Technician at Bristol Street Motors

People in this role may also be known as vehicle mechanics and technicians or mechanic.

11 workers in this role at Bristol Street Motors have taken the survey.

How much does Bristol Street Motors pay technicians?

Technician at Bristol Street Motors
£9.62–13.54
Typical range
£9.00–18.03

Technician employees at Bristol Street Motors are typically paid £9.62–13.54 an hour, based on data from 11 employees.

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What is management like for technician employees at Bristol Street Motors?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do technicians think Bristol Street Motors head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    11% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do technicians at Bristol Street Motors feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    50% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for technician employees at Bristol Street Motors?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do technicians get of their shift pattern at Bristol Street Motors?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 14% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 14% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 71% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do technicians at Bristol Street Motors get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    25% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Good
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for technicians to take sick leave at Bristol Street Motors?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    57% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do technicians at Bristol Street Motors do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    38% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for technicians to book a holiday at Bristol Street Motors?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Bristol Street Motors managers change technicians shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    0% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do technicians at Bristol Street Motors get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    91% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do technicians at Bristol Street Motors worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    14% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

What is career progression like for technicians at Bristol Street Motors?

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  • Not enough training

    Do technicians get enough training when they start at Bristol Street Motors?

    Most people don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    30% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • No career progression

    Are technicians given support to progress at Bristol Street Motors?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 25% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from technicians at Bristol Street Motors

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  • Worst thing

    Lack of listening from management, lack of equal pay

    6.1

    Master technician, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Good team to work with

    Worst thing

    Travel

    9.3

    Technician, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Overbooked

    Worst thing

    Work not being shared out fairly

    4.7

    Mechanic, October 2020

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