Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door :

Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $60,340.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 552
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 1.52 %

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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

Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Install metering equipment
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Adjust measuring or control devices
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Calibrate equipment to specifications
Weld metal structures
Solder parts or connections between parts
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Paint surfaces such as walls
Seal gaps or cracks to prevent leakage or moisture intrusion
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Reassemble equipment after repair
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Connect electrical components or equipment
Control power supply connections
Connect hoses to equipment or piping
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured mechanical products, engines, or machinery by hand

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Repair mechanical timing devices
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Repair measuring or control devices
Repair mechanical controls
Repair gas, steam, oil, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Rebuild parts or components
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Repair pipes to stop leaking
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical components or parts
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Calibrate mechanical equipment or instruments to specification
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components

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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
Siemens Nixdorf Hardware
Technical Support
Facility Management
Test Equipment

Related Licensing Requirements

Backflow Prevention and Cross Connection Control Inspector/Tester (18-0000000162)

Cross Connection Control Device Inspector means a person who has successfully completed training in testing and inspection of cross connection control devices from a training provider approved by the Commissioner; received a registration number from the Commissioner, and not been notified by the Commissioner that the registration number has been revoked in accordance with Rule 327 IAC 8-10-11(b).

- Indiana Department of Environmental Management~Office of Water Quality, Drinking Water Branch~Permit Certification and Capacity Section (3172347431)

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