Cigna Dental HMO or a PPO plan..
Vision Insurance Offered First Student offers two affordable dental plans from VSP. You may choose from the Choice Plan or the Choice Premium Plan. Both plans cover a full array of eyeglasses/frames or contact lenses .
Retirement Plan Offered First Student offers a 401(k) plan with Principal. You may save from 1% to 50% of your earnings as Pre-Tax Savings Contributions or Roth Post-Tax Contributions. Rollovers from prior qualified plans are allowed. Certain limits apply if you are a Highly Compensated Employee. Special catch-up contributions are available if you are age 50 or older during the plan year. Contributions are subject to certain IRS limits. Match: After 1 year of employment; the company will match 50% on the first 6% of your contributions. You are always vested in your own contributions. The company contribution vesting schedule is as follows: After 1 year of service = 33%; After 2 years of service = 67%; After 3 years of service = 100% Withdrawals and Loans are available under the plan. .
Sick Leave Offered This First Student location offers 5 sick days to use annually from July to June..
Vacation Offered This First Student location offers vacation of: 2 weeks after the first 90-days of hire.
Paid Holidays Offered This First Student location offers 5 paid holidays Martin Luther King Day Memorial Day Fourth of July Labor Day Thanksgiving
ST / LT Disability Offered First Student offers both voluntary both Short-Term and Long-Term disability to all employees. The employee-paid option of 70% of your weekly earnings, with no maximum benefit, is available through Lincoln Financial for Short-Term. The Employee-paid options of 40%, 50%, 60% of salary, up to a monthly benefit of $12,000 are available through Lincoln Financial Long-Term.
Life Insurance Offered Employee-paid life insurance options are available for employee, spouse, and children through Lincoln Financial. Dependent coverage is limited to 50% of the employee voluntary election amount. Employee: Option 1: $10,000 Option 2: 1 x Annual Salary Option 2: 2 x Annual Salary Option 2: 3 x Annual Salary Spouse: Option 1: $5,000 Option 2: 50% of 1 x Employee Annual Salary Option 3: 50% of 2 x Employee Annual Salary Option 4: 50% of 3 x Employee Annual Salary Child: Option 1: $5,000 Option 2: $10,000
Uniforms Offered Uniforms provided
Other Offered - ASE certification bonus money & company-paid ASE testing and training materials - Monday-Friday full-time shift schedule, and consistent, year-round work - An excellent benefits including medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) - Paid holidays, vacation, & sick time - Annual allowances for boots, tools, and prescription safety glasses - Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online system - Opportunities for career advancement nationwide - A great work environment!

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