Electric Motor Repairers


Manufacturing > Electric Motor Repairers > Physical Demands
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Electric Motor Repairers

Electric Motor Repairers - Physical Demands

Electric motor repairers frequently:

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

It is important for electric motor repairers to be able to:

  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects.
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects.
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm.
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  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
  • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them.
  • React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet.
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls.
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place.
  • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out.
  • Focus on one source of sound and ignore others.
  • Determine the distance between objects.
  • Adjust body movements or equipment controls to keep pace with speed changes of moving objects.

It is not as important, but still necessary, for electric motor repairers to be able to:

  • Understand the speech of another person.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.
  • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects.
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  • 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.
  • Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists.
  • Move arms and legs quickly.
  • Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath.
  • Use muscles for extended periods without getting tired.
  • Coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving.
  • See objects in very bright or glaring light.
  • Determine from which direction a sound came.
  • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.