Automotive Technician/Mechanic/Collison Repair
(Male, Age 24) from Taylor, PA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Automotive Technician/Mechanic/Collison Repair|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||2 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Work for a small used car lot. Only have my boss and his sister working with me. My boss and I sell the cars, I fix the cars, his sister does paperwork.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Repair cars, paint cars, restore old cars.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
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A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||Wake up and get ready for work. Get dressed, brush teeth and hair, throw on my boots, and leave.|
|8am to 9am||Arrive at work. Make some coffee and get started on fixing cars. I’m a mechanic.|
|9am to 10am||Continue fixing cars. If someone shows up at the car lot, I answer questions about the car they’re interested in.|
|10am to 11am||Continue working on cars. That’s all I do.|
|11am to 12pm||Fix more cars, answer the phone, talk to people who come in looking to buy a new car.|
|12pm to 1pm||Take lunch.|
|1pm to 2pm||Go back to fixing cars.|
|2pm to 3pm||Finish up with whatever car I’m working on.|
|3pm to 4pm||Clean garage, put away tools, go over last minute details for next work day.|
|4pm to 5pm||Leave work.|
|5pm to 6pm||Arrive home.|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
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