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Durability Test Driver


Associate, 1+ Years



Employment Type

Full Time


Kapuskasing, ON

Job Responsibilities

Job Description

This posting will be up until November 26th, 2021 at 4pm

The Cold Weather Development Centre is the primary test and validation centre for cold and durability testing of all General Motors products. The centre is currently seeking applications from individuals for the position of Durability Test Driver (up to 6 positions).  Employment full time (40 hours per week), seasonal, and short in duration. The Cold Weather Development Centre is a 7 day per week operation with day and evening shifts.

The primary responsibility of a Test Driver is to drive and control the test vehicles safely.  The second responsibility of a driver is to write comments about possible vehicle issues for the Test Engineering team to investigate, and in some cases discuss those issues with the Engineering team when additional details are required.

Core Responsibilities

  • On and off grounds durability testing
  • Safe operation of all test properties
  • Adherence to test plans, prescribed modules, and routes
  • Ability to effectively document, and communicate observed conditions to Product Engineering
  • Maintain security, and confidentiality of all test properties
  • Represent our team in a positive, and professional manner

  • Additional Job Description

    Required Skills and Experience

  • Familiar with the operation of all vehicle systems
  • Detail oriented
  • Evaluation skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of mechanical components
  • Proficient computer, tablet, and mobile phone skills (Android and Apple)
  • Valid unrestricted G-class license or higher, with a clean driving abstract
  • Minimum 5 years driving experience
  • Bilingualism is an asset

  • About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    Why Join Us 

    We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

    Diversity Information

    General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. 

    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by General Motors of Canada, please advise if you require accommodation. General Motors of Canada values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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