Jonathan Camarra
Diesel Technology Instructor
Lincoln Tech

Tell us about yourself. What made you decide to become a service professional?
I started my career 30 year's ago by attending Nettts of pawtucket Rhode island and wanted to teach what i learned over the years

Where/How did you get your training to get the knowledge you have today?
It took many years of turning wrenches.

How long have you worked as a service professional?
Almost 30 years.

What role has being ASE Certified played in your journey?
ASE has allowed me to get promotions and pay raises based on my credentials

What ASE Certifications do you currently hold?
T2,T3,T4,T5,T6,and T8

What are some of the top challenges you do/did face as a service professional and how do/did you overcome them?
I always liked a challenge and diagnosing problems gave me that. There is always something new and always learning.

Do you have any advice for today’s students who might be thinking about entering the automotive industry or becoming a service professional?
I tell my students to never give up and learn from your mistakes.

What do you like most about being an automotive service professional?
I can get almost anything fixed and working again after it is broken.