Auto Mechanic Job Description

A mechanic is a person trained in automobile maintenance and repair.

Depending on the country, the term “mechanic” may also refer to a person who repairs tools or machines.

There are automotive repair facilities known as tune-up shops, auto garages, or full-service repair shops.

These facilities typically have mechanics who perform general maintenance, as well as repairs.

Mechanics may also be referred to as auto technicians, automotive service technicians, automotive engineers, and auto mechanics.

A mechanic’s primary duties include diagnosing and repairing problems with the internal combustion engine of a customer’s vehicle.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Auto Mechanic who can help us keep our cars running smoothly. We rely on our cars to get us where we need to go, and we want to make sure they're in good hands. If you're an experienced Auto Mechanic, we'd love to have you on our team.

Auto Mechanic Duties:

  • Diagnose and make cost-effective repairs on vehicles
  • Provide timely maintenance reports on vehicles
  • Maintain vehicles by ordering parts, properly maintaining equipment, and conducting regular inspections
  • Be responsible for securing, storing, and organizing parts
  • Stock parts and supplies as needed

Auto Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs to automobiles
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with engines and transmissions
  • Maintain service records
  • Communicate with technicians, customers, and management regarding automotive issues
  • Work with sales department to repair damaged automobiles
  • Train new employees
  • Work overtime and weekends as necessary
  • Leverage your mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot complex automotive issues
  • Maintain proper tools and equipment
  • Prepare and submit job quotes and estimates
  • Prepare invoices
  • Document and report vehicle repairs

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Requirements And Skills:

  • 4+ years’ experience as a mechanic
  • Knowledge of cars, trucks, vans, and off-road vehicles
  • Knowledge of automotive systems and their effect on vehicle operation
  • Knowledge of vehicle inspection and repair practices
  • Certification from Automotive Service Excellence or similar program

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong and successful team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.