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Sovel’s Auto Service - Technician Jobs in Novi, MI

Technician Jobs in Novi, MI

Sovel’s Auto Service

41425 West 10 Mile Road Novi, MI 48375
https://www.sovelsautorepair.com

About Us

Customer relationships & exceeding customers' expectations is the heart of Sovel's Auto Service, as we give all customers an exceptional experience while having their vehicles serviced. Sovel's Auto Service has been family owned & operated since 1951. Our 7 Mile & Braile auto repair service originated in Detroit, Michigan & grew to be a part of the Novi community in 1983, where Sovel's Auto Service became a household name. For four generations, the Sovel family has continued to strive to be Novi's best family auto repair business while at the same time supports the local community. Sovel's ensures comprehensive auto repair services designed to get you back on the road quickly & affordably. ---We pride ourselves on the excellent skills of our service technicians. ---We service all makes & models, foreign & domestic, cars & trucks. ---We offer cost-effective alternatives to dealership services for manufacturer recommended maintenance for your car, van, SUV or truck. ---We specialize in preventative maintenance services (oil changes, tire rotation, etc.); muffler & exhaust system repairs; electronic services; transmission work & heating & cooling repair.

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About Us

Customer relationships & exceeding customers' expectations is the heart of Sovel's Auto Service, as we give all customers an exceptional experience while having their vehicles serviced. Sovel's Auto Service has been family owned & operated since 1951. Our 7 Mile & Braile auto repair service originated in Detroit, Michigan & grew to be a part of the Novi community in 1983, where Sovel's Auto Service became a household name. For four generations, the Sovel family has continued to strive to be Novi's best family auto repair business while at the same time supports the local community. Sovel's ensures comprehensive auto repair services designed to get you back on the road quickly & affordably. ---We pride ourselves on the excellent skills of our service technicians. ---We service all makes & models, foreign & domestic, cars & trucks. ---We offer cost-effective alternatives to dealership services for manufacturer recommended maintenance for your car, van, SUV or truck. ---We specialize in preventative maintenance services (oil changes, tire rotation, etc.); muffler & exhaust system repairs; electronic services; transmission work & heating & cooling repair.

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

    Our application process takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.

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

    All interested applicants are able to call or stop by the shop and speak to an owner.

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    In-person interviews include meeting with two shop owners and includes a tour of our facility. Interviews are approximately 30 minutes to an hour.

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

    Background checks are required.

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

    Applicant certification may be required.

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

    About 1-2 days

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

    Up to one week

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Shop is heated and front office is air conditioned.

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

    5 technicians 1 office manager

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

    7a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday No Weekends and Holidays!

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

    We provide all major tools and technicians are expected to have their own set of basic tools.

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    We have a place where employees can eat, we also have a refrigerator and provide coffee.

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    5 bays

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    Approximately 500

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Technicians will go through the office manager to order parts.

  • What is your policy on side work?

    Technicians may work on their own vehicle

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

    Sovel's Auto Service has been family owned & operated since 1951. Our 7 Mile & Braile auto repair service originated in Detroit, Michigan & grew to be a part of the Novi community in 1983, where Sovel's Auto Service became a household name. For four generations, the Sovel family has continued to strive to be Novi's best family auto repair business while at the same time supports the local community.

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

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

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  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    None are required

  • What type of safety training is required?

    None are required

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

    We have a small team that allows us to mentor new technicians and collaborate on all jobs.

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

    Sovel's Auto Service has been family owned & operated since 1951. For four generations, the Sovel family has continued to strive to be Novi's best family auto repair business while at the same time supports the local community.

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

    We support our local high schools and Oakland Schools Technical Center (OSTC) Southwest that serves Novi students and the surrounding community.

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    Sovel's Auto Service has been family owned & operated since 1951. For four generations, the Sovel family has continued to strive to be Novi's best family auto repair business. Our business has been viable for over 70 years and we have worked to adapt to the ever changing auto repair service environment.

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

    The Sovel's Service staff, customers and auto technicians are part of our family.

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $60,000 - $80,000/year ($28.85 - $38.46/hr)
    ($28.85 - $38.46/hr)

    Pay is hourly plus commission

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $45,000 - $65,000/year

    Pay is hourly plus commission

Health Insurance Offered Health insurance is provided.
Dental Insurance Not Offered
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Offered 401K with employer matching contribution after 1 year
Sick Leave Not Offered
Vacation Offered 2 weeks paid time off 3 weeks paid time off after 1 year
Paid Holidays Offered New Years, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, and Labor Day are paid holidays.
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered Uniforms are provided through Cintas
Other Not Offered

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