Profession construction equipment technician
Construction equipment technicians inspect, maintain and repair heavy-duty vehicles used in construction, forestry and earthworks such as bulldozers, excavators and harvesters. They perform evaluations of the equipment, and ensure the safety and optimal efficiency of the machinery.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Realistic / Investigative
- Construction equipment related to building materials
Equipment required for handling building materials in all stages of construction, from foundation work to external and internal finish.
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.
- Keep heavy construction equipment in good condition
Inspect heavy equipment for construction projects before each use. Maintain the machine in good working order, taking care of small repairs and alerting the responsible person in case of serious defects.
- Operate welding equipment
Use welding equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel; wear protective eyewear during the working process.
- Conduct routine machinery checks
Check machinery and equipment to ensure reliable performance during use and operations in worksites.
- 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.
- Resolve equipment malfunctions
Identify, report and repair equipment damage and malfunctions; communicate with field representatives and manufacturers to obtain repair and replacement components.
- Use testing equipment
Use equipment to test performance and operation of machinery.
- Manage heavy equipment
Supervise the operation of heavy-duty equipment. Compute the availability of the equipment. Schedule maintenance periods.
- 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.
- Monitor heavy machinery
Monitor the performance of heavy-duty equipment. Record troubleshooting, ensure that all operations comply with safety and health requirements.