DEW Engineering and Development is a multi-divisional technology company that designs and manufactures innovative products for global clients. DEW provides a wide range of services and products to our military and commercial customers including: design, test and evaluation; prototyping and development; and manufacturing. DEW offers opportunities for growth, an attractive salary, a comprehensive benefit package and an environment that promotes personal and professional success. We currently have an opening for the following position:

Vehicle Technician
The Vehicle Technician reports directly to the Vehicle Shop Manager

Job Purpose:
The Vehicle Technician is responsible to assist in the safe, efficient and accurate repairs and modifications of a product under the guidance of a Vehicle Mechanic and per customer specifications.

Responsibilities & Duties:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

•    Consistently meet all specifications and standards in production.
•    Perform visual inspections to ensure quality standards are met.
•    Read and interpret drawings, specifications and assembly instructions.
•    Operate machinery and use tools safely.
•    Report broken or damaged machinery promptly.

•    Ensure work is performed safely and efficiently, with minimal waste.
•    Meet the productivity standards as established in the shop. 
•    Responsible for assisting the supervisor in meeting all production schedules and deadlines.
•    Work with the supervisor to resolve any technical, productivity, safety or schedule problems.

General Duties:
•    Electrical assembly performed to Industry standards.
•    Mechanic helpers perform work to required standards.
•    Perform general shop duties as assigned by the supervisor.
•    Review work instruction, procedures and checklists and ensure materials and equipment needed for production are ready and the work area is prepared.
•    May act as a team leader for small groups of employees.
•    Assist in any work area and aid other team members when assigned.
•    Clean work areas as required.
•    Do maintenance on equipment and keep maintenance records.
•    Wear and use appropriate safety equipment.

•    Travel as required.
•    Adhere to all environmental, health and safety regulations and follow the environmental and quality management systems. 
•    Other duties as assigned.

•    Previous experience working in a high-volume production facility.
•    Experience operating a variety of tools.
•    Experience working as a mechanic/mechanic helper on vehicles would be a definite asset.

Education/ Professional Certification:
•    High School diploma.
•    Post secondary education in related field preferred.

•    Hardworking and highly motivated.
•    Able to work in a team or independently with minimal supervision.
•    Capable of performing physically demanding tasks.
•    Good interpersonal communication skills.
•    Able to lead a team.
•    Strong problem-solving skills.
•    Ability to read and interpret blueprints and follow written instructions.

If your background is a match and you are interested in pursuing this challenging opportunity, please forward your resume in confidence with “Vehicle Technician” in the subject line.

While we thank all those who apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

DEW is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

DEW strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, DEW will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources.

Vehicle Shop