Computer, ATM, and Office Machine Repairers
On the Job
Computer, ATM, and Office Machine Repairers fix, maintain, or install computers and other office machines, like photocopiers or fax machines.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Enter codes or other information into computers.
- Install programs onto computer or computer-controlled equipment.
- Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
- Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
- Test mechanical systems to ensure proper functioning.
- Read technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs.
- Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
- Maintain work equipment or machinery.
- Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
- Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having telephone conversations.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Dealing with external customers.
This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.
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