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Barron’s Home Appliance Centre Ltd.


Company: Barron’s Home Appliance Centre Ltd.

We are a family-owned one-stop Appliance shop located on Vancouver Island, operating since 1989. We offer sales, service, and parts for installations and repairs of most major gas and electric appliance brands.

Business Address: 7-2480 Kenworth Road, Nanaimo, BC  V9T 3Y3

Work Location: Same as above and various location throughout Vancouver Island to provide on-site customer service

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Conduct voltage, resistance, and other tests using electrical test equipment
  • Refer to schematic drawings or product manuals to repair part
  • Diagnose faults, using testing devices
  • Repair electrical appliances and components
  • Replace faulty components
  • Use shop equipment and specialized diagnostic and programming apparatus to repair, adjust, and reprogram appliances
  • Advise customers on work performed and condition of equipment
  • Prepare written estimates of repair costs
  • Order parts
  • Plan service routes between calls
  • Driving a van to and from the work locations


  • Completion of Secondary School is required
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in major appliance repair is required. If the candidate does not have at least 3 years of experience, then some Secondary School education and completion of a College program in Appliance Repair or completion of a 3 or 4-year Apprenticeship Program in Appliance Repair is required
  • Provincial Gas Appliance Technician Certificate is an asset
  • Valid driver’s license is required

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding; Handling heavy loads; Ability to distinguish between colours; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, and kneeling; Fast-paced environment

Personal Suitability: Effective interpersonal skills; Excellent written communication; Initiative; Organized; Dependability; Client focused; Team player; Excellent oral communication

Weight Handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs.).

Salary: $23.84 to $25.84 hourly, 39-44 hours per week

Benefits: Cost-shared Group Plan Benefits (Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Vision Care Benefits, and Life Insurance Benefits); Company service vehicle supplied; Accommodation will be provided at no cost for the first month; Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate

Important Information: This position requires flexibility in schedule. The worker will be required to work 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, or Tuesday through Saturday. The regular schedule (Monday- Friday) is from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM;, however, Saturday’s schedule is from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Overtime might be required, including weekends and holidays according to the business needs.

  • On-site and in-shop customer service

Apply by E-Mail to:

Apply by Mail to:  7-2480 Kenworth Road, Nanaimo, BC  V9T 3Y3

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