We are looking for a Junior Technician to join our growing team! Title: Junior Technician (Automotive Technician, Entry Level) Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Department: Green Drop Garage Location: Portland, OR Hourly Rate: $16-$19/Hr DOE + benefits Help us take Green Drop Garage to the next level! Green Drop Garage is actively seeking an entry level technician to provide superior service to their "home" shop. You will become a trusted part of the Green Drop Garage team, managing the details of the lube lane and helping our unique company grow and thrive. We have four locations and have growth in mind. Store hours are generally 8am-5pm Monday Through Friday. 9am-5pm on Saturdays. Our technicians usually work five days on, two days off, with the option of more flexible scheduling by request. The right candidate is organized, works independently and adapts quickly to new challenges. From managing daily functions to helping keep customer vehicles and the shop clean and orderly, our entry level technicians play a vital role in representing the company to our customers. Core Values At Green Drop Garage, we are committed to our core values and we strive to live them every day. DO THE RIGHT THING We consider the impact of every decision made. Do right by our clients, our team and our environment. We own our mistakes and fix them - even if (and especially if) nobody is watching. GET IT DONE We take pride in what we do – we exceed expectations, produce at high levels, and push our comfort zones to grow. We don’t accept limitations; If there is a better way of doing something, we’ll find it. SOLVE PROBLEMS At Green Drop, it’s never just, “Your car is broken,” but, “Here’s what we can do to fix it.” We are committed to the outcome of our work together, and tackle every challenge with a solutions mindset. We listen closely, interpret carefully, and deliver thoughtful solutions – every time. Our values manifest themselves as a group of dynamic learners and do-ers who are passionate about improving every day, producing inspired and effective work, and who understand that life is too short to not enjoy yourself along the way. For the “A player” (someone in the top 10% of talent for any position) looking for something special, this position is the opportunity for you. * Do you have a passion for serving others? * Do you have a high level of attention to detail? * Are you looking for a place to learn and challenge yourself every day? * Are you able to maintain calm in times of stress? * Do you focus on priorities to achieve set goals? * Do you value the people you work with as much as the work itself? * Do you look at work as a career rather than just a job? * Are you inspired by the opportunity to address and solve interesting problems? If you answered "yes" to these questions, we want to meet you! Our Company We fix cars. But how we do it makes all the difference - car repair can and should be different. Our environmental slant is just the start. We invest back into our staff with full benefits, continuing education and promotion from within. Our community also shares in our success. We help where we can - whether it be free repair services for nonprofits, teaching classes, support of local farmers, or fundraisers for causes we believe in. "People like us do things like this" -Farhad Ghafarzade, Owner Watch this episode of OPB’s Start Up to learn more about Farhad and Green Drop Garage: http://www.pbs.org/video/start-hub-repair/ (start at 1:30) The Position A technician is at the heart of what Green Drop Garage produces for its customers. Green Drop Garage would not be here without our quality production teams. A Junior Technician’s purpose is to support shop operations and goals both in automotive and operational capacities. They also provide support to team members by helping with basic car care, cleaning and logistical duties, all while working towards a better understanding of vehicles and ability to perform basic duties. Responsibilities * Performing a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor * Maintaining a clean job site * Picking up all tools and equipment and securing job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards * Ensuring customer and staff safety * Performing duties to help maintain shop effectiveness and efficiency * Maintaining clean/organized workspace, parking lot, shop and personal appearance * Performing work as requested * Maintaining accountability in schedule, communication, actions and repairs performed * Using appropriate personal protective equipment * Maintaining awareness of surroundings and impact of actions on shop environment * Learning how to use shop tools and software * Working with other Technicians to solve questions/problems on the job Qualifications * Demonstrates ability to help in various tasks to support general shop operations * Desire to work towards proficiency in oil changes * Ability to identify common mechanical problems * Ability to pass ASE certification within 90 days of hire and interest in continuing education * Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment * Willingness and ability to perform manual work following verbal and written instructions * Basic knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions * Ability to work alongside others and complete daily activities according to work schedule * Ability to lift heavy objects, walk, and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse conditions * Ability to communicate orally and in writing * Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely * Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions * Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency Benefits Green Drop Garage is committed to maintaining a motivated, positive work environment full of great people who share, demonstrate, and live our core values. We take pride in working for a company that lives its core values, vision, and mission/purpose and continually provides tangible value and benefit to its employees and clients. Our benefits include: * Competitive compensation package including performance based bonus opportunities * Group health insurance, vision, and dental plans, plus more * Optional 401(k) retirement plan with 4% annual match * Company paid ongoing training and personal development * Vacation, sick/personal time off, and company paid holidays * Maternity / Paternity Paid leave * Outstanding working environment * Family friendly atmosphere and culture * Working with other “A players” driven to create great client results Employee References “I enjoy being a part of a team that positively impacts the community as well as the environment. Green Drop's vision for car care goes further than repairing vehicles. We educate and empower our community by hosting classes, and having an opportunity to teach was an amazing experience.” -Green Drop Employee “I came to Green Drop Garage because I wanted a challenge and a friendly place to work. I have found both of those things and more. I’m glad to be surrounded by people who work as hard as me, by management who promotes from within, and now I am looking forward to many more years with the company.” -Green Drop Employee “Green Drop Garage was founded on the idea of doing something different, we are the shining light in the darkness of the car care industry. As a small, tight-knit team hellbent on doing right by our customers, our community, and one another, our mission, vision, and values act as our driving force when considering every decision we make. Working for Green Drop Garage is an opportunity to refine your existing skills and grow within your profession." -Green Drop Employee Our Hiring Process We have a more thorough hiring process than most small businesses. This is because we believe that the cost of a mis-hire is enormous on both an individual and a company. Our process consists of several interviews, an analysis of your career history, and in-depth reference checks. We respect your time and appreciate your participation in our process. We want you to find the ideal position for your skill set and strengths. How to Apply If you feel you are up for our challenging and rigorous hiring process, and feel you can contribute to a dynamic, growing company, please begin your application process by going to our online application (http://bit.ly/greendropexec) . Phone calls and emails are not accepted.
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