Occupational Skills and Additional Details for:

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Typical Education and Training Path
Long-term on the job training (> 12 mos.)

  • Skills
  • Tasks
  • Knowledge
  • Abilities
  • Work Activities
  • Work Context
  • Job Zone
  • Interests
  • Work Values
  • Related Occupations
  • Skills


      Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

      Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

      Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

      Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

      Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

      Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

      Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

      Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

      Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

      Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    Formulated from O*NET data
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