List of Career Duties Under Automotive Service Business Sector

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Greaser Career Duties

  • Lubricate moving parts of automotive vehicles, like automobiles, buses, and trucks
  • Inject grease into units, like springs, universal joints and steering knuckles, using hand or compressed-air powered grease gun
  • Inspect fluid level of steering gear, power steering reservoir, transmission, differential, rear axle housings and shackles
  • Check air pressure of tires
  • Lubricate moving parts with specified lubricants
  • Drain oil from crankcase refills crankcase with required amount of oil
  • Spray leaf springs with lubricant, using spray gun
  • Adds water to radiator battery
  • Replace oil air filters
  • May sell lubrication and safety inspection services maintain related records on regular customers, following up periodically with telephone, mail, or personal reminders.

Hand 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.

Hand Spring repairer Helper Career Duties

  • Disassemble defective vehicle leaf springs preparatory to repair assembles repaired leaf springs
  • Remove center bolt from leaf spring loosens clips, using handtools
  • Remove rivets from leaf spring, using punch press or drill
  • Drill hole in replacement blank for leaf spring, using drill, or punches hole in blank, using punch press
  • Reassemble leaves for leaf spring, fits keeper on leaves, and fastens with bolts
  • Record number of leaves in spring, dimensions of leaves, size of connecting bolt, and repairs made.

Installer Soft Top Career Duties

  • Install convertible top assemblies on automobile bodies
  • Bolt rubber molding to specified points on bottom of convertible assembly frame
  • Position assembly on automobile body & bolts metal frame rear edge of fabric to body
  • Trim off excess fabric from rear edge, using shears
  • Connect hydraulic lift to assembly raises top
  • Adjust bolts top bows of metal frame to tighten fabric
  • Turn setscrews to adjust height movement of side windows
  • Screw metal caps to frame to protect fabric at points of greatest wear
  • May install fabric on top assemblies.

Leak Repairer Rattle Squeak Career Duties

  • Drive automobiles of service customers to define origin of noises leaks, and repairs or adjusts components to eliminate cause of complaint
  • Drive vehicle, or accompanies customer on test drive, to listen for rattles, squeaks, or other noises reported by customer, indicating malfunctioning or loose components
  • Diagnose cause determines origin of defect
  • Make minor repairs to vehicle, like tightening muffler exhaust pipe brackets, loose bolts, and door handles
  • Report need for more extensive repairs to Automobile Mechanic automotive ser.
  • Spray site of water leak, identified by customer, using water hose
  • Repair leak, using adhesive compound, or replaces faulty rubber or fiber molding on doors windows, using handtools.

Lubrication Servicer Career Duties

  • Lubricate moving parts of automotive vehicles, like automobiles, buses, and trucks
  • Inject grease into units, like springs, universal joints and steering knuckles, using hand or compressed-air powered grease gun
  • Inspect fluid level of steering gear, power steering reservoir, transmission, differential, rear axle housings and shackles
  • Check air pressure of tires
  • Lubricate moving parts with specified lubricants
  • Drain oil from crankcase refills crankcase with required amount of oil
  • Spray leaf springs with lubricant, using spray gun
  • Adds water to radiator battery
  • Replace oil air filters
  • May sell lubrication and safety inspection services maintain related records on regular customers, following up periodically with telephone, mail, or personal reminders.

Lubrication Technician Career Duties

  • Lubricate moving parts of automotive vehicles, like automobiles, buses, and trucks
  • Inject grease into units, like springs, universal joints and steering knuckles, using hand or compressed-air powered grease gun
  • Inspect fluid level of steering gear, power steering reservoir, transmission, differential, rear axle housings and shackles
  • Check air pressure of tires
  • Lubricate moving parts with specified lubricants
  • Drain oil from crankcase refills crankcase with required amount of oil
  • Spray leaf springs with lubricant, using spray gun
  • Adds water to radiator battery
  • Replace oil air filters
  • May sell lubrication and safety inspection services maintain related records on regular customers, following up periodically with telephone, mail, or personal reminders.

Machinist Automotive Career Duties

  • Sets up operates variety of general or specialized metalworking machines to repair automotive engine parts or auxiliary units, like transmission, differential, springs, or brakes, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and machine procedures
  • Operate lathe to machine water-pump castings, piston heads, valves and other automotive parts
  • Clamp piston in carriage of piston-grinding-and-turning machine to grind piston heads to fit cylinders
  • Adjust grinding wheel to make cut of specified depth
  • Clamp valves in position on grinding wheel to grind seating surfaces of valves, moving levers to achieve required depth of cut
  • Operate boring machine to machine internal surfaces of cylinders in engine block
  • Clean parts, before after machining, in agitator-type cleaning tank to remove grease, rust stains, and foreign matters
  • Operate lathe, boring, or honing machine to refinish internal surfaces of bearings connecting rods
  • Verify dimensions, using measuring instruments, like micrometers, calipers, and height gauges to make sure adherence to tolerance specifications
  • May grind metal surfaces of engine block or other parts, using portable or bench grinders
  • May spray worn or gouges parts with molten aluminum, zinc, or other metal to build up parts [Metal Sprayer, Machined Parts any industry ]
  • May examine parts for fractures, using magnaflux test equipment
  • May repair cracks in engine head other vehicle parts with arc or gas welding equipment
  • May operate drum lathe to resurface brake drums
  • May repair and resurface leaf coil springs, axles, king pins, bushings, and universal joints.

Machinist Brake Career Duties

  • Sets up operates brakedrum lathe to resurface automotive brakedrums, and operates grinding machine to grind brakeshoe linings
  • Clamp hub and drum on lathe spindle adjusts cutting tool to machine drum surface
  • Start spindle feeds tool into drum by hand, or adjusts automatic feed mechanism
  • Measure drum to verify specified dimensions, using calipers, drum gauge, or micrometer
  • Clamp brakeshoe on grinder grinds lining to specified arc as determined by new diameter of drum
  • May replace defective brake cylinders fill master brake cylinder with brake fluid
  • May mount wheel on axle adjust drumshoe clearance.

Manager Auto Specialty Services Career Duties

  • Manage establishment engaged in automotive specialty services, like engine tune-up, front-end alignment, or muffler installation
  • Direct and coordinates, through subordinate personnel, activities of workers engaged in diagnosing repairing automobile malfunctions
  • Monitor operations to make sure that services rendered conform to company policy standards
  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Review operational expenses collection reports for accuracy
  • Authorize acquisition of tools, equipment, and parts
  • Hire, discharges, and assists in training workers
  • May contact advertising media to publicize services.

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