Compressed-Gas Equipment Service Mechanic

Inspect, test, repair, and install liquid gas converters and compressors.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Compressed-Gas Equipment Service Mechanics do?

Inspects, tests, repairs, and installs equipment, such as liquid gas converters and compressors in field installations to supply compressed gas for industrial and therapeutic use: Dismantles, tests, and analyzes malfunctioning equipment, using blueprints, manuals, handtools, and power tools, and tests apparatus to locate defects. Tests, repairs, and adjusts electrical circuits and equipment, such as starters, motors, rectifiers, relays, and heaters, using schematics and handtools and power tools. Solders, brazes, and welds materials to repair and replace copper and steel piping and equipment parts. Records repair work performed and condition of equipment.

Should I be a Compressed-Gas Equipment Service Mechanic?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

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    How to Become a
    Compressed-Gas Equipment Service Mechanic

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