Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Worker Helpers
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Also known as:
Automobile Body Repairer Helper, Cable Splicer Helper, Hydroelectric Machinery Mechanic Helper, Locksmith Helper, Mechanic's Assistant, Meter Repairer Helper, Motorboat Mechanic Helper, Powerhouse Mechanic Helper, Streetcar Repairer Helper
|Critical decision making|| |
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|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines|| |
|Dealing and handling conflict|| |
|Competition for this position|| |
|Communication with others|| |
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.|| |
|Comfort of the work setting|| |
|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions|| |
|Exposure to job hazards|| |
|Physical demands|| |
Design, weld, and fabricate parts, using blueprints or other mechanical plans.
Diagnose electrical problems and install and rewire electrical components.
Position vehicles, machinery, equipment, physical structures, and other objects for assembly or installation, using hand tools, power tools, and moving equipment.
Adjust, maintain, and repair tools, equipment, and machines, and assist more skilled workers with similar tasks.
Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
Apply protective materials to equipment, components, and parts to prevent defects and corrosion.
Disassemble broken or defective equipment to facilitate repair and reassemble equipment when repairs are complete.
Hold or supply tools, parts, equipment, and supplies for other workers.
Adjust, connect, or disconnect wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand or power tools.
Order new parts to maintain inventory.
Install or replace machinery, equipment, and new or replacement parts and instruments, using hand or power tools.
|Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material||Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.|
|Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment||Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.|
|Making Decisions and Solving Problems||Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.|
|Performing General Physical Activities||Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.|
|Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates||Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Handling and Moving Objects||Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.|
|Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships||Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.|
|Mechanical||Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.|
|Building and Construction||Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.|
|Customer and Personal Service||Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.|
|Public Safety and Security||Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.|
|English Language||Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.|
|Engineering and Technology||Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.|
|Mathematics||Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.|
|Design||Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.|
|Equipment Maintenance||Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.|
|Repairing||Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.|
|Troubleshooting||Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.|
|Critical Thinking||Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.|
|Operation and Control||Controlling operations of equipment or systems.|
|Active Listening||Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.|
|Operation Monitoring||Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|