Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment
On the Job
Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment such as industrial controls, transmitters, or antennas.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to inform installation, development or operation activities.
- Read work orders or descriptions of problems to determine repairs or modifications needed.
- Enter codes or other information into computers.
- Determine types of equipment, tools, or materials needed for jobs.
- Communicate with coworkers to coordinate installations or repairs.
- Confer with coworkers to resolve equipment problems.
- Confer with customers or users to assess problems.
- Inspect equipment to locate or identify electrical problems.
- Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
- Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Typical Working Conditions
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Coordinating or leading others.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
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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