Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers:

Repair, maintain, or install electric motors, wiring, or switches.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $43,510.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 378
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.40 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Assemble gear systems
Reassemble equipment after repair
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems
Solder parts or connections between parts
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Braze metal parts or components
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Rewire electrical or electronic systems
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Remove parts or components from equipment
Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Connect electrical components or equipment
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Prepare compounds or solutions to be used for repairs
Seal gaps or cracks to prevent leakage or moisture intrusion

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Sharpen cutting or grinding tools
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Maintain work tools or equipment
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Level machines, equipment, or structures
Repair work tools or equipment
Repair major vehicle systems such as engines, engine components, or transmissions
Rebuild parts or components
Maintain small engines
Remove dents from equipment, materials, tools or structures

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning
Test mechanical products or equipment
Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Inspect transformer for defects
Perform installation, maintenance, or repair related safety inspection
Examine returned parts for defects

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Project Management
Electrical Diagrams
Wiring Diagrams
Power Generation
Mechanical Engineering
Supervisory Skills

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