Apprentice Automotive Technician

Store Operations St. John's, NL


Apprentice Automotive Technician
St John's, NL

Are you passionate about automotive technology and eager to start your career in the automotive industry? Are you a motivated Automotive Apprentice in your 1st to 4th year, looking for a growth opportunity to enhance your skills?

Join our team at our St John's location and immerse yourself in an environment that is committed to your growth and development. Be a part of a customer-focused and growth-oriented company that offers more than just vehicle repairs.

key highlights of this role

  • Flexible work scheduled.
  • Comprehensive training and mentorship from experienced technicians.
  • Enrollment in and aspired to pursue levels 1 to 4 of apprenticeship training.
  • Passionate to perform routine maintenance tasks such as tire, brakes, and alignment.
  • Assist experienced technicians with diagnosing and repairing vehicle issues.
  • Upholding a safety-first mindset, consistently adhering to PPE and safety protocols.

What kind of person are we looking for?

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of Automotive Technician Program or equivalent
  • Enthusiasm for the automotive industry and a desire to learn.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and learn from experienced professionals.
  • A valid driver's license.

What’s in it for you?

  • Full-time position with 40 hours/week, providing stability and consistency.
  • Competitive hourly wage ranging from $18.50 to $27, based on experience.
  • Comprehensive extended group health benefits, and RRSP matching initiative.
  • A positive and inclusive work culture, emphasizing growth, work-life balance, and well-being.
  • Ample opportunities for professional advancement, including enriching training programs, mentorship, and tuition reimbursement.

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.

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.