Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Repair and maintain big tools like backhoes, fire trucks, and cranes.
Inspects, adjusts, and repairs electric meters used for recording electric current consumption: Disassembles defective meters, using handtools. Examines parts of meter for wear and detects warped or bent parts, using straightedge. Soaks electric parts in chemical solutions to clean parts. Removes dirt from other parts, using brushes, sandpaper, and soap and water. Reassembles meter, using new or repaired parts. Turns setscrews or makes other adjustments required to bring meter accuracy within prescribed limits. May test meters for accuracy [ELECTRIC-METER TESTER] or for correctness of assembly and dielectric strength, using testing apparatus. May repair demand register mechanism of demand meters. May repair such electric components as instrument transformers and relays. May install meters.