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Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles - 49-2096.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Automotive Technician
  • Car Audio Installer
  • Car Electronics Installer
  • Car Stereo Installer
  • Electronic Equipment Installer
  • Electronic Technician
  • Installation Technician
  • Installer
  • Mobile Electronics Installation Specialist
  • Mobile Electronics Installer

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Build fiberglass or wooden enclosures for sound components, and fit them to automobile dimensions.
  • Confer with customers to determine the nature of malfunctions.
  • Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures and equipment, using electric drills and routers.
  • Diagnose or repair problems with electronic equipment, such as sound, navigation, communication, and security equipment, in motor vehicles.
  • Estimate costs of repairs, based on parts and labor charges.
  • Inspect and test electrical or electronic systems to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections and testing instruments, such as oscilloscopes and voltmeters.
  • Install equipment and accessories, such as stereos, navigation equipment, communication equipment, and security systems.
  • Record results of diagnostic tests.
  • Remove seats, carpeting, and interiors of doors and add sound-absorbing material in empty spaces, reinstalling interior parts.
  • Replace and clean electrical or electronic components.
  • Run new speaker and electrical cables.
  • Splice wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures and equipment.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order.
  • Confer with customers or users to assess problems.
  • Connect electrical components or equipment.
  • Document test results.
  • Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
  • Estimate costs for labor or materials.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects.
  • Install audio or communications equipment.
  • Install insulation in equipment or structures.
  • Install vehicle parts or accessories.
  • Lay cables to connect equipment.
  • Remove parts or components from vehicles.
  • Repair electrical components.
  • Repair electronic equipment.
  • Solder parts or connections between parts.
  • Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aerospace Ground Equipment (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Armament/Electrical/Avionics Repair Supervisor (Army - Enlisted)
  • Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV)/Assault Combat Vehicle (ACV) Repairer/Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Avionics Electrical Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, B-52 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, E-3 Radar Surveillance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, EC-130 Compass Call (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, VC-25 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, B-52 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, E-3 Radar Surveillance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, EC-130 Compass Call (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, VC-25 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, B-52 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, E-3 Radar Surveillance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, EC-130 Compass Call (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, VC-25 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cannon Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cavalry Scout (Army - Enlisted)
  • Combat Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Communications Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Computer/Detection Systems Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Construction Equipment Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Crash/Fire/Rescue Vehicle Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • EA-6B Electrical Component IMA Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electrician's Mate (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Electricians Mate, Nuclear Power (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electro-Optical Ordnance Repairer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician, Nuclear Power (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician, Submarine, Navigation (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Engineer Equipment Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Engineer Equipment Electrical Systems Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Engineer Equipment Mechanic (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Fuel and Electrical Systems Mechanic (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Gas Turbine System Technician (Electrical) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Ground Electronics Systems Maintenance Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Ground Electronics Systems Maintenance Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Ground Electronics Transmission Systems Maintainer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Heavy Ordnance Vehicle Repairer/Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • High Frequency Radio Group (HFRG) Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Repairer/Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • M1 Abrams Tank System Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Supervisor (Army - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Apprentice, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Helper, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Apprentice, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Helper, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Journeyman, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Motor Transport Maintenance Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Naviagation Electronics Operations and Maintenance Technician (TRIDENT II D5 Backfit SWS) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • P-3/C-130/E-2/C-2 Electrical Component IMA Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Radar Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Self Propelled Artillery Systems Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Senior Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer/Senior Ordnance Logistics Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Senior Maintenance Supervisor (Army - Enlisted)
  • Signal Support Systems Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • SSBN SSI Inc 4 Electronics Technician Journeyman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • SSBN SSI4 Electronics Technician (Navigation) Maintainer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • SSGN Navigation Maintenance Electronics Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • STRYKER Systems Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Support Equipment Electrician/Refrigeration and Engine/Gas Turbine Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Tracked Vehicle Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Vehicle Management Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Vehicle Management Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Wheeled Vehicle Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • WSN-2 Stabilized Gyrocompass Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • ZUMWALT Class Data Technician (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • ELECTRICAL

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Electrician, Automotive
  • Equipment Installer