Electronic Equipment Installers & Repairers, Motor Vehicles

Code: 49-2096.00

Description : Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.

JobTitles : Installer, Electronic Technician, Car Stereo Installer, Automotive Technician, Mobile Electronics Installation Specialist, Auto Electrician, Car Audio Installer, Electronic Equipment Installer, Installation Technician, Radio Technician

  • Splice wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures and equipment.
  • Diagnose or repair problems with electronic equipment, such as sound, navigation, communication, and security equipment, in motor vehicles.
  • Inspect and test electrical or electronic systems to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections and testing instruments such as oscilloscopes and voltmeters.
  • Install equipment and accessories such as stereos, navigation equipment, communication equipment, and security systems.
  • Estimate costs of repairs based on parts and labor charges.
  • Confer with customers to determine the nature of malfunctions.
  • Run new speaker and electrical cables.
  • Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures and equipment, using electric drills and routers.
  • Replace and clean electrical or electronic components.
  • Remove seats, carpeting, and interiors of doors and add sound-absorbing material in empty spaces, reinstalling interior parts.