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Toyota of Portland - Top Shops for Technician Jobs in Portland, OR

Top Shop for Technician Jobs in Portland, OR

Toyota of Portland

55 Northeast Broadway Portland, OR 97232
https://www.toyotaofportland.com/

About Us

Toyota of Portland is located in the heart of Portland, OR right off Interstate 5 and 84. We have been a part of the O'Brien Auto Group family since 2015. Our shop has 10 Express Bays and 40 Flat Rate bays with an average of 7,000 hours per month in our shop. We team with our local Toyota TXM Program to train our hourly technicians to become Flat Rate.

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About Us

Toyota of Portland is located in the heart of Portland, OR right off Interstate 5 and 84. We have been a part of the O'Brien Auto Group family since 2015. Our shop has 10 Express Bays and 40 Flat Rate bays with an average of 7,000 hours per month in our shop. We team with our local Toyota TXM Program to train our hourly technicians to become Flat Rate.

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

    Toyota of Portland accepts applications online on our electronic recruiting site. Normally around 72 hours however process time can vary based on Background and Motor Vehicle Reporting processes

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

    Yes

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    Conversations regarding the position with the Service Manager, background in the industry and future goals discussed.

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

    Motor Vehicle Report & Background Check

  • 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?

    This can vary depending on the timing and applicant count

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

    1-2 weeks

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

    Motor Vehicle Reports review any moving violation within the last 3 years and our Insurance company is extremely strict.

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Toyota of Portland does have heating/cooling within our shop

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

    Technicians are paid on individual flagged hours not team structure. Most work is done individually but other technicians will assist when needed and time permits

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

    Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm Shifts can vary based on business needs

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

    Toyota of Portland offers all Specialty Tools for shop usage. Toyota of Portland offers entry level tools for Hourly Technicians however all Technicians are encouraged to create their own supply of tools.

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    Toyota of Portland offers a lunchroom off the shop. We request all employees to take a meal period away from their bay.

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    50

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    3,300

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Technicians order parts with Parts Back Counter. All parts will be received as soon as possible with a lot coming over night.

  • What is your policy on side work?

    Service Manager must review and approve

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

    Friendly with tenured employees Open Service Drive

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

    Paid for passing ASEs Paid training for certifications Partnership with Toyota TXM Partnership with local community college

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

    We ask all Technicians to continue their education, be it recertifying current certs or taking new certs. Our goal is to continue growth and get all technicians to Master certification

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    No formal review process

  • What type of safety training is required?

    No safety training required

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

    Currently no mentoring work is done with younger techs.

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

    Toyota of Portland has been and continues to give back to their community by supporting local charities and schools.

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

    Toyota of Portland has a good relationship with numerous Tech Schools and local high schools teaming to show the opportunity for growth in our industry.

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    Continued growth with more hours based off our trends and Open Service Drive.

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

    N/A

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $40,000 - $100,000/year

    Flat Rate Hourly top - $38.00 Pay for experience, ASE, Certs & Tenure

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

    Varied based on flagged hours Pay based on experience ASE, Certs & Tenure

  • Lube Technician
    Pay Range: $25,000 - $40,000/year

    $15.00 to $16.00 per hour ASEs would be additional

  • Service Advisor
    Pay Range: $45,000 - $100,000/year

    Advisors new to the drive and writing can be on the lower end of the list above, however with the Open Service Drive there are abilities to make $100,000+ a year. Pay is a base salary + commission

Health Insurance Offered Toyota of Portland offers our Kaiser Permanente Medical with eligibility the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment for all Full Time employees.
Dental Insurance Offered Toyota of Portland offers our Kaiser Permanente Dental with eligibility the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment for all Full Time employees.
Vision Insurance Offered Toyota of Portland offers our Vision plan (VSP) with eligibility the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment for all Full Time employees.
Retirement Plan Offered Toyota of Portland offers a 401(k) with a company match. Must be over 21 with a full year of employment at the dealership.
Sick Leave Offered Toyota of Portland offers all employees sick accruals. Accruals are 1 hour for every 30 hours worked and are available after 90 days of employment - all subject to state laws.
Vacation Offered Toyota of Portland offers all Full Time employees Vacation. Must be employed for a full year before the ability to request Vacation. Vacation accrues with tenure.
Paid Holidays Offered Toyota of Portland offers all Full Time employees Paid Holidays. Paid Holiday dates vary each year and can be found by reaching out to Human Resources.
ST / LT Disability Offered Toyota of Portland offers all Full Time employees the ability to enroll in an employee-paid Short Term/Long Term Disability Plan. Employee must be employed for 13 months to be eligible.
Life Insurance Offered Toyota of Portland offers all Full Time employees the ability to enroll in an employee-paid Life Insurance Plan. Employee must be employed for 13 months to be eligible.
Uniforms Offered Toyota of Portland supplies all Service employees with company-paid uniforms.
Other Not Offered N/A

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