Mechanic (Male, Age 54) in Katy, TX
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||2 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Small remanufacturing shop for air starters 4 total employees
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
rebuild starters paint and do shipping
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical prescription insurance vacation sick days personel holidays
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Work with 3 other people and yes I enjoy it
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Small shop with brak area main work section is airconditioned. plenty of room for working around people.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 7
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||Washing parts Air drying parts|
|8am to 9am||continuing to wash and airdry parts|
|9am to 10am||Sandblasting parts to take the old paint off and dirt and rust.|
|10am to 11am||Meeting with all employees to go over the existing orders and requirements for compleeting|
|11am to 12pm||sandblasting to take the old paint off and dirt and rust|
|12pm to 1pm||rebuilding parts with new gaskets to make them rebuilt|
|1pm to 2pm||lunch|
|2pm to 3pm||painting starters with airisol can|
|3pm to 4pm||Packaged everything that is shipping to day and completed ups labels|
|4pm to 5pm||assited ups loading shipments|
|5pm to 6pm||home prefer cash|
|6pm to 7pm||home|
|7pm to 8pm||home|
|8pm to 9pm||home|
|9pm to 10pm||home|
|10pm to 11pm||home|
|11pm to 12am||home|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Submitted application had interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes individual interview with the owner one time
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
do not remember
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes but I worked as a mechanic all my life
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes but only OJT
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Just apply and put out the effort to learn
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Mechanical skills multi tasking skills
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Show up everyday on time work hard and learn
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
it is fine until SS
What are your current career goals?
Get ten years in and retire to social security
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Owner||3 yrs||N/A||Worked on indivduals aircraft|
|Prior Job 2||Inspector||15 yrs||35 Hr||Inspected aircraft for safty of flight|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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