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Z Auto Service, LLC - Technician Jobs in Englewood, CO

Technician Jobs in Englewood, CO

Z Auto Service, LLC

1231 West Lehigh Place Englewood, CO 80110
http://www.zautoservice.com

About Us

We are a family-owned auto repair shop for any make and model vehicle serving Englewood and surrounding areas. Our goal is to set an example for others by keeping it this way where you will not just be treated as a part of the family but going to feel like it. We believe employees to be our biggest asset that we never stop investing in. You are the driving power behind the scene and essentially the face of our company. Customer interaction starts with you and becomes a long-lasting relationship from a regular transaction because of the teamwork that we bring in together and contribute to assure an excellent customer experience. Because of one reason – we all care about what we do and it goes further than just doing your job. It is our values, morale, and high standards.

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About Us

We are a family-owned auto repair shop for any make and model vehicle serving Englewood and surrounding areas. Our goal is to set an example for others by keeping it this way where you will not just be treated as a part of the family but going to feel like it. We believe employees to be our biggest asset that we never stop investing in. You are the driving power behind the scene and essentially the face of our company. Customer interaction starts with you and becomes a long-lasting relationship from a regular transaction because of the teamwork that we bring in together and contribute to assure an excellent customer experience. Because of one reason – we all care about what we do and it goes further than just doing your job. It is our values, morale, and high standards.

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

    We do not - we do an in-person interview with a follow-up interview and hire as soon s you are available to start on your end if we are a fit.

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

    We do not - we would like to meet for a first interview

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    Meeting in person, showing the shop, and going over the responsibilities. Getting to know each other and answering all the questions. The second interview is meeting with the team and finalizing unanswered questions. We do believe that everything that is promised to be delivered shows in a first few days of work

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

    No, but if people are under influence at work or lie about something and we find out - they get terminated

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

    We find out very quickly what they can do in a few first days of work, if what promised is not delivered - we terminate

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

    By the end of the same week at the maximum - we make up our mind fast because we know who we are looking for very well

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

    A week

  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Yes

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

    One service writer, one A tech, one B tech and one quality control guy

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

    Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm and techs are 8am-5pm unless you want to stay longer in case of the project you want to finish

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

    We proovide a personal computer station We have Opus scanner and call sign on, Snap-on and Autel, Gm scanners We have all BG flush machines and the newest Snap-on A/C machine that does both of the refrigerants We use a Techmetric management system in the shop that integrates a service writer and techs, and also personal tablets for digital inspections We have an 8 feel shelf of special tools available for the shop use We also share tools if needed to get work done among each other

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    We have a break room with fridge, microwave and little oven We have coffee, frozen food, snaks, fruits, drinks, and beer that we provide fro employees

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    7 bays with alignment lift

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    150

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Service writer quotes and orders them via Tekmetric system

  • What is your policy on side work?

    We do not allow side work in the shop unless it is personal or family car

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

    We buy lunches once a month and always try to help with anything we can. Our doors are always open as well as we believe communication is the key to a stress-free environment and no drama.

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

    We pay for the passed ASE tests and enroll in as many classes as possible when they are available via our suppliers

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

    If you are motivated - the sky is the limit. You can get everything from a helper that will flag you more hours to becoming a shop's foreman to take charge of it and supervise the crew. If there is a will - there is a way.

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    We hire with 3 month probation period after which we decide if we are a good fit. Every quarter we do a performance evaluation to see what we are doing good and what we all can improve to reach the desired efficiency. Also, every Monday we have a quick stand-up meeting to see if there is anything we ran into or lack in the shop, if there was anything preventing us from doing our jobs the best, feedbacks both ways are welcomed.

  • What type of safety training is required?

    Common sense :)

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

    We always work as a team so if the less experienced tech has questions, needs consultation or help, we try to deliver - in the end, it is all our responsibility top tace of the customers. Teamwork and experience sharing, learning, and growing together is our perspective. If an experienced tech wants to take a less experienced one under his wing and become a mentor - we work out a compensation plan to reward a mentor and make it worth his while. Usually he would get all the student's flagged hours

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

    We do not much get involved

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

    No

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    We want everyone to be secure in their positions by providing a stable environment of work. We want to start working on retirement plans for everyone and preferably have a 4.5 day work week so guys can enjoy a long weekend. If everyone is making enough we can even do 4 day week - but we need to all get there as a team. We do not want to get bigger - we want stability for everyone, a good name so customers always come back and everyone comes to work and does not have to deal with problems.

  • A Level Technician
    Pay Range: $60,000 - $90,000/year ($28.85 - $43.27/hr)
    ($28.85 - $43.27/hr)

    We are open to discussing what you are more comfortable with: salary, commission, or a mix. We want you to be comfortable with your decision. It is usually commission-based compensation by technician's choice because that is how you can make more money. We have enough hours for you to hit up to 120 hours a paycheck. You also have a guarantee of 40 hours so you don't have to worry about having not enough hours.

  • B Level Technician
    Pay Range: $40,000 - $65,000/year ($19.23 - $31.25/hr)
    ($19.23 - $31.25/hr)

    We are open to discussing what you are more comfortable with: salary, commission, or a mix. We want you to be comfortable with your decision. It is usually commission-based compensation by technician's choice because that is how you can make more money.

  • Service Advisor
    Pay Range: $100,000 - $1,200,000/year

    We are open to discussing what you are more comfortable with: salary, commission, or a mix. We want you to be comfortable with your decision. There are monthly bonuses depending on sales and performance but we have great techs that hit hours so it makes it easy to get that bonus!

Health Insurance Offered We can either go with what the technician has for himself and compensate it 100% or in case if the technician does not have any health plans - we have agents that can help find one as well as the Technet portal that has options as well.
Dental Insurance Offered We have plans available to look at but the employee covers it
Vision Insurance Offered We have plans available to look at but employee covers it
Retirement Plan Not Offered
Sick Leave Offered We offer 3 days
Vacation Offered You get 1 week of paid vacation after working 1 years for us
Paid Holidays Offered All 7 main holidays are paid
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered We provide full uniforms
Other Offered • Performance Bonuses; • Passed ASE test reimbursement; • Employee discounts for parts; • Paid Education Classes.

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