List of Career Duties Under Automotive Service Business Sector

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Car wash Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in washing and polishing automobiles performing related services in automatic car wash
  • Inventory supplies, like detergents, brushes and tire-blacking compound
  • Quote prices to customers desiring such services as automobile waxing polishing
  • Accept payment makes change
  • Supervise personnel engaged in polishing washing automobiles or parts of vehicles not washed by automatic mechanism
  • Inspect equipment for wear arranges for repair or replacement as necessary
  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Keep records of daily receipts, employee time wage data, and supplies used
  • May participate in washing, polishing, and performance of other services during peak periods.

Carburetor Mechanic Career Duties

  • Repair adjusts motor vehicle carburetors
  • Disassemble carburetors gasoline filter units, using handtools
  • Examine parts for defects & tests needle valves with wire gauges flowmeter
  • Clean parts in solvents to remove dirt gum deposits
  • Repair or replaces defective parts
  • Reassemble carburetor gasoline filter, and installs them in vehicle
  • Start engine and turns adjustment screw to regulate flow of air gasoline through carburetor, using testing equipment
  • May operate drill press, lathe, and other power tools to retap jets, ream throttle bodies chokes, and machine seating surfaces of carburetor housings
  • May install repair mechanical devices that convert conventional systems to use of other fuels [Vehicle-Fuel-Systems Converter automotive ser. ].

Carburetor Repairer Career Duties

  • Repair adjusts motor vehicle carburetors
  • Disassemble carburetors gasoline filter units, using handtools
  • Examine parts for defects & tests needle valves with wire gauges flowmeter
  • Clean parts in solvents to remove dirt gum deposits
  • Repair or replaces defective parts
  • Reassemble carburetor gasoline filter, and installs them in vehicle
  • Start engine and turns adjustment screw to regulate flow of air gasoline through carburetor, using testing equipment
  • May operate drill press, lathe, and other power tools to retap jets, ream throttle bodies chokes, and machine seating surfaces of carburetor housings
  • May install repair mechanical devices that convert conventional systems to use of other fuels [Vehicle-Fuel-Systems Converter automotive ser. ].

Chassis Mechanic Career Duties

  • Align wheels, axles, frames, torsion bars, and steering mechanisms of automotive vehicles, like automobiles, buses, and trucks
  • Drive automotive vehicle onto wheel alignment rack tests vehicle for faulty wheel alignment, bent axle, worn ball joints and bent steering rods, using alignment-testing machine
  • Straighten axle & steering rods adjusts shims, tie rods and joining pins to align wheels, or installs new parts, using handtools
  • Place wheel on balancing machine to define where counterweights must be added to balance wheel
  • Hammer counterweights onto rim of wheel
  • Install shock absorbers
  • Straighten frame, using hydraulic jack, chassis aligner, and acetylene torch.

Clutch Rebuilder Career Duties

  • Rebuild automobile and truck clutches, using handtools power tools
  • Immerse clutch assembly in solvent to remove grease residue
  • Place assembly into machine that tumbles assembly in abrasive chips to remove rust
  • Disassemble clutch, using handtools
  • Grind and buffs clutch plates facing, using portable abrasive wheel
  • Replace facing on clutch plates, using riveting gun or riveting press
  • Replace worn or damaged clutch parts
  • Reassemble clutch replaces cover, using handtools.

Collision 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. .

Dent Remover Career Duties

  • Repair damaged bodies and body parts of automotive vehicles, like automobiles, buses, and light trucks according to repair manuals, using handtools power tools
  • Examine damaged vehicles estimates cost of repairs [Shop Estimator automotive ser. 807.267-010]
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical & hydraulic window-and-seat-operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle body fenders
  • Position dolly block against surface of dented area beats opposite surface to remove dents, using hammer
  • Fill depressions with body filler, using putty knife
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels, and grills, using wrenches cutting torch, and bolts or welds replacement parts in position, using wrenches or welding equipment
  • Straighten bent automobile frames, using pneumatic frame straightening machine
  • File, grinds, and sands repaired surfaces, using power tools handtools
  • Refinish repaired surface, using paint spray gun sander
  • Aims headlights, aligns wheels, and bleeds hydraulic brake system
  • May paint surfaces after performing body repairs be designated Automobile-Body Repairer, Combination automotive ser.
  • May repair or replace defective mechanical parts [Automobile Mechanic automotive ser. 620.261-010].

Door Repairer Bus Career Duties

  • Repair damaged bodies and body parts of automotive vehicles, like automobiles, buses, and light trucks according to repair manuals, using handtools power tools
  • Examine damaged vehicles estimates cost of repairs [Shop Estimator automotive ser. 807.267-010]
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical & hydraulic window-and-seat-operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle body fenders
  • Position dolly block against surface of dented area beats opposite surface to remove dents, using hammer
  • Fill depressions with body filler, using putty knife
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels, and grills, using wrenches cutting torch, and bolts or welds replacement parts in position, using wrenches or welding equipment
  • Straighten bent automobile frames, using pneumatic frame straightening machine
  • File, grinds, and sands repaired surfaces, using power tools handtools
  • Refinish repaired surface, using paint spray gun sander
  • Aims headlights, aligns wheels, and bleeds hydraulic brake system
  • May paint surfaces after performing body repairs be designated Automobile-Body Repairer, Combination automotive ser.
  • May repair or replace defective mechanical parts [Automobile Mechanic automotive ser. 620.261-010].

Electrician Automotive Career Duties

  • Repair overhauls electrical systems in automotive vehicles, like automobiles, buses, and trucks
  • Confer with customer to define nature of electrical malfunction
  • Determine malfunction of electrical system by visual inspection by use of testing devices, like oscilloscope, voltmeter and ammeter
  • Adjust ignition timing and measures adjusts distributor breaker-point gaps, using dwell meter or thickness gauge
  • Test repairs starters, generators, and distributors
  • Repair or replaces defective wiring in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using electricians handtools
  • Rebuild electrical units, like starters, generators, and door controls
  • May estimate cost of repairs based on parts labor charges
  • May be designated according to specialty as Electrical Repairer, Internal Combustion Engines automotive ser., engine-turbine , Electrical-Unit Rebuilder automotive ser. , Electrician, Bus automotive ser. , Ignition-And-Carburetor Mechanic automotive ser. , Windshield-Wiper Repairer automotive ser. .

Electrician Helper Automotive Career Duties

  • Assist Electrician, Automotive automotive ser. to repair automotive vehicle electrical equipment
  • Disassemble electrical units, like starters generators, using handtools
  • Remove replaces defective parts, like armatures, brushes and wires
  • May lift motors generators, using mechanical hoist, and move parts about repair shop, using handtruck
  • Perform other duties as described under Helper any industry Master Title.

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