- Receives products in need of repair, diagnoses fault by testing on electrical or air test equipment and by listening to and observing product in operation.
- Fully or partially disassembles unit, examines components for wear or defects and replaces parts that are worn out or defective.
- Reassembles unit in such a way as to ensure proper operation after assembly.
- Test reassembled electric product to make certain it is not grounded and checks all repaired products for operating speed, vibration, noise and heat.
- May convert tools to special voltage, change speeds, etc.
- Prepares portion of work order as to parts used in the repair with prices and records any information that may be pertinent to the customer or person who will issue billing for the repair.
- Helps with maintenance of shop equipment. Keeps hand tools and the working areas clean and orderly.
- Trains other repair technicians as required.
- Observes all safety practices and makes suggestions for improved productivity.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Ability to interpret mechanical diagrams, wiring schematics and printed data about servicing our products.
- Thorough knowledge of the principles of electricity and air as a power source for power tools. Also, the ability to diagnose mechanical or electrical faults in power tools, small household appliances, radial arm saws, and light construction equipment.
- Ability to make simple mathematical calculations.
- Ability to instruct personnel to make repairs to products of our manufacture.
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