Automotive Technician/installer
Silver Cross Automotive
Ottawa, ON

Job Description

Silver Cross Automotive has an opening for an installer of accessibility equipment at our Ottawa (Gloucester) location. The ideal candidate is an experienced technician having worked in automotive or other durable electrical/mechanical industries (accessibility equipment, car audio or other automotive aftermarket). To succeed, you are energetic and ready to learn new skills. You do quality work and have an aptitude for electrical and mechanical devices. Backed by Savaria, the country's largest accessibility manufacturer, Silver Cross offers future growth and strong financial backing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install mobility lifts, transfer seating and driving aids in a variety of vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair installed equipment
  • Diagnose service issues with vehicle conversions (door operation, electrical troubleshooting), and adaptation products
  • Solve service problems on the spot in the field
  • Assist in delivery of vehicles to clients (detailing/preparation)
  • Instruct clients in proper maintenance and use of all products
  • Document service and installation actions by completing forms, and providing all tracking documentation
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and training
  • Maintain customer confidence by keeping service information confidential
  • Accountable for tools provided
  • Perform other duties as requested

Key Qualifications:

  • 3 years experience as technician (car audio or other automotive electrical)
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude is essential
  • Ability to independently perform trouble shooting under pressure
  • Valid Drivers License in good standing, clean police check, bondable
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with a flexible schedule to maintain superior customer service
  • Punctual, trustworthy and reliable
  • Previous experience in home healthcare or vehicle adaptation is a huge asset
  • Interest in learning new skills and staying current on technologies
  • Ability to travel for educational sessions (2-3 times per year)
  • Post secondary electromechanical college diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Fluent in English with good communication skills
  • Computer savvy (Word, Excel, email)

Please send your resume outlining your related experience. Compensation based on experience, but expected to be $50,000+.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year


  • Ottawa, ON (Preferred)


  • Drivers License (Preferred)