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) 468
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 18.23 %

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

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

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

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

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

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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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