4575 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5V 3R4

Automotive Technician

February 15 2019, Clarkdale VW

Work Place

Clarkdale Volkswagen, 4575 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, V5V 3R4, Canada

Job Description:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance on customer vehicles such as oil changes, tune-ups, engine adjustments, lubrication, light replacement, etc.
  • Perform service and repairs correctly, per customer complaints and problem diagnosis and ensuring repairs pass quality inspections or test-drives.
  • Maintain appropriate personally owned tools; keep all tools in a proper state of repair.
  • Prioritize work demands to meet customer needs.
  • Coordinate with Parts Department to ensure parts are available to complete the repair; check parts against estimate and ensure proper parts were ordered and received.
  • Properly dispose of used parts and return unused parts to the Parts Department.
  • Performs factory warranty repairs per established procedures.
  • Meet or exceed flat rate time allowances.
  • Ensure that customer complaints are handled tactfully, promptly, with genuine concern and per the dealership’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist Service Advisors, to ensure that customers are regularly apprised of the current situation and to explain completed repairs to customers.
  • Use the utmost care in keeping customers’ vehicles clean by using protective barriers when possible.
  • Establishes knowledge base of auto industry competition.
  • Observe all health and safety regulations pertaining to work practices.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area.
  • Report safety issues to the Safety Committee or Service Manager.


  • Highschool or equivalent
  • Fluent in reading and writing English
  • 3+ years of direct work experience in automotive repairs and service (including apprenticeship)
  • Volkswagen Journeyman Technician Certification or European experience considered a bonus
  • Safe driving record, able to drive both a standard and an automatic transmission vehicle.
  • Understands and utilizes the Volkswagen production flow process.
  • Has a basic understanding of the entire collision repair process.
  • Has an organized and systematic approach to work processes evidence by efficiency and productivity rankings at or above network standards.
  • Physically healthy since job is required to stand from 8 to 10 hours, bending, stretching, lifting, climbing
  • Ability to drive both manual and automatic


  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Medical and Dental Benefits

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