Profession 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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- 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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