automobile mechanic

Rexdale Hyundai - Mississauga, ON (11 months ago)

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Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

2 years to less than 3 years

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.)
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
Automotive Service Technician Trade Certification
Motor Vehicle Inspector Certificate
Additional Skills
Coach and instruct apprentices
Estimate parts and labour costs
Provide customer service
Area of Specialization
4-wheel drive
Standard transmission
Front end components
Engine repair
Engine repair and overhaul
Diesel engines
Collision repair
Auto body repair
Automatic transmission
Alignment, steering and suspension
Drive train components
Imported vehicles
Ignition and electrical system
Fuel and emission system
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system
Brake system
Electrical and electronic system
Security and Safety
Driving record check (abstract)
Criminal record check
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver's licence
Drive manual transmission vehicle
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Attention to detail
Hand-eye co-ordination
Standing for extended periods
Overtime required
Work Location Information
In shop
Automotive Service Technician Specific Skills
Advise customers on work performed and future repair requirements
Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
Perform scheduled maintenance service
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
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Client focus
Truck and Transport and Truck-Trailer Mechanic Specific Skills
Perform scheduled maintenance service
Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications