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Career Details :: Gas Appliance Repairers
Repair and install gas appliances and equipment, such as ovens, dryers, and water heaters.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Measures, cuts, and threads pipe and connects it to feeder lines and equipment or appliance, using rule and hand tools.
- Assembles new or reconditioned appliances.
- Tests and examines pipelines and equipment to locate leaks and faulty connections and to determine pressure and flow of gas.
- Dismantles meters and regulators, and replaces defective pipes, thermocouples, thermostats, valves, and indicator spindles, using hand tools.
- Bicycle Repairers
- Electric Home Appliance and Power Tool Repairers
- Home Appliance Installers
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- Motorcycle Mechanics
- Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
- Rail Car Repairers
- Refrigeration Mechanics
- Valve and Regulator Repairers
General Work Activities
- Handling and Moving Objects
- Repairing & Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
- Performing General Physical Activities
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, Material
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Frequent Work Context
- Provide a Service to Others
- Consequence of Error
- Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Hazardous Situations