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Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery.

49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
  • Adjust working parts, such as fan belts, contacts, and springs, using hand tools and gauges.
  • Lubricate moving parts.
  • Scrape and clean units or parts, using cleaning solvents and equipment such as buffing wheels.
  • Verify and adjust alignments and dimensions of parts, using gauges and tracing lathes.
  • Steam-clean polishing and buffing wheels to remove abrasives and bonding materials, and spray, brush, or recoat surfaces as necessary.
  • Set machinery for proper performance, using computers.
  • Clean cells, cell assemblies, glassware, leads, electrical connections, and battery poles, using scrapers, steam, water, emery cloths, power grinders, or acid.
  • Clean, rinse, and dry transformer cases, using boiling water, scrapers, solvents, hoses, and cloths.
49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
  • Lubricate wearing surfaces of mechanical parts, using oils or other lubricants.
  • Turn valves to allow measured amounts of air or gas to pass through meters at specified flow rates.
  • Vary air pressure flowing into regulators and turn handles to assess functioning of valves and pistons.
  • Clean internal compartments and moving parts, using rags and cleaning compounds.
  • Dismantle meters, and replace or adjust defective parts such as cases, shafts, gears, disks, and recording mechanisms, using soldering irons and hand tools.
  • Make adjustments to meter components, such as setscrews or timing mechanisms, so that they conform to specifications.
  • Clean plant growth, scale, paint, soil, or rust from meter housings, using wire brushes, scrapers, buffers, sandblasters, or cleaning compounds.
49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
  • Adjust string tensions to tune instruments, using hand tools and electronic tuning devices.
  • Reassemble instruments following repair, using hand tools and power tools and glue, hair, yarn, resin, or clamps, and lubricate instruments as necessary.
  • String instruments, and adjust trusses and bridges of instruments to obtain specified string tensions and heights.
  • Adjust felt hammers on pianos to increase tonal mellowness or brilliance, using sanding paddles, lacquer, or needles.
  • Wash metal instruments in lacquer-stripping and cyanide solutions to remove lacquer and tarnish.
  • Clean, sand, and paint parts of percussion instruments to maintain their condition.
49-9043.00 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
  • Set up and operate machines, and adjust controls to regulate operations.
  • Lubricate or apply adhesives or other materials to machines, machine parts, or other equipment, according to specified procedures.
  • Clean machines and machine parts, using cleaning solvents, cloths, air guns, hoses, vacuums, or other equipment.
  • Remove hardened material from machines or machine parts, using abrasives, power and hand tools, jackhammers, sledgehammers, or other equipment.
49-2022.00 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
  • Clean and maintain tools, test equipment, and motor vehicles.
  • Adjust or modify equipment to enhance equipment performance or to respond to customer requests.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment, including adjusting and lubricating components, and painting worn or exposed areas.
  • Clean switches and replace contact points, using vacuum hoses, solvents, and hand tools.

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