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Automotive Air Conditioning Fitters
Installed the compressor and its drive from the engine, the evaporator unit (either under the dashboard, in the boot or on the roof) and the electrical wiring to the units, power source and controls.
Filled the unit with refrigerant and tested it for leaks and malfunctions.
Carried out repair work on existing units which includes testing, fault finding, dismantling, repair or replacement of faulty parts, re-assembly and final testing.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Vehicle Body Makers
Constructed framework sections in metal, wood, fiberglass and other materials, working from engineering drawings, and using shaping machinery and all types of welding and cutting equipment.
Formed complete framework by welding or bolting sections to the vehicle's frame.
Made the panels used to cover the framework by cutting, shaping and attaching panels of sheetmetal, aluminum, stainless steel or reinforced plastic.
Fitted axles, suspensions and brakes.
Designed and fitted mechanized equipment such as winches and hoists to various types of vehicle chassis and install door handles, locks and hinges.
Designed and carried out chassis alterations in consultation with engineers, or alter assembly line vehicles to special requirements.
Able to read engineering drawings.
Determined faults in brake systems by test driving the vehicle, noting its performance, and by discussion with the vehicle operator.
Diagnosed and corrected anti_lock braking faults.
Examined brake units, including steel and flex hoses and handbrake cables, for wear, damage or possible failure, and repaired or renewed as required.
Measured brake drums and disc rotors to determine if wear or finished size is excessive.
Tested brake units to ensure outputs are to the specified level.
Repaired or replaced leaky brake cylinders.
Attached new linings to brake shoes by bonding or riveting.
Fitted the wheel on to the axle and adjusted clearances.
Filled the master brake cylinder with brake fluid and then tested and
bled the system.
Ability to work accurately.
Car Wash Attendants
Took tickets from drivers, attached vehicles to a conveyor belt and started up automatic machines.
Drove vehicles in and out of car wash areas.
Vacuumed the interiors of vehicles, washed the external surfaces with soapy water, and dried and polished the outside and cleaned windows.
Carried out simple maintenance of the machinery and supplies.
Able to communicate well with people.
Able to pay attention to detail.
Vacuumed and cleaned vehicle interiors, including dashboards and consoles.
Vacuumed carpet and upholstery.
Steamed and cleaned door trims and hinges.
Washed and polished vehicle exteriors.
Removed oxidized paint work or improved scratched or damaged paintwork.
Made minor repairs to scratches and rust marks as well as touch up any paint work that may be required.
Degreased and steam cleaned the engine.
Painted the wheels, engine parts and blacken tires.
Drove vehicles through automatic car washes.
Able to work without supervision.
Have a valid driver's license.
Analyzed operation of diesel engines and components, such as blowers and compressors to determine performance using engineering specifications and test equipment.
Repaired and maintained diesel engines used to power machines such as buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electric generators, and construction machinery, using hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools.
Diagnosed problems with engines, disassembled engines, and examined parts for defects and excessive wear.
Reconditioned and replaced parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves, and bushings, using engine lathes, boring machines, hand tools, and precision measuring equipment.
Welded and cut parts using arc welding and flame cutting equipment.
Repaired and maintained mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors.
Repaired and replaced damaged or worn parts.
Adjusted, maintained, and repaired or replaced engines and subassemblies, including transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
Dismantled and reassembled heavy equipment, using hoists and hand tools.
Overhauled and tested machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
Examined parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
Operated and inspected machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
Welded and cut metal, and welded broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welder.
Installed electrical equipment such as gauges, lighting, alternators and starter motors in motor vehicles.
Installed electrically operated accessories such as radios, heating or demisting equipment, air-conditioners, driving lamps and anti-theft systems.
Used meters, test instruments and circuit diagrams to find electrical faults.
Adjusted engine control systems and timing to ensure vehicles are running to peak performance.
Worked with computer-controlled engine management and other systems.
Tested, reconditioned and replaced faulty alternators, generators, starter motors, and related items such as voltage regulators and batteries.
Repaired or replaced faulty ignition, electrical wiring, fuses, lamps and switches.
Serviced, diagnosed and repaired faults on electronically controlled vehicle systems such as electronic fuel injection, electronic ignition, anti-lock braking, cruise control, automatic transmission, air bags and air-conditioning.
Used hand tools, specialized electrical tools and instruments, and machines including drills, grinders, presses and lathes.
Soldered or welded when repairing electrical parts.
Able to read and interpret information from service manuals.
Dismantled, checked and inspected engines for wear.
Aligned bore, rebored and remetaled bearings.
Rebored cylinders and grinded valves.
Regrinded camshaft and crankshafts.
Repaired and reconditioned cylinder heads.
Checked various components using micrometers and dial indicators.
Diagnosed reasons for engine failure.
Pressure tested cylinder blocks and cylinder heads.
Overhauled and reclaimed components.
Assembled engines after repair.
Installed engines in cars, boats, trucks or tractors.
Balanced tail shafts, crankshafts and fly wheels.
Able to read precise measurements.
Replaced defective exhaust systems by removing the manifold, exhaust piping, muffler box or tail pipe.
Selected a replacement part according to the vehicle make, model and year.
Chose a suitable alternative part if the replacement part is not available, and modified this for use.
Bolted, clamped or tack welded the part into place.
Analyzed operation of engines and components to determine performance using engineering specifications and test equipment.
Repaired automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles.
Repaired and overhauled defective automotive units, such as engines, transmissions, or differentials.
Repaired or replaced parts, such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
Overhauled or replaced carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.
Repaired manual and automatic transmissions.
Repaired, relined, replaced, and adjusted brakes.
Rewired ignition system, lights, and instrument panel.
Repaired or replaced shock absorbers.
Installed and repaired accessories, such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.
Repaired radiator leaks.
Repaired and adjusted headlights.
Examined vehicles and discussed extent of damage or malfunction with customer.
Aligned front end.
Rebuilt parts, such as crankshafts, cylinder blocks, and starters.
Disassembled unit and inspected parts for wear using micrometers, calipers and thickness gauges.
Removed rough spots on vehicle panels and sanded surfaces by hand or with electric/air sanders, covering areas not to be painted with masking tape and paper.
Color matched and mixed paints to match paint shades, or selected premixed paint.
Applied primer and finished coats using spray guns and rubbed down surfaces between coats.
Touched up paintwork and applied polish to vehicles.
Removed masking papers, and waxed and polished finished paintwork.
Painted signs or artwork on vehicles.
Treated vehicles with rust proofing chemicals.
Service Station Attendants
Filled fuel tanks and cylinders.
Measured the level of oil in engines.
Measured air pressure in tires.
Replenished oil, water and air levels.
Washed windscreens and cleaned petrol pumps and surrounding areas.
Drove vehicles and collected spare parts.
Accepted cash, and credit card payments and operated a computerized console
machine and a cash register.
Assisted mechanics in minor car cleaning and repairs.
Ordered stock and maintained displays for the retail section of the service station.
Able to calculate figures, handle money and write clearly.
Able to absorb product knowledge and provide advice to customers.
Removed wheels and took tires off wheel rims using a special machine or by hand.
Recommended correct replacement tires for vehicles.
Inspected tires and inner tubes for damage.
Repaired punctures in tubes or tubeless tires, and made other minor repairs to tires.
Used and maintained tire fitting tools and equipment.
Replaced damaged or worn tires with new or repaired ones, and refitted them onto the wheel rims.
Balanced wheels and tires using static or electronic balancing equipment.
Operated computer terminal for stock control.
Checked tires for correct air pressure.
Advised customers on various aspects of tires and their performance capability.
Unloaded bulk orders of tires from trucks and placed in store.
Wreckers and Dismantlers
Used hand and power tools to remove panels, bumper bars, steering wheels, seats and other reusable body parts.
Dismantled engines, transmission systems, electrical components, wheels, brakes and other parts which can then be placed into stock or sold.
Cleaned parts so that they are ready for resale.
Tagged and stored parts and components.
Drove a forklift or crane to move body parts around the yard.
Handled inquiries or sales both by telephone or in person on the resale of parts.
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