Tool Repairer

Repair worn and damaged equipment and tools.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$22,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Tool Repairers do?

Repairs worn and damaged equipment and tools used by workers engaged in electrolytic refining of copper: Examines rubber boots and gloves and fills them with water to detect holes. Mends holes with rubber patches. Mends leaky metal buckets by soldering holes. Grinds dull tools, such as picks, shovels, and scoops, using electrically powered emery wheel. Replaces handles, hose, and other defective parts of tools and equipment. Issues new or repaired replacements.


Should I be a Tool Repairer?

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

  • Also known as: Dynamo Repairer, Food-Mixer Repairer, Power-Tool Repairer, Power Tool Repair Technician, Relay Repairer See More

    How to become a Tool Repairer

    Most Tool 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:9tgaaa&chl=no+college+%2854%25%29|certificate+%2840%25%29|associate%27s+%286%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,54,54
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