7231-Motor Vehicle Mechanics and Repairers

Job Title: 

Motor Vehicle Mechanics and Repairers

Job Description: 

Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers fit, install, maintain, service and repair engines and the mechanical and related equipment of passenger cars, delivery trucks, motorcycles and other motor vehicles.


Tasks include:

  • detecting and diagnosing faults in engines and parts
  • fitting, examining, testing and servicing motor vehicle and motorcycle engines
  • replacing engine components or complete engines
  • fitting, examining, adjusting, dismantling, rebuilding and replacing defective parts of motor vehicles
  • installing or adjusting motors and brakes, and adjusting steering or other parts of motor vehicles
  • installing, adjusting, servicing and replacing mechatronics components of motor vehicles
  • performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Motor vehicle body builder
Garage mechanic (automobile)

This unit group excludes

Bicycle repairer (7233)

Specific Occupations: 

Motor vehicle mechanic

Motor vehicle body builder

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore