Maintenance Mechanic Helper

Assist Maintenance Mechanics in repairing and maintaining machineries.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Maintenance Mechanic Helpers do?

Assists MAINTENANCE MECHANIC in repairing and maintaining automotive and mechanical machinery and equipment, such as pumps, compressors, pipelaying machines, ditch-diggers, trucks, and tractors, using jacks, hoists, and handtools: Installs jacks and hoists to raise equipment. Disassembles and assembles equipment, using handtools. Cleans tools and parts with naphtha, gasoline, and other cleaning compounds. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.


Should I be a Maintenance Mechanic Helper?

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

  • Also known as: Facilities Maintenance Technician, General-Maintenance Helper, General Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Aide See More

    How to Become a
    Maintenance Mechanic Helper

    Most Maintenance Mechanic 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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