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automotive service technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB, T3E0A2

Salary

$25.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • In shop
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of commercial transport truck systems
  • Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of truck-trailer systems
  • Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications
  • Estimate parts and labour costs
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service
  • Test and adjust units to specifications
  • Advise customers on work performed and future repair requirements
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Coach and instruct apprentices
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor
  • Provide customer service

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Automotive Service Technician Trade Certification
  • Tire, wheel and rim mechanic
  • Automotive Service Technician (Fuel and Electrical Systems) Trade Certification
  • Automotive Service Technician (Transmission) Trade Certification
  • Motor Vehicle Repairer (Service Station Mechanic) Trade Certification
  • Truck and Transport Mechanic Red Seal Endorsement
  • Motor Vehicle Inspector Certificate
  • Driver's Licence (Class 2 or B or C)
  • Automotive Service Technician Red Seal Certificate

Apprenticeship training

  • Level four apprenticeship training

Area of Specialization

  • Engine repair
  • 4-wheel drive
  • Electrical and electronic system
  • Diagnostics
  • Alignment, steering and suspension
  • Brake system
  • Hydraulic system
  • Fuel and emission system
  • Ignition and electrical system
  • Automatic transmission
  • Standard transmission
  • Engine repair and overhaul
  • Drive train components
  • Auto body repair
  • Collision repair
  • Frame straightening
  • Plastics repair
  • Auto body painting
  • Welding
  • Machining
  • Truck-trailer repair
  • Imported vehicles
  • Front end components
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity
  • Standing for extended periods

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

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