Exhaust fitters and repairers remove and replace defective exhaust systems or parts of vehicles.
Duties & Tasks
Exhaust fitters and repairers may perform the following tasks:replace defective exhaust systems by removing the manifold, exhaust piping, muffler box or tailpipe, as necessary
select a replacement part according to the vehicle make, model and year
choose and modify a suitable alternative if the selected replacement part is not available
bolt, clamp, tack or weld the part into place.
Exhaust fitters and repairers work in a workshop with the vehicle on a hoist, which means that much of the work involves reaching overhead. Working conditions can be noisy and involve handling dirty or rusted metal parts.
enjoy practical and manual activities
able to cope with the physical demands of the job