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.
Ilkeston is a town in the Borough of Erewash, Derbyshire, England, on the River Erewash, from which the borough takes its name, with a population at the 2011 census of 38,640. Its major industries, coal mining, iron working and lace making/textiles, have now all but disappeared.
The town is close to both Derby and Nottingham and is near the M1 motorway and the border with Nottinghamshire. The eastern boundary of Ilkeston is only two miles from Nottingham's western edge and it is part of the Nottingham Urban Area.