Pamplin Media Group – RepairSmith Expands Mobile Auto Repair Services in Portland
The company will hire 20 mechanics to provide door-to-door service in the metropolitan area.
Most people have had the experience of a check engine light that came on during their journey. Or it could be a low tire pressure warning or something wrong with their daily vehicle. This is frustrating because it means an unplanned repair, which can be inconvenient or difficult to plan.
RepairSmith is an auto repair service designed to be convenient. The company can send a van with a mobile mechanic shop inside any home or office. The mechanic will repair the vehicle on site, if possible. If this is not possible, RepairSmith may drive or tow the vehicle to its primary location, repair it, and return it.
“We are reinventing auto repair,” says Joel Milne, CEO of RepairSmith. “Auto repair is like going to the dentist; it’s always embarrassing. We are the first company to offer a full auto repair service to your home or office. We spent a lot of time discussing with customers how to improve it. ”
Milne found that making things quick and easy was what her clients wanted.
“We offer online appointments, online quotes, transparent pricing and mobile service,” says Milne. “With our fleet of mobile repair vans, we can do anything from an oil change to a transmission overhaul. About 85% of repairs can be done on site. from the customer’s point of view, everything is done to your liking. ”
Milne says the price is comparable to that of local repair shops. “We are not the cheapest, but not the most expensive,” he says. “We provide convenient service at a fair price. ”
Expansion in Portland
After developing the business from a concept in Southern California, RepairSmith is now expanding in the Portland area. The company said it was ready to hire 20 or more qualified mechanics by the end of 2021.
According to the company’s website, RepairSmith provides the van and tools, health insurance, and competitive compensation. To apply for a job in the Portland area, visit RepairSmith online (mechanics.repairsmith.com).
Benefits for local charities
In addition to its expansion in the region, RepairSmith plans to donate $ 20,000 in free car repair and maintenance services to the Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) and Ride Connection. The two Portland-based nonprofits provide the community with access to vital resources, including food and transportation.
Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) offers a variety of programs and services designed to support families and help them reach their potential. RepairSmith’s donation will specifically support the organization’s Hunger Relief, Ways to Work and Project Linkage initiatives. Through these three vital programs, Portland area residents have access to safe and nutritious food, a reliable vehicle to get to and from work, and affordable loans to fund a repair or purchase. car.
Ride Connection believes that every individual should have access to reliable transportation and offers programs for the elderly and people with disabilities. The organization offers accessible and suitable transportation alternatives for people without any other means and recently launched a food box delivery program.
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