Mechanical Door Repairers
On the Job
Mechanical Door Repairers install or repair automatic doors, including garage doors.
This career requires time standing, walking, or running.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order.
- Move large objects using heavy equipment.
- Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
- Gather information about work conditions or locations.
- Interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to inform installation, development or operation activities.
- Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
- Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems.
- Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
- Assemble structural components.
- Connect electrical components or equipment.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having telephone conversations.
- Working in a closed vehicle or equipment.
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working in very hot or cold temperatures.
- Exposure to high places.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Working with a group or team.
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