List of Career Duties Under Automotive Service Business Sector

HOME | LIST OF CAREER DUTIES UNDER AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE BUSINESS SECTOR

Automobile Parker Career Duties

  • Park automobiles for customers in parking lot or storage garage
  • Place numbered tag on windshield of automobile to be parked hands customer similar tag to be used later in locating parked automobile
  • Record time drives automobile to parking space, or points out parking space for customers use
  • Patrol area to prevent thefts from parked automobiles
  • Collect parking fee from customer, based on charges for time automobile is parked
  • Take numbered tag from customer, locates automobile, and surrenders it to customer, or directs customer to parked automobile
  • May service automobiles with gasoline, oil, and water
  • When parking automobiles in storage garage, may be designated Storage-Garage Attendant automotive ser.
  • May direct customers to parking spaces.

Automobile radiator Mechanic Career Duties

  • Repair cooling systems fuel tanks in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles
  • Pump water or compressed air through radiator to test it for obstructions or leaks
  • Flush radiator with cleaning compound to remove obstructions, like rust or mineral deposits
  • Remove radiator core from automobile and cleans it, using rods or boiling water and solvent, or combination of boil out rod out
  • Solder leaks in core or tanks, using soldering iron or acetylene torch
  • Disassemble, repairs, or replaces defective water pump
  • Replace faulty thermostats leaky head gaskets
  • Install new cores, hoses, and pumps
  • Clean, tests, and repairs fuel tanks.

Automobile refrigeration Mechanic Career Duties

  • Install repairs automotive air-conditioning units
  • Bolt compressor to engine block installs driving pulley on front end of crankshaft
  • Place fan belt on pulleys, adjusts tension and tightens bolts
  • Bolt evaporator unit under dashboard or in trunk
  • Weld or bolts mounting brackets to automobile frame
  • Drill holes through interior panels, threads hoses through holes connects hoses to compressor, evaporator, and cool-air outlet
  • Fill compressor with refrigerant starts unit
  • Measure compressor pressure to define efficiency of compressor, using gauge
  • Listen to operating unit for indications of malfunction
  • Remove faulty units from vehicles, disassembles them, and replaces worn and broken parts fluid in unit
  • Make electrical connections as required
  • May specialize in installation of automotive air-conditioning units be designated Automotive Air-Conditioner Installer automotive ser. .

Automobile repair service Estimator Career Duties

  • Inspect and tests automobiles and trucks to define need for cost of repairs
  • Determine need for repairs by road test [Automobile Tester automotive ser. 620.261-014], by use of mechanical testing devices [Brake Repairer automotive ser. 620.281-026, Front-End Mechanic automotive ser. 620.281-038], by questioning customer about vehicles performance, or by visual inspection of vehicle
  • Estimate cost of repair & prepares itemized work order, listing costs of parts labor
  • May make minor adjustments or repairs, like brake adjustment, battery cable replacement, or hinge lubrication
  • May supervise Automobile-Body Repairer automotive ser. 807.381-010, Automobile Mechanic automotive ser. 620.261-010, Painter, Transportation Equipment aircraft mfg., air trans., automotive ser. 845.381-014, other garage workers
  • May be designated according to specialty as Truck-Repair-Service Estimator automotive ser. .

Automobile seat cover and convertible top Installer Career Duties

  • Fits and installs automobile seat covers convertible-top
  • Examine standard pattern or removes automobile seat or top measures it to define amount of cover material required
  • Cuts material, using shears and places it on pattern or pins it to seat or top frame
  • Mark material with chalk to indicate where it is to be sewed, reinforced, and decorated
  • Secure completed covers, using tacks, staples, and pliers
  • May operate sewing machine.

Automobile seat cover Installer Career Duties

  • Install prefabricated seat covers in automobiles
  • Place covers over seats backs, smoothing them by hand to remove wrinkles
  • Fasten covers by closing zippers, joining snap fasteners, or securing them to cushion frame or springs.

Automobile service station Mechanic Career Duties

  • Repair services vehicles of service station customers through performance of any of following tasks
  • Examine vehicles and confers with customers to define malfunction repairs desired
  • Refer customer with major vehicle repairs to garage
  • Remove replaces parts of ignition system, like spark plugs, points, coil, or alternator to complete tune-up or replace malfunctioning part of system, using mechanics handtools, gauges, and test meters
  • Turn adjustment screws of carburetor to set idle speed of engine, using screwdriver
  • Replace defective chassis parts, like shock absorbers, balljoint suspension, brakeshoes, and wheel bearings
  • Service vehicles [Automobile-Service-Station Attendant automotive ser. 915.467-010].

Automobile spring Repairer Career Duties

  • Sets up and operates forging shop equipment to repair leaf-type springs used in automotive vehicles
  • Raise vehicle body, using jack and removes defective spring
  • Remove defective leaves from spring, using handtools
  • Measure broken leaves cuts out replacement leaf blanks from steel stock, using flame cutter or power shear
  • Press ends of main-leaf blank against disk of bench grinder to bevel blank according to size of eyes to be formed
  • Drill or punches bolt holes in blanks, using drill or punch press
  • Place ends of main-leaf blank in furnace to soften ends shapes ends of blank into eyes, using eye-forming tool
  • Reheat leaves arches them to required specifications, using peen hammer
  • Quench spring leaves in oil to temper them according to specifications
  • Place graphite-impregnated lining between leaves to prevent friction
  • Bolt and clips leaves together forces bushings into spring eyes, using bushing press.

Automobile Upholsterer Career Duties

  • Repair or replaces upholstery in automobiles, buses, and trucks
  • Remove old upholstery from seats door panels of vehicle
  • Measure new padding covering materials and cuts them to required dimensions, using knife or shears
  • Adjust or replaces seat springs ties them in place
  • Sews covering material together, using sewing machine
  • Fits covering to seat frame and secures it with glue tacks
  • Repair or replaces convertible tops
  • Refurbish interiors of streetcars buses by replacing cushions, drapes, and floor coverings
  • May be designated according to specialty as Body Trimmer automotive ser. , Bus Upholsterer automotive ser. , Top Installer automotive ser. .

Automobile upholstery trim Installer Career Duties

  • Fits and installs automobile seat covers convertible-top
  • Examine standard pattern or removes automobile seat or top measures it to define amount of cover material required
  • Cuts material, using shears and places it on pattern or pins it to seat or top frame
  • Mark material with chalk to indicate where it is to be sewed, reinforced, and decorated
  • Secure completed covers, using tacks, staples, and pliers
  • May operate sewing machine.

<<  2  | 3 | 4  | 5  | 6  >> 

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn
Back to top

Home | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Copyright 2011 - 2020 - All Rights Reserved