Home Appliance Repairers
Also called: Appliance Technician (Appliance Tech), Repair Technician, Service Technician (Service Tech), Vacuum Repairer
What they do:Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.
On the job, you would:
- Bill customers for repair work, and collect payment.
- Observe and examine appliances during operation to detect specific malfunctions such as loose parts or leaking fluid.
- Talk to customers or refer to work orders to establish the nature of appliance malfunctions.
- customer service
- administrative services
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
- talking to others
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Hand and Finger Use
- keep your arm or hand steady
- hold or move items with your hands
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- order or arrange things
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Analytical Thinking
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
- dESCO ESC
- Parts database software
Electronic mail software
- Automotive Master Mechanics
- Computer, Automated Teller, & Office Machine Repairers
- Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
- Outdoor Power Equipment & Other Small Engine Mechanics
- Radio Mechanics
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