Profession agricultural machinery technician
Agricultural equipment technicians repair, overhaul and maintain agricultural equipment including tractors, tillage equipment, seeding equipment and harvesting equipment. They perform evaluations of the equipment, perform preventive maintenance activities and repair faults.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Realistic / Investigative
- Agricultural equipment
The offered agricultural machinery and equipment products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
Theoretical and practical applications of the science studying the action of displacements and forces on physical bodies to the development of machinery and mechanical devices.
- Perform maintenance on installed equipment
Perform the maintenance on installed equipment on-site. Follow procedures to avoid uninstalling equipment from machinery or vehicles.
- Maintain agricultural machinery
Maintain agricultural facilities and equipment in order to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order. Perform routine maintenance on equipment and adjust or repair when necessary, using hand and power tools. Replace defective parts components or systems.
- Use testing equipment
Use equipment to test performance and operation of machinery.
- Operate welding equipment
Use welding equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel; wear protective eyewear during the working process.
- Record test data
Record data which has been identified specifically during preceding tests in order to verify that outputs of the test produce specific results or to review the reaction of the subject under exceptional or unusual input.
- Operate soldering equipment
Use soldering equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel, such as a soldering gun, soldering torch, gas-powered iron, and others.
- Resolve equipment malfunctions
Identify, report and repair equipment damage and malfunctions; communicate with field representatives and manufacturers to obtain repair and replacement components.
- Conduct routine machinery checks
Check machinery and equipment to ensure reliable performance during use and operations in worksites.