310S Automotive Technician - $36.11 per hour

Store Operations Watford, ON


Description

We are seeking an experienced, certified 310S Automotive Technician to join our team in the Watford store. Be part of a company that is customer-focused and growth-oriented, offering more than just vehicle repairs.      

Highlights:      

  • Flexible work scheduled.
  • General mechanical work.
  • Help to build mechanical program.
  • Passionate about mentoring apprentices and nurturing the future generation of mechanics.
  • Aspired to become a Lead or "Head Tech".

About Us      

At Kal Tire, we pride ourselves on providing a comprehensive range of general mechanical services. From routine maintenance to complex repairs, we serve a diverse range of vehicles, offering an opportunity to work on everything from compact cars to light-duty fleets. Our commitment to safety, quality, and service excellence has earned us a reputation as an industry leader.      

What’s in it for you?      

  • A competitive wage of between $36.11 per hour to start with and wage progression based on efficiency. 
  • Extended group health benefits which include Dental, vision, prescription, massage therapy, EAP benefits and more.
  • Profit Sharing program, RRSP matching, Paid vacation
  • We grant everyone access to the newest tools and technology in manufacturing equipment, allowing all our team members to gain the latest skills in today’s market.
  • A perks program that offers employee discounts on tires, services and more.
  • Working with a Well-Established Company – Kal Tire has been in business for almost 70 years. Continued expansion plans lead to career advancement opportunities.

What kind of person are we looking for?      

  • You are certified with 310 Automotive Service Technician. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in front-end brakes, shocks, and wheel alignment.
  • Skilled at inspections, diagnostics, adjustments, service, and repair on a wide variety of vehicles.
  • Ability to excel in a physically demanding environment that includes heavy lifting and moving constantly throughout the day.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a methodical approach to problem-solving.
  • Experience and a strong awareness of working in a safety-focused environment.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to assist in identifying potential mechanical opportunities with the Sales team.

Our Inclusive Culture      

At Kal Tire, we're dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone feels valued, included, and empowered to succeed. We believe in the strength of diverse perspectives and skills. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences.      

Hiring Process      

Upon shortlist, you will be contacted by a member of our recruiting team and invited to a telephone interview, successful candidates will then have the opportunity to meet and interview with members of our leadership team over MS Teams and/or in person.      

Additionally, as part of our standard hiring process, prospective Team Members at the Job Offer stage will be requested to undergo a Canadian Criminal Record Check; candidates must be legally eligible to work for any Canadian employers to be considered for this position at this time.       

Solving our customers’ automotive challenges and making a positive impact - It’s how we roll, and it’s been that way since Tom Foord opened the doors to Kal Tire in 1953 in beautiful Vernon, BC. Over the years, we’ve become a trusted partner for large and small industries and fleets across Canada. Our customers rely on our expertise, our make-it-happen approach to service, and our lineup of the most trusted tire brands in over 260 retail locations coast to coast. Kal Tire is also the largest truck re-treader in Canada, with 11 retread facilities across Canada and internationally, and has a state-of-the-art tire recycling facility in Chile, where 40% of the weight of scrap tires is recycled to return to mines as an alternative fuel. In addition, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group is an international leader in mining tire service and supply, servicing more than 150 mine sites across five continents. Kal Tire offers a culture that fosters inclusion and respect. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the AODA and AMA. Accommodation requests can be made at any stage of the recruitment or employment process. Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known.