Other names : automotive diagnostic technician, automotive electronics technician , automotive diagnostic and repair technician
In a dealership or car workshop, the diagnostic technician takes delivery of the vehicles and performs a series of measurements in order to establish a breakdown or malfunction diagnosis. It then indicates the repair process, or replacement of parts and components, to follow.
Examples of training in the profession of diagnostic technician:
• Bac pro maintenance of motor vehicles
• BTS maintenance and After-Sales of Vehicles
• DUT industrial engineering and maintenance
• DUT mechanical and production engineering
• Diploma of Expert in Automotive
• Certificate of professional qualification of Automotive electronics electrician technician
• Receive customers and take charge of vehicles.
• Quickly manage rapid service interventions.
• Carry out the various checks and tests then establish a malfunction diagnosis.
• Organize maintenance or repair operations.
• Repair or replace mechanical, electrical and electronic parts of motor vehicles.
• Install accessories on vehicles.
• Fill in the transaction slips.
• Have excellent knowledge of auto mechanics.
• Knowledge of electrical technology, electronics, and methodology of diagnosis and functional and structural analysis.
• Be an expert in troubleshooting.
• Good analytical mind.
• Intervene quickly and efficiently on vehicles (rapid services).
Remuneration and benefits:
Salary: The automotive diagnostic technician starts with a salary of around 1,500 euros to 1,700 euros gross per month.
The diagnostic technician can progress to the profession of automotive expert or technical inspector. In business, it is common to continue as a team or workshop leader. He can also apply for technical sales positions after several years of experience. Receptionist or trainer are other possibilities for development.