Automotive technician – transmission systems

Full Time
Employment Information

Kamloops, BC


Other trades certificate or diploma
or equivalent experience
5 years or more

Work setting
In shop
Relocation costs not covered by employer
Willing to relocate
Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components
Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit
Repair or replace mechanical units or components
Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer’s specifications
Estimate parts and labour costs
Perform scheduled maintenance service
Test and adjust units to specifications
Advise customers on work performed and future repair requirements
Complete reports to record problems and work performed
Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor
Provide customer service
Manage day-to-day business operations
Experience and specialization
Area of specialization
Engine repair
4-wheel drive
Electrical and electronic system
Diesel engines
Alignment, steering and suspension
Brake system
Hydraulic system
Fuel and emission system
Ignition and electrical system
Automatic transmission
Standard transmission
Engine repair and overhaul
Drive train components
Imported vehicles
Front end components
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system
Additional information
Transportation/travel information
Own transportation
Own vehicle
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
Steel-toed safety boots
Personal suitability
Client focus
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Team player


This employer has applied for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a foreign worker to fill labour or skills shortages on a temporary basis.

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