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JD's Auto Repair & Performance Center - Top Shops for Technician Jobs in Philadelphia, PA

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JD's Auto Repair & Performance Center

810 Welsh Road Philadelphia, PA 19006
http://www.jdsautorestoration.com

About Us

JD’s Auto Repair and Performance Center is a complete automotive restoration facility. We provide partial as well as frame-up restoration work. Our Guarantee to you: “We stand behind all work and guarantee your complete satisfaction.” JD’s Auto Restoration Faciliy can make all of your restoration dreams come true! Specializing in These Legends of Muscle JD’s gladly works on vintage cars and trucks of every brand, model, and era, but these are some. Areas of specialty we’ve developed over more than 25 years in the business.

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About Us

JD’s Auto Repair and Performance Center is a complete automotive restoration facility. We provide partial as well as frame-up restoration work. Our Guarantee to you: “We stand behind all work and guarantee your complete satisfaction.” JD’s Auto Restoration Faciliy can make all of your restoration dreams come true! Specializing in These Legends of Muscle JD’s gladly works on vintage cars and trucks of every brand, model, and era, but these are some. Areas of specialty we’ve developed over more than 25 years in the business.

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

    employee will send their own resume and call and/or stop by to look at shop

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

    yes

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    just asking expeience and are they doing what we are in need of here

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

    no--only if an incident would occur you would be tested

  • 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?

    1-2 weeks

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

    depending how quick we need that position filled

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

    we are a team here and everyone respects each others talents

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Heated

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

    12-15

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

    8 to 5 m-f Saturdays by appt

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

    shop equipment---mechanics must have own hand tools

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    lunch room--heated and air conditioned

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    20+

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    30

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    owner or managers

  • What is your policy on side work?

    no side work at shop and we will not compete with employee and side work

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

    we are a full service restoration shop

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

    depending upon what employee does here osha training each month online and will have every 3 months live at shop

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

    pay raises and possible foreman

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    misc shop meetings and one on one meetings

  • What type of safety training is required?

    OSHA

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

    showing them how to work with their hands and also attitude

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

    we have cars and coffee cruise once a month and we make donations to local police and fire

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

    not at this time

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    one of the premier restoration facilities

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

    we all work together here and also support the police and fire companies

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $35,000 - $75,000/year

    Top rate auto resto mechanic for mechanical side of business all aspects of mechanical repairs inside car and outside

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $35,000 - $70,000/year

    Top rate restoration body work--including welding--fabricating--body work---

  • C Level Technician
    Pay Range: $35,000 - $65,000/year

    part time auto upholsterer

  • Service Manager
    Pay Range: $35,000 - $65,000/year

    Body shop manager to run the resto shop must be able to run shop and write and understand estimates

Health Insurance Offered Health Insurance after 30 days
Dental Insurance Offered Dental insurance after 30 days
Vision Insurance Offered Vision insurance after 30 days
Retirement Plan Offered Simple IRA
Sick Leave Offered 20 hours after 1 year That is 5 sick days at 4 hours each
Vacation Offered 40 hours after 1 year
Paid Holidays Offered yes
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered yes
Other Not Offered

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