Industrial Maintenance Technician Tasks
Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters and bridges.
Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams and technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.
Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools.
Align, fit and assemble component parts using hand tools, power tools, fixtures, templates and microscopes.
Inspect parts for surface defects.
Analyze and record test results and prepare written testing documentation.
Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.
Operate metalworking machines to fabricate housings, jigs, fittings and fixtures.
Repair, rework and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies and systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances.
Train others to install, use and maintain robots.
Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently or prevent the physical condition of buildings to not deteriorate.
Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery and equipment.
Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, consulting blueprints, repair manuals and parts catalogs as necessary.
Inspect, operate and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.
Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of machinery.
Dismantle devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools.
You might also call this person a Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Electrician, Maintenance Engineer, Process Technician, Equipment Engineering Technician, Building Maintenance Mechanic, Building Mechanic, I&C Technician (Instrument and Controls Technician) Electro-Mechanical Technician (E/M Technician), Electronic Technician, Test Technician, Tester, Mechanical Technician, Product Test Specialist, Electro-Mechanic, Electronic Instrument Technician or Laboratory Technician.