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Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers - 49-9091.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Install, service, adjust, or repair coin, vending, or amusement machines including video games, juke boxes, pinball machines, or slot machines.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Cooler Deliverer
  • Field Service Technician
  • Fountain Vending Mechanic
  • Full Service Vending Driver
  • Refurbish Technician
  • Service Technician
  • Slot Technician
  • Vending Mechanic
  • Vending Service Technician
  • Vending Technician

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Adjust and repair coin, vending, or amusement machines and meters and replace defective mechanical and electrical parts, using hand tools, soldering irons, and diagrams.
  • Adjust machine pressure gauges and thermostats.
  • Clean and oil machine parts.
  • Collect coins and bills from machines, prepare invoices, and settle accounts with concessionaires.
  • Contact other repair personnel or make arrangements for the removal of machines in cases where major repairs are required.
  • Disassemble and assemble machines, according to specifications and using hand and power tools.
  • Fill machines with products, ingredients, money, and other supplies.
  • Inspect machines and meters to determine causes of malfunctions and fix minor problems such as jammed bills or stuck products.
  • Install machines, making the necessary water and electrical connections in compliance with codes.
  • Keep records of merchandise distributed and money collected.
  • Maintain records of machine maintenance and repair.
  • Make service calls to maintain and repair machines.
  • Order parts needed for machine repairs.
  • Prepare repair cost estimates.
  • Record transaction information on forms or logs, and notify designated personnel of discrepancies.
  • Refer to manuals and wiring diagrams to gather information needed to repair machines.
  • Replace malfunctioning parts, such as worn magnetic heads on automatic teller machine (ATM) card readers.
  • Test machines to determine proper functioning.
  • Transport machines to installation sites.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order.
  • Collect payments for goods or services.
  • Confer with coworkers to resolve equipment problems.
  • Dismantle heavy equipment or machinery.
  • Document operational activities.
  • Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.
  • Estimate costs for labor or materials.
  • Inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects, or wear.
  • Install home appliances.
  • Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
  • Maintain repair or maintenance records.
  • Maintain work equipment or machinery.
  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Read technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs.
  • Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Travel to work sites to perform installation, repair or maintenance work.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Combat Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Data Systems Technician (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Coin-Mach-Service Repairer

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) Servicer
  • Coin-Machine-Service Repairer
  • Fare-Register Repairer
  • Parking-Meter Servicer
  • Pin-Game-Machine Inspector
  • Register Repairer
  • Ticket-Dispenser Changer