Auto Technician Job Description

Auto Technician Job Description

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Auto technician provides technical support to customers to facilitate the smooth integration of NXP ADAS automotive micro-controllers, processors and development platforms into automotive applications.

Auto Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective auto technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included auto technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Road tests vehicles when required or refers to the test technician / service manager
Performing fuel injection services consisting of fuel tank additives and running chemicals through vacuums of vehicles
Driving of company/customer vehicles (as needed) to complete required services
Demonstrate excellent customer service, which includes providing clear communication/feedback about customer vehicles
Repair collision damaged vehicles according to OEM specifications and company standards, including Alldata, I-CAR, and the WOW Operating Way
Accurately perform repairs and maintenance on all vehicles in a professional manner, as specified in manufacturer-designed procedures or accepted industry practices
Verify repairs are properly completed by re-testing repaired system to ensure proper function and road tests vehicles, as necessary, to identify concerns or validate repair
Mechanic will cater to the specific needs of each repair order efficiently and accurately
Mechanic will perform vehicle repairs within their current capability/skill level
In depth examination of any vehicle under current supervision, to determine if any safety or service work is needed or recommended

Auto Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Auto Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, L1, BAR, OEM, A.S.E, A5, A4, R134A

Education for Auto Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the auto technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Welding, Education, Automotive, Automotive Technology, Associates, Engineering, Military, History, Technology

Skills for Auto Technician

Desired skills for auto technician include:

Automotive parts and systems
Vehicles
Automotive systems
Continue to develop additional technical skills
To enable flexibility in work assignments
Tools and repair processes
Specialized skills
Advanced automotive/truck and equipment servicing and repair
New technology
Adaptive headlights

Desired experience for auto technician includes:

2-5+ years of collision repair experience as a Body Man / Body Woman in a production body shop
Ability to properly complete light to heavy repairs, including structural and frame rails work
Ability to properly complete light to heavy repairs (hard hits), including structural, heavy / side hits and frame rails work
Ability to properly complete light to heavy repairs (hard hits), including structural and frame rails work
Ability to properly complete light to heavy repairs (heavy hits), including structural and frame rails work
Must be living within a reasonable commute of no more than 1 hour to Albany, NY, or be moving to this location within 30 days of application

Auto Technician Examples

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Auto Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of auto technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for auto technician
  • Ability to perform any additional related duties as required and assigned by service manager
  • Conduct plastics processing trials and mechanical testing with commercial resins and fabrics, optimizing processing conditions
  • Document processing and testing conditions for all experiments
  • Communicate and work with engineering staff to interpret results and prepare technical reports
  • Work with team to maintain processing and testing equipment to assure safe and reliable operation
  • Provide innovative solutions to address customer application development per market needs
  • Work with team to maintain inventory of raw materials and tooling necessary for injection molding related projects
  • Train and collaborate with staff members in practical techniques for processing plastics and preferably in injection molding
  • Perform heating, cooling and transmission services/alignments Perform basic brake services (including replacing pads, shoes, rotors, drums, calipers, wheel cylinders, lines, hoses and/or bleeding of the complete sytstem)
  • Removal, repair and replacement of parts, which include shocks, struts and steering/suspension components
Qualifications for auto technician
  • Must possess all tools required for automotive maintenance and repairs
  • Minimum 1 year of automotive experience
  • Minimum 2 Truck ASE certifications (specifically for Brakes and Electrical)
  • Minimum 3 ASE certifications or the ability to obtain one within 6 months
  • Knowledge in exterior body panel straightening, bumper cover repairs, 3 dimensional measuring, and structural repairs
  • Ability to assess vehicle collision damage
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Auto Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of auto technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for auto technician
  • Inspect, repair and maintain services under the Motorist Assurance Program (MAP)
  • Basic maintenance functions such as tire mounting, dismounting, wheel balancing, lube/oil/filter and check fluid levels
  • Performing under the hood fluid changes/power flushes (transmission, antifreeze, power steering, and differential)
  • Completing non-technical vehicle services such as wiper/bulb replacement, cleaning and general inspection
  • Completing new techniques/services (as assigned based on customer needs)
  • Document all work performed through appropriate digital/manual tools
  • Provide feedback/suggestions to team members to improve processes/tools
  • Identify process improvements/new service opportunities - Working with team members to make improvements
  • Maintain standards in the area of service, safety and housekeeping, Use protective equipment when operating machinery/manual working tools
  • Ensure the environment is safe for all associates and complete all safety training
Qualifications for auto technician
  • Employee is receptive to coaching from leaders and peers and displays reasonable application of the Company's Organizational Leadership Principles
  • Associates degree in automotive or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience in emissions and / or chassis dyomamometer testing and maintenance
  • Familiar with Dynomometer operations and test cycles
  • Ability to properly complete light to medium repairs
  • Prior experience on electrical/mechanical equipment and knowledge general troubleshooting techniques
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Auto Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of auto technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for auto technician
  • Continuously learn new technical information/techniques through formal training sessions in order to stay abreast of rapidly changing automotive technology
  • Provide guidance/mentoring to junior technicians
  • Mentor ‘B’ and ‘C’ level Repair Technicians
  • Organize the work presented and plans for the highest efficiency in the performance of all job functions, including vehicle movement
  • Accurately complete all paperwork, including, repair information on work orders, information for state and emission inspections where appropriate
  • Return vehicle in clean condition
  • Read, understand and utilize appropriate technical bulletins
  • Completely review repair orders with Service Advisor to ensure all repairs requested are completed
  • Obtain approval from Service Advisor, who will create an estimate and obtain customer approval before work begins
  • Attend automotive classes’ seminars and meetings, as recommended by management
Qualifications for auto technician
  • Ability to think creatively and make decisions based on incomplete information
  • Ability to process time sensitive data and information from multiple sources, including data from mainframe systems, makes decisions based on this data, and to effectively communicate the related required actions to a broad audience
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, proactively recognize process improvement opportunities and be able to work independently in a team setting
  • Proficiency of computer navigation and Microsoft Office 2003 or later versions & Microsoft Windows XP or later versions
  • Ability to pass licensing requirements within 18 months and maintain appropriate licenses
  • Ability to bend, move, lift and physically perform duties in the scope of this position
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Auto Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of auto technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for auto technician
  • Demonstrated planning, organization and record keeping skills
  • Must be at leasy 18yrs of age
  • Deburring, polishing, refurbishing, sand blasting, manual lathe and MIG welding a plus!
  • Technical or vocation school level with car dealership service center OR 2-3years in an auto repair shop
  • Working knowledge of Vehicle Operations
  • Understanding of basic automobile concepts and terminology
Qualifications for auto technician
  • Proficiency in the use of common mechanic shop tools
  • Ability to properly complete light to medium repairs, including mud work, bumper repairs, R&I work
  • Familiarity with plastics processing equipment
  • Aptitude and desire to work in a ‘hands-on’ R&D environment
  • Familiarity with process control systems and data acquisition
  • Familiarity with electronics, electrical components, and data acquisition sensors
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Auto Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of auto technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for auto technician
  • Professional hands-on experience with lube, oil, filter, brakes, preventative maintenance, fluid flushes, transmission, alignment and diagnostic - Desired
  • Strong work ethic - Independently motivated to produce results with limited influence from others 
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks or operate multiple equipment/machines within any workday
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to professionally inspect, repair and maintain services under MAP guidelines
  • Technical knowledge and expertise in fitting car parts and technology, including stereos and dash cams
  • Experience of giving customers the right solution for their needs
Qualifications for auto technician
  • Require three to five years of experience in the field
  • 401(k) plan with up to a 125% employer match
  • Disability insurance to qualified Associate
  • Assists engineers with outside third party automation developments
  • High School or General Education diploma (GED) Valid driver's license
  • A4/A5 ASE certification desired

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