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Are you skilled in working with small tools? Are you meticulous, detail-oriented and a great judge? We're looking for someone like you!

Are you looking for a generous company in terms of salary and benefits? A modern company with great technological tools? A family‑owned Canadian business that has strong family values and walks the talk? A company in very good financial health and experiencing a lot of growth? Apply now! You'll have it all with Garaga!

For 40 years, we have been manufacturing garage doors to meet the industry’s highest standards. As a growing, family-owned company, we are known for the reliability and quality of our products and the impeccable service our employees provide.

JOB SUMMARY:

Day to Day: Garaga is seeking a Service Technician for its plant in Barrie, Ontario. You will be responsible for making minor repairs of garage door panels on the road.

You must be customer-oriented and have an ease with communication. You have to be able to travel across Ontario for short or long periods of time. We can teach you most of what you need to know! What we can't teach is being on time, willing to work hard, and willing to learn.

  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Number of positions to fill: 1
  • Job type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Regular Hours of Work: 40 hr./ week
  • Compensation: Based on experience

Our Service Technician Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare orders for commercial motors and add or modify components of electric motors as required
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement program both in the plant and in the field
  • Prepare and implement a Service Procedure Manual
  • Support the Customer Service Department as a technical back-up
  • Make samples of garage door panels with cutting tools
  • Finish sample panels
  • Make technical repairs with a kit adapted for minor repairs of garage door panels
  • Document the customer's technical service by taking before and after photos of garage door panels
  • Fill out the documentation with a customer service tablet
  • Be 4-6 months as a Service Technician on the road; remaining time working at the manufacturing plant in Barrie
  • All other related tasks.

The Service Technician Profile we are looking for:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma in relevant field
  • Technical background experience would be an asset
  • Customer-oriented and have an ease of communication with customers
  • Manual skills to work with small tools
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to use a tablet computer and a cell phone
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Ability to judge
  • Have a valid Class 5 driver's license in Ontario and are available to travel for several consecutive days over short and long distances in Ontario
  • Communicate in English (an asset)
  • Willing to travel anywhere in Canada

We offer: 

  • Service Vehicle
  • Meal Allowance & Accommodations while on the road

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Service Technician in Barrie, Ontario

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