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Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers - 49-2097.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Install, repair, or adjust audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic entertainment equipment in homes or other venues. May perform routine maintenance.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Electronic Technician
  • Field Service Representative
  • Field Service Technician
  • Home Theater Installer
  • Installer
  • Low Voltage Electrician
  • Satellite Installer
  • Service Technician
  • Television Analyzer
  • Television Repairman

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • 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.
  • Compute cost estimates for labor and materials.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Calibrate equipment to specifications.
  • Confer with customers or users to assess problems.
  • Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
  • Estimate costs for labor or materials.
  • Install audio or communications equipment.
  • Interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to inform installation, development or operation activities.
  • Maintain repair or maintenance records.
  • Read technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs.
  • Repair electronic equipment.
  • Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning.
  • Train customers in the use of products.
  • Travel to work sites to perform installation, repair or maintenance work.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Avionics Electrical Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, B-52 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, E-3 Radar Surveillance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, EC-130 Compass Call (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Apprentice, VC-25 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, B-52 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, E-3 Radar Surveillance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, EC-130 Compass Call (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Helper, VC-25 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, B-1 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, B-2 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, B-52 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, C-135/25 AF Systems/Carry-on EW (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, E-3 Computer/Electronic Warfare Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, E-3 Radar Surveillance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, E-8 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, EC-130 Compass Call (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Bomber/Special Electronic Warfare and Radar Surveillance Integrated Avionics Journeyman, VC-25 (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Broadcast Engineering Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cavalry Scout (Army - Enlisted)
  • Closed Circuit TV Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Combat Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician, Submarine, Navigation (Navy - Enlisted)
  • EP-3E ESM IMA Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information System Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Integrated Launch and Recovery Television Surveillance (ILARTS) System Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Interior Communications Electrician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Live Production Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Mission Briefing System AN/SXQ-8 Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Satellite Communications Systems Operator-Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Unit Supply Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Visual Imagery and Intrusion Detection Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Visual Imagery and Intrusion Detection Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Visual Imagery and Intrusion Detection Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Visual Imagery and Intrusion Detection Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Visual Information Operations Chief (Army - Enlisted)
  • Wheeled Vehicle Repairer (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Audio Video Repairer
  • Electronic-Organ Technician
  • Radio Repairer
  • Tape-Recorder Repairer
  • Television and Radio Rep

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Audio-Video Repairer
  • Electric-Organ Inspector and Repairer
  • Electronic-Organ Technician
  • Radio Repairer
  • Tape-Recorder Repairer
  • Television Installer
  • Television-and-Radio Repairer