Automotive Technician Sample Job Interview Questions

Automotive Technician Sample Job Interview Questions

 

Here are sample Automotive Technician job interview questions designed specifically for the Automotive career.
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what interests you most about this job as a Automotive Technician?

Describe your experience with repairing manual and automatic transmissions.

What do you know about German vehicles?

In your view, what is the most important aspect of steering and suspension work? Why?

What do you find most challenging when repairing or installing A/C, and electrical. Why?

Describe a meeting in which you helped to solve a problem as a Automotive Technician. What did you do?

Have you ever written press releases or other statements for the public in our job as Automotive Technician? Tell me about one of these statements.

What made you decide to attend (college, training, etc.)? What influenced your decision?

What qualities do you think make a great Automotive Technician?

What kind of tools do you own?

Do you hold an ASE certification?

In your job as a Automotive Technician, how many hours do you spend on the road? How do you remain “fresh” as a Automotive Technician for a meeting after long days at work? Give an example.

Bosses are not always completely satisfied with the way we do certain tasks or complete certain projects. What is the most recent example of when this happened to you? Do you have another example?

What are some examples of projects that demonstrated your technical expertise as a Automotive Technician?

Tell me a bit more about your background with alignment work on various vehicle types.

How do you ensure success when you completing a vehicle inspection?

Do you have long- and short-term goals for your department as a Automotive Technician? How did you set them?

What types of negotiating techniques have you used? Describe a situation in which you used them.

What is your favorite memory from childhood?

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Bonus Questions


  • Tell me about some situations in which you had to adjust quickly to changes in organizational or departmental priorities. How did the changes affect you?
  • We all have made decisions that turned out to be mistakes. Describe some work decisions you have made that you wish you could rethink. Explain.
  • Give me an example of a time you did something wrong. How did you handle it?

Daily Interview Tip

First impressions are very important: Three-quarters of interviews are failed within three minutes of entering the room. To show the interviewer how you can make a contribution explain how you have worked on similar problems in a different environment. Make sure you have some questions at the end of an interview. You are typically asked if you have any questions about the organization or job you