Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, fleet vehicles, forklifts, moffitts, conveyors, and other small equipment used in construction.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; 18 years of age or older;
Valid driver’s license.
Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in Personnel Services, Engineering-related Technologies, Vocational Home Economics, Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades)
High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
ASE Certification or 2 years work experience
Mechanical - :
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Hydrolics and Pneumatics:
Customer and Personal Service - :
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Computers and Electronics - :
Knowledge of ECM, PCM, BCM and automotive electronic controls.
Mathematics - :
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Active Learning - :Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Active Listening - :Giving 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.
- Critical Thinking - :Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Learning Strategies - :Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Mathematics - :Using mathematics to solve problems.
- Monitoring - :Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Reading Comprehension - :Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Science - :Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Speaking - :Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Writing - :Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Complex Problem Solving Skills:
- Coordination - :Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Instructing - :Teaching others how to do something.
- Negotiation - :Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
- Persuasion - :Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Service Orientation - :Actively looking for ways to help people.
- Social Perceptiveness - :Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Complex Problem Solving - :Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Equipment Maintenance - :Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Equipment Selection - :Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Installation - :Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- Operation and Control - :Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
- Operation Monitoring - :Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
- Operations Analysis - :Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
- Programming - :Writing computer programs for various purposes.
- Quality Control Analysis - :Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Repairing - :Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
- Technology Design - :Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
- Troubleshooting - :Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Resource Management Skills:
- Judgment and Decision Making - :Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Systems Analysis - :Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Systems Evaluation - :Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Work Context:Body Positioning:
- Management of Material Resources - :Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
- Time Management - :Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body
- Spend Time Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, or Poles
- Spend Time Keeping or Regaining Balance
- Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling
- Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions
- Spend Time Standing
- Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls
- Spend Time Walking and Running
- Contact With Others
- Electronic Mail
- Face-to-Face Discussions
- Letters and Memos
- Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People
- Frequency of Conflict Situations
Impact of Decisions:
- Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
- Exposed to Contaminants
- Exposed to Whole Body Vibration
- Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting
- Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable
- Very Hot or Cold Temperatures
- Frequency of Decision Making
- Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results
Routine versus Challenging Work:
- Exposed to Hazardous Conditions
- Exposed to Hazardous Equipment
- Exposed to High Places
- Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings
Pace and Scheduling:
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
- Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
- Structured versus Unstructured Work
Responsibility for Others:
- Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment
- Time Pressure
- Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
- Responsible for Others' Health and Safety
- Coordinate or Lead Others
- Deal With External Customers
- Work With Work Group or Team
- Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets
- In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment
- In an Open Vehicle or Equipment
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled
- Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled
- Outdoors, Exposed to Weather
- Outdoors, Under Cover
- Physical Proximity
Activities:Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment:
- Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.
- Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
- Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
- Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
- Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
- Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
- Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
- Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment, and keep equipment service records.
- Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
- Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
- Assemble gear systems, and align frames and gears.
- Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
- Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools.
- Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
- Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
- Adjust and maintain industrial machinery, using control and regulating devices.
- Fabricate needed parts or items from sheet metal.
- Repair, rewire, and troubleshoot electrical systems.
- Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
- All other duties as required by business needs.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material:
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:
- Adjust or set mechanical controls or components
- Align or adjust clearances of mechanical components or parts
- Align or adjust clearances of vehicle body parts or components
- Align vehicle frame
- Assemble, dismantle, or reassemble equipment or machinery
- Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
- Diagnose malfunctioning vehicle systems
- Diagnose mechanical problems in machinery or equipment
- Examine vehicle to detect malfunctions, damage, or maintenance needed
- Inspect machinery or equipment to determine adjustments or repairs needed
- Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
- Maintain or repair industrial or related equipment/machinery
- Maintain welding machines or equipment
- Overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
- Overhaul vehicle major operating units, such as engines or transmissions
- Repair or replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
- Service vehicle with water, fuel, or oil
- Test mechanical products or equipment
- Operate crane in construction, manufacturing or repair setting
- Test operate vehicles before or after repair
Performing General Physical Activities:
- Read blueprints
- Read schematics
- Read technical drawings
- Read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts
Controlling Machines and Processes:
- Apply cleaning solvents
- Move or fit heavy objects
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events:
- Burn (cut), trim, or scarf metal objects
- Fabricate sheet metal parts or items
- Operate hoist, winch, or hydraulic boom
- Operate pneumatic test equipment
- Operate sheet metal fabrication machines
- Operate vehicle engine electrical system test equipment
- Set up and operate variety of machine tools
- Solder metal parts or components together
- Solder vehicle components
- Use acetylene welding/cutting torch
- Use arc welding equipment
- Use control or regulating devices to adjust or maintain industrial machinery
- Use electrical or electronic test devices or equipment
- Use electronic calibration devices
- Use engine diagnostic equipment
- Use gas welding equipment
- Use hand or power tools
- Use machine tools in installation, maintenance, or repair
- Use measuring devices in repairing industrial or heavy equipment
- Use precision measuring devices in mechanical repair work
- Use soldering equipment
- Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment
- Use voltmeter, ammeter, or ohmmeter
- Weld together metal parts, components, or structures
Handling and Moving Objects:
- Identify base metals for welding
- Understand service or repair manuals
- Understand technical operating, service or repair manuals
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:
- Assemble gear systems
- Fabricate, assemble, or disassemble manufactured products by hand
Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment:
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates:
Making Decisions and Solving Problems:
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings:
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships:
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work:
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:
Tools and Technology:Tools:Gas welding or brazing or cutting apparatus:
- Follow safe waste disposal procedures
- Follow vehicle repair procedures
- Use combination welding procedures
- Use knowledge of metric system
- Use knowledge of welding filler rod types
- Brazing equipment
- Flame cutting equipment
- Gas welders
- Oxyacetylene welding equipment
Punches or nail sets or drifts:
- Channel lock pliers
- Hose-clamp pliers
- Locking C-clamp pliers
- Vise grip pliers
- Brass drifts
- Center punches
- Pin punches
- Punch sets
- Starter punches
- Phillips head screwdrivers
- Ratcheting screwdrivers
- Slotted screwdrivers
Electronic Diagnostic Equipment:
Maintenance Management Software:
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