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?

How many hours a week do you normally work?

What do you look for in terms of culture -- structured or entrepreneurial?

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Bonus Questions


  • Your manager tells you to do something in a way you know is ineffective. What would you do?
  • Sometimes gifts to prospective customers can help land a sale. Have you ever given a gift to a prospective customer? What is your company's position on doing this?
  • Which of your jobs presented the best learning experience?

Daily Interview Tip

Interview nerves can affect your voice tone, your posture so just being aware of them can help you control them and therefore be more effective on the day. If you were terminated you will have to say you were let go but always follow up that as a result you have learned how to overcome this and feel it will not affect you in the future. Keep focused on how you could add value to the organization.