Control & Valve Installers & Repairers

Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.
Also called: Instrument and Electrical Technician (I & E Technician), Measurement Technician, Meter Technician, Valve Technician


    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • customer service
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics


    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things


Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Cooperation


    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Microsoft Access
    Project management software
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
    Industrial control software
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA software
  • Wonderware software


    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school

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