Truck Auto-Body Apprentice Calgary #1115
Great West Kenworth - Calgary, AB

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Location Calgary
Career: #1115
Salary: $15 -20/hr (Depending upon the Previous Experience)

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Greatwest Kenworth Ltd is one of Canada’s leading heavy truck dealerships with five branches spread all over Alberta. The Company supply and service trucks for long haul, construction and oil fields. We are the leader in the Alberta/Northwest heavy trucking industry for over 40 years and provide excellent work environment, competitive salary, stability and career progression avenues to skilled and dedicated professionals.
We currently looking to fill the position of a Truck Auto-Body Apprentice at our Calgary location.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintenance, trouble shooting, and repair of all truck body / structural systems used in the Kenworth product line or similar products.
Interpret work orders and technical manuals on paper and in PC based formats.
Write and type service reports.
Open and close repair orders as required.
Assist in training apprentice body technicians in the trade.
Attend additional training as required.
Maintain personal and company tooling that gets used to do the job.
Utilize department chain of command (service writer, service administrator, lead hand, foreman, service manager, service director) when managing their job duties and solving problems.
Strict compliance with all company policies and procedures with a strong emphasis on job safety procedures.

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SKILLS REQUIRED
Be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend to ensure effective communication with employees and customers.
Read and use documents.
Be able to think, plan, make decisions, and problem solve to complete jobs.
Ability to inspect equipment to determine the extent of damage, determine the repair required, and write estimates based on that repair.
Work with appraisers and insurance companies before, during, and after the repair is complete to ensure claims can be properly closed and payment collected.
Repair body and structural damage/ defects.
Clean, prep, and paint to provide a high quality finished product.
General computer skills.
The ability to withstand work related deadlines and pressures.
Must be able to sit, kneel, lift, walk, lay, and carry for extended periods.
Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
Continuous self learning. Stay up to date with repair techniques, paint finishes, and related products.

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EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Grade 12.
Some work experience in the trade along with the basic educational requirements that would allow one to complete an apprenticeship program.
Class 5 driver license without any previous suspensions. Class 1 or 3 an asset but not a must.

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OUR BENEFITS ROCK!

Life Insurance and AD&D

Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Critical Illness Coverage
Prescription Drug Coverage
Up to $2400 in a Health Spending Account
Up to $2400 in a Personal Development Account
Health Plan
Dental Plan
Paid Sick Days
$150 Boot and Tool Allowance
RRSPs
$1500 Annual Loyalty Bonus
Up to $1000 in monthly department bonuses
3 weeks vacation after 3 years
Employee Assistance Programs
Group Auto and Home Insurance Discounts
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HOW TO APPLY
CLICK ON APPLY on our website www.greatwestkenworth.com .Please send your resume with the job number #1115 in the Subject Line. Submission that do not have #1115 in the subject line will not be considered for the position.
Example: Calgary Body Shop Position #1115
Due to the high volume of resumes only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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