Control & Valve Installers & Repairers
Also called: Instrument and Electrical Technician (I & E Technician), Measurement Technician, Meter Technician, Valve Technician
In the Air Force: Aerospace Ground Equipment; Aerospace Ground Equipment Journeyman; Aircraft Fuel Systems Craftsman; Electrical Power Production Apprentice; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Journeyman; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-135; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-135; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-10; Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance
In the Army: Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer; Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer; Senior Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer/Senior Ordnance Logistics Warrant Officer; Tactical Power Generation Specialist; Utilities Equipment Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Aviation Maintenance Technician; Avionics Electrical Technician; Damage Controlman; Electrician's Mate; Machinery Technician
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, EA-6; Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, F/A-18; Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, KC-130; Aircraft Electrical/Instrument/Flight Control Systems Technician, IMA; Cryogenics Equipment Operator; Mobile Facility Technician
In the Navy: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels; Aviation Electrician's Mate; Electrician's Mate; Engineman; Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Hull Maintenance Technician; Machinery Repairman; Machinists Mate, Non-Nuclear, Submarine Auxiliary; Machinists Mate, Nuclear Power; NAMTS Valve Repair Technician; Propulsion Plant Mechanical Operator
- Record maintenance information, including test results, material usage, and repairs made.
- Disassemble and repair mechanical control devices or valves, such as regulators, thermostats, or hydrants, using power tools, hand tools, and cutting torches.
- Lubricate wearing surfaces of mechanical parts, using oils or other lubricants.
Engineering and Technology
Safety and Government
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Project management software
Industrial control software
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