automotive technician resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Motivated professional offering my knowledge of know how. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time. Weekend or Weekdays any hour.

  • Gm vehicles experience
  • Writing work tickets
  • Bay maintenance
  • Gasket replacements
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Calibration understanding
  • Maintenance scheduling
  • Tire mounting and balancing
  • Suspension systems understanding
  • Engine repair
  • Diagnostic skills
  • Diagnostic abilities
  • Electrical circuits diagrams
  • Maintaining records
  • Troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Customer Service
  • Troubleshooting strength
  • Mechanical Repair
  • System installations
  • General plumbing
  • auto and locomotive equipment maintenance
  • Building maintenance
  • Blueprint interpretation
  • Pipe welding
  • Stick Welding
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Leadership
  • Working collaboratively
  • MS Office
  • Active listening
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication
  • Flux core (FCAW) welding
Automotive Technician, 03/2021 to Current
Penske Automotive GroupLakeway, TX,
  • Removed, replaced, balanced and rotated new or used tires to maintain on-road safety
  • Completed repairs and maintenance to major vehicle models to meet safety specifications.
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.
  • Maintained certifications and completed in-depth training on commonly-serviced equipment, systems and components.
  • Kept detailed records of repairs, labor involved and parts used.
  • Examined and inspected damaged vehicles, estimating repair costs prior to performing service.
  • Maintained garage safety protocols to meet regulatory and company expectations.
  • Welded, soldered and fabricated parts to complete skilled services.
  • Interpreted drawings and schematics to pinpoint sources of mechanical issues.
  • Developed in-depth understanding of automotive systems and components to complete fast and accurate repairs.
Lead Welder, 02/2021 to 03/2021
Arcosa, Inc.Kennedale, TX,
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings for precision and waste reduction.
  • Produced work using appropriate welding techniques, metallurgy knowledge and engineering requirements.
  • Cleaned and inspected parts and assemblies at each production stage and documented production defects.
  • Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled in jigs and fixtures.
  • Interpreted assembly drawings and specifications and proceeded with proper soldering as prescribed.
  • Mastered complete soldering process for various metal types, resulting in consistently firm, long-lasting soldering.
  • Used and maintained various tools and materials including, power grinders, files, wire brushes, chemical solutions and cleaning compound.
  • Improved project completion time by managing multiple tasks using forklifts and other heavy equipment.

Used torch and to cut, contour and bevel metal and structural shapes to accurate dimensions.

  • Examined product equipment for defects and compared findings to blueprints, deciding on courses of best action for safety and cost.
  • Safely ignited torches and welding equipment while closely monitoring surroundings to effectively complete projects.
  • Trained and mentored all new employees new soldering technicians on safe, accurate and secure soldering practices.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
  • Enhanced operations with timely component changing.
  • Trained employees on additional job positions to maintain coverage of roles at all times.
  • Assigned tasks to associates to fit skill levels and maximize team performance.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Upheld company's high standards for business via leading by example and encouraging all team members to adhere to corporate policies.
  • Built relationships with internal team members and external partners to enhance effectiveness of team's work and boost moral.
  • Maintained team progress against performance targets by motivating staff and proactively resolving department-level issues.
  • Reviewed applications for open positions and made knowledgeable hiring recommendations.
  • Developed modifications for ongoing and completed projects to ameliorate performance weaknesses and discovered faults.
  • Performed critical design reviews of proposed final products, applying all necessary business goals and regulatory requirements to prototypes.
  • Served as technical resource for operations personnel, answering queries and advising production staff.
  • Maintained deep knowledge of all business process activities and development strategies.
Journeyman Pipefitter/Maintenance Technician, 05/2010 to 09/2019
Via Mobility ServicesDenver, CO,

Locomotive maintenance and repair per Fra guidelines,extensive safety training and workshop training classes for up to date repairs, as well as shop maintenance.

  • Read and interpreted specifications, diagrams and blueprints for job.
  • Observed safe work rules, including fall protection and PPE.
  • Handled all responsibilities for piping systems, including fabricating, assembling, installing and maintaining.
  • Threaded pipes using specified machinery.
  • Utilized welding and soldering equipment to join sheet metal components in compliance with blueprints and job specifications.
  • Installed piping systems for plumbing for both domestic and HVAC lines.
  • Oversaw new apprentices, answered questions and provided feedback on work.
  • Performed hydrostatic pressure testing of boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Identifying signs of potential problems with boilers and pressure vessels, such as tube leakage, scaling, pitting, metals discoloration and refractory failures.
  • Installed and replaced water heaters, drain pipes and water supply lines.
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Installed and repaired gas lines and hot and cold water lines.
  • Performed rigging and forklift operations to maneuver parts and machinery.
  • Inspected and tested installed systems to isolate and identify faults.
Volunteer Driver, 06/2017 to 09/2017
Chattanooga Va Outpatient ClinicCity, STATE,
  • Documented daily mileage, gas and other data.
  • Demonstrated professional conduct with clients to deliver outstanding customer service.
  • Checked vehicle after shift for damage.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after every trip to assess performance and maintenance requirements.
  • Documented customer service issues, expenses, mileage and other key information.
  • Planned and executed efficient routes to optimize time and fuel costs.
  • Maintained safe driving history with no critical incidents.
  • Transported Veterans to events and programs according to activity schedule.
  • Monitored traffic conditions and applied defensive strategies to avoid accidents.
Welder/fitter, 04/2000 to 05/2010
Seridino IncCity, STATE,

Fabricated and build tugboats per Blueprints,fabricated and assembly of concrete bridge and roadway forms.

  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Followed safety guidelines through proper machine guarding and lockout and tagout procedures.
  • Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together.
  • Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges, squares and calipers.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Determined welding strategies using metallurgy knowledge, geometry and welding techniques.
  • Used welding skills to help repair and maintain heavy-duty machinery.
  • Inspected grooves, angles and gap allowances with micrometer, caliper and precision measuring instruments.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Safely ignited torches while closely monitoring surroundings to effectively complete projects.
  • Developed plans for each project from start to finish, cutting timelines down and providing exceptional services.
  • Prepared workpiece edges by grinding, cutting, buffing or bending to verify snug fit.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1991 to Whitwell High School - Whitwell, TN
: , Expected in to Chattanooga State Community College - Chattanooga, TN
Locomotive Repair: , Expected in 05/2012 to Norfolk Southern Railroad School - McDonough, GA,

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School Attended

  • Whitwell High School
  • Chattanooga State Community College
  • Norfolk Southern Railroad School

Job Titles Held:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Lead Welder
  • Journeyman Pipefitter/Maintenance Technician
  • Volunteer Driver
  • Welder/fitter


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Locomotive Repair

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