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Key Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac - Technician Jobs in South Burlington, VT

Technician Jobs in South Burlington, VT

Key Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac

1675 Shelburne Road South Burlington, VT 05403
https://www.keyautovt.com/

About Us

Welcome to the only full line General Motors dealership in Vermont. We are located just minutes from Lake Champlain in Burlington and Shelburne Vermont. We're home to a friendly team that puts our customers first. We offer one the best service centers in the area, receiving high marks from our customers. Our technicians have years of experience working on everything from heavy-duty GM trucks to the remarkable Chevrolet Corvette.

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Feel free to contact us on the form below if you have any questions. Even if you don't see an open position above, we're always looking to hear from good people.

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About Us

Welcome to the only full line General Motors dealership in Vermont. We are located just minutes from Lake Champlain in Burlington and Shelburne Vermont. We're home to a friendly team that puts our customers first. We offer one the best service centers in the area, receiving high marks from our customers. Our technicians have years of experience working on everything from heavy-duty GM trucks to the remarkable Chevrolet Corvette.

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

    We do have an online application that will take about 10 minutes to complete.

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

    Phone screens are not required. We try to get people in right away for in person interviews.

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    Our in-person interviews include a shop tour, meeting with shop foreman, and they usually about an hour. We talk about the dealership, get background and experience from candidate, and goals from candidate.

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

    We do require background checks and drug screens.

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

    Skills assessments are not required

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

    When possible we try to make offers on the spot but can be within 72 hours as well.

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

    3-5 days

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

    Flexible interview times and locations to work around your schedule!

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Shop is heated but no A/C Looking to add A/C by April of 2022

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

    8 person team

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

    8am - 5pm Monday - Friday No weekends!!

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

    We provide all major tools, technicians provide their own set of basic tools. We have an apprentice program which provides $3000 worth of tool at end of year they own the tools and tool box

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    Our break room includes two tables, microwave, sink, snacks, fridge

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    18 bays

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    1500 per month

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Overnight parts, parts are ordered electronically through XTime

  • What is your policy on side work?

    Ask manager for approval

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

    We offer GM training and technicians are paid to complete trainings. Online and hands on trainings offered once a year.

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

    The people that we hire are the most important! We want people to be in spots where they are happy to be in and fits best for them. We are always open to moving employees to different parts of the business. We even allow employees to shadow other parts of the business.

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    Performance reviews are completed once a year where we review training process, goals, where to improve etc..

  • What type of safety training is required?

    Safety trainings to be completed once a year, held a dealership over 3 days.

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

    Our lube technicians work with or next to our more experienced technicians on a daily basis to learn and ask questions when needed.

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

    Pay for sponsorships with University of Vermont basketball team. We also sponsor local youth leagues.

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

    We work with a local technical school where one of our technicians graduated from we also donate parts, and talk to classes.

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    We want to continue to grow and add more bays to gain twice the output and we need experienced technicians to join our team to do so!

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $60,000 - $100,000/year

    Flat Rate, all training is paid, unlimited hours and earning potential.

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $50,000 - $80,000/year

    Flat Rate, all training is paid, unlimited hours and earning potential.

  • Service Advisor
    Pay Range: $60,000 - $100,000/year

    Incentive based program with bonus opportunities

  • Service Manager
    Pay Range: $75,000 - $125,000/year

    Salary + Incentive based program with bonus opportunities

  • Student Tech / Apprentice
    Pay Range: $16 - $20/hour

    Apprentice program provides $3000 worth of tool and at the end of year they own the tools and tool box.

Health Insurance Offered Offered through BCBS available after the first of the month following 60 days of service
Dental Insurance Offered Offered through Delta Dental available after the first of the month following 60 days of service
Vision Insurance Offered Offered through BCBS available after the first of the month following 60 days of service
Retirement Plan Offered 401(k) through Principal Group, available the 1st of each calendar quarter
Sick Leave Offered Up to 5 paid days per calendar year
Vacation Offered Vacation is based on anniversary date, and is accumulated at 1 week after 1 year service, 2 weeks after 3 years service, and 3 weeks after 6 years service
Paid Holidays Offered Total of 7 per calendar year, paid following 30 days of service.
ST / LT Disability Offered Provided through BCBS at employee expense, after 90 days service
Life Insurance Offered Provided by the Employer for $5,000 – additional amounts can be purchased by the employee, available after 90 days service
Uniforms Offered Pants, Shirts, T-Shirts, and Jackets
Other Offered Employee pricing on automobiles, parts and labor Biking and on Thursday nights Cookouts every Friday Shop night, where employees can work on own vechiles Supplemental Insurance is available through Colonial Life. This include LTD, STD, Cancer, Accident

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