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Hans Wittler’s Automotive - Technician Jobs in Albuquerque, NM

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Hans Wittler’s Automotive

5701 Wilshire Avenue Northeast Albuquerque, NM 87113
https://www.hanswittlersauto.com/

About Us

Since 1975, Hans Wittler Automotive has been providing top-quality customer service to the community. We take German vehicle needs seriously and focus on providing customers with an outstanding brand of customer service and respect. Our team of auto mechanics is professional, capable, competent and reliable. We have created a team atmosphere at our shop to alleviate the stress of finding the right career path - we look to train our technicians and promote from within.

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About Us

Since 1975, Hans Wittler Automotive has been providing top-quality customer service to the community. We take German vehicle needs seriously and focus on providing customers with an outstanding brand of customer service and respect. Our team of auto mechanics is professional, capable, competent and reliable. We have created a team atmosphere at our shop to alleviate the stress of finding the right career path - we look to train our technicians and promote from within.

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

    We have a paper application that takes no more than 10 minutes to complete.

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

    Yes

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    In-person interviews include a shop tour, and give us a chance to speak with the candidate. We try to find out as much as possible about the candidate's experience and skills, while ensuring they are a good fit for our team.

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

    Background check and personality check will be conducted

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

    We will ask a few technical questions during the verbal interview.

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

    1-2 days

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

    Usually no more than 10 days depending on everyone's schedule. We try to make the process as quick as possible!

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

    Up-to-date resume required for all candidates

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    The shop is both heated and air conditioned to be comfortable year-round.

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

    Our team consists of 8 employees

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

    Our shop hours/shifts are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm with an hour lunch.

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

    We provide all factory scan tools and will purchase any specialty tools needed to get the job done.

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    We have a comfortable break room with a table, chairs, microwave, refrigerator, and water filter.

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    9 bays total 2 bays are available for each technician to use

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    190

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    We have a dedicated parts advisor who handles ordering and delivery based on what technicians request.

  • What is your policy on side work?

    Family vehicles only

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

    -2 bays per tech

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

    We encourage our staff to take regular training. We have a minimum 8 hours of training required each year for each technicians. For offsite training, our shop will pay for hours you are there, plus any costs of lodging, travel, and meals.

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

    There is always room for growth into higher positions, such as Shop Foreman or management roles. We look to promote from within when possible.

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    Along with weekly meetings the owner conducts with each employee, we have weekly lunch staff meetings. Formal performance reviews are conducted every 6 months.

  • What type of safety training is required?

    Informal safety training is provided when an employee starts, and as-needed any time.

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

    Seasoned technicians will get clocked time for any time they spend mentoring newer techs. We currently have an apprentice at our shop and may be open to more in the future.

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

    We would love to get more involved in the community when an opportunity arises.

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

    We partner with a local community college to get young techs into the profession.

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    We hope to continue growing in profitability and efficiency, while taking care of our staff and ensuring we have the best workplace around.

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $60,000 - $90,000/year

    Compensation is flat-rate and based on efficiency and experience.

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $40,000 - $60,000/year

    Compensation is flat-rate and based on efficiency and experience.

  • Lube Technician
    Pay Range: $25,000 - $35,000/year ($12.02 - $16.83/hr)
    ($12.02 - $16.83/hr)

    Hourly position with bonus based on production

Health Insurance Offered Effective after 60 days of employment. Insurance provider: True Health Employer pays 50% of employee premium (for individual or family)
Dental Insurance Offered Effective after 60 days of employment. Insurance provider: True Health Employer pays 50% of employee premium (for individual or family)
Vision Insurance Offered Effective after 60 days of employment. Insurance provider: True Health Employer pays 50% of employee premium (for individual or family)
Retirement Plan Offered 401(k) with 3% employer matching after 2 years
Sick Leave Offered Included in vacation policy: 5 days accrued after 1 year 10 days accrued after 2 years 15 days accrued after 3 years
Vacation Offered 5 days accrued after 1 year 10 days accrued after 2 years 15 days accrued after 3 years
Paid Holidays Offered Standard holidays provided
ST / LT Disability Offered Aflac available if employee opts in
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered Shop pays 50% of uniform cost
Other Offered - Parts available at 10% above cost - Annual Christmas party!

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