Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Salary Median (2020)
Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)
+0.7% (little or no change)
What Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door Do
Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.
Other Job Titles Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door May Have
Instrument and Electrical Technician (I and E Technician), Measurement Technician, Meter Technician, Valve Technician
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
- Record maintenance information, including test results, material usage, and repairs made.
- Disassemble and repair mechanical control devices or valves, such as regulators, thermostats, or hydrants, using power tools, hand tools, and cutting torches.
- Lubricate wearing surfaces of mechanical parts, using oils or other lubricants.
- Calibrate instrumentation, such as meters, gauges, and regulators, for pressure, temperature, flow, and level.
- Install, inspect and test electric meters, relays, and power sources to detect causes of malfunctions and inaccuracies, using hand tools and testing equipment.
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