Instrument Repairer Helper

Assist Instrument Repairer I in performing his duties.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Instrument Repairer Helpers do?

Assists INSTRUMENT REPAIRER I in installing, repairing, and adjusting recording and control instruments: Changes and collects charts on recording instruments. Observes operating condition of instruments and reports abnormal readings to INSTRUMENT MECHANIC. Drills holes in masonry or structural steel for installation of instruments, using electric and pneumatic tools. Repairs and finishes parts, using buffers, grinders, and drill press. Paints instrument casings and panels, using brush or spray gun. Carries tools and materials, cleans parts and work areas, and erects hoists and scaffolds. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.


Should I be an Instrument 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.

  • How to Become an
    Instrument Repairer Helper

    Most Instrument 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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