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Motosport Technician

Motosport Technician

Jobs & Salaries

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Core Tasks:

  • Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor
  • Inspect and test engine and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults
  • Adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment
  • May repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment
  • Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment
  • Determine estimates of repair cost
  • Test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance

Motosport Technicians often possess the following attributes and abilities:

  • Continuous learning
  • Customer service skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Computer skills
  • Communication skills

Working Conditions / Environment
Motosport Technicians usually work a 40 hour week, Monday to Friday. If the shop is open evenings and weekends, they may have to work during these times. Motosport Technicians have to be comfortable working with their hands and completing tasks that require lifting, standing, bending, etc. The noise level in a shop can also be taxing, especially when engines are being tested.

Employment & Advancement
People take different pathways through their careers, but no one starts at the top. Click below for an example of how the earnings, education and experience requirements, and responsibilities might progress for someone in this occupation:
https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/working-conditions/291
https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/working-conditions/395

Wages
For information on earning potential in this career, go to: https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/earnings/291 
https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/earnings/395

For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:
http://www.indeed.ca/salary?q1=motorsport+technician&l1=manitoba&tm=1
http://www.payscale.com/research/CA/Job=Motorcycle_Mechanic/Hourly_Rate

Are Employers Hiring?
It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently. The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly. The most up-to-date information is usually specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.

Specific labour market information for Motosport Technicians in Manitoba.

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