Vehicle dismantlers recover parts from vehicles for resale to customers.
Duties & Tasks
Vehicle dismantlers may perform the following tasks:use hand and power tools to remove panels, bumper bars, steering wheels, seats and other reusable body parts
disassemble engines, transmission systems, electrical components, wheels, brakes and other parts which can then be placed into stock or sold
clean parts so that they are ready for resale
tag parts for inventory or shipping
move vehicle body parts using a forklift or crane
handle questions or sales by telephone or in person
carry out minor paperwork
comply with all Environmental Protection Authority and state regulators for gases and hazardous material disposal.
Vehicle dismantlers may work indoors (storage and administration) or outdoors (disassembling vehicle parts). They must have good knowledge of products and prices.
enjoy practical and manual activities
good hand-eye coordination
good communication skills
interested in motor vehicles
able to cope with the physical demands of the job
able to work unsupervised.