Tool Room/Training Assistant, Automotive Service Technician (REPOST)
Vancouver Island University
Powell River campus
7h ago

Duties :

Maintain all aspects of the tool room for the Automotive Service Technician Program including receiving, maintaining and issuing tools, equipment and supplies.

Repair and arrange for repair of tools, equipment and diagnostic equipment. Under the direction of the instructor, supervise repairs performed by students.

Liaise with instructors and customers to schedule vehicles for repairs and monitor repair process. Determine requirements, ensure availability of parts and meet with suppliers and manufacturers' representatives.

Maintain material safety data sheets. Implement and maintain proper safety standards by demonstrating and ensuring students follow safe use of tools and equipment.

Other duties as required.

Required Qualifications :

Grade 12 or equivalent plus Automotive Service Technician Interprovincial Certification or equivalent. Working knowledge of safety standards including WorkSafeBC regulations.

Three to five years recent relevant experience. Experience in maintaining tools, equipment and supplies. Familiarity with service manuals and computer-based service information systems.

Some bookkeeping and organizational skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to successfully resolve conflict.

Demonstrated computer literacy.

Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Preferred Qualifications :

Demonstrated ability to work in and maintain an Automotive Service Technician tool room. Supervisory skills, conflict resolution and budget management courses.

Valid WCB Occupational First Aid Level II Certification.

VIU is pleased to offer employees a comprehensive benefit plan; ample paid holiday time; professional development opportunities and a desirable pension plan that takes the worry out of retirement.

As part of the VIU campus community, our employees work with supportive colleagues within an encouraging environment and are provided with the tools and training that promote learning and development.

The perks of VIU employment are multiple, and include well-being initiatives and services, strategic discounts and hybrid work opportunities.

Note :

  • Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • Vancouver Island University (VIU) is collectively committed to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment for faculty, staff, and students.
  • In our journey towards greater diversity, we invite applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all gender identities and sexual orientations who bring value to the VIU community through their lived experiences.

    We encourage members of all equity-seeking groups to self-identify within their application cover letter. When a candidate voluntarily discloses this information in their cover letter, the information will be used only for the fulfillment of the career opportunity.

    Disclosure and / or self-identification with an equity-seeking group will not lead to advantageous treatment of a candidate who is not qualified.


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