Automobile Mechanics

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Automobile Mechanics

Automobile Mechanics - Interests


Automobile mechanics typically have the following interests:

  • Have realistic interests. They like work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They like to work with plants, animals, and physical materials such as wood, tools, and machinery. They often prefer to work outside.


Automobile mechanics typically have the following work values:

  • Consider support from their employer important. They like to be treated fairly and have supervisors who will back them up. They prefer jobs where they are trained well.
  • Consider independence important. They like to make decisions and try out ideas on their own. They prefer jobs where they can plan their work with little supervision.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.