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Automotive Mechanic - 18566

Surrey, BC

Posted: 08/04/2023 Category: Other Job Number: 18566 Pay Rate: Competitive Salary

Job Description

4th Year Apprentice & Red-Seal Automotive Technician / Mechanic

Dynamic Specialty (https://dynamicspecialty.com/) has been in business for thirty-five years, supplying and servicing mid-size buses for demanding industries, including tour companies, care facilities, schools and transit agencies. With facilities in Port Kells, and Calgary, the team at Dynamic has long-term employees that foster an environment of trust and collaboration. They maintain long-term contractual relationships with major companies across Western Canada. Many of Dynamics' clients have been with them for nearly three decades.
   
Position Overview: 

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Automotive Mechanic to join our client’s team based in Surrey, BC. As an Automotive Mechanic, you will be responsible for maintaining service operations by inspecting and repairing vehicles.  You’ll report to the Lead Service Technician and work alongside a supportive team that values trust and collaboration.  Our client offers a comprehensive benefits pckage, pension plan, and an excellent work environment with State-of-the-art equipment. 

Duties include: 
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on vehicles to ensure their optimal functioning.
  • Carry out production work, including pre-delivery inspections (PDI) of new buses.
  • Conduct Preventative Maintenance and Commercial Vehicle Inspection (CVI) on vehicles.
  • Run diagnostic tests on customer vehicles to identify and address any issues.
  • Verify vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives and thorough inspections.
  • Adhere to inspection and safety policies and procedures.
  • Enhance job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, such as EV bus training.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety in the worksite.
  • Foster a team-oriented environment and collaborate effectively with colleagues.
Company Expectations:
  • Possess a Level 4th apprentice or Red Seal certification as an Automotive Technician, demonstrating your expertise in the field.
  • Hold a valid driver's license (Class 2 preferred, but not mandatory).
  • Possess a Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) license to inspect vehicle classes 4 and 5, specifically Bus and School Bus (training will be provided if necessary).
  • Exhibit excellent active listening, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • LPG Certificate of Qualification is considered an asset.
  • Experience with Ford IDS and Cummins Insite software is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with automotive air conditioning systems is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
What You Can Expect from the Company:
  • A competitive salary package commensurate with your qualifications and experience.
  • Hourly pay, not flat rate
  • Schedule – Monday to Friday (8am-4:30pm)
  • Comprehensive benefits package and pension plan.
  • An excellent work environment equipped with state-of-the-art tools and equipment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the company.
Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Banns
MBA, Principal
Recruiting Specialty: Engineering & Operations

As Principal, Dave builds and maintains relationships with our partners. Drawing on over a decade of global recruitment and business development experience, his market knowledge is an invaluable resource to organizations of all sizes. Dave has ambitious goals to work collaboratively with current and new clients to develop cutting-edge, proactive workforce solutions. He has a proven record of exceeding clients’ expectations and cultivating sustainable and mutually-beneficial partnerships.

Dave is also a specialized and consultative recruiter with a focus in Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction and Operations positions. He has a reputation among his clients for implementing unique search strategies to attract top talent and build cohesive teams. Dave has a realistic understanding of how his clients’ businesses function in today’s world and what they will need to thrive in the future. Moreover, he has a deep network, refined ability to spot technical talent and match it with the most suitable company culture.

A former teacher, Dave knows how best to coach and guide individuals he works with. He takes the time to fully understand their goals, encouraging them to develop and follow a career path that is unique to their skills, talents and aspirations. Working with them as their consultant, he opens doors, acting as a conduit between great candidates and high-calibre career opportunities.

Dave holds an MBA in Global Management and a BBA in Marketing. He is an enthusiastic supporter of Big Brothers of Canada and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and is a Board member for The Vancouver Society of Children’s Centres, where he sits on the HR & Governance, Finance and Nominations Committees. He is an avid traveler and sports enthusiast, coaches his son’s tee-ball and soccer teams, and enjoys hockey, golf, cycling, baseball, basketball, tennis and skiing.

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