Automotive Technician

September 16th, 2022 by

Automotive Technician – Kelowna Nissan


The Company

Sentes Automotive has four dealership locations in the valley including Lexus of Kelowna, Kelowna Mercedes-Benz, and Kelowna Infiniti Nissan. We are a family owned, progressive and dynamic automotive group. We excel in the areas of training, technology, facilities, process and developing new talent. Our dealership locations span across Kelowna and Vernon. Each of the four locations operate separately, yet our operations team provides group resources and support, collectively. If you are considering relocating, there are many reasons why the Okanagan is an amazing place to live. With hiking trails, wineries, Big White and the lake all nearby, you truly get to experience the best of all four seasons in the Okanagan. If you live here, you know that already!


The Culture

Sentes Automotive is committed to:

  • An informative and seamless onboarding process
  • Being an active member of our local community
  • Doing business in a transparent and honest manner
  • Providing the best possible customer experience and quality of work
  • A positive and professional work environment
  • Ensuring our staff are knowledgeable and have the tools to excel
  • Modern, clean, and inviting facilities
  • Diversity, equality, and inclusion
  • Being progressive and open to change (your feedback matters!)
  • Innovative technology
  • The health and safety of our staff & customers


The Position

  • The Automotive Technician plays a pivotal role in maintaining our clients’ service relationship with the dealership. A highly skilled Automotive Technician will diagnose, recommend, and repair issues with our clients’ vehicles, with a goal of returning the vehicle to the client in the best possible state of repair and operation. As our Automotive Technician, you are a skilled, detail oriented, solution focused individual who believes that the quality of your work is a key aspect in creating amazing relationships.
  • Report to the Shop Foreman and Service Manager
  • This position is full time, 8 hours shifts. Dealership hours of 7:30am – 6:00pm (closed Sundays and statutory holidays)


The Requirements

  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • You must have your Journeyperson Technician ticket (qualifies in BC)
  • Nissan / Infiniti experience is an asset
  • Master level technician with the brand is a strong asset
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic and willingness to learn
  • High degree of honesty and integrity
  • Appreciation for professionalism, processes, and structure
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast pace work environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Valid and clean, BC driver’s abstract
  • CDK/xtime experience is an asset


The Perks

  • High earning potential on flat rate system (average annual compensation for our journeyman technicians is $90,000 to $120,000)
  • New state-of-the-art facility
  • Efficiently run shop environment / dispatch system
  • Great shop chemistry and team dynamic
  • Years of management brand knowledge and training opportunities
  • Benefit package including health, extended health & dental, and Employee Assistance Program
  • Sentes Academy (in house employee development training)
  • Advancement opportunities within the group
  • Employee vehicle purchase and service program
  • Industry leading automotive software
  • Company and social club sponsored events including BBQs, golf tournaments, staff lunches, holiday parties and more (we like to have fun!)


The Application

  • Our team wants to hear from you! If you are qualified, eager and the Sentes Automotive culture aligns with your career goals and values, please complete the application link below. Include your detailed resume, cover letter and references. If selected, you will receive an email from our recruitment team to begin the interview process. We look forward to discussing further.

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