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Job Description:

  • 1) Repairs and overhauls electrical systems in automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks: Confers with customer to determine nature of electrical malfunction.

  • 2) Determines malfunction of electrical system by visual inspection and by use of testing devices, such as oscilloscope, voltmeter, and ammeter.

  • 3) Adjusts ignition timing and measures and adjusts distributor breaker-point gaps, using dwell meter or thickness gauge.

  • 4) Tests and repairs starters, generators, and distributors.

  • 5) Repairs or replaces defective wiring in ignition, lighting, air-conditioning, and safety control systems, using electrician's handtools.

  • 6) Rebuilds electrical units, such as starters, generators, and door controls.

  • 7) May estimate cost of repairs based on parts and labor charges.

  • 8) May be designated according to specialty as Electrical Repairer, Internal Combustion Engines; Electrical-Unit Rebuilder; Electrician, Bus; Ignition-And-Carburetor Mechanic; Windshield-Wiper Repairer.




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Job Number: 3438