1st Year Automotive Apprentice

Hickman Automotive Group - Gander, NL, CA.

Job Contract Term: Full Time

Job Expiration Date: 21 December 2020

Job Location: Gander, NL, CA

Position: Automotive Service Technician


Hickman Automotive Group is looking for a 1st Year Automotive Apprentice to join our team at Hickman Nissan in Gander. Please note this is a temporary position until approximately the end of February 2021. If you are an energetic and motivated individual who has a positive attitude and a desire to succeed, you may be exactly who we are looking for!
As an Automotive Apprentice, the primary function is to perform standard vehicle repairs such as oil changes, replacing vehicle fluids, and other regular vehicle maintenance.
Install and balance tires, perform basic vehicle inspections and lubrication services.
Perform basic service recommendations.
Perform regular maintenance on all makes and models.
Complete reports to record problems and work performed.
Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with Supervisor to determine the course of action.
Work in compliance with Company Health and Safety policies and OHS standards.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Solid computer skills.
Knowledge of approved and established procedures for conducting visual inspections, oil changes and tire rotations.
Knowledge of and ability to comply with the quality control & inspection requirements of the Service Dept.
Should be capable of working independently, managing his or her time and work flow.
Must be well-organized and systematic.
Ability to maintain effective communication with Service Consultants supervising Journeyman and Shop Foreman.
Ability to identify vehicle problems during the visual inspection other than those on the work order or those described by the customer.
Ability to estimate time of service or repair job for purposes of efficient scheduling.
Ability to document repairs performed on completed customer service orders.
Possess a valid NL Driver's License and has maintained a clean driving record.
Work With Us
You'll love working here! Hickman Automotive Group has been a leading business in our province for over 110 years and we're now over 450 employees strong. But we're not resting on our laurels-we're continually growing, evolving and innovating. We offer plenty of training programs as well as opportunities for growth, advancement and leadership. Best of all, you'll get to do the work you love, surrounded by others who bring the same passion and excellence to their work as you do.
If you want a career that offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in a positive and enthusiastic work environment, submit your cover letter and resume, on or before November 27, 2020.
Hickman Automotive Group is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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