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Top 50 Car Mechanic Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Car Mechanic. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Car Mechanic resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.8% of Car Mechanic resumes contained Car Repairs as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Car Mechanic actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Car Mechanic

1. Car Repairs
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Here's how Car Repairs is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Required welding,brazing, cutting and grinding to make freight car repairs.
  • Assisted in car repairs Changed oils
  • Major and minor car repairs and maintenance Interior and exterior car detailing Garage maintenance and day to day upkeep

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2. Engine Repair
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3. Brake Pads
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Here's how Brake Pads is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired, replaced and adjusted brakes and brake pads.
  • Changed brake pads and assisted car mechanic with tools
  • Change brake pads and rots.

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4. Oil Changes
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Here's how Oil Changes is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Oil changes, mechanic work on tractors, pulleys, motors, transmissions, exhausts, basic mechanic and Detailing.
  • Serviced cars- Performed diagnostic on vehicles, brakes, tune-ups, oil changes, tire changes and changed transmissions.
  • Complete preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, replacing filters and replacing monitors.
  • Performed oil changes and general car maintenance, Tune-ups, radiator/suspension problems and basic car maintenance
  • Conducted routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrication and tune-ups.
  • Perform oil changes and other scheduled preventive maintenance on customer vehicles.
  • Performed oil changes and tune-ups.
  • Job duties: Performed routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, tire rotations and brake repairs.
  • Front end car experience - Knowledgeable on oil changes, tires, brakes, exhaust
  • Performed oil changes and other maintenance on cars Followed procedures and checkpoints
  • Oil changes, replaces batteries, fuses, bumpers and rotating/balancing tires Inventory for unit accuracy Customer Service representative
  • Oil Changes *Rotating tires *Changing fluids
  • Oil changes Replaced brakes Spark plugs Put tires on wheels then balanced them Plugged holes in tires

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5. Tire Rotations
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6. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Contributed to repeat and referral business by using strong customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Offer an excellent customer service.
  • Shell - 3745 Lee Road Provided outstanding customer service.

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7. MIG
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Here's how MIG is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Operate electrical and gas welding equipment, MiG & Stick all positions.
  • Stick and MIG welding on structural aspects and sheet metal.
  • Welded, using Mig & Stick welding, to make structural repairs to the trailers.
  • Repair and maintain rail cars Proficient Mig Welder Strong Fabrication Skills
  • Straighten metal.Removed high spots.MIG And Stick weld certified.Pre Blast.Blow off.Mix Paint.Paint the car.Stencil And Decal.Scissor Lift certified.Overhead crane certified.

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8. Hand Tools
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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintain proper care and use of materials to test equipment, machine and hand tools, normally associated with assigned job.
  • Removed defective parts from the equipment by using cranes, hand tools, power tools and hoists.
  • Gained experience working with metal lathes, benders, welders, and miscellaneous hand tools.
  • Repaired parts by using hand tools, grinder and other metal tools.
  • Use pneumatic, power, and hand tools to execute repairs.
  • Operated welding power and hand tools on a regular basis.
  • Heated, formed and dressed metal parts with hand tools, torch and arc welding equipment.

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9. Engine Tune-Ups
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10. Preventative Maintenance
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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Specialized in auto repairs ranging from major engine repairs to basic preventative maintenance and diagnostics.
  • Prepared and administered preventative maintenance work orders.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and made various repairs.

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11. Race Cars
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Here's how Race Cars is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Find Sponsors for race cars and Market their Brand.
  • Build and maintain race cars to race in the arca racing series.

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12. AAR
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Here's how AAR is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Served over 2 years as a relief mechanical supervisor and AAR biller.

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13. Troubleshoot
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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems.
  • Perform repairs, troubleshooting (using laptop diagnostics), and maintenance of all packange delivery cars.

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14. Water Pumps
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Here's how Water Pumps is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Adjusted and repaired fan belt and fuel and water pumps.
  • Repaired and replaced radiators and water pumps.

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15. FRA
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Here's how FRA is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Assisted building engineer with renovation and construction of rooms in clubhouse including upgrading many building systems and infrastructures.
  • Repair window sash frames, attach weather stripping and channels to frames, and replace window glass, using hand tools.
  • Standardized inspection in accordance with the guidelines of REP, VRE and FRA.
  • Welded broken frames and battery boxes.
  • Perform scheduled and special evaluations on installed engines, auxiliary power units, and associated airframe-mounted systems.
  • Align and balance component structures and airframe using precision measuring instruments, plumblines and levels.
  • frame off restorations, disassemble and reassemble restored parts body repair and paint work

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16. Setup
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Here's how Setup is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed all required engine work such as adjustment of valves and coordinated shock setup.
  • Complete prototype sports car rebuild Setup maintenance track side sup

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17. Customer Vehicles
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Here's how Customer Vehicles is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Set up and operate tools and equipment needed to complete automotive repairs on customer vehicles.
  • Operate customer vehicles in a clean and secure manner.

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18. Electrical Systems
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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Serviced air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems.
  • Repaired hydraulic and electrical systems as well as engines, drive trains and front ends within cars and trucks.
  • Crown City, O H Serviced air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems.

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19. Car Parts
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Here's how Car Parts is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Remove and replace railroad car parts.

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20. Fluid Levels
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21. Air Brake Tests
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Here's how Air Brake Tests is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Regulated the safety test on locomotives by the air brake tests.

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22. Brake Systems
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Here's how Brake Systems is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Restructured and improved entire brake systems on tank and hopper cars.

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23. Rail Cars
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Here's how Rail Cars is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Operate an overhead crane loading and unloading vessel and rail cars.

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24. Pit Crew
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25. A/C
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Here's how A/C is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Preformed tune-ups and A/C, and electrical repairs.

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26. Vehicle Issues
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Here's how Vehicle Issues is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Communicate with customers regarding vehicle issues and potential repairs.
  • Repair vehicle issues as needed.

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27. Timing Belts
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Here's how Timing Belts is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Install timing gears and timing belts.

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28. Car Sales
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Here's how Car Sales is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • General labor, Tune ups, Car sales.

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29. General Maintenance
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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • General maintenance and repair on medium duty trucks and cars.

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30. Customer Cars
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Here's how Customer Cars is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Diagnosed and repaired the Dealerships used cars and customer cars.
  • Repair and diagnose customer cars when need.

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31. Test Vehicles
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32. Railway Freight Cars
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33. ASE
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Here's how ASE is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Build solid reputation as highly motivated and quality-driven mechanic; entrusted with increased responsibility.
  • Developed great communication skills and increased the ability to communicate with Spanish speaking people.
  • Have been an ASE Master Mechanic in the past and still have the ability and want to learn.
  • Disassembled car after each race and inspected parts, then greased and reassembled car.
  • Provide excellent customer service and translation skills to assist customers and increase sales.
  • Executed all phases of power system tear down and repair.
  • Job Duties: Repair cars, all phases of repairs.
  • Oil Changing, Grease Input Stocking, Writing Down Truck Number & Mileage
  • Inspect used cars that were tradedin or purchase atthe auction.

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34. Car Body
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35. Company Regulations
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36. Wheel Bearings
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Here's how Wheel Bearings is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair or replace defective ball joint suspensions, brake shoes, or wheel bearings.

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37. Body Parts
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Here's how Body Parts is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Pulled dents, bondo, sanded and primed vehicles Replaced body parts, car detailing, and light mechanic work

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38. Diagnostic Tools
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Here's how Diagnostic Tools is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Identified mechanical problems on cars manually or by computerized diagnostic tools.
  • Advanced skills in operating pneumatic powered, electric powered and diagnostic tools helped me completing all tasks with ease.

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39. Potential Repairs
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40. Mechanical Problems
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Here's how Mechanical Problems is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Field customer inquiries regarding mechanical problems and repairs.

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41. Customer Relations
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Here's how Customer Relations is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Support customer relations by quickly responding to customer inquiries
  • Diagnosed vehicle malfunction and recommended appropriate repair activities Explained technical diagnosis to clients Support customer relations by quickly responding to customer inquiries

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42. Nissan
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26 Nissan Jobs

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43. Diesel Engines
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Here's how Diesel Engines is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Rebuild gas or diesel engines.

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7 Diesel Engines Jobs

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44. Vehicle Problems
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Here's how Vehicle Problems is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Speak with customers to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems, and to discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements.
  • Diagnosed vehicle problems and repaired when approved by vehicle owners.

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45. Classic Cars
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46. Fcaw
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47. Hydraulic Tools
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Here's how Hydraulic Tools is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Work with hand, power, pneumatic and hydraulic tools.

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48. Light Trucks
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Here's how Light Trucks is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Repair and maintenance of automobiles and light trucks.
  • Inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks.

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49. Heavy Equipment
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31 Heavy Equipment Jobs

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50. Mechanical Devices
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Here's how Mechanical Devices is used in Car Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintained mechanical devices by diagnosing the sounds and listening for faults.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Car Mechanic

Car Repairs

20.1%

Engine Repair

13.4%

Brake Pads

12.8%

Oil Changes

9.6%

Tire Rotations

7.3%

Customer Service

4.4%

MIG

3.6%

Hand Tools

3.6%

Engine Tune-Ups

3.3%

Preventative Maintenance

2.9%

Race Cars

2.7%

AAR

2.3%

Troubleshoot

1.9%

Water Pumps

1.9%

FRA

1.9%

Setup

1.9%

Customer Vehicles

1.7%

Electrical Systems

1.7%

Car Parts

1.7%

Fluid Levels

1.5%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Car Mechanic

Rank Skill
1 Car Repairs 15.8%
2 Engine Repair 10.5%
3 Brake Pads 10.0%
4 Oil Changes 7.6%
5 Tire Rotations 5.7%
6 Customer Service 3.4%
7 MIG 2.8%
8 Hand Tools 2.8%
9 Engine Tune-Ups 2.6%
10 Preventative Maintenance 2.3%
11 Race Cars 2.1%
12 AAR 1.8%
13 Troubleshoot 1.5%
14 Water Pumps 1.5%
15 FRA 1.5%
16 Setup 1.5%
17 Customer Vehicles 1.3%
18 Electrical Systems 1.3%
19 Car Parts 1.3%
20 Fluid Levels 1.1%
21 Air Brake Tests 1.1%
22 Brake Systems 1.0%
23 Rail Cars 1.0%
24 Pit Crew 0.8%
25 A/C 0.8%
26 Vehicle Issues 0.8%
27 Timing Belts 0.8%
28 Car Sales 0.8%
29 General Maintenance 0.8%
30 Customer Cars 0.8%
31 Test Vehicles 0.8%
32 Railway Freight Cars 0.8%
33 ASE 0.7%
34 Car Body 0.7%
35 Company Regulations 0.7%
36 Wheel Bearings 0.7%
37 Body Parts 0.7%
38 Diagnostic Tools 0.7%
39 Potential Repairs 0.7%
40 Mechanical Problems 0.7%
41 Customer Relations 0.7%
42 Nissan 0.7%
43 Diesel Engines 0.7%
44 Vehicle Problems 0.7%
45 Classic Cars 0.7%
46 Fcaw 0.5%
47 Hydraulic Tools 0.5%
48 Light Trucks 0.5%
49 Heavy Equipment 0.5%
50 Mechanical Devices 0.5%
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