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Business Machine Mechanic

Business Machine Mechanics install, maintain and repair electronic business equipment such as multi-function devices, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and cash registers.

Overview

Business Machine Mechanics install, maintain and repair electronic business equipment such as multi-function devices, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and cash registers.

Day-to-day

  • examines and tests machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • adjusts, repairs and replaces worn or defective parts and wiring to maintain machines, equipment and instruments
  • reassembles, test operates and adjusts equipment
  • advises users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • monitors radio traffic as well as transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • installs electronic instruments and control systems
  • applies knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems.

Considerations

  • requires driving.

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