Home Appliance Repairers:

Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $37,850.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 626
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Problem-solving

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust measuring or control devices
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Adjust mechanical equipment
Install household appliances
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Reassemble equipment after repair
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Perform basic plumbing
Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Thread pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, or water lines
Connect hoses to equipment or piping
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Connect electrical components or equipment
Perform basic carpentry

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test mechanical products or equipment
Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning
Test piping systems or equipment for leaks under pressure
Conduct performance testing
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Inspect mechanical systems to determine if they are operating properly
Inspect gas systems or components to identify leaks or other potential hazards
Perform installation, maintenance, or repair related safety inspection

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Level machines, equipment, or structures
Align machines, equipment, or structures
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair measuring or control devices
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Calibrate mechanical equipment or instruments to specification
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components


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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
EPA CFC/HCFC Certification
HVAC
Customer Contact
Issuing Receipts
Wiring
Welding
Machinery



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