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3b mas mt a.s. 2015/2016 Project on mechanics The job of the mechanic Job duties of a professional Jobmechanic duties of a professional mechanic This project is meant to get a quick view of the job of mechanic. This project is the meant to get a quick view of the job of the Why are skilledmechanic. workers mechanics need now a days?

Why are skilled workers mechanics needed nowadays? Essential information about the Essential information mechanic about the mechanic Vehicles: He Heinspects inspects Hemaintains maintains He Herepairs repairsveicles vehicles He He needs coursework and handsHe has to have: on-practise

He needs coursework and hands-onpractise The first task for the mechanic is to provide the customer with an estimate of work and cost WITHOUT Adding unecessary procedures Inflanting costs Automechanics inspect, Auto mechanics maintain and repair. They also carry out Automechanics inspect, maintain and repair. scheduled servicing

and essential maintenance they also carry out scheduled servicing and ofmaintenance commercial vehicles, essential of commercial vehicles: such as: Cars Cars Pickckups Pickckups Vans Vans SuvsSuvs Motorcycles Motorcycles Where can a mechanic Where can a mechanic work? work? can repair

work in/for: GeneralHe mechanic shop A general mechanic repair Service departement of aut dealerships shop Indipendent service centre The service departement of Vehicle fleet operators aut dealerships An indipendent service centre Vehicle fleet operators Repair Repair Normal job

-Normal job duties: duties: Installatio Installation Maintenance Maintenance Diagnoses andand Diagnose adviceadvice what annormally Here isHere what anis auto mechanic does: auto mechanic normally He checks tyre pressure does: He checks tyre pressure

He changes engine oil He changes engine oil He cheks changes plugs He and checks and sparks changes spark plugs He replaces wires, leaking hoses, pipes and He replaces wires, leaking distributor caps hoses, pipes and distributor He tests engine performance and mileage caps He ensures He tests the reability engine of the vehicles brakes

performance and mileage He ensures the reliability of the vehicles brakes Other job duties are: Other job duties are: Troubleshooting and repair Troubleshooting and repair Restorative and preventative Restorative and preventative work on gears,

work on gears, brakes, fuel brakes, fuel pump pump Testing new vehicles to find faults Testing new vehicles to find Informing faults the driver as to hour proper care of the vehicle can bedriver taken as to how Informing the proper care of the vehicle can be taken Use of technology As cars have become increasingly complex, mechanics , or better car service technician, use on board diagnostics in a vehicles computer or plug-in diagnostic systems, as well as

observation of sounds, smells, and the car behaviour Tools used by the Tools used by the mechanics: mechanics: Lifts Lifts Air(compressor, tools (compressor, Air tools pneumatic gun) pneumatic gun) Lathes and mill work machines Lathes and mill work Specialmachines equipement to mount and dismount tyres.. Special equipment to A greatmount assortement of hands tools, such as and dismount

tyres.. hammers A great assortment of hand tools, such as hammers NORMAL JOB DUTIES DIFFER GREATLY FROM A VARIETY OF FACTORS Timely examinations of tools and equipment Diagnoses of faults and necessary steps Installation of new machinery in the facility Its Its a hard job!

hard job! A mechanic must work continuosly bycontinously standing by orstanding A mechanic must work lying underneath the or lying underneath the automobile and work and work long longautomobile hours. hours. He needs to have a good technical knowledge, a He needs to have a good high level of attention and must work well technical knowledge, a with the costumers baing patient and friendly. high level of attention and must work well with the customers being patient and friendly

Automotive systems repaired by auto mechanics: Engine ignition system Brakes and Hydraulics Tyre pressure and Wheel alignment Transmission and Drive train Lights, sensors and Electrical System Smog systems

Belts and timing Exhaust system Onboard computer and eletronics Oil system and filters Fuel system and filters Coolant system Responsibilities of a Responsabilities of a mechanic mechanic A mechanic: A mechanic: Keeps equipment available for Keeps equipment avaiable for use and use and operating operating Maintains vehicle appearance

Maintains vehicleand appearance by cleaning and by cleaning washing washing Maintains vehicle records Maintains records Placesvehicle orders and verifies receipts Places orders and verifies receipts Updates job knowledge Updates job knowledge Handle Handle hazardous hazardous materials materials

safely safely and and tolerate tolerate exposure to exposure electrical to electrical hazards hazards The Lifting perform hard Automobile and tiring phisical Mechanics activities Special Requirements He must be able to: The Automobile Technician Mechanic Special Requirements He must be able to:

Perform hard and tiring physical activities Safely use manual tools Safely use and equipment manual tools and equipment SKILLS A mechanic must: Have good manual dexterity Be able to work alone and in team Have a suitable fitness level Be able to follow instructions Have good communication skills Have excellent knowledge about motor technology Be methodical and organised Have good concentration Be able to work to strict deadlines Have strong interest in motor vehicles Work hours

Work hours From Monday to Friday From Monday to Friday 8 hours a day,aplus overtime if necessaryif 8 hours day, plus overtime necessary industry: night shefts In manufacturing In manufacturing industry: night shifts Educational Requirements: Educational Requirements: A high school diploma. highcertification

schoolasdiploma. AAfurther proof of in the mechanics proficiency A further certification as knowledge and skills; proof of proficiency in An English Certification (for example mechanics knowledge Trinity or PET); ECDL Certification. and skills; An English Certification (for example Trinity or PET); ECDL Certification. Occupation and progress of a mechanic Many people come into this role through an apprenticeship which is the ideal way to get hands on with the job and start

making some money Most companies look for: Good education High grades at school This job offers great prospects to set up ones own business Occupation and Progress of a Occupation and Mechanic Progress of a Mechanic Being a Mechanic requires full knowledge and skills to Being a Mechanic full knowledge be able torequires accomplish the job. and skills to be able to accomplish the job. Mechanics with advanced training naturally get to have the highest

salary intraining the businnes. Mechanics with advanced naturally get to have the highest salary in Experienced mechanics in large shops may advance to the business. supervisory positions. Experienced mechanics in large shops Many mechanics open their own repair shops or service may advance to supervisory stations. positions. Many mechanics open their own repair shops or service station The carer opportunity as a mechanic is one of the many Thejobs

career that requires opportunity a lot of technical as a proficiency in machine. Generally, the mechanic mechanic take care of auto maintenance, but he may work in different fields: It is one of the many jobs that requires a lot of technical proficiency in machines. Industries Generally, the mechanic takes care of Factories auto maintenance, but he may work in different fields: Machine workshops Aerospace industry Industries Home appliance companies Factories And other workshops sectors.

Machine Aerospace industry Home appliance companies What I did My internship When? From 18th to 29th January Advantages and Disadvantage s of This experience Where? VOLVO (Induno Olona)

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