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"Recreational Vehicle Service Technician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Diagnose, inspect, adjust, repair, or overhaul recreational vehicles including travel trailers. May specialize in maintaining gas, electrical, hydraulic, plumbing, or chassis/towing systems as well as repairing generators, appliances, and interior components.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Recreational Vehicle Service Technician"

1) Confer with customers, read work orders, and examine vehicles needing repair in order to determine the nature and extent of damage.

2) Connect electrical systems to outside power sources, and activate switches to test the operation of appliances and light fixtures.

3) Connect water hoses to inlet pipes of plumbing systems, and test operation of toilets and sinks.

4) Examine or test operation of parts or systems that have been repaired to ensure completeness of repairs.

5) Inspect recreational vehicles to diagnose problems, then perform necessary adjustment, repair, or overhaul.

6) List parts needed, estimate costs, and plan work procedures, using parts lists, technical manuals, and diagrams.

7) Locate and repair frayed wiring, broken connections, or incorrect wiring, using ohmmeters, soldering irons, tape, and hand tools.

8) Remove damaged exterior panels, and repair and replace structural frame members.

9) Repair leaks with caulking compound, or replace pipes, using pipe wrenches.

 

 

11) Open and close doors, windows, and drawers to test their operation, trimming edges to fit as necessary.

12) Refinish wood surfaces on cabinets, doors, moldings, and floors, using power sanders, putty, spray equipment, brushes, paints, or varnishes.


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13) Reset hardware, using chisels, mallets, and screwdrivers.

14) Seal open sides of modular units to prepare them for shipment, using polyethylene sheets, nails, and hammers.

Job Description for "Recreational Vehicle Service Technician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-C        SOC:  49-3092.00