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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- 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.
- 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.
- Perform maintenance on installed equipment
Perform the maintenance on installed equipment on-site. Follow procedures to avoid uninstalling equipment from machinery or vehicles.
- Perform machine maintenance
Perform regular maintenance, possibly including corrections and alterations, on a machine or machine tool to ensure it remains in a proper productive state.
- 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 welding equipment
Use welding equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel; wear protective eyewear during the working process.
- Consult technical resources
Read and interpret such technical resources such as digital or paper drawings and adjustment data in order to properly set up a machine or working tool, or to assemble mechanical equipment.
- Resolve equipment malfunctions
Identify, report and repair equipment damage and malfunctions; communicate with field representatives and manufacturers to obtain repair and replacement components.
- Operate soldering equipment
Use soldering equipment, such as a soldering gun, a soldering torch or a gas-powered iron, to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel.
- Use testing equipment
Use equipment to test performance and operation of machinery.
- Perform test run
Perform tests putting a system, machine, tool or other equipment through a series of actions under actual operating conditions in order to assess its reliability and suitability to realise its tasks, and adjust settings accordingly.
- Conduct routine machinery checks
Check machinery and equipment to ensure reliable performance during use and operations in worksites.
Optional knowledge and skillsdispose of hazardous waste ensure compliance with environmental legislation electrical wiring plans operate agricultural machinery apply technical communication skills write records for repairs estimate restoration costs use a computer electronics issue sales invoices install hydraulic systems maintain hydraulic systems maintain electrical equipment hydraulics install electrical and electronic equipment maintain electronic equipment order supplies provide technical documentation troubleshoot install pneumatic systems assemble machines provide customer information related to repairs pneumatics prepare compliance documents advise on safety improvements
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