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Job Details

Automotive Service Technician

Employer

Drayton Valley Ford

Date Posted

May 03, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Drayton Valley, AB
  • Earnings $36.00 to $50.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 55 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 02, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Drayton Valley Ford

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Mechanical Repairer Specific Skills

  • Test and adjust units to specifications
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Automotive Service Technician Trade Certification

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Estimate parts and labour costs
  • Provide customer service

Area of Specialization

  • 4-wheel drive
  • Front end components
  • Engine repair
  • Engine repair and overhaul
  • Diagnostics
  • Alignment, steering and suspension
  • Drive train components
  • Ignition and electrical system
  • Fuel and emission system
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system
  • Brake system
  • Electrical and electronic system

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • In shop
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Automotive Service Technician Specific Skills

  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor
  • Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Dependability
  • Reliability

Truck and Transport and Truck-Trailer Mechanic Specific Skills

Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By Mail:

5214 Power Centre Blvd.
Drayton Valley Ford, Alberta T7A1R8

Advertised Until

Jun 02, 2022

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Automotive Service Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Automotive Service Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturers' performance specifications

INNOVATIVE

Interest in speaking with supervisors to discuss work and review work orders; and in repairing and replacing parts and components of automotive systems

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to perform scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrication and tune-ups

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Transport Truck and Trailer Mechanics
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturers' performance specifications

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to diagnose faults and malfunctions and to inspect and test mechanical units

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking with supervisors to confirm findings on faults and malfunctions to determine whether to repair or replace units

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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