Mechanic

Christian Bonilla Period 9

Mechanics

It's basically about repairing cars for people. I choosed this job because I like cars and I want to help those who needs help.

Skills required

Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Active Listening

Education Needed

Percentage of RespondentsEducation Level Required

44 High school diploma or equivalent

40 Some college, no degree

10 Less than high school diploma

Job Outlook/ Growth

Projected growth (2010-2020) Slower than average (3% to 9%)

Projected job openings (2010-2020)2,700

Wages

National

Median wages (2011)$17.26 hourly, $35,890 annual

Employment (2010)20,000 employees

Projected growth (2010-2020) Slower than average (3% to 9%)

Projected job openings (2010-2020)2,700

Top industries (2010)

Wholesale Trade

Other Services (Except Public Administration)