Mechanic (Journeyperson)

Published 09/07/2024 – 2 weeks ago
Salmo, BC

Billy’s Auto Service Ltd. is now seeking a Journeyperson Mechanic to join our team! This is a full-time position at our shop in Salmo, BC.

A Journeyperson Mechanic is a skilled professional responsible for maintaining, repairing, and diagnosing issues in various types of machinery and vehicles. They possess a deep understanding of mechanical systems and are proficient in using tools and equipment to carry out repairs and maintenance tasks. This role requires a blend of technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and a commitment to ensuring the efficient operation of equipment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose mechanical issues: Utilize diagnostic tools and methods to identify problems in machinery and vehicles accurately.
  • Perform repairs: Carry out repairs on mechanical systems, including engines, transmissions, brakes, and other components, adhering to safety protocols and manufacturer specifications.
  • Conduct maintenance: Perform routine maintenance tasks such as oil changes, fluid checks, and filter replacements to ensure the optimal functioning of equipment.
  • Troubleshoot: Investigate and troubleshoot mechanical issues to determine the root cause and implement effective solutions.
  • Follow safety procedures: Adhere to safety regulations and protocols to maintain a safe working environment for oneself and others.
  • Maintain records: Keep detailed records of repairs, maintenance activities, and parts inventory to track equipment performance and ensure compliance with maintenance schedules.
  • Collaborate with team members: Coordinate with other mechanics, technicians, and supervisors to prioritize tasks and efficiently address maintenance and repair needs.
  • Stay updated: Stay informed about advancements in automotive and mechanical technology through training programs, workshops, and industry publications to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Perform requested tasks, including preventative inspection of potential problem areas.
  • Ensure hours worked are documented, signing in and out with your Supervisor.
  • Scrutinize systems for flaws and areas to improve efficiency.
  • Report any discrepancies, potential issues or hazards to the
  • Supervisor immediately, assist in remedy of the situation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Use of Protractor and AutoVitals software Programs an asset but skillset to learn is a must.
  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship program or equivalent vocational training in automotive or mechanical engineering.
  • Journeyperson certification or relevant trade license.
  • Proven experience as a mechanic, with a strong understanding of mechanical systems and diagnostic techniques.
  • Proficiency in using diagnostic tools, hand tools, and power equipment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to perform manual tasks and work in various weather conditions.Commitment to safety practices and adherence to regulations.
  • Willingness to continually update skills and knowledge in the field.

Attributes & Capabilities:

  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism at all times when conducting operations and interacting with customers.
  • Take direction well.
  • Capable of multitasking and prioritizing.
  • A committed individual and self-motivating.
  • Courteous, Competent and Persuasive with a proven ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to foresee and trouble-shoot potential issues, making recommendations to increase efficiency.
  • Flexible and able to respond to changes in working conditions.
  • Patience while performing repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse work space without personal judgments or bias.

Billy’s Auto Service Ltd. is committed to employment equity. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, Black people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities

Pay range: $35-$45 per hour (based on experience) + benefits package

To apply, send resumes and cover letters to: