Electric appliance servicers work on major appliances, such as refrigerators and microwaves, and small appliances found in the home, such as lawn mowers and power tools.
They are also required to use test equipment, such as meters and gauges, to measure resistance, current, voltage and pressure.
Mechanics consult with customers to determine problems and also use a range of diagnostic tools and equipment. They prepare and work from estimates and write up accounts. They must be able to explain to customers what has been done and what other maintenance may be needed.
Making repairs involves adjusting, repairing or replacing mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools as well as soldering and brazing equipment. Mechanics also test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance.
Increasingly, these repair people use electronic diagnostic equipment and work with electronic components of products.
Electrical Appliance Servicer
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