Projected Growth: Decline
Projected Job Openings
Medium Preparation Needed
Your job is to Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.
Common job titles of Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers for Motor Vehicles include:
Experience and Education
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
47.4% said they needed a Post-Secondary Certificate.
44.78% said they needed a High School Diploma.
Inspect and test electrical or electronic systems to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections and testing instruments, such as oscilloscopes and voltmeters.
Record results of diagnostic tests.
Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures and equipment, using electric drills and routers.
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.
Install equipment and accessories, such as stereos, navigation equipment, communication equipment, and security systems.
Confer with customers to determine the nature of malfunctions.
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.
Run new speaker and electrical cables.
Estimate costs of repairs based on parts and labor charges.
Build fiberglass or wooden enclosures for sound components, and fit them to automobile dimensions.
Window handle removal tools
Tubing cuttersAll Tools
Trim removal tools
Socket wrench sets
Radio removal tools
Phillips head screwdrivers
Flat blade screwdrivers
Door panel fastener removal tools
Clip and staple pullers
Adjustable widemouth pliers
Harris Tech X.over Pro
Harris Technologies BassBox
Installalogy Access Client
True Audio WinSpeakerz
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.