Volunteer as Auto Mechanic Assisstant (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – April 29, 2014
good environment to work at if you like to work with cars. loved working there. co-workers were nice and lively. good management. nothing hard about the job once you get used to it. had fun working there.
Some Franchisee are great to work with some aren't
Manager (Current Employee), Pickerning – July 16, 2013
Cons: the hours for a manager is what is expected and that is fine by me
I love customer service. Helping people and making them feel good and understanding about their purchases or even seeing a smile in their faces makes me very happy and then i know my job is done well. I beleive in teamwork and honesty. Unfortunately the franchisee i'm working with does not feel that way
Shop Helper (Former Employee), Waterloo, ON – February 26, 2013
Pros: good work enviroment
Cons: long hours
I was a co-op student there and I learned a lot. the guys there are very respectfull and supportive. they will teach you what they can when they could. The managment sometimes run around like lost children but otherwise a really good place to work for. the management sometimes rips people off e.g customer came in had an exhaust leak and wanted to charge – more... customer for a whole new exhaust and anouther mechanic welded on a peice of pipe and it was good to go. – less
General Labourer (Former Employee), Niagara Falls Ontario – December 28, 2012
Cons: hardly ever was aloud lunch
mostly every day was the same at midas, i worked saturday's and i would have to clean the mess other's had made but didn't bother to clean them. oil on the floor. scrap parts every ware. as well as cleaning i did oil changes sevral a day. i also cut the grass pulled weeds.
Automotive Service Technician (Former Employee), North Bay, ON – July 15, 2012
Pros: picked up lots on hand on knowledge of automoblies
Cons: owner was no good to his employees or customers
The service technician very skilled and friendly. Lots on opportunities to learn the mechanics of the automotive trade. Managment/Owner was very bad to thier customers. Thankfully they went bankrupt and owner is not working in the industry anymore
Enjoyed my job!!! I love meeting and interacting with people!!!!
Front counter receptionist (Former Employee), St.Catharines,On – June 18, 2012
Pros: wonderful clients
Cons: could not think of any!!!
Typical day consisted of invoicing and cashing out all clients. Answering telephone, ordering parts from suppliers!!! Provided quality sales and customer service!! Learned quite a bit about vehicles and parts as well... Great manager. Very helpful. Mechanics and I worked very well together. Most enjoyable part was working with many wonderful clients, – more... and the administrative aspect of the job. More challenges, the better, something i really enjoy!!! – less
Cashier/merchandiser (Current Employee), Witbank, MP – October 14, 2014
Pros: i work management hours
Cons: i sometimes assist with stock takes
the duties i fulfill are those of a assisting floor manager without the title i help the floor people maintain their stock levels, orders and appearance of the merchandising frequently assessing if they keep up with the expected standard and cleanliness expected instore
National Construction Manager (Former Employee), Itasca, IL – October 14, 2014
Pros: national brand
Cons: bought out and headquarters moved to florida
Career advancement and latitude to complete projects were given. Daily interaction with Senior Management, franchisees and contractors kept the job interesting and challenging. Far reaching job scope included developing national vendor accounts, construction management with budget, environmental remediation, property management, facility management – more... of corporate stores, lease review and contract implementation. Training department new hires on policies and procedures. Travel and interaction with franchisees and contractors was very enjoyable. – less
Automotive Technician (Former Employee), Morrow, GA – September 7, 2014
Assisting technician mechanics in performing technical activities. • Diagnoses and repairs to specifications – brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems. • Adequately explains technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals – more... which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis. • Continuously learns new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing automotive technology. • Keeps store management aware of mechanical repair problems as they occur. • Maintains an organized neat and safe bay. Learn how to diagnose and repair basic systems to become certified in a minimum of 5 areas with a preference for brakes, alignments, suspensions, cooling and electrical • Change oil and/or transmission fluid and filters • Install batteries and checks electrical systems • Install and perform tire maintenance • Install parts which include shock absorbers and exhaust systems • Road test vehicles – less