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Marine Diesel Engine Mechanics Apprentice


To secure full time employment as a Heavy Duty Marine Diesel Engine Mechanics Apprentice


Parts and Sales March, 2008-Present

Harbour Chandler

Nanaimo, BC

· Special ordering and product troubleshooting.

· Customer Service.

· Internet searching and online ordering.

Work Experience May-June 2008

Independent Diesel Sales Ltd.

Lantzville, BC

· Participated in multiple engine teardowns and re-builds.

· Assisted in Engine Failure troubleshooting and diagnosis using magnafluzing.

· Went on multiple service calls with trained journeymen involving customer vessels.

· Worked in engine re-build section with factory trained technicians.

Parts and Sales 2007-2008

Nanaimo Marine Centre

Nanaimo, BC

· Parts and product sales.

· Operated computerized inventory control systems.

· Completed special order requests for unique parts and equipment.

· Responsible for the creation of PO’s and other inventory documentation.

Automotive Service Technician/Apprentice. 2006-2007

Fountain Tire

Nanaimo, BC

· Transmission repair and instillation.

· Completed tune-ups and diagnostic testing on ignition systems.

· Repaired electrical and electronic systems including batteries, starting, charging and climate control.

· Diagnosed and repaired electronic engine control systems.

· Maintained and repaired anti-lock brake systems.

· Use feedback from colleagues and supervisors to complete tasks.

· Ability to safely operate hydraulic lifts.

· Repaired and replaced automotive exhaust systems.

· Used computerized diagnostic equipment.

Automotive Service Technician/Apprentice. 2006

Gabriola Automotive.

Nanaimo, BC

· Completed full brake jobs, utilizing proper tools and procedures.

· Replaced steering and suspension components on a variety of makes and models of older and newer vehicles.

· Became familiar with proper maintenance procedures on different vehicles.

Automotive Service Technician/Apprentice. 2006

North End Automotive

Nanaimo, BC

· Participated in electronic diagnoses and repair using proper service manuals.

· Completed major and minor tune-ups and component repair.

· Became familiar with automotive propane systems and propane conversions.

· Maintained a safe and clean shop.

· Worked on a wide range on vehicle makes and models.

· Provided feedback on vehicle problems and diagnostic results.


Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Mechanics Entry Level Program. 2007-2008

Vancouver Island University

Nanaimo, BC

Automotive Service Technician, 1st and 2nd years. 2006-2007

Vancouver Island University

Nanaimo, BC




Entry Level Heavy Duty Mechanics

1st, 2nd year Automotive Apprentice.


Safely use industrial tools and equipment.

Follow manufactures service instructions.

Proficient with computers and other electronic equipment.

Able to follow Troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures.


Living on and restoring 36'wooden sailing sloop.

Nanaimo, BC,
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