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49-9031.00 - Home Appliance Repairers

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Reassemble units after repairs are made, making adjustments and cleaning and lubricating parts as needed.

49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
  • Reassemble repaired electric motors to specified requirements and ratings, using hand tools and electrical meters.
  • Adjust working parts, such as fan belts, contacts, and springs, using hand tools and gauges.
  • 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.
49-9063.00 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.
  • Place rim hoops back onto drum shells to allow new drumheads to dry and become taut.
  • Clean, sand, and paint parts of percussion instruments to maintain their condition.
49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
  • 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.
  • Reassemble repaired equipment, and solder top, front, and back case panels in place, using soldering guns, power tools, 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.
49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Reassemble engines following repair or inspection and reinstall engines in aircraft.
  • Service and maintain aircraft and related apparatus by performing activities such as flushing crankcases, cleaning screens, and or moving parts.
  • Clean, refuel, and change oil in line service aircraft.
  • Clean, strip, prime, and sand structural surfaces and materials to prepare them for bonding.
  • Clean engines, sediment bulk and screens, and carburetors, adjusting carburetor float levels.
49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
  • Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using control and regulating devices.

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