Automotive Technician
Full-time job
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

-Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance requirements in accordance to automotive manufacturer guidelines
-Perform road tests on all vehicles in which repairs, diagnostics and maintenance has been performed
-Record all pertinent information clearly on a repair order
-Ensure internal/external customer vehicles are protected by using proper covers, such as seat, floor and fender covers
-Maintain vehicle records by documenting service, repairs, vehicle status and future repair requirements into DMS system
-Perform duties as outlined on repair orders and discuss status with service advisors
-Make use of all resources available including team leaders, when required
-Keep shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies, performing preventative maintenance and notifying Service Management of equipment condition
-Remain abreast on automotive products , manufacturer updates, bulletins and recalls, and technical knowledge
-Diagnose and report existing conditions and additional repairs to the appropriate parties
-Communicate effectively with Service and Parts staff
-Assist in housekeeping of the shop and service department
-Assist colleagues with maintenance repairs
-Road test vehicle(s) as required to identify concerns and ensure quality control
-Provide written, prioritized quotes for necessary recommendations to service repair


-Valid Red Seal or equivalent certification
-Desire to exceed customer expectations through a “Fix it right the first time” attitude
-Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask
-Ability to effectively respond to and meet the needs of a diverse client base
-Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with simultaneous deadlines
-Must possess a thorough knowledge of technical repairs and procedures
-The ability to operate manual and automatic transmissions
-Valid Class 5 driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract
-Must be able to communicate (written and verbal) in English fluently

About Us

“From the minute you walk in our door to driving away in your recently serviced vehicle, exceeding your expectations is our #1 goal at Dales Auto Service.”

Dales staff

Our owner, Dale Trentini, has always believed in old fashioned work ethic. Since opening the business in 1975, he has maintained that customer service at Dales must be a necessity and our #1 priority. We invest in the most up to date equipment and our staff is trained to the highest level to ensure your vehicle leaves our facility with repair done right the first time. The staff at Dales keep up on current trends in the automotive landscape and technology, and more importantly, don’t forget about our customer’s needs.

Built on “old school” honesty, integrity and the strive for excellence, our business is known for fast, friendly and knowledgeable service.


or drop resume off at:

Dales Auto Service
107-19415 56th ave
Surrey, BC
V3S 6K2

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