Get to Know Us at Sandtec Automotive in Tooele

Sandtec Automotive in Tooele is a family-owned, full-service auto repair shop in Tooele, UT. We provide the services you need to keep your car, light truck, or SUV operating at peak efficiency. Our shop has grown leaps and bounds over the past 38 years. Sandtec opened when Heather’s dad started building dune buggies in 1984. In 2021, Heather and Jason took over and converted the shop into Tooele’s premier auto repair facility. Over time, we have grown the shop from   just two bays and about 1100 sq. ft. of working space to four lifts, seven bays, and 3100 sq ft of working space. With a much larger area, we can handle your automotive needs more efficiently, allowing us to grow our customer base even more. 

We've become a full-service auto repair shop through the efforts of our dedicated ASE-certified mechanics. Not only are our mechanics highly trained, but we also bring along vast experience and passion for what we do. You can rest assured your vehicle is in capable hands. Our responsibility to deliver knowledgeable, honest, fair, and reliable automotive services is one we don't take lightly. We promise to stand behind our work 100%.



Jason and Heather Katsilas

Sandtec Automotive in Tooele is currently owned by Jason and Heather Katsilas. Heather’s father opened up Sandtec in 1984, where he built dune buggies. Following the passing of Heather's dad in 2021, Jason and Heather took over the shop, which has since blossomed into a full-service automotive repair facility in Tooele. Jason is an ASE-Certified Master Technician with over 27 years of automotive expertise. With immense industry experience delivering high-quality, specialist automotive services, you could say it's in our DNA! 

Jason and Heather have been together for over 32 years. Over the years, Jason's love for muscle cars and trucks or anything car related has been consistent. He has a small RC Car obsession. Heather is passionate about baking and decorating. She had a home specialty bakery business, making custom cakes and cupcakes. Together, they have three children and four grandchildren. When not working in their busy facility, they enjoy spending time with the family. Jason and Heather are active members of the local community and donate to Stansbury High School every year.