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 the longest hours you have worked? How often has this happened? Give an example.

Tell me about a meeting in which you supported someone else's ideas. What did the person say, and how did you support him/her?

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Bonus Questions


  • Give examples of two of the most different sales approaches you have ever used. When did you use each?
  • Sometimes supervisors' evaluations differ from ours. When has this happened to you? What did you do? What do you consider the most important contributions your department has made to the organization? What was your role? Give examples.
  • What types of decisions are easiest for you to make and which ones do you find most difficult?

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