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    Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

    Repair, adjust, or install audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.

    Calibrate and test equipment, and locate circuit and component faults, using hand and power tools and measuring and testing instruments such as resistance meters and oscilloscopes. Confer with customers to determine the nature of problems or to explain repairs. Disassemble entertainment equipment and repair or replace loose, worn, or defective components and wiring, using hand tools and soldering irons. Install, service, and repair electronic equipment or instruments such as televisions, radios, and videocassette recorders. Read and interpret electronic circuit diagrams, function block diagrams, specifications, engineering drawings, and service manuals. Tune or adjust equipment and instruments to obtain optimum visual or auditory reception, according to specifications, manuals, and drawings. Compute cost estimates for labor and materials. Instruct customers on the safe and proper use of equipment. Keep records of work orders and test and maintenance reports. Make service calls to repair units in customers' homes, or return units to shops for major repairs. Position or mount speakers, and wire speakers to consoles.

    Computers and Electronics -- Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Mechanical -- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Design -- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

    Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools. Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications. Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems. Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems. Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    Finger Dexterity -- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Visual Color Discrimination -- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness. Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment -- Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles. Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. Performing General Physical Activities -- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.