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  • 1) Repairs defects in electrical apparatus, such as relays and crossbar switches, used in protection, communication, and control devices: Verifies defects, such as burred screws, damaged coils, bent contacts, incorrect stampings, and misassembled parts indicated by inspection ticket.

  • 2) Disassembles apparatus to replace or relocate parts.

  • 3) Bends parts of apparatus, such as contacts and springs, using handtools to correct alignment, straightness, clearance, and tension defects, and verifies corrections, using gauges.

  • 4) Corrects wrong or illegible stampings, using inked hand stamp.

  • 5) May use equipment to test repaired apparatus for electrical characteristics, such as continuity, resistance, and grounds.

  • 6) May repair wiring defects, such as loose connections and misconnected wires, using soldering iron or wire-wrapping gun.

  • 7) May be designated according to apparatus repaired as Crossbar-Switch Repairer; Relay Repairer; Telephone-Switch Repairer.




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Job Number: 8364