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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 in 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; 39-44 hours/week

Salary:  $23.84 – $25.84/hour

Estimated Start Date: As Soon As Possible


  • Completion of Secondary School
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in major appliance repair
  • If candidate does not have at least 3 years experience, then completion of a College Program in Appliance Repair or completion of a 3-4-year Apprenticeship Program in Appliance Repair is required
  • Provincial Gas Appliance Technician Certificate is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s License is required
  • Weight handling up to 45 kg (100 lbs.)

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

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


  • 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 work locations

Important Information:  Position requires flexibility in schedule; Worker will be required to work 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, or Tuesday through Saturday; 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

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

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

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