A Red Seal Trade

Automotive service technicians possess a full range of knowledge and abilities required to perform preventative maintenance, diagnose problems and repair vehicles systems including engines, vehicle management, hybrids, steering, braking, tires, wheels, drivetrains, suspension, electrical, electronics, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC).  Automotive service technicians may choose to specialize in any of these services.


  • comfortable working with machinery
  • good with my hands
  • physically capable

Personality Traits

  • creative
  • eager to learn
  • focused with good attention to detail
  • mechanically inclined

Annual Salary Range

Low $35,000
Median $65,000
High $100,000

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