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
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
Automotive Technician (Former Employee), Cherry Hill, NJ – August 22, 2014
1. I fix customers cars. 2. I learn how to deal with customer and how to recommend the work they need. 3. My manager they are friendly and do their jobs well. 4. I try to get long with every one there and for the most part we do. 5. The hardest part keeping up with all the work. 6. Working with good people.
Auto Technician (Former Employee), Cincinnati, OH – August 10, 2014
Pros: able to work on our cars
Cons: long hours
came into work did my job to the best of my ability learned how to prepare estimates and write repair orders had some really good managers some not so good [they got weeded out] most of my team mates were good others transferred.the hardest part was having to work with some who weren't that good and having to go behind them and do the repair over.the – more... most enjoyable part was seeing happy and satisfied customers. it was good to retire from that work and start a different path. – less
Store Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Littleton, CO – August 4, 2014
A typical day would consist of checking the appearance of the shop, taking care of the customers, ordering parts, dealing with customer's complaints and assisting the mechanics to find solutions for vehicles repairs, supervising mechanics making sure policies and procedures were followed. Co-workers were very knowledgeable and fun to work with. The – more... hardest part of the job was inventory count. Most enjoyable part of the job was the feeling of satisfaction when a customer was satisfied with the work performed and the customer service experience given to the customer. – less