Automobile Mechanic Helper

Assist the Automobile Mechanics.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automobile Mechanic Helpers do?

Assists AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC 620.261-010 in repairing automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Raises vehicle to specified level, using hydraulic jack. Removes and disassembles unit, such as engine, transmission, or differential, to be repaired, using handtools and power tools. Cleans unit, using prescribed solvent. Lubricates and washes vehicle. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title. May be designated according to specialty of worker assisted as Truck-Mechanic Helper.

Should I be an Automobile Mechanic Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Assistant HVAC Mechanic, Automobile-Mechanic Assistant, Automotive Electrical Helper, Mechanic's Assistant See More

    How to Become an
    Automobile Mechanic Helper

    Most Automobile Mechanic Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9paaaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%2820%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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