Lubricate, adjust, repair, and inspect machinery.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Repairers do?

Lubricates, adjusts, repairs, and inspects machinery used to clean, crush, size, and otherwise prepare coal, limestone, or rock salt for commercial or industrial use, or for further processing. May be designated according to work station as Breaker Repairer; Preparation-Plant Repairer; Tipple Repairer.

Should I be a Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Boot Repairer, Harness Repairer, Jewelry Repairer, Jewelry-Repairer Apprentice, Lining Repairer, Trunk Repairer

    How to become a Repairer

    Most Repairers 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:9sbaab&chl=no+college+%2874%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,74,74
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