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The day to day duties, tasks, and responsibilities of auto mechanics are stated in the following job description example:

  • Diagnose and detect mechanical faults in cars manually or by the use of computer diagnostic programs

  • Examine vehicle parts to ensure that they are working perfectly

  • Maintain and repair vehicles for customers

  • Assist customers in carrying out routine maintenance on vehicles, such as changing oil, lubricating frictional car parts and tightening bots and nuts

  • Help customers in buying quality car parts for replacement

  • Replaced damaged or worn-out car parts

  • Keep customers informed on the condition of the car, problems detected, and cost of repair

  • Answer customers’ inquiries and render advice on vehicle maintenance

  • Ensure safety of vehicles brought in for repair

  • Test drive each vehicle after repair.

​Derby (About this soundlisten) DAR-bee) is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England. It lies on the banks of the River Derwent in the south of Derbyshire, of which it was traditionally the county town. Derby gained city status in 1977, and by the 2011 census its population was 248,700.

Derby was settled by Romans – who established the town of Derventio – Saxons and Vikings, who made Derby one of the Five Boroughs of the Danelaw. Initially a market town, Derby grew rapidly in the industrial era. Home to Lombe's Mill, an early British factory, Derby has a claim to be one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution. It contains the southern part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. With the arrival of the railways in the 19th century, Derby became a centre of the British rail industry.

Derby is a centre for advanced transport manufacturing, being home to the world's second largest aero-engine manufacturer: Rolls-Royce. Bombardier Transportation are based at the Derby Litchurch Lane Works and were for many years the UK's only train manufacturers. Toyota Manufacturing UK's automobile headquarters is southwest of the city at Burnaston. To the east lies Nottingham, separated by the M1 motorway.

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