The Installation Worker helps installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties, such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools, and holding materials or tools for other workers.
Tasks for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
- These types of workers tend and observe equipment and machinery to verify efficient and safe operation.
- The Installation, Maintenance and Repair workers examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
- The Installation worker must adjust, connect, or disconnect wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand and power tools.
- The Installation worker installs or replaces machinery, equipment and new or replacement parts and instruments, using hand or power tools.
- The Installation worker clean or lubricate vehicles, machinery, equipment, instruments, tools, work areas, and other objects, using hand tools, power tools, and cleaning equipment.
- The Installation worker applies protective materials to equipment, components, and parts to prevent defects and corrosion.
- The Installation worker transfers tools, parts, equipment, and supplies to and from work stations and other areas.
- The Installation worker disassembles broken or defective equipment to facilitate repair and reassemble equipment when repairs are complete.
- The Installation worker assembles and maintains physical structures, using hand or power tools.
- The Installation worker provides assistance to more skilled workers involved in the adjustment, maintenance, part replacement, and repair of tools, equipment and machines.
The Installation worker must have knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. The Installation worker needs knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, and procedures and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions. The Installation worker needs knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. The Installation worker needs knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
The Installation worker performs routine maintenance on equipment and determines when and what kind of maintenance is needed. The Installation worker gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times. The Installation worker repairs machines or systems using the needed tools. The Installation worker installs equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications. The Installation worker must determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do about it. Normally they do this by using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
The Installation worker watches gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. The Installation worker controls operations of equipment or systems. The Installation worker determines the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. The Installation worker understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. The Installation worker must have the ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arms or while holding your arm and hand in one position. The Installation worker has the ability to see details at close range within a few feet of the observer. The Installation worker must have the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The Installation worker must have the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The Installation workers need the ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with their body, arms, and/or legs. The Installation worker needs the ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events. The Installation worker needs the ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules. The Installation worker needs the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.