Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic

Repair and maintain mail-processing equipment.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $59,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mail Processing Equipment Mechanics do?

Repairs and maintains mail-processing equipment, such as letter-canceling machines, letter-facing-and-canceling machines, mail-sorting machines, and conveyor systems, following blueprints and schematic diagrams, using handtools, power tools, and electrical testing instruments: Inspects machine to locate causes of trouble, using ammeters, ohmmeters, relay testers, and other testing instruments. Dismantles machine, using handtools and power tools. Repairs wiring circuits and replaces parts, such as relays, resistors, condensers, and rheostats in electrical systems, using handtools. Repairs and replaces parts, such as gears and bearings in mechanical systems, using handtools. Reassembles and starts machines to test performances. Dismantles conveyor systems, using handtools. Repairs or replaces defective parts and reassembles conveyors. May repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Should I be a Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Accounting Machine Mechanic, Adding Machine Mechanic, Bookkeeping Machine Mechanic, Business Machine Mechanic See More

    How to Become a
    Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic

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