About Our Shop and Local Area

At Oregon Fuel Injection, we have four main areas in our shop that our staff works in.

  • Fuel injection technicians, responsible for rebuilding and testing pumps, turbos and injectors.
  • Vehicle service technicians, whom perform drive-in vehicle diagnostic, R & R, and repairs on light duty diesel pickups.
  • Customer service employees that take parts orders, write repair orders, help with installation and troubleshooting and provide a connected link between the shop and the customer.
  • Parts department employees that place orders, maintain inventory, ship and receive parts for stock, customer jobs and internal shop use.

Who we are:

We are a group of diesel specialists, providing exceptional service Since 1974. Factory authorized sales and service for diesel fuel injection equipment, including turbocharger, and on vehicle diagnostics and repair.

Pictures | About Our Area | Compensation | Community Involvement | Benefits | Work Environment | Career Development | Hiring Process

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About Our Area

It is a little more than an hour’s drive to the Oregon Coast or Cascade Mountains. Enjoy outdoor adventures such as whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, waterfalls, mountain biking, camping, boating, giant sand dunes, and winter sports. Or take a scenic drive through lush forests, with scenic vistas, or along Coastal Highway 101, past sand dunes, lighthouses, and ocean side cliffs, tour the wineries, and more. Find out more about our area from Travel Lane County.

Community Involvement and Membership

Member:

  • Association of Diesel Specialists
  • Eugene Chamber of Commerce
  • Emerald Trail Riders Association
  • Lane Leaders Association
  • Oregon Club of Eugene – Springfield
  • Eugene Active 20-30 Club

Supporter:

  • Oregon Logging Conference
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Food for Lane County
  • The Hope Project
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Compensation

Pay is based on job duties, experience and job performance.

Benefits

  • Employee Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) vacation time, based on years of service
  • Paid Holidays; New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. If any of these falls on a weekend, we observe the holiday on Monday or Friday.
  • Retirement – 401K with 4% company match
  • Uniforms or shirts

Work Environment

  • Is the shop heated? All areas of the shop are heated.
  • Does the shop have A/C? There is air conditioning everywhere except the drive in service bays. The drive-in service area has large fans for cool airflow.
  • How many employees are there? There are typically around 18 employees in the company.
  • What are the shop hours? 7 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday. Normal shifts are 8 hours plus 1 hour for lunch. There are opportunities for overtime, or modified schedules.
  • What tools does the shop provide? In the drive-in, there are an A/C recovery machine, engine stands, parts washer, cut off saw, two post lifts, scan tools and other specialized on vehicle tools. For the fuel injection shop, there are hand tools, special tools, ultrasonic cleaner, polishing plates and injector test equipment. The pump test room is supplied with hand tools, test equipment and special tools, and equipment for testing. The cleanup room has a hot water wash tank, solvent wash tank, grinder, wire wheel and bead blast machine.
  • What kind of break room is provided? Our break room is separate from the shop, with 2 refrigerators, microwaves, coffee and filtered water.
  • How many drive-in bays do you have? Our long bays can accommodate up to 7 vehicles.
  • What is your parts ordering process? After the diagnostics, estimated repairs, and approval, the technician provides a list of parts to the parts department for pulling and ordering the required parts.
  • What is your policy on side work? We are flexible for side work performed on your own vehicle or relatives vehicles. We do not approve side work for Oregon Fuel Injection customers.

Career Development

  • Do you offer any continuing education or skill training? We offer training with in house training and materials as well as outside training based on opportunities and needs.
  • Can you describe opportunities for career growth? There are many opportunities for growth at Oregon Fuel Injection. Either through the ranks of the shop or branching out into other departments.
  • Can you describe your performance review process? We have a 90-day review process for all new hire employees. Thereafter, we have a review process twice a year for the first four years and once per year thereafter.
  • How do the more experienced techs work with and mentor younger techs? Experienced technicians and manager will all help mentor new and less experienced technicians. This is to help them grow and succeed within the company and industry.
  • Do you work with any tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession? Yes, we currently work with two community colleges in our local area.
  • Where do you see the shop in five years? Our customer base grows every year, as we continue to service older fuel systems and vehicles, as well as keeping up with new technology.

Hiring Process

  • Do you have an application form, and how long does it take to fill complete? We do have an application form on our website, that takes about 10 minutes to fill out.
  • Do you have requirements for what employees you are currently looking for? Yes, you can get more information on the Employment Opportunities page.
  • Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews? Out of local area applicants will typically be phoned to be sure traveling to an in person interview makes sense.
  • What do your in-person interviews entail? A typical interview will include the following; Discussion of job duties. A series of questions to help assess the applicant’s relevant experience and goals for their career. The applicant is allowed to ask questions, and then taken on a tour of the facility.
  • Do you perform background checks, drug screening or personality tests before hiring an applicant? No.
  • Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring and applicant? No.
  • After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or offer? You would typically be contacted withing 1 to 3 days.