Those involved in the Automotive Mechanic trade is responsible for performing a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks while learning to perform planned and breakdown maintenance/repair/installations to automotive or mobile and stationery equipment or facilities. The Automotive Mechanic is directly accountable to the Maintenance Foreman in their respective department. He/she may be required to supervise and report on an apprentice from time to time.
RESPONSIBILITIES & PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
Perform planned and breakdown maintenance/repairs/installations to automotive, mobile and stationery equipment or facilities as determined by work orders, standard operating procedures and any legislation governing the type of work or industry.
Safely troubleshoot and resolve mechanical/electrical problems and conduct work within planned time frames without compromising the integrity of any equipment or facility.
Enter reports on maintenance, repairs and diagnoses into the maintenance database prior to the end of each shift, providing sufficient detail for others to understand the work that has been completed.
Assist in the efficient commissioning of new installations and modifications, ensuring any new installation or modification/repair has been fully tested prior to operational implementation.
Keep work areas clean and free of safety hazards on a continuous basis.
Ensure all tools of the trade are maintained in a safe operating condition as determined by manufacturer specifications and/or standard operating procedures. Immediately report any unsafe condition to the supervisor.
Contribute to safety and productivity by constructively participating in safety meetings, incident investigations and design reviews to ensure site safety standards and operational requirements are complied with.
- As defined by Apprenticeship & Industry Training, Government of Alberta, a trade certificate issued in Alberta, a recognized trade certificate or an Alberta equivalency document is required in the applicable trade in which the employee is working.
- A current St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid Certificate with CPR is an asset.
- A minimum of 2 year industrial experience in automotive industry is an asset.
- Experience working with Ford pick-up and Freightliner buses and service trucks
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- In-depth knowledge of the installation, operation and maintenance/repair of automotive or mobile and stationery equipment or facilities
- Knowledge of Snap-on scanning systems, Cummins, Cat, ET are considered an asset.
- Knowledge of systems found in automotive industry
- Knowledge of industry design practices, codes and safety standards
- Knowledge of computer programs including common office software
- Good communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently
- Demonstrated sound work ethics and a commitment to safety