Profession Electrical mechanic or fitter

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    Electrical mechanic or fitter

Electrical mechanics or fitters install, maintain, test, repair and adjust mechanical and electrical appliances, wiring, equipment, fixtures, etc.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Investigative
  • Realistic / Conventional

Tasks electrical mechanic or fitter

  • Assemble and install electrical wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, fixtures, etc., using hand tools and power tools.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning and repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.
  • Diagnose faulty systems, apparatus, components, etc., using test and measuring equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of problems.
  • Repair and adjust equipment, machines, defective components, etc.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers or other components.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, fixtures, etc., using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, fixtures, etc., based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformity to building and safety codes.
  • Inform and advise relevant persons (e.g. management) on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

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