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Toolroom Technician (Automotive Inventory)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This term contract has a specific focus on Automotive Service Technician related inventory and inventory input into a software application, which require the candidate to have a high level of skill when it comes to excel and inventory software knowledge. The successful candidate will be required to organize, map, and input inventory for the Automotive Service Technician program under the School of Trades and Technologies, and work in collaboration with the Associate Dean and current Toolroom Technicians.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Toolroom Technician (Automotive Inventory)
EXISTING CNC CUPE Employees:

For all Administrative postings please disregard the following statement. For CUPE postings please refer to Article 9.01 (d) of the CUPE Collective Agreement to ensure you have met the eligibility requirements to apply to CUPE competitions.

Employment Status Full Time
Employment Type Fixed Term
Job Summary
This position provides support to designated School of Trades and Technologies program area/s with primary responsibilities including inventory management, shop and compound safety inspections, maintenance and repair, ordering, purchasing, disposing and reconciliations. The incumbent is responsible for communicating and working in a collaborative manner with the program area instructors and direct supervisor, and college employees to ensure the School of Trades and Technologies continues to provide quality, timely, and reliable support for student success.
Specific Duties
• Perform shop and compound inspections at the beginning and end of each day in order to identify and rectify issues to maintain a safe working area in accordance with WorkSafe BC, WHMIS and school’s requirements and procedures.
• Perform shop equipment safety inspections daily to ensure that equipment is in good working order for use and document as per department or school’s procedure.
• Regularly perform inventory management process duties: receiving and inspecting products and verify condition; sorting and stocking; taking tools, equipment or consumables out of service and disposal of products at end of life; and updating college inventory management system with addition and removal of products. This can include program consumables, tools, equipment and safety products to support the program needs.
• Maintain a complete library of maintenance manuals either in paper form or digital form and have readily available for use.
• Provide support for practical/shop component by using appropriate communications as per School’s procedure by ensuring consumable needs for projects and practice are available and in stock; preparing and ensuring training aids and equipment are moved to requested location for use and in a ready to use state; and making available specialized tools from the toolroom by ensuring they are not double booked.
• Support practical/shop component of program/s by requesting quotes, consulting budget approver, placing orders, purchasing and credit card reconciliations. This includes requesting specific number of quotes from suppliers, providing information to budget approver with program needs and quotes, completing documentation identifying receipt of products in good condition, coding invoices, and supplying receipts and documentation for School and Finance department purposes in line with the college’s and the school’s financial policies and procedures.
• Creating work order requests using college software and procedures for maintenance of the building/shop space where deficiencies are identified and not the responsibility of the toolroom technician to fix.
• Provide brief student supervisory support to instructors for safety purposes only.
• Maintain tools and equipment within scope of certification qualifications and request quotes for repairs when beyond qualifications and capabilities.
• Provide First Aid as required.
• Attend departmental meetings to provide input on matters relating to the workshop and departmental procedures.
• Liaise with other College departments.
• You will be part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the vision, mission, and goals of the College and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners.
• You will promote a positive work atmosphere by interacting and communicating in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues.
• Other related duties as assigned by Manager or designate.
Skills & Qualifications
• Completion of a 4-year apprenticeship program in the applicable program supported.
• Red Seal Certification in field of study.
• 5 years or more demonstrated experience in maintenance, repair and calibration within the trade, or an equivalent combination of education and industry-related experience.

• Demonstrated abilities to troubleshoot and problem solve with the objective of supporting program needs and department procedures and practices.
• Inventory management experience an asset
• Purchasing experience an asset
• Employer WHMIS training required
• Ability to work independently, being proactive in identifying needs and tasks, organize and coordinate several activities and work with competing priorities.
• Level 2 First Aid Ticket required or must obtain within 6 months
• Demonstrate proficiency in MS Office Suite (ie. Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Forklift certification required or must obtain within 6 months
• Communication and interpersonal skills suitable for effective interaction with other College departments, faculty, staff & students, outside agencies, suppliers, etc.
• Physical ability to complete the demands of the position
Band H
Grade NA
Salary $65,845 per year plus Labour Market Adjustment of $2500 per year
Location Prince George
CNC Campus Prince George
Province BC
Country Canada
Department School of Trades & Technologies
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 24-046SP
Employee Group Operational
Desired Start Date 06/03/2024
Position end date (if temporary or seasonal) 07/19/2024
Additional Appointment Details
Number of Hours per week 35
Posting Competition Status Accepting Applications
Number of Positions to fill 1
Open Date 05/22/2024
Screening/Close Date 05/29/2024
Remain Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instruction/Details to Applicant
This term contract has a specific focus on Automotive Service Technician related inventory and inventory input into a software application, which require the candidate to have a high level of skill when it comes to excel and inventory software knowledge. The successful candidate will be required to organize, map, and input inventory for the Automotive Service Technician program under the School of Trades and Technologies, and work in collaboration with the Associate Dean and current Toolroom Technicians.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a Red Seal, Trades or Technology Certificate, or equivalent? If so, please describe your qualifications. If not, please describe your experience with trades, tools or industry work.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you legally able to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * I have read and understand that this is a term position with an end date.
    • Yes

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Credentials
  3. Other