automotive mechanic resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Dedicated Automotive Technician with 23+ years in service and repair. Friendly and upbeat professional enthusiastic about automotive work. Focused on satisfying customers, supporting team and meeting shop targets by applying superior work ethic, mechanical knowledge and excellent customer service skills.

  • Estimations Expertise
  • Expertise in Motor Vehicles
  • Brake Servicing
  • Repair Documentation
  • Wheel Rotation and Balancing
  • Diagnosis and Repair
  • Filter Replacement
  • Work Area Cleanliness
  • Parts Repair and Refurbishment
  • Willing to Learn
  • Component and System Testing
  • Hardworking and Dedicated
  • Problem Solving
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting
  • Repair Cost Estimation
  • Tire Changing and Rotation
  • Fluid Checks
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Coolant Flushes
  • Gasket Replacements
  • Battery Installation
  • Customer Service
  • Valid Driver's License
Automotive Mechanic, 01/2000 to Current
The University Of OklahomaNorman, OK,
  • Conducted test drives before and after repair services.
  • Checked vehicle mileage and determined necessary belts, fluids flushing or gasket replacements.
  • Reviewed brakes and assessed whether pads needed replacement, discs should be turned or other service requirements.
  • Removed old oil, replace filters and added correct amount of new [Type] oil.
  • Completed standard inspections to assess wear and damage to vehicles.
  • Kept detailed records of repairs, labor involved and parts used.
  • Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on work trucks and other vehicles.
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.
  • Conveyed troubleshooting diagnosis to customer and outlined proposed repair plan and associated costs.
  • Maintained garage safety protocols to meet regulatory and company expectations.
  • Completed repairs and maintenance to major vehicle models to meet safety specifications.
  • Developed in-depth understanding of automotive systems and components to complete fast and accurate repairs.
  • Kept team in compliance with shop and manufacturer specifications for repairs and maintenance services.
Hood Technician, 05/2007 to 09/2008
HoneywellIrving, TX,
  • Followed workplace safety protocols to prevent injuries, accidents and vehicle damage.
  • Developed key customer relationships to increase sales.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and promotions.
  • Presented products and services to prospective and existing customers to meet client needs.
  • Developed customized sales techniques to successfully sell and upsell services to new and existing clients.
  • Improved overall customer purchasing experiences to promote steady revenue.
  • Greeted and assisted customers to foster positive experiences.
  • Identified customer needs by asking questions and advising on best solutions.
  • Produced sales documents, finalized deals and filed records.
  • Drove sales of company products and services by meeting with customers using strategic and organized approach.
  • Provided every customer with comprehensive assistance upon entering store through merchandise selection and completion of purchases.
Level 1 Technician, 01/2006 to 04/2007
Axalta Coating SystemsHilliard, OH,
  • Replaced or repaired parts to complete daily work orders on vehicles.
  • Assisted with windshield, window and light replacements.
  • Gave customers cost estimates and quotes before performing repair work.
  • Performed diagnostic tests on vehicles to detect issues and root causes.
  • Reviewed manufacturer manuals to understand vehicle specifications and parts.
  • Provided customers with invoices and receipts detailing services performed.
  • Monitored, tracked and documented service support activity to assist future problem resolution.
  • Drained motor oil, changed oil filters and greased chassis fittings.
  • Kept shop area neat and clean by removing debris and safely disposing of used oil.
  • Checked fluids and maintenance-related parts and topped off or replaced.
  • Adjusted tire pressure on vehicles and warned customers of leaks and tire damage.
  • Maintained tools, test equipment and materials, keeping work areas organized.
  • Changed oil, transmission fluid and filters in vehicles.
  • Replaced cabin, fuel, air and oil filters and tested vehicle horn and lights.
  • Installed batteries, shock absorbers and exhaust systems.
Service Technician, 01/2005 to 06/2006
Walmart AutoCity, STATE,
  • Performed tire rotations, mounts and balancing on vehicles.
  • Used tools, parts and equipment to maintain and repair customer tires.
  • Cleaned and maintained tire service bays to keep work areas organized.
  • Identified and replaced worn tires and related components, optimizing safety.
  • Changed and rotated tires for customers to provide safety and maximize customer service rankings.
  • Installed automotive, commercial and marine batteries for customers.
  • Used hand and power tools to work safely with different types of batteries.
  • Drained motor oil, changed oil filters and greased chassis fittings.
  • Changed oil, transmission fluid and filters in vehicles.
  • Replaced cabin, fuel, air and oil filters and tested vehicle horn and lights.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004 to Inglewood High School - Inglewood, CA
Automotive Engine Technician: , Expected in 06/2003 to Southern California Regional Occupation Center - Torrance, CA,

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School Attended

  • Inglewood High School
  • Southern California Regional Occupation Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Hood Technician
  • Level 1 Technician
  • Service Technician


  • High School Diploma
  • Automotive Engine Technician

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