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Automotive Service Technician

Automotive service technicians test parts and systems to using a variety of diagnostic equipment, lubricate engines, do tune-ups, tire rotations, change parts, and perform collision repairs.They must also stay up to date on parts and systems, as an increasing number of vehicles are now running on alternative energy sources. The average salary for an automotive service technician in New Mexico is $42,340 per year.

 

Auto Body Technician

An auto body technician is responsible for assessing vehicle damage and conducting repairs after evaluating the cost estimates. Auto body technicians' duties include replacing auto parts, which caused malfunctions, determining the extent of damage, and testing the engine performance to ensure that it is safe for use after the appropriate modifications. The average salary for an auto body technician in New Mexico is $41,800. 

 

Diesel Service Technician

Diesel service technicians and mechanics inspect, repair, and overhaul buses, trucks, or any vehicle with a diesel engine. Diesel service technicians and mechanics usually work in well-ventilated and sometimes noisy repair shops. They occasionally repair vehicles on roadsides or at worksites. Most diesel technicians work full time, and overtime and evening shifts are common. The average salary for a diesel service technician in New Mexico is $47,790.

Find Training & Education Programs in Automotive Technology & Repair

Central New Mexico

Central New Mexico Community College - Advanced Technology Center | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - Montoya | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - South Valley | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College - Westside | Albuquerque

Central New Mexico Community College | Albuquerque

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 5 terms
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Diana Lucero,
dlucero205@cnm.edu
(505) 224-4000 Ext 52752

Diesel Mechanics Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 terms
Delivery: Face to Face

Contact Info:
Diana Lucero,
dlucero205@cnm.edu
(505) 224-4000 Ext 52752

Automotive Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 terms
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 30, 2021

Contact Info:
,
ThinkingAboutCNM@cnm.edu
(505) 224-3000

Central New Mexico Community College | Rio Rancho

Northern New Mexico

Luna Community College

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 semesters
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Gene Sandoval,
gmsandoval@luna.edu

Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 semesters
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Anthony Baca,
abaca@luna.edu

Northern New Mexico College

San Juan College | Farmington

Toyota Technical Education Network

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

Toyota Technical Education Network

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

MOPAR Career Automotive Program

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

MOPAR Career Automotive Program

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

Honda Motor Professional Automotive Career

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

Honda Motor Professional Automotive Career

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

Diesel On-Highway

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jason Hayes,
hayesj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3319

Diesel On-Highway

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jason Hayes,
hayesj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3319

Diesel Off-Highway

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jason Hayes,
hayesj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3319

Diesel Off-Highway

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jason Hayes,
hayesj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3319

Diesel Heavy Line

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jason Hayes,
hayesj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3319

Automotive Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

Automotive Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

Automotive Service Education Program

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-33409

Automotive Service Education Program

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Robert McCartney,
mccartneyr@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3349

Autobody/Structual Collision Repair

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jared Blood,
bloodj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3352

Autobody/I-CAR Integrated Auto Refinishing

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jared Blood,
bloodj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3352

Autobody I-CAR Integrated Nonstructural Collision

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jared Blood,
bloodj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3352

Autobody

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face
Next start date: August 23, 2021

Contact Info:
Jared Blood,
bloodj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3352

Santa Fe Community College

Steering and Suspension Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 semester
Delivery: In-person and online
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

Manual Transmission and Drivetrain Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 semester
Delivery: In-person and online
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

Brakes Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 semester
Delivery: In-person and online
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

Automotive Technology

Level: Associate
Time to completion: 4 semesters
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 2 semesters
Delivery: In-person and online
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

Automotive Engine Repair Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 semester
Delivery: In-person and online

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

Automatic Transmission Transaxle Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 semester
Delivery: In-person and online
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

Auto Maintenance and Light Truck Repair Certificate

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 3 semesters
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Julia Furry,
julia.furry@sfcc.edu
505-428-1177

University of New Mexico | Los Alamos

University of New Mexico | Taos

Eastern New Mexico

Clovis Community College | Clovis

Automotive Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face

Contact Info:
Melissa Reed,
melissa.reed@clovis.edu

Automotive Power Train Systems

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 38 credits
Delivery: Face to Face

Contact Info:
Melissa Reed,
melissa.reed@clovis.edu

Automotive Chassis Systems

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 35 credits
Delivery: Face to Face

Contact Info:
Melissa Reed,
melissa.reed@clovis.edu

Mesalands Community College

New Mexico Junior College | Hobbs

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Kelly Williams,
kwilliams@nmjc.edu
(575) 392-4510

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Kelly Williams,
kwilliams@nmjc.edu
(575) 392-4510

New Mexico State University | Carlsbad

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Talal Abdaljalil,
talabd@nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7732

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Talal Abdaljalil,
talabd@nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7732

Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Talal Abdaljalil,
talabd@nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7732

Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Hybrid
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Talal Abdaljalil,
talabd@nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7732

Southern New Mexico

Dona Ana Community College | Las Cruces

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 8 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid

Contact Info:
Terry Mount,
tmount@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7584

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 16 months
Delivery: Face to Face, Online, & Hybrid

Contact Info:
Terry Mount,
tmount@dacc.nmsu.edu
(575) 527-7584

Eastern New Mexico University | Ruidoso

New Mexico State University | Alamogordo

Engine Performance and Transmission Specialist

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Catherine Aguilar-Morgan,
cagmor@nmsu.edu
(575) 439-3768

Automotive Diagnostic Specialist

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Catherine Aguilar-Morgan,
cagmor@nmsu.edu
(575) 439-3768

Automotive and Hybrid Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: In-person
Next start date: August 18, 2021

Contact Info:
Dr. Catherine Aguilar-Morgan,
cagmor@nmsu.edu
(575) 439-3768

Western New Mexico

University of New Mexico | Gallup

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Associates Degree
Time to completion: 2 years
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Elroy Kinsel,
kinsele@unm.edu

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology

Level: Certificate
Time to completion: 1 year
Delivery: Face to Face & Online

Contact Info:
Elroy Kinsel,
kinsele@unm.edu

Western New Mexico University | Silver City

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