List of Career Duties Under Automotive Service Business Sector


Endless Track Vehicle Mechanic Career Duties

  • Repair automotive vehicle chassis assemblies installed on vehicles, like crawler tractors, half-tracks, scout reconnaissance cars, and tanks
  • Remove chassis subassemblies, like transmissions crawler treads, using mechanics handtools, jacks and cranes
  • Disassemble units, like crawler tread blocks differential unit brake drums
  • Repair and replaces worn damaged parts
  • Fits parts together reassembles parts to chassis, making necessary adjustments to make sure proper functioning
  • Install parts or subassemblies for special tests as directed
  • Immerse parts in tanks of solvent or sprays parts with grease solvent to clean parts.

Endless Track Vehicle Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of Mechanics, Endless Track Vehicle automotive ser.
  • Determine sequence assignment of work on basis of work priority, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel
  • Inspect work performed to make sure compliance with specifications time schedules
  • Interpret specifications, drawings, work orders, technical instructions, and layouts
  • Coordinate department activities with other departments
  • Recommend or initiates personnel actions, like promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary action
  • May estimate, requisition, and inspect materials
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Fiberglass Auto body Repairer Career Duties

  • Repair damaged fiberglass automobile bodies, using pneumatic tools knowledge of fiberglass repair techniques
  • Cuts away damaged fiberglass, using air grinder
  • Smooth edges of painted surface, using sandpaper or air-powered sander
  • Mask surrounding undamaged surface, using masking tape
  • Cuts plastic separating film, using shears, and tapes film to outside repair area
  • Mix polyester resin and hardener according to specifications applies mixture to repair area, using brush
  • Soak matting in resin mixture layers matting over repair area to specified thickness
  • Peel separating film from repair area washes repair surface with water
  • Occasionally secures new panel to repair area, using C-clamp
  • Apply spreads body filler manually to re-establish surface
  • Manually files away excess filler to match original contour
  • Smooth filler, using air sander
  • Clean repair area with air gun.

Flame Degreaser Career Duties

  • Tend oven auxiliary equipment that burn away grease from used automobile parts preparatory to rebuilding
  • Ignite gas jets in degreasing oven
  • Start machine conveyor & hangs or places grease-coated parts on moving conveyor that carries them through oven deposits them in collecting basket
  • Shut off machine when basket is full
  • Remove deposited soot other foreign matter from parts, after parts have cooled, using rotating power brush.

Floor Service Worker Spring Career Duties

  • Remove leaf springs from automotive vehicles to facilitate repair or replacement replaces springs, using handtools
  • Raise vehicle, using hydraulic jack or hoist
  • Place mounting stands under vehicle to decrease leaf spring pressure
  • Remove shock absorbers, U-bolts, and shackle pins to gain access to springs, using impact wrench handtools
  • Remove leaf springs conveys springs to repair shop
  • Reinstall repaired or replacement springs, using handtools.

Front end 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.

Garage Mechanic Career Duties

  • Repair overhauls automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles
  • Examine vehicle and discusses with customer or Automobile-Repair-Service Estimator automotive ser. , Automobile Tester automotive ser. , or Bus Inspector automotive ser. nature extent of damage or malfunction
  • Plan work procedure, using charts, technical manuals and experience
  • Raise vehicle, using hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle
  • Remove unit, like engine, transmission, or differential, using wrenches hoist
  • Disassemble unit inspects parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and thickness gauges
  • Repair or replaces parts, like pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings, using mechanics handtools
  • Overhaul or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps
  • Rebuild parts, like crankshafts cylinder blocks, using lathes, shapers, drill presses, and welding equipment
  • Rewire ignition system, lights, and instrument panel
  • Reline adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiator
  • Mend damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents welding broken parts
  • Replace and adjusts headlights, and installs repairs accessories, like radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers
  • May be designated according to specialty as Automobile Mechanic, Motor automotive ser. , Bus Mechanic automotive ser. , Differential Repairer automotive ser. , Engine-Repair Mechanic, Bus automotive ser. , Foreign-Car Mechanic automotive ser. , Truck Mechanic automotive ser.
  • Compressor Mechanic, Bus automotive ser. , Drive-Shaft-And-Steering-Post Repairer automotive ser. , Engine-Head Repairer automotive ser. , Motor Assembler automotive ser. .

Garage Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of Automobile Mechanics automotive ser. engaged in repairing, adjusting, servicing, and storing motor vehicles in industrial or commercial establishment
  • Analyze defective equipment to define cause of trouble
  • Inspect drives repaired vehicles to verify repairs
  • Train workers in and demonstrates repair maintenance of vehicles, using handtools, welding, and grinding equipment
  • Evaluate performance of workers
  • Keep inventory of repair parts and equipment requisitions replacement stock
  • Prepare repair reports vehicle requests
  • Schedule transporting of passengers or materials to service or storage areas
  • May supervise workers engaged in inspection and repair of miscellaneous equipment, like cement mixers electric trucks
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

General Lot Attendant Career Duties

  • Direct vehicle drivers to specific parking spot, using hand signals
  • Lift, positions and removes barricades to open or close parking areas at direction of Supervisor, Parking Lot automotive ser. 915.133-010
  • Signal vehicle drivers with hands or flashlight to parking area or to spot within parking area at activities, like sporting events, concerts and expositions.

Glazier Career Duties

  • Replace broken or pitted windshields window glass in motor vehicles
  • Remove broken glass by unscrewing frame, using handtools
  • Cuts flat safety glass according to specified pattern, using glasscutter
  • Smooth cut edge of glass by holding against abrasive belt
  • Apply moistureproofing compound along cut edges installs glass in vehicle
  • Weatherproof window or windshield prevents it from rattling by installing rubber channeling strips around sides of glass
  • Install precut replacement glass to replace curved windows
  • May replace or adjust parts in window-raising mechanism.

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