Automotive Technician Job Description

Automotive Technician Job Description

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Automotive technician provides automative repair services and is responsible for all aspects of diagnosing and repairing a customer's vehicle, caring for the vehicle while it is being repaired, and properly securing it after the repair is completed.

Automotive Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for all aspects of diagnosing and repairing a customer's vehicle, , caring for the vehicle while it is being repaired and properly securing it after the repair is completed
Adhere to a "do it right the first time" philosophy and a successful EP Technician will not exceed two or more comebacks within a four-week period of time
Expected to comply with policies and procedures, loss prevention, safety, and environmental codes and ordinances
Passionately focus on customer needs, and drive the service center's performance with the highest degree of integrity and trust
Expected to maintain technical capabilities to ensure proficient use of service equipment and maintain certification status
A Technician is responsible for all aspects of diagnosing and repairing a customer's vehicle, , caring for the vehicle while it is being repaired and properly securing it after the repair is completed
Will passionately focus on customer needs, and drive the service center's performance with the highest degree of integrity and trust
Performs basic automotive services within the identified skills, knowledge and abilities for the position level as directed by the Store Management or their representatives
Ensures a valid service work order has been created when performing service on a vehicle
Ensures the service work order and any required forms/printouts are completed and returned to the service desk with the vehicle keys upon completion of the service

Automotive Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Automotive Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, AC, ACR

Education for Automotive Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the automotive technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Master's Degree in Technical, Automotive, Education, Associates, Performance, Automotive Technology, Communication, Automotive Service, Automotive Service Technician, Technology

Skills for Automotive Technician

Desired skills for automotive technician include:

Health and safety compliance
Automotive systems
Current industry best practices in automotive repair
Tools and repair processes
Continue to develop additional technical skills
To enable flexibility in work assignments
Specialized skills
Tools
Repair processes
Vehicles

Desired experience for automotive technician includes:

Must be team orientated and able to take direction
ASE Certification (L1 a plus)
Minimum of five years experience repairing and maintaining a variety of makes and models
Minimum of 6 months experience as a certified technician or mechanic and three ASE's (A6 Electrical, A8 Engine Performance, L1 Advanced Engine Performance) and a State Emissions License are required
*State Inspection license** is a plus-!! Yet not required.
Flexible schedule to cover store hours, 7 day operation

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