Appliance Installers and Repairers


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Appliance Installers and Repairers

Appliance Installers and Repairers - Skills and Abilities

Appliance installers and repairers need to:

Communicate

  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Understand spoken information.
  • Listen to others and ask questions.
  • Read and understand work-related materials.
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  • Understand written information.
  • Write clearly so other people can understand.

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
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  • Recognize the nature of a problem.
  • Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
  • Think of new ideas about a topic.
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
  • Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action.

Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things

  • Manage the time of self and others.

Work with People

  • Look for ways to help people.

Work with Things

  • Repair machines or systems.
  • Determine the causes of technical problems and find solutions for them.
  • Maintain equipment on a routine basis. Determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Inspect and evaluate the quality of products.
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  • Watch gauges, dials, and output to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • Determine the tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Perceive and Visualize

  • Imagine how something will look if it is moved around or its parts are rearranged.
  • Identify a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in distracting material.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.