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Heavy Repairer

Repair defective automotive units like engines in assembled vehicles.

What does a Heavy Repairer do?

Repairs defective automotive units, such as engines, transmissions, or differentials, in assembled vehicles, using handtools and power tools and applying knowledge of mechanical systems: Reads inspection cards to determine defects in vehicle components. Disassembles and repairs defective units on assembled vehicles or replaces them with different units, using mechanic’s handtools and portable power tools. Routes repaired vehicles to testing area for final inspection. May remove and repair defective units of completed automotive vehicles. May place malfunctioning units on repair stand, using hoist. May be designated according to type of unit repaired as Differential Repairer; Engine Repairer; Transmission Repairer.