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Maintenance Workers, Machinery
District Of Columbia

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Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.

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Currently Employed: 152

Projected Annual Job Openings: 0

Typical Hourly Wage: $18.11 - $27.86

Typical Annual Salary: $37,700 - $57,900

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Reassemble machines after the completion of repair or maintenance work.
  • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems.
  • Inspect or test damaged machine parts, and mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs.
  • Lubricate or apply adhesives or other materials to machines, machine parts, or other equipment, according to specified procedures.
  • Install, replace, or change machine parts and attachments, according to production specifications.
  • Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair, using hand tools, chain falls, jacks, cranes, or hoists.
  • Record production, repair, and machine maintenance information.
  • Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance.
  • Set up and operate machines, and adjust controls to regulate operations.
  • Collaborate with other workers to repair or move machines, machine parts, or equipment.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Hacksaw
  • Hammers
  • Hoists
  • Power buffers
  • Power saws

Technology:
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software

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