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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

On the Job


Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics inspect and maintain cars and trucks. They test parts and systems to make sure they are working properly. They identify and fix mechanical problems. They may disassemble and reassemble parts.

Physical Demands   

This career requires good hearing and time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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