This is an exciting time in the world to consider a career in the automotive industry. This high tech career can’t be outsourced overseas so auto repair is always in demand. In the past 30 years, there have been dramatic changes in auto repair. New state-of-the-art high-tech systems that didn’t exist 30 years ago are now the standard. There are also more changes coming along that include:
- Internet connections and voice recognition becoming more common
- More plug-in hybrids and electric automobiles
- Hydrogen fuel cell and other alternative fuel vehicles are becoming available
There is a promising future in the auto industry for people with solid communication, math, science, and technical skills. Most high-tech positions require 4-8 years of education. After two years of education, one could be ready for a career in automotive technology. In the foreseeable future, there is a positive outlook for job growth.
According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, future job growth is looking bright. 237,500 new jobs are expected through 2020. This is a 30 percent increase!
What kind of work is out there?
- Service consultants
- Service directors
- Store owners
- Parts distribution specialists
- Collision repair specialists
- Damage estimating specialists
Expect more work in management at the corporate level at car manufacturers and at national franchises. Many people who started off doing auto repair end up in business management, sales, and marketing. In essence, their service job was a portal career that took them to the next level. If your true calling is in the service bay, rest assured that it is far from a dead-end job. Expert auto mechanics and advanced computer diagnostics will always be in demand and command top-dollar salaries.
We, at Complete Automotive, pride ourselves in being the leader in the automotive industry due to our expert car service repairs and outstanding customer service. Our proficient and highly educated technicians are the best in the industry and want to get you back on the road without any hassles or inconveniences that could put you and your car at risk. If you’re interested in discussing job opportunities that we have here, please contact us. We are located at 2238 E Chestnut Expy. Springfield, MO 65802.