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$1,014 per week
Stable

Overview

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters fit and replace parts and accessories on motor vehicles.

Day-to-day

  • removing old and damaged parts and cleaning surrounding areas on vehicles
  • fitting batteries and installing accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
  • removing damaged glass, trimming strips and rubber seals from window frames and mountings on motor vehicles, positioning new windscreens and glass windows on frames and attaching and sealing them
  • inspecting, removing and repairing muffler mountings, and fitting new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
  • removing radiators from vehicles and cleaning and repairing them
  • installing new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairing and replacing other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
  • inspecting tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairing punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
  • operating air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles
  • balancing wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitter

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Forklift Operation

  • Wheel Alignment

  • Organisational Skills

  • Automotive Repair

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