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Journeyman Body Shop Technician

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Under the supervision of the Body Shop Manager, the Journeyman Auto Body Technician will be responsible for repair or replacing damaged body parts back to Pre-Accident Condition with factory and dealership specifications. Along with being organized, this position requires time management skills, the ability to multitask and take on new and interesting challenges.


The Journeyman will be responsible for:

  • Performing vehicle repair to restore the structural integrity of the damage unit
  • Complete frame structural repair, body sheet metal, plastic, fiberglass component replacement and alignments
  • Must know how to read estimates and follow repair procedure
  • Remove damaged sections of vehicles using metal-cutting guns, air grinders and wrenches, and install replacement parts using wrenches or welding equipment
  • Adjust or align headlights, wheels, and brake systems
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders
  • Other duties as required


  • Journeyman Red Seal Certification with heavy truck experience
  • Must be able to work in a high pressure environment safely
  • Must be able to present yourself in a positive, professional manner to colleagues and customers
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions


Why work for New West Truck Centres? Here’s why:

  • Our company is one of the busiest Heavy Truck Dealerships in Alberta and our growth potential is out of this world. We believe in growing our staff and developing them into specialty coordinators, supervisors, and managers.
  • Do you want to work for a positive team all with the same thing in mind – taking care of their customer?
  • Do you want to work for a company that encourages entrepreneurial spirit?
  • Do you want to make a difference at one of the most progressive and forward-thinking companies in Alberta?
  • If all this wasn’t enough, we also include a benefit package consisting of:
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Paid training
  • Longevity Recognition
  • RRSP Matching

We want to thank everyone for applying, however only applicants that possess the required knowledge will be considered for the position.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $33.00-$40.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • Red Seal license (required)

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