Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers of Transportation Equipment
On the Job
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers of Transportation Equipment install or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment. This may include sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, boats, or other mobile equipment (not including airplanes).
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Read technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs.
- Confer with customers or users to assess problems.
- Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects.
- Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
- Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
- Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
- Connect electrical components or equipment.
- Cut materials according to specifications or needs.
- Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
- Install electrical components, equipment, or systems.
Typical Working Conditions
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Frequent contact with others.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Working with a group or team.
- Working in a closed vehicle or equipment.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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