Repairer II

Maintain, install, and repair process equipment in chemical plants.
picture of Repairer II

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Repairer IIs do?

Maintains, installs, and repairs process equipment in chemical plants, usually working under direction of REPAIRER I 630.261-018: Inspects equipment for leaks and defective valves. Tightens flange connections and valves, using wrenches. Replaces driving belts, spray nozzles, gaskets, and packing in equipment and gaskets or seals in pipelines. Lubricates pumps and valves, using grease gun. Grinds and reseals valves, using power grinder. Dismantles and assembles equipment, using wrenches and portable power tools, as directed by REPAIRER I to assist in repairs and installations. Cleans dirt and rust from equipment and parts prior to and after repairs are made, using brushes, buffer, and cleaning solutions. May test equipment for leaks, using compressed-nitrogen hose and compressor and vacuum gauge, to detect pressure drops. May assist equipment or process operator in operation or tending of equipment units during emergencies or rest periods.

Should I be a Repairer II?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • How to become a Repairer II

    Most Repairer IIs have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:19ckaa&chl=no+college+%2842%25%29|certificate+%2849%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|bachelor%27s+%288%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,42,49
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Repairer II