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Apprentice Automotive Technician

As the top Volkswagen store in Atlantic Canada, and one of the largest VW stores in Canada, we know that great people are the foundation of success. Great people paired with a corporate philosophy that is respectful of our team members and customers who have chosen us as their automotive partner.

Are you passionate about automobiles? Do you have a drive for excellence and a desire to kick-start your career in the automotive industry? Look no further! We are on the lookout for our next Apprentice Automotive Technician to join our dynamic team.


  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate (Required)


  • Valid driver's license.
  • Clean driver's abstract.
  • Ability to operate a manual transmission.
  • Must have own transportation.
  • Must have one year of experience.
  • Enrolment in and active pursuit of levels 1 to 4 of apprenticeship training.
  • Physical stamina, with the ability to comfortably lift to 50lbs at shoulder height.
  • A commitment to safety, valuing the use of required PPE, and adherence to safety guidelines.


  • Conducting comprehensive automotive maintenance across a diverse range of vehicles.
  • Inspect, repair, or replace parts and components of automotive systems, as required.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's performance specifications.
  • Advise customers on work performed, general vehicle condition and future repair requirements.
  • Diagnose faults and confirm findings with supervisor.
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed.


  • Must have own Tools/Equipment.

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check, Steel-toed safety boots.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment, hand-eye co-ordination, standing for extended periods, attention to detail.

Personal Suitability

  • Excellent written and oral communication, dependability, client focus, accurate, reliability, effective teamwork skills and commitment to providing exceptional customer service.


  • 1st year Apprentice start rate is $24.12/hour as per Collective Agreement.
  • 2nd year Apprentice start rate is $28.14/hour as per Collective Agreement.
  • This is a union position and all rates of pay and benefits are outline in Collective Agreement.
  • Hours are 8:00 AM -- 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday
  • 90 working days probationary period

Unique Perks

  • Uniforms Provided: Receive complimentary uniforms after successfully completing the 90-day probation period.
  • Birthday Off: Enjoy your special day with a paid day off on your birthday--because celebrations matter!
  • Pet Bereavement Day: We understand the importance of furry family members. Take a bereavement day for pets when needed; we're not just coworkers; we're compassionate and caring.
  • RRSP or RESP Plan: Plan for your future with the option to participate in our RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) or RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan) after completing the 90-day probation.
  • Comprehensive Medical Plan: Access a thorough medical plan administered through Canada Life to ensure your health and well-being.
  • Family Business Atmosphere: Join a close-knit family business where you're not just an employee; you're an integral part of our family. Experience the warmth and camaraderie that sets us apart from larger corporations.
  • Safety Boot Allowance: Receive a $250 per year safety boot allowance once you successfully complete the 90-day probation period.
  • Tool Allowance: Enhance your toolkit with a $500 per year tool allowance after completing the 90-day probation--because we invest in your success.


  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Vision Care

If you're ready to jump-start your career in the fast lane, apply now to become our next Apprentice Automotive Technician. Join us, where excellence is a tradition, and your future is in the driver's seat!

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