Skills Automotive Service Technician - Steering, Suspension And Brakes near Terrebonne (QC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes" was moved from the group Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) to the group Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 72410).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an automotive service technician - steering, suspension and brakes in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 72410).

Tasks

  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of commercial transport truck systems
  • Inspect and test mechanical units to locate faults and malfunctions
  • Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of truck-trailer systems
  • Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit
  • Repair or replace mechanical units or components
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications
  • Estimate parts and labour costs
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service
  • Test and adjust units to specifications
  • Advise customers on work performed and future repair requirements
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Coach and instruct apprentices
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor
  • Provide customer service

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Mechanics and Machinery
    • Building and Construction
    • Design
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
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