Profession Plant maintenance mechanic

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    Plant maintenance mechanic

Plant maintenance mechanics lubricate machinery, change parts or perform other routine machinery maintenance.

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Personality Type

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  • Realistic / Investigative

Tasks plant maintenance mechanic

  • Study blueprints, technical manuals and engineering specifications to maintain and fix equipment.
  • Identify the tools, equipment and skills necessary for repair and maintenance work.
  • Install new machinery.
  • Perform basic diagnostic tests.
  • Check machine performance.
  • Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair using hand tools, chain falls, jacks, cranes or hoists.
  • Test damaged machine parts.
  • Replace the damaged and worn parts if necessary.
  • Reassemble machines after the completion of repair or maintenance work.
  • Clean and lubricate machinery.
  • Keep records of repair and maintenance work.

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