Fare Register Repairer

Repair and adjust electromechanical fare recording boxes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fare Register Repairers do?

Repairs and adjusts electromechanical fare recording boxes used in buses and streetcars: Disassembles unit to locate defects. Tests electrical circuit, using ammeters, ohmmeters, and voltmeters. Inspects mechanical components and repairs or replaces defective or worn parts, using handtools and soldering iron. Cleans, oils, adjusts, and reassembles recording mechanism.

Should I be a Fare Register Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Farebox Repairer

    How to become a Fare Register Repairer

    Most Fare Register Repairers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9jaaaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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