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Automotive Electrician

Vocational Qualified

Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles. They dismantle and remove electronic assemblies and install electrical and electronic components in light and heavy vehicles and machinery.

Automotive Electricians diagnose, repair or replace faulty or defective electrical wiring.

Automotive Electricians have mechanical and electronics knowledge and enjoy troubleshooting and fixing machines or systems.

Jake Chilcott BBA

“With every hard job comes the satisfaction of fixing the problem” – Ben, Grange Resources

Average age
1 %
1 %
full time
Currently employed

Tasks for this role

  • Detecting and diagnosing faults in engines and parts

  • Dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts

  • Repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed

  • Performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations

  • Reassembling engines and parts after being repaired

  • Testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance

  • Diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers

  • May inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve roadworthiness


  • Medium skill level
  • Below Average Unemployment
  • Practical
  • Medium/Heavy physical demand

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