Automotive Mechanic Resume Sample

Automotive Mechanics are focused in the maintenance and reparation of cars and some light trucks. They must be able to detect the problem quickly and accurately. They do not necessarily focus on the prevention of vehicles malfunctions by providing maintenance services; they also suggest the replacement of certain equipments before they deteriorate. The average salary of an automotive mechanic is around $34,000. They must be able to lift heavy objects and to work under uncomfortable conditions. This kind of field usually requires spending a certain amount of time (usually two years) in apprenticeship or training programs.

Present an automotive mechanic resume that explains how well you know this field. Redacting it is the first step that you should take in your way of becoming an automotive mechanic.

Michael Vance
188 Coldspring Rd.
Aurora, CO 80015
(418) 555-5871

A challenging and rewarding position as an automotive mechanic with supervisory responsibilities.


2005 - Present Benson Motors Aurora, CO
Head mechanic responsible for supervising a shop of 12 mechanics and 3 trainees. Duties include diagnosis and repair of all types of vehicles as well as instructional work with trainee mechanics.

2001 - 2005 Dawson Motors Denver, CO
Floor mechanic specializing in transmission and brake system repair.

1999 - 2001 Cook's Automotive Denver, CO
Trainee Mechanic
Working through rotation of all branches of auto diagnosis and repair.


Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) rated Master Mechanic, March, 2000. Recertified 2005.


1999 Associate Degree, Automotive Repair, Bloomfield Community College, Boulder, CO
1997 Chambersburg Senior High School, Chambersburg, CO

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More Automotive Mechanic Resume Samples

An automotive mechanic resume should be mostly focused on the kind of skills that you have in handling car problems. Automotive mechanics is a field that deals more with practice and less with theory.

Paul Smith
102 Altavista
Alta, Iowa 51002
Home: (205) 5001-990

To work as an auto mechanic.

  • Capacity to take initiatives.
  • Problem-detector and problem-solver.
  • Strong background in mechanics.
  • Good energy. Can lift heavy objects.

- 2008 to Present Automotive Mechanic, Benson Auto Repair Service, IA.
Supervised auto repairs, diagnosed auto problems, hired a solid team of four members, performed minor tasks such as oil changing, attended road calls, dissembled and assembled parts of a car.

- 2005 to 2007 Automotive Mechanic Assistant, Benson Auto Repair Service, IA.
Took cars for a test drive and made preliminary diagnosis of the car condition, replaced transmissions, repaired tires, was able to explain car problems without a lot of technicalities, billed customers for the services provided.

Morningside College, Iowa.
Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Mechanics, 2005.

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