Automotive Service Technician Jobs – Holding Steady?
Posted Friday, Mar 25, 2011 by
Normally, the news about the automotive industry is a bit gloomy with auto manufacturing job losses. It’s easy for candidates looking to enter the workforce or a trade school to get the impression that auto industry jobs are fewer and further between these days.
Enter Skilled Automotive Service Technicians!
According to projections by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for automotive service technicians and mechanics is expected to increase by 5 percent through 2018. *
It may be a bit slower than the average growth for all occupations, but the increased average lifespan for vehicles is on the rise, which further increases demand for technicians skilled in automotive repair services.
The service department of an auto dealership is usually the largest department of car dealerships and staff must be able to manage vehicle technical problems and administer customer relations. Independentautomotive shops will need qualified candidates as well.
Automotive Technology training at WyoTech includes:
- Basic Engine Management Systems
- Driveability Diagnostics
- Drivetrain Systems
Eager to put those hidden talents to work as a skilled automotive technician?
Contact WyoTech today to learn more about how automotive technology training at WyoTech can help you get your career moving in the right direction.
Programs may vary by campus.