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.
The Metropolitan Borough of Dudley is a metropolitan borough of West Midlands in England. It was created in 1974 following the Local Government Act 1972, through a merger of the existing Dudley County Borough with the municipal boroughs of Stourbridge and Halesowen. The borough borders Sandwell to the east, the city of Birmingham to the south east, Bromsgrove to the south in Worcestershire, South Staffordshire District to the west, and the city of Wolverhampton to the north.
Being a metropolitan borough Dudley is effectively a unitary authority, with the exceptions of Transport for West Midlands, (publicly branded as West Midlands Network), fire and police services, and the local government pension fund (West Midlands Pension Fund), which are jointly run by the seven metropolitan boroughs of the West Midlands county.
For Eurostat purposes, Dudley is a NUTS 3 region (code UKG36), and is one of seven boroughs or unitary districts that comprise the "West Midlands" NUTS 2 region.