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Places to Work?

Have you thought about places to work? Picking a company to work for is a very important step for your career. Finding the right company that has great benefits along with pay is hard thing to come by.

I can tell you from experience! When I started I asked myself these same questions. I started working in family owned automotive shops. After working at several independent shops I realized that it was a good place to get your feet wet. When you first start off your not going to very productive and make the flat rate pay scale all the time. You will most likely spend a little more on a job then what the book calls for. By working an hourly rate at a smaller shop this will give you the ability to learn and experience more hands work. I would say working for a smaller shop to start for an automotive or diesel technician is a smart choice and it just felt like being on some kind of technical school.

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Technical School

Here are some common questions people ask when thinking about going in the field. Do I need a degree? Do I need to go to school? The answer is no!  By attending school or additional training it will give you the leverage over another person who didn’t. By going to school you will have the option to get ASE certified in specific areas. You can also earn your associates degree in school. Ohio Technical College, Universal Technical Institute, and Wyo Tech are some of the top automotive and diesel schools in the country. Keep Reading


Purchasing a Tool Box

Have you thought about buying a toolbox to be a technician? There any many different tool boxes and I hope I can give you some value when purchasing a tool box. Buying a tool box should be thought as a long term investment. If you buy quality brands your tool box will last forever and could be handed down through your generation. Keep Reading