Profession refurbishing technician

Refurbishing technicians overhaul and refurbish inner parts of vehicles, such as engine parts and diesel pumps.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional
  • Realistic / Enterprising
  • Realistic / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Electronic communication

    Data communication performed through digital means such as computers, telephone or e-mail.

  • Vehicle electrical systems

    Know vehicle electrical systems, including components such as the battery, starter, and alternator. The battery provides energy to the starter. The alternator provides the battery the energy it requires to power the vehicle. Understand the interplay of these components to resolve malfunctions.

  • Electrical engineering

    Understand electrical engineering, a field of engineering that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

  • Electrical wiring plans

    Pictorial representation of an electrical circuit. It shows the components of the circuit as simplified shapes, and the power and signal connections between the devices. It gives information about the relative position and arrangement of devices and terminals on the devices, to help in building or servicing the device. A wiring diagram is often used to troubleshoot problems and to make sure that all the connections have been made and that everything is present.

Skills

  • Perform technical tasks with great care

    Avoiding possible risks and unwanted outcomes by watching carefully over all parts of a machine, device or vehicle and executing processes of production, maintenance or repair with great care.

  • Ensure health, safety and security measures

    Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.

  • Provide technical documentation

    Prepare documentation for existing and upcoming products or services, describing their functionality and composition in such a way that it is understandable for a wide audience without technical background and compliant with defined requirements and standards. Keep documentation up to date.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Carry out measurements of parts

    Operate measurement instruments to measure parts of manufactured objects. Take into consideration specifications of manufacturers to perform the measuring.

  • Perform metal work

    Work with metal and iron materials in order to assemble individual pieces or structures.

  • Interpret technical requirements

    Analyse, understand and apply the information provided regarding technical conditions.

  • Follow quality standards

    Apply a set of measures and standards concerning the quality of processes or products, ensuring that quality is maintained and improved during work activities.

Optional knowledge and skills

drive vehicles mechanics mechanical tools engine components ensure customer focus gather information to substitute parts carry out parts purchasing parts pricing perform manual work autonomously

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