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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Home Appliance Repairers.

  • Observe and test operation of appliances following installation, and make any initial installation adjustments that are necessary.
49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
  • Play instruments to evaluate their sound quality and to locate any defects.
  • Compare instrument pitches with tuning tool pitches to tune instruments.
  • Strike wood, fiberglass, or metal bars of instruments, and use tuned blocks, stroboscopes, or electronic tuners to evaluate tones made by instruments.
49-9097.00 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
  • Test and repair track circuits.
  • Test air lines and air cylinders on pneumatically operated gates.
49-3052.00 Motorcycle Mechanics
  • Listen to engines, examine vehicle frames, or confer with customers to determine nature and extent of malfunction or damage.
  • Reassemble and test subassembly units.
49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
  • Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, or pressure gauges.
49-3051.00 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Start motors and monitor performance for signs of malfunctioning, such as smoke, excessive vibration, or misfiring.
  • Idle motors and observe thermometers to determine the effectiveness of cooling systems.
49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
  • Inspect, examine, and test the operation of parts or systems to evaluate operating condition and to determine if repairs are needed.
  • Open and close doors, windows, and drawers to test their operation, trimming edges to fit, using jackplanes or drawknives.
49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
  • Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Tend and observe equipment and machinery to verify efficient and safe operation.
49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook
  • Operate newly repaired machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
49-9043.00 Maintenance Workers, Machinery Bright Outlook
  • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems.
  • Inspect or test damaged machine parts, and mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs.
49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook
  • Inspect and test docks, ships, buoyage systems, plant intakes or outflows, or underwater pipelines, cables, or sewers, using closed circuit television, still photography, and testing equipment.
  • Carry out non-destructive testing, such as tests for cracks on the legs of oil rigs at sea.
49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Test operation of engines and other systems, using test equipment, such as ignition analyzers, compression checkers, distributor timers, or ammeters.
  • Listen to operating engines to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burned valves.
49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Start or restart wind turbine generator systems to ensure proper operations.
49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
  • Test equipment for overheating, using speed gauges and thermometers.
49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
  • Operate machines to test functioning of parts or mechanisms.
53-4022.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers
  • Monitor trains as they go around curves to detect dragging equipment and smoking journal boxes.
49-3041.00 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Reassemble machines and equipment following repair, testing operation and making adjustments, as necessary.
49-9064.00 Watch and Clock Repairers
  • Test timepiece accuracy and performance, using meters and other electronic instruments.
49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers
  • Test, evaluate, and classify excess or in-use medical equipment and determine serviceability, condition, and disposition, in accordance with regulations.
49-2094.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
  • Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
  • Test and inspect engines to determine malfunctions, to locate missing and broken parts, and to verify repairs, using diagnostic instruments.