• Motorcycle Mechanics
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Motorcycle mechanics diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, dirt bikes, or similar motorized vehicles.

What do they typically do

  • Mount, balance, change, or check condition or pressure of tires
  • Listen to engines, examine vehicle frames, or talk with customers to determine nature and extent of malfunction or damage
  • Replace defective parts using hand tools, arbor presses, flexible power presses, or power tools
  • Repair or replace other parts like headlights, horns, handlebar controls, gasoline or oil tanks, starters, or mufflers
  • Repair or adjust motorcycle subassemblies such as forks, transmissions, brakes, or drive chains, according to specifications
  • Take apart engines and repair or replace defective parts such as magnetos, carburetors, or generators
  • Connect test panels to engines and measure generator output, ignition timing, or other engine performance indicators
  • Take apart subassembly units and examine condition, movement, or alignment of parts

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.2%
Job Opening 54

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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