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Job Details

Automotive Service Technician

Employer

City Centre Automotive

Date Posted

May 29, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 to $45.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 80 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 28, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

City Centre Automotive

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Dirty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate
  • Garage
  • Workshop
  • Repair and maintenance services

Tasks

  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of commercial transport truck systems
  • Confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit
  • Discuss work with supervisor
  • Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Inspect mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Inspect motor in operation
  • Review work orders
  • Road test motor vehicles
  • 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
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications
  • Estimate parts and labour cost to perform vehicle maintenance and repairs
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service
  • Test and adjust units to specifications
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Coach and instruct apprentices
  • Provide customer service
  • May work in a team with shared supervisory responsibilities

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
  • Automotive Service Technician (Steering, Suspension and Brakes) Trade Certification
  • Motor Vehicle Repairer (Service Station Mechanic) Trade Certification
  • HVAC Certificate
  • Motor Vehicle Inspector Certificate
  • Automotive Service Technician Red Seal Certificate

Types of systems

Air conditioning system

Area of specialization

  • Engine repair
  • 4-wheel drive
  • Electrical and electronic system
  • Diesel engines
  • Diagnostics
  • Alignment, steering and suspension
  • Brake system
  • Fuel and emission system
  • Ignition and electrical system
  • Automatic transmission
  • Standard transmission
  • Engine repair and overhaul
  • Drive train components
  • Truck-trailer repair
  • Imported vehicles
  • Front end components
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system
  • Mechanical components

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • 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
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • 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?

Experience

Experience an asset

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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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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