John Hatcher

John Hatcher Licensed MVRT

Forensic Automotive Investigator

John has been a licensed motor vehicle repair technician since 1988. Since 2005, he has assisted in forensic automobile investigations, including fires, mechanical/electrical breakdowns, product defects/failures, mechanical worthiness, mechanical repairs, recalls, and electrical/mechanical components.

Areas of Expertise

  • Vehicle fires
  • Mechanical/electrical breakdowns
  • Product defects/failures
  • Mechanical worthiness
  • Mechanical repairs
  • Recalls
  • Electrical/mechanical components


  • Licensed Motor Vehicle Repair Technician Training – Nova Scotia Institute of Technology
  • Motor Vehicle Repair Certificate – Halifax Vocational School, Bell Road Campus

Previous Experience

  • Licensed Motor Vehicle Repair Technician, Lower Sackville Canadian Tire
  • Licensed Motor Vehicle Repair Technician, Clayton Park Ultramar
  • Licensed Motor Vehicle Repair Technician, Herman’s Service Goodyear
  • Apprentice Motor Vehicle Repair Technician, Bud MacDonald Pontiac

Professional Certifications

  • Motor Vehicle Repair Technician License