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 are your weaknesses?

How would your colleagues describe you?

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Bonus Questions


  • What are your standards of success in your job? What have you done to meet these standards? Give a recent example.
  • How often did you meet with classmates (study groups)? What was your role in these meetings? Describe a meeting in which you played this role.
  • What office systems have you established? Why did you set up these systems?

Daily Interview Tip

Interviews in the private sector vary from the well-planned assessment day, with group tasks and a panel interview, to a more hurried, informal chat with your potential line manager. Watch out for unpredictable factors that can influence the outcome. Be sure you know what the position requires by reviewing the job posting. Research the job by visiting resources like the human resources department or websites like NOC for a job description. Interviews are not like Mastermind