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As a transmission technician, you work on vehicles and their transmission components. Your responsibilities are to inspect, diagnose, and repair parts like couplings and hydraulic pumps.√

Job details

  •  Location: Saint John, NB
  •  Salary: $16.00 to $23.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time: 08:00 to 17:00
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as 2022-06-01
  •  Benefits: Health benefits
  •  vacancies:1 vacancy

Automotive Transmission Technician – Summary

Repairs manual and automatic transmissions in automobiles within dealership and manufacturer quality and time standards. Requires manufacturer product-specific training.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Essential Duties

  • Performs transmission repair as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory time allowances and standards.
  • Diagnose the cause of the malfunction.
  • Removes and disassembles transmission unit and performs repair.
  • Examines the vehicle to determine if additional safety or service work is required.
  • Advises service advisor immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be made.
  • Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts.
  • Saves and tags parts if the job is under warranty or if requested by the customer.
  • Installs repaired transmission, replaces fluids, and makes appropriate adjustments.
  • Road tests vehicle when required or refers to test technician.
  • Documents work performed and recommended on the repair order.
  • Attends manufacturer-sponsored training classes.
  • Keeps abreast of manufacturer technical bulletins.
  • Supervises work of any apprentice technicians as assigned.
  • Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Ensures that customers’ cars are kept clean. Notifies service advisor immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of the vehicle.
  • Keeps shop area neat and clean.
  • Maintains and is accountable for all dealership-owned tools and manuals. Returns them to the proper place and in the same condition as when they were received.
  • Understands keeps abreast of and complies with federal, state, and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.
  • Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Reports any safety issues immediately to management.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two to four years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Language Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications

  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Brakes Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Engine Performance Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Engine Repair Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Manual Drive Train and Axle Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Suspension and Steering Certification for Auto/Light Truck
  • Damage Analysis and Estimating Certification for Collision Repair
  • Mechanical and Electrical Components Certification for Collision Repair
  • Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Certification for Collision Repair
  • Painting and Refinishing Certification for Collision Repair
  • Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Certification for Collision Repair
  • Assembly Specialist Certification for Engine Machinist
  • Cylinder Block Specialist Certification for Engine Machinist
  • Cylinder Head Specialist Certification for Engine Machinist
  • Brakes Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Diesel Engines Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Drive Train Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Gasoline Engines Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Preventive Maintenance Inspection Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Suspension and Steering Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
  • Automobile Parts Specialist Certification
  • Medium/Heavy Truck Parts Specialist Certification
  • Air Conditioning Certification for School Bus
  • Body Systems and Special Equipment Certification for School Bus
  • Brakes Certification for School Bus
  • Diesel Engines Certification for School Bus
  • Drive Train Certification for School Bus
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification for School Bus
  • Suspension and Steering Certification for School Bus
  • Advanced Series—Automobile Advanced Engine Performance Certification
  • Advanced Series—Truck Advanced Electric Diesel Engine Diagnosis Certification
  • Light Vehicles—Compressed Natural Gas Certification for Alternate Fuels

I-CAR Certificate of Advanced Training

  • Advanced Vehicle Systems
  • Aluminum Repair, Replacement and Welding
  • Detailing
  • Electronics for Collision Repair
  • Executive Seminar
  • Finish Matching
  • Glass Replacement
  • Plastic Repair
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Understanding Collision Repair
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials
  • Manufacturer Training
  • State Emission Certification
  • State Sales License
  • State Vehicle Inspector Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License

Automotive Transmission Technician – Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Automotive Transmission Technician – Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

or eqCredentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Automotive Service Technician Red Seal Certificate; Automotive Service Technician Trade Certification

Experience

Experience an asset

uivalent experience

Mechanical Repairer Specific Skills

Test and adjust units to specifications; Complete reports to record problems and work performed; Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions; Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit; Repair or replace mechanical units or components

Area of Specialization

4-wheel drive; Welding; Standard transmission; Diagnostics; Automatic transmission; Drive train components; Imported vehicles; Electrical and electronic system

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Tools; Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver’s licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Standing for extended periods

Work Location Information

In shop

Automotive Service Technician Specific Skills

Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems; Perform scheduled maintenance service; Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer’s specifications; Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor; Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components

Personal Suitability

Accurate; Team player; Dependability; Judgement; Reliability

Truck and Transport and Truck-Trailer Mechanic Specific Skills

Perform scheduled maintenance service; Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer’s specifications

Health benefits

Health care plan; Disability benefits; Dental plan; Vision care benefits; Paramedical services coverage

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Are you available for the advertised start date?; Do you have education in this field of employment?

Benefits

Health benefits

Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan, Vision care benefits, Paramedical services coverage

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

service_kingtrans@nb.aibn.com

In-person

14 Egbert Street

Saint John, NB

E2J 1X1 Between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • References attesting experience
  • Highest level of education and name of the institution where it was completed

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