Automotive Technician- Career Conversation

Automotive Technician- Career Conversation


my name is Chris crine I work etc Thiel Toyota MS mark I live in Mandan selected me to work everyday on auto technician I basically work diagnosed and try to repair cars trucks SUVs general high school and I went to your trade school in Wahpeton typically work week is for tens comes between 40 and 50 hours a week try to work as fast as you can but doing it efficiently and doing it right if you don’t do it right you’re going to be doing it for free I really didn’t have a favorite class I kind of liked the electronic stuff the engine rebuilding that was kind of cool but it I haven’t used it since so they give you a good general background of what’s happening how it you know what goes on it is quite a bit different when you get out here you’ll you know learn quite a few different things as far as that goes but it’s they give you a good background I’ve worked at other dealers but it’s pretty much the same setup yeah generally berries if you’re working independently or if you’re working on a dealership they all are kind of different dealerships tip typically you have a flat-rate hour that you work on so you’re based off that independence usually they have a salary plus you’ll make a commission on parts or total sales of the service department type thing it varies so much so uh you know I really don’t know it just seemed like the right thing for me to do at the time I didn’t have anything made up and just kind of went with it basically my senior year in high school just to do a good job and get a customer base and get familiar with cars and do the best you can do your job a lot of perseverance you got a can’t let things get you down and just keep working hard and learn from your mistakes and occasionally we go to training but others as far as for the job no here we’re independently but we have a really good group of guys they willing to come in and help you out ah make sure that’s what you want to do


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