Electrical/Mechanical Technician


Specialty Role

An Electrical/Mechanical Technician diagnoses and repairs collision-related electrical and mechanical damage including – but not limited to – steering, suspension, air conditioning, engine, brake, restraint and electronic systems. This individual uses measuring and alignment equipment to diagnose damage and return front and rear wheel alignments to manufacturer specifications. Electrical diagnostics are performed using scan tools. Hand tools and power tools are used to remove or repair damaged parts and properly install new parts.

  • Electrical circuits and troubleshooting electrical systems using basic diagnostic equipment
  • Diagnose, test, and repair electrical loads
  • HVAC, lighting, starting, charging, fuel, exhaust, brake, steering, suspension, drivetrain and restraint systems
  • Safely work around
    alternative fuel vehicles
  • Understand diagnostic flow charts, clear codes, and identify flash codes
  • Basic scan tool operation
  • Advanced restraint and braking systems
  • Diagnose steering and suspension angles
  • Full-frame replacement  
  • Use of diagnostic testing equipment to identify and repair computer controlled electronic systems, including advanced suspension systems
  • Strongly encouraged to maintain ASE Mechanical and Electrical Components (B5) certification
After achieving ProLevel 3®, six credit hours of annual role-relevant training are required each subsequent year to maintain Platinum™ recognition.