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Studied drawings and laid out the position of framework, counterbalance rails, motors, pumps
and cylinder foundations.
Installed elevator guide rails and checked to see that they are lined up properly.
Installed cables, counterweights, pumps, motor foundations, escalator drives, elevator cars,
doors, entrance frames and safety and control devices.
Connected electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors.
Tested and adjusted assemblies, including cables, wiring and electrical controls, and adjust safety
controls such as brakes and governors.
Carried out regular maintenance programs on elevators and escalators.
Used laptop computers in the field for tuning and diagnostic work in finding system problems.
Found the causes of problems in motors, brakes, switches and electrical and electronic control
Repaired hydraulic or mechanical brakes by adjusting or replacing valves, ratchets, seals and
Able to work at heights and in confined spaces.
Have a demonstrated aptitude in mechanical reasoning and spatial ability.
Able to read mechanical and electrical diagrams and circuits.
Patrolled electrical lines and inspected poles and towers.
Installed earth stakes, power poles, towers and guy wires, using hand and power tools and
equipment such as elevated work platforms, hole and trench diggers and self-loading
Installed or serviced aerial equipment such as conductors, cross arms, insulators, street lights,
and customer supply points, transformers, pole-mounted circuit breakers and switches.
Trimmed tree branches clear of power lines by climbing ladders, standing in lift buckets or using
Covered live wire with insulating materials.
Joined overhead conductors using compression and wrap on fittings, and adjusted the tension of
Carried out emergency repairs including isolating live wires.
Checked to see that conductors are correctly connected between mains and customers' premises
when installing and making repairs.
Monitored safe working conditions and equipment, and practiced resuscitation, rescue and first
aid procedures when necessary.
Willing and able to work at heights.
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Fitted and assembled instrument parts such as circuit boards, power supplies and control units,
springs, bearings, lenses and glass faces.
Checked instruments for accuracy and calibration (to manufacturer's specifications), using
standard weights and measures, pneumatic electrical and electronic test equipment and small hand tools.
With the appropriate license, installed industrial instruments and equipment such as control
panels, sensors, transmitters and controllers, and meters and fixed cameras.
Dismantled and reassembled delicate mechanisms or electronic circuits.
Overhauled instrument systems and repaired or replaced faulty parts using power tools and small
Checked performance using testing and measuring instruments and made necessary adjustments.
Configured computers and control equipment, interfaced computers to control systems and
checked the operation of these systems.
Detailed new instruments and systems.
Able to read mechanical drawings and interpret circuit diagrams.
Power Generation Plant Operator
Controlled the flow of fuel to boilers providing steam to turbo-generators and checked
instrument readings to make sure the machinery is working properly.
Controlled the distribution of power over feeder circuits between generating stations and
Operated instruments to switch off lines or equipment and to connect alternative circuits to carry
Checked instruments and switchboards to see that all systems are working efficiently, and to
detect line disturbances or check the flow of power.
Shut down boilers or turbines to decrease power output.
Opened and closed power switches to protect safety of crews and to avoid interruptions to
service during repairs.
Compiled records and reports on equipment performance, instrument readings and switching
Cleaned and lubricated parts and equipment, and repaired faulty equipment.
Controlled an automated power plant.
Controlled processes and equipment associated with the pre-treatment of inputs to the power
Controlled processes and equipment associated with management of by-products to minimize
their environmental impacts.
Provided the ability to respond to emergencies such as fire and environmental hazards.
Security System Installer
Installed other mechanical security devices.
Installed alarm systems.
Installed closed circuit TV systems or other electrical surveillance systems designed for the
watching or protection of property.
Oversaw the implementation of comprehensive security systems for protection of individuals and
homes, and business.
Inspected premises to determine security needs.
Studied physical conditions, observed activities, and conferred with the customer to obtain data
regarding internal operations.
Sewing Machine Mechanic
Carried out basic machine servicing, including the adjustment and lubrication of parts.
Regulated length of stroke of needle and horizontal movement of feeding mechanism under
Inspected machines, shafts, and belts.
Installed attachments to machines.
Dismantled and traced problems in non-functioning machinery.
Made or repaired parts for various types of domestic and industrial machines including
Ensured safety requirements are met.
Able to do fine and precise work with hands.
Commissioned and accepted network equipment and the provision of new services.
Insured the integrity and quality of equipment and circuit installations.
Positioned and terminated cables, installed jumpers, wires and strappings.
Undertook proof tests such as wire testing, analogue circuit commissioning and power tests.
Assembled, erected, positioned and labeled all items of equipment.
Provided estimates to customers for installation of equipment.
Installed and maintained telephones and other business communication systems
at customers' premises.
Installed, tested and carried out restorative and routine maintenance on all types of
telecommunications, switching and transmission equipment, including telephone exchanges and the public telephone network.
Carried out, under supervision, modifications of equipment.
Analyzed system problems with a high degree of diagnostic skill.
Maintained and adhered to operational procedures and completed appropriate documentation.
Assumed responsibility for assigned tools, plant and test equipment.
Developed and maintained good relations with internal and external customers.
Operates call tracing facilities when necessary.
Willing to perform routine repetitive tasks as well as non-routine or highly analytical tasks.
Able to work at heights and in confined spaces.
Possess good customer service and public contact skills.
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