Automotive Technician resume example with 9+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Hardworking automotive professional with 15 years of shop experience. Adept at maintaining inventory, keeping work areas clean and fixing problems. Dedicated team player with superior work ethic and good problem-solving skills. Resourceful technician demonstrates success in performing basic and advanced repairs to mechanical components, electrical parts and vehicle systems. Highly experienced with regulations governing vehicle safety and workplace efficiency. Detail-oriented approach to diagnosing and resolving tough car issues.

  • EPA requirements
  • Coolant flushes
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Gasket replacements
  • Writing work tickets
  • Troubleshooting
  • Calibration understanding
  • Bay maintenance
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Brake systems knowledge
  • Time Management
  • Calibrating instruments
  • Diagnostic abilities
  • Customer Service
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Diagnostic skills
  • Drivability issues
  • Operating pneumatic tools
  • Tire mounting and balancing
  • Brake systems knowledge
  • Problem resolution
Education and Training
Terry Parker High School Jacksonville, FL Expected in 04/2010 GED : - GPA :
Mercedes Benz - Automotive Technician
Cleveland, NC, 05/2018 - 10/2020
  • Pursued frequent opportunities to further enhance maintenance and repair skills.
  • Kept work garage clean, organized and efficient to meet internal and regulatory expectations governing safety.
  • Performed minor maintenance services, including gasket replacements, coolant flushes and brake flushes.
  • Kept team in compliance with shop and manufacturer specifications for all repairs and maintenance services.
  • Collaborated with the manager to delegate repair duties and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Learned all aspects of brakes and calibers to complete repairs according to up-to-date specifications and standards.
  • Sourced, arranged and supervised supply inventory for most common equipment and tools.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to locate the source of malfunctions.
  • Trained and guided employees on correct methods for performing different repairs and maintenance services.
  • Completed repairs and maintenance to major vehicle models to meet safety specifications.
  • Troubleshot faults and devised successful solutions in a self-directed manner.
  • Developed in-depth understanding of brake systems and components to more quickly and efficiently perform repairs.
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Universal Body Shop & Collision - Body Shop Tech/Painter's Helper
City, STATE, 03/2011 - 08/2018
  • Refinished painting work to correct errors and damage to vehicles.
  • Selected paint matching specified color charts and customer preferences.
  • Taped off adjacent areas and parts such as mirrors and handles to prevent overspray.
  • Mixed and applied customer paint colors to match original vehicle appearance or match new specifications.
  • Checked quality of completed work to identify flaws such as blisters or streaks.
  • Followed OEM standards for blending formulas, applying topcoats and curing paint.
  • Distributed vehicle parts to technicians for replacement on in-shop vehicles.
  • Replaced or repaired parts to complete daily work orders on vehicles.
  • Received new inventory orders and verified completeness and accuracy.
  • Removed dents with hammers, suction and skilled use of dolly blocks.
  • Inspected automotive repairs to match paint and maintain body appearance.
  • Worked according to manufacturers' instructions to determine correct methods for restoring and replacing parts.
  • Monitored parts and materials storage area and maintained stock replenishment and organization.
  • Used metal-cutting guns, air grinders and wrenches to remove damaged vehicle sections.
  • Covered bumpers, windows and trim with masking tape to prevent overspray or damage to adjacent areas.
  • Properly handled hazardous waste materials to uphold safety regulations.
  • Provided extensive attention to detail while prioritizing job runs in order to complete work prior to deadlines.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Adjusted weld machines to correct settings prior to weld applications for precision and waste reduction.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Prepared broken parts for welding by properly grooving and scarfing surfaces.
  • Adjusted gas flow and pressure to create and maintain desired flames.
  • Completed minor torch ups with MIG welders.
Baker Distribution CO. - Warehouse Worker Forklift Driver
City, STATE, -
  • Organized warehouse design to maximize space for stock while allowing for high volume traffic zones.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for safety.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Staged and sorted multiple types of products for loading.
  • Moved large and bulky items manually or with pallet jacks or forklifts.
  • Prepared and completed warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to schedule.
  • Preserved safe work environment by maintaining clean workstations and pallet area.
  • Updated inventory and production information using warehouse management systems and scanner guns.
  • Operated forklifts to fill or empty overhead spaces.
  • Kept shelves, workstations and pallet areas neat and tidy to maintain safe work environment.
  • Loaded and unloaded shipments and moved products to assigned warehouse locations manually or used forklift or pallet jack and focused on easy retrievability for customer orders.
  • Prepared products for shipment by packaging and labeling finished products in cardboard boxes or containers.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in controlled atmosphere warehouse environment.
  • Lifted materials of varied weights on regular basis.

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School Attended

  • Terry Parker High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Automotive Technician
  • Body Shop Tech/Painter's Helper
  • Warehouse Worker Forklift Driver


  • GED

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