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Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
||Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation
- Inspect vehicles or other equipment for evidence of abuse, damage, or mechanical malfunction.
- Inspect vehicles or equipment to ensure compliance with rules, standards, or regulations.
- Inspect repairs to transportation vehicles or equipment to ensure that repair work was performed properly.
- Identify modifications to engines, fuel systems, emissions control equipment, or other vehicle systems to determine the impact of modifications on inspection procedures or conclusions.
- Perform low-pressure fuel evaluative tests (LPFET) to test for harmful emissions from vehicles without onboard diagnostics (OBD) equipment.
- Conduct remote inspections of motor vehicles, using handheld controllers and remotely directed vehicle inspection devices.
- Compare emissions findings with applicable emissions standards.
- Conduct visual inspections of emission control equipment and smoke emitted from gasoline or diesel vehicles.
- Conduct vehicle or transportation equipment tests, using diagnostic equipment.
- Identify emissions testing procedures and standards appropriate for the age and technology of vehicles.
||Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
- Check tire pressure and levels of fuel, motor oil, transmission, radiator, battery, or other fluids, adding air or fluids as required.
- Perform minor repairs, such as adjusting brakes, replacing spark plugs, or changing engine oil or filters.
- Rotate, test, and repair or replace tires.
- Test and charge batteries.
||Parking Lot Attendants
- Inspect vehicles to detect any damage.
- Perform maintenance on cars in storage to protect tires, batteries, or exteriors from deterioration.
- Service vehicles with gas, oil, and water.
||Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
- Test vehicle equipment, such as lights, brakes, horns, or windshield wipers, to ensure proper operation.
- Perform routine vehicle maintenance, such as regulating tire pressure and adding gasoline, oil, and water.
- Perform minor vehicle repairs, such as cleaning spark plugs, or take vehicles to mechanics for servicing.
||Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
- Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
- Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
- Perform emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, tire chains, or spark plugs.
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