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Automobile Service Station Mechanic

Repair and service vehicles of service stations customers.

What does an Automobile Service Station Mechanic do?

Repairs and services vehicles of service station customers through performance of any of following tasks: Examines vehicles and confers with customers to determine malfunction and repairs desired. Refers customer with major vehicle repairs to garage. Removes and replaces parts of ignition system, such as spark plugs, points, coil, or alternator to complete tune-up or replace malfunctioning part of system, using mechanic’s handtools, gauges, and test meters. Turns adjustment screws of carburetor to set idle speed of engine, using screwdriver. Replaces defective chassis parts, such as shock absorbers, balljoint suspension, brakeshoes, and wheel bearings. Services vehicles [AUTOMOBILE-SERVICE-STATION ATTENDANT 915.467-010].