Part Time Auto Service Mechanic (Evenings and Weekends)

Canadian Tire Woodstock - Woodstock, ON (28 days ago)

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Licensed Automotive Technician

We are a busy local shop and we are looking for a part time Licensed Auto Mechanic to join our team. This position would be ideal for someone already working full time and looking to supplement his/her income by working evenings and weekends. The Licensed Automotive Technician works in a fast-paced auto service environment, providing superior expertise to customers and the automotive team in automotive systems, diagnostics and repairs. Communication skills are essential to succeed in this position. The Licensed Automotive Technician builds customer loyalty and retention through trust, workmanship and reputation.

Responsibility and Tasks

  • Provides quality workmanship to meet or exceed industry standards and performs tasks in compliance with industry flat rate time allowances
  • Performs accurate and complete vehicle inspections, diagnostics and repairs
  • Liaises with Management/Service Advisors/Installers and Back Parts Window Associate to ensure a smooth flow of communication during repairs or maintenance work and that all commitments are achieved
  • Provides accurate estimates and written vehicle reports for all work performed, and explains estimated cost and time for service and repair needs on the customer’s vehicle to Service Advisor
  • Completes and reviews repair orders and vehicle inspection reports with Service Advisors and explains any additional maintenance work required to customers in an effort to attain a trusting relationship and long-term retention
  • Uses professional language and maintains a professional appearance (e.g., uniform, hygiene, grooming and name tag) when interacting with others
  • Instructs, monitors and verifies work completed by apprentices. Shares skill set and knowledge with staff members
  • Remains current with up-to-date knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of most domestic and imported vehicles
  • Participates in meetings and all training as required and listens to feedback to improve their own abilities
  • Maintains company and personally-owned equipment and tools, as required
  • Abides by all health and safety programs and regulations. Reports any observed or potential hazards immediately
  • Ensures that an unsafe vehicle is reported to management and the vehicle owner
  • Ensures vehicles are kept clean and free of damage by using seat covers and floor mats
  • Complies with company, store and Automotive Service Centre policies
  • Completes other tasks, as required

Requirements & Competencies

  • Knowledge of current automobile technology
  • Valid mechanic’s license and driver’s license
  • Ability to work effectively with computerized systems
  • Experience in a similar role, in a Canadian Tire Auto Service Centre, is considered an asset
  • Good working knowledge of CoStar is an asset
  • Ability to serve customers in a professional manner and work effectively in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment
  • Strong communication skills, ability to listen carefully and to give precise instructions
  • Ability to plan, organize, delegate and follow-up on daily tasks
  • Ability to resolve problems and make decisions
  • Ability to adapt and cope with pressure

Ability to work in a team environment to achieve common goals

Job Type: Part-time


  • automotive technician: 1 year (Required)


  • Woodstock, ON (Preferred)


  • Drivers License (Required)
  • Mechanic's License (310S) (Required)