Automotive Electricians

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Automotive Electricians

Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

Fun facts

  • Stable Future Growth
  • 1352 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 90% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 2% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by automotive electricians. A few are listed below:

  • using test equipment to locate electrical and electronic malfunctions
  • dismantling and removing electrical and electronic assemblies and components
  • installing electrical equipment and electronic components in motor vehicles
  • connecting power-operated vehicle equipment and accessories to power supply
  • adjusting engine control systems and timing
  • testing and replacing defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors
  • repairing and replacing faulty ignition and electrical wiring
  • replacing defective parts such as fuses, lamps and switches

Specific occupations

  • Automotive Electrician
  • Automotive Electrical Fitter