Motorcycle Mechanics:

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, dirt bikes, or similar motorized vehicles.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $34,250.00
Average Time to Fill 43 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 443
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 8.91 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Problem-solving
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Overhaul major vehicle systems such as engines or transmissions
Repair mechanical timing devices
Repair major vehicle systems such as engines, engine components, or transmissions
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Install vehicle parts and accessories
Maintain small engines
Adjust clearances of vehicle body parts or components
Remove dents from equipment, materials, tools or structures
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Align vehicle frame
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical components or parts
Service vehicle with water, air, fuel, or oil
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components

Handling and Moving Objects

Disassemble equipment to inspect for deficiencies
Assemble equipment or components
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Reassemble equipment after repair
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Weld metal parts and components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Weld metal structures
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust vehicle components according to specifications
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured automotive or vehicle related products by hand


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Store Management
Braking
Vehicle Maintenance
Motor Vehicle Operation
Hydraulics
Engine Repair
HVAC



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