Industrial Maintenance-Repairer Helper

Assist Industrial Maintenance Repairer.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Industrial Maintenance-Repairer Helpers do?

Assists MAINTENANCE REPAIRER, INDUSTRIAL 899.261-014 in repairing and maintaining machinery, equipment, physical structures, and plumbing and electrical systems of industrial establishment, using handtools and power tools: Dismantles machines or equipment, replaces defective parts and motors, and adjusts feed mechanisms. Cleans and lubricates machine parts, such as shafts, pulleys, gears, and bearings, using rags, brushes, grease gun, and oilcan. Replaces or repairs machine belts. Removes dust, dirt, grease, and waste material from machines. Paints machines or equipment to prevent corrosion. Bends and cuts conduit and wire, and drills holes in walls, floors, and ceilings for electrical connections. Connects wire to motors, fixtures, and other electrical equipment, replaces switches and fuses, and splices wire and insulates wire with friction tape. Bends, cuts, and threads pipe, cuts openings in walls, ceilings, and floors for pipes, and seals pipe joints with sealing compound. Cuts out and joins parts for worktables, benches, shelves and other furnishings, using power tools and handtools. Patches or replaces plaster or plaster board and paints walls, ceilings, and trim of building. Clears clogged drains, and replaces plumbing fixtures. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title. May operate welding machine to repair or join metal parts.

Should I be an Industrial Maintenance-Repairer Helper?

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: Factory or Mill Maintenance Repairer Helper, Industrial Maintenance Repairer Helper See More

    How to Become an
    Industrial Maintenance-Repairer Helper

    Most Industrial Maintenance-Repairer Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9paaaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%2820%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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