Coin and Vending Machine Repairers


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Coin and Vending Machine Repairers

Coin and Vending Machine Repairers - Physical Demands

Coin and vending machine repairers frequently:

  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Repeat the same movements.
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Walk or run for long periods of time.
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  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl.

It is important for coin and vending machine repairers to be able to:

  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects.
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects.
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls.
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm.
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  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place.

It is not as important, but still necessary, for coin and vending machine repairers to be able to:

  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.
  • Understand the speech of another person.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
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  • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out.
  • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects.
  • Determine the distance between objects.
  • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired.
  • Choose quickly and correctly among various movements when responding to different signals.
  • Use muscles for extended periods without getting tired.
  • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them.
  • Focus on one source of sound and ignore others.
  • Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath.
  • Coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving.
  • Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.