Journeyman Automotive Service Technician

Davis Chevrolet GMC Buick Claresholm Ltd. is seeking a qualified Journeyman Automotive Service Technician to join their busy dealership in Claresholm, Alberta! The successful candidate will work with us on a permanent, full-time basis and earn $25.50 per hour.

Location of Work: 25 Alberta Road, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0

Number of Positions Available: 1

Job Duties:

  • Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicle, and test automotive systems and components using computerized diagnostic and other testing devices to diagnose and isolate faults
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems including fuel system, brakes, steering and suspension, engine and drive train, emission control and exhaust, cooling and climate control, and electrical and electronic systems using hand tools and other specialized automotive repair equipment
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer’s performance specifications
  • Inspect and test mechanical units, such as engines, transmissions, axles and brake systems, to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions and confirm findings with service advisor
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components using hand and power tools
  • Test and adjust units to specifications for proper performance
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service, such as oil changes, lubrications and tune ups
  • Communicate with Service Advisors and customers on work performed, general vehicle condition and future repair requirements
  • Review work orders and discuss work with the service advisor to determine and/or recommend additional work where required 
  • Communicate with parts department to order required parts
  • Coach and instruct apprentices as assigned 
  • Stay current with manufacturer technical bulletins and required OEM training 
  • Performs other tasks and duties as required.

Skills Requirements:

·         3 years to less than 5 years of experience - must have completed a full 4-year registered automotive service technician apprenticeship program

·         Automotive Service Technician Trade Certification

·         Exceptional customer service and communication skills in order to effectively communicate automotive issues clearly, both verbally and in writing

·         Extensive knowledge of automotive systems and the ability to explain systems and repairs to others.  Superior analysis and problem-solving ability

·         Strong attention to detail to ensure the vehicle repair is completed correctly the first time and to accurately document the story and work performed on the repair order

·         Ability to work independently to effectively manage time and work flow

·         Strong teamwork skills to work effectively with other technicians and employees within the department

·         Be able to provide own tools

·         Ability to perform heavy work including frequently lifting of more than 50 lbs

·         A valid Driver’s License

·         Must be able to speak fluent English

You will Receive:

·         Paid vacation

·         Extended Health, Dental, Short & Long-Term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Life Insurance

·         Employer-matched RRSP program


If you feel you are the right individual for this position, please apply by:

·         Sending your resume to

·         Fax your resume to: 403-942-8059

·         Mailing your resume to: 615 W.T Hill Blvd S, Lethbridge AB T1J 1Y6

Further Contact Information:

You may contact Stacey Harker in Human Resources by phone: 403-942-8060 or email:


Davis Chevrolet GMC Buick Claresholm
Employment Type
Full Time