Kia Of St Catharines



Licensed Automotive Technician (URGENT)

KIA OF ST CATHARINES has [TWO] opening for an experienced licensed automotive technician who likes to work in a people orientated, high paced environment. We are located in Busy Ontario Street with Weeks of Service Booked in Advance.

Job for everyone who wants it and constant flow of new income for you depending on your qualification and your ability to perform task efficiently.

Flexible Schedule & Income Variance. Must be able to work steadily every day, show up, and be reliable with team attitude.

We Offer

• Competitive Hourly with Aggressive Pay Structure

• Employee Health Group benefit

• Scheduled Vacation Time Off

• Relaxed & Non-imposing environment

• Friendly & Team Oriented Workplace


• Retrieve repair orders from dispatch on a timely basis.

• Obtain parts from the Parts Department as required.

• Use repair order punch clock appropriately, (i.e. punch onto specific line when starting task, and punch off when task is complete).

• Road test vehicles as required.

• Examine all vehicles to determine if additional safety or service work is required.

• Prepare a complete report on the back of the repair order.

• Obtain parts prices and note availability for each recommendation.

• Perform all work as outlined on the front of the repair order and as authorized on the back, with efficiency and accuracy, and in accordance with company and factory standards.

• Order all parts when authorization is received, unless specifically told otherwise. Indicate on the RO that you have done so.

• Save and tag parts if the job is under warranty or insurance, or if requested by the customer.

• Road-test vehicles after service any time a wheel is removed, or any time a repair that might affect drivability is performed (i.e. tune-up, valve adjustment, brake work, suspension work, rattle/noise repair, etc.). Straight oil changes or transmission fluid changes are excluded.

• Ensure that all work performed is thorough, accurate, and completed in a timely fashion.

• Work effectively without supervision.

• Supervise work of all apprentice technicians or students; report immediately any deficiencies to the Service Manager.

• Attend factory-sponsored training classes as scheduled by management.

• Attend dealer-specified training courses as scheduled by management.

• Keep abreast of all factory technical bulletins.

• Learn and understand all current and emerging technologies as they apply to automobile service. • Maintain a high degree of concentration to prevent “comebacks”.

• Ensure that customer cars are kept as clean or cleaner than when they arrived, both inside and out.

• Keep shop area neat and clean at all times.

• Clean bay and bench at the end of each shift.

• Dispose of garbage, recycling, etc. as required.

• Understand and follow federal, provincial, and local regulations, such as those governing the disposal of hazardous wastes.

• Work in strict compliance with the Laws of the Province of Ontario and Canada including, but not limited to, the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

• Understand and comply with all federal, provincial and local regulations that affect service operations, such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), waste disposal regulations, etc.

• Other duties as required by management.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Grade 12 diploma or GED.

• Automotive Service Technician, fully licensed (310S or higher).

• Minimum 2 years related experience.

• Proven knowledge and experience with automotive mechanical operations.

• Must be team oriented with a positive attitude.

• Work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

• Must be reliable and able to work productively with minimal supervision.

• Ability to read and comprehends instructions and information.

• Possesses valid driver's license and a good driving record.

• Has a neat appearance, good judgment, and mature attitude.

• Personable, reliable, courteous.

• Works well in a fast paced environment.

• Demonstrate willingness to learn and succeed.

• Excellent diagnostic and electrical skills.

• Read, understand, and adhere to all rules, regulations and procedures as required by the Employer.

• Obey the laws at all times, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), and the Highway Traffic Act.

• Must have valid Class ‘G’ Ontario driver's license and clean drivers abstract.


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