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Helpers-Extraction Workers, Installation, Maintenance and Repair Workers

Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Mechanic, Building Equipment Operator (BEO), Maintenance Helper, Trades Helper, Well Tender, Facilities Maintenance Technician, Mechanic Helper

Average Salary: Entry level-- $17,950    Experienced-- $32,890 
Education/Training/Required: High school or GED; Trade School and Certifications may be required

Jobs Available: 111-250

Energy Industries: Gas, Transmission & Distribution, Wind

There is high demand in several key energy industries for who install and maintain the heavy equipment used in extracting natural gas, and generating and transmitting wind and other energy. Installation, maintenance and repair workers helpers assist with maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, machinery, and equipment. They furnish , materials, and supplies to other ; clean work areas, machines, and ; and hold materials or for other . 

Responsibilities ·        

  • Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Disassemble broken or defective equipment to facilitate repair and reassemble equipment when repairs are complete.
  • Transfer equipment and supplies to workstations.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled - change oil, tear down and rebuild motors.
  • Basic facility maintenance - Cleaning work areas, machines ; maintaining overhead cranes, changing out lights and light ; requires climbing ladders.  

Tools and Technology Used·        

  • Hammers: Claw, Sledge         
  • Hoists: Chain, Hi-los, Power       
  • Pneumatic hammer: Air, Jack, Pneumatic         
  • Power: Circular, Saber       
  • Screwdrivers: Phillips head, Straight      
  • Computer aided design CAD software: HVAC software        
  • Data base user interface and query software: Data logging software         
  • Facilities management and energy management software         
  • Spreadsheet and word processing software  

Critical Knowledge ·        

  • Knowledge of machines and , including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

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