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High-end Earners in
North Carolina ( Top 10% )
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  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.
  • Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems.
  • Examine work orders and talk with equipment operators to find out about equipment problems and about whether mechanical or human errors contributed to the problems.
  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests
  • Calibrate testing instruments and installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications
  • Repair or adjust equipment, machines, or defective components and replace worn parts such as gaskets or seals
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems
  • Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures
North Carolina Job Outlook
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Average annual job openings
Number of jobs by 2028
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