Mechanic

Mechanic

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Job purpose

To perform highly skilled and complex mechanical repairs under the guidance of a journeyman technician. Perform the duties of a mechanic involved in inspecting, repairing, fabricating, rebuilding and maintaining vehicles, light and heavy duty trucks/equipment. Perform heavy manual labor. Work special hours as required.

Duties and responsibilities

The Employee will be expected to perform the following job duties under the supervision of a journeyman Automotive Service Technician:

  • Diagnose mechanical problems; often by using computerized diagnostic equipment.
  • Adjust, or repair and replace parts in engines, transmissions, differentials, brakes and other equipment.
  • Change, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems, including fuel, brake, steering and suspension systems, transmissions, differentials, drive axles and shafts, emission control and exhaust systems, engines and electrical, cooling and climate control systems using hand tools and other specialized automotive repair equipment.
  • Test and change repaired system to the required standards.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service, such as oil changes, lubrications and tune-ups.
  • Advise customers on work performed, general vehicle conditions and future repair requirements.
  • Inspect equipment, analyze trouble and plan sequence of repair operations.
  • Follow safety procedures as outlined in Safety manual, insure that safety measures are followed by all staff under your supervision.
  • Estimate time and materials required to perform major repairs
  • Review work orders and discuss repairs with supervisor.
  • Order parts and replacement equipment, parts and materials for customer vehicles.
  • Draft work orders and invoices for payment, help customers with payment of invoices and with general mechanical questions.

Qualifications

  • Registered Apprentice in the  Automotive Service Technician Trade in good standing in Alberta
  • Efficient problem solving skills.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers.
  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to learn new technology and repair and service procedures and specifications.
  • Should be able to operate electronic diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • High level of integrity and work ethic.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Experience with customer service preferred.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of automotive parts and their functions.
  • Is able to effectively communicate automotive issues clearly.
  • Is able to work independently, managing his or her time and work flow.

Working conditions

  • Manual dexterity required to complete maintenance and repairs.
  • Occasional lifting of items up to 50 lbs.
  • Required to stand for long periods of time.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Exposure to rust and other substances.

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