Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Urban Institute
Industries
O*Net Code
49-9041.00
Rapids Code
0308CB
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

7 skill sets | 67 total skills
Operates in the workplace in a safe and effective manner
Adheres to safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
Performs machine operation, including start-up, emergency, and normal shutdown and manual functions to effectively and safely meet production and maintenance requirements (with operator present)
Monitors machine operation and verifies that performance meets production requirements
Locates, interprets, and stores machine operation and maintenance documentation
Performs planned and unscheduled machine maintenance procedures in accordance with a company-approved maintenance plan
Monitors, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs basic mechanical systems
Adheres to mechanical power transmission safety rules
Uses dimensional measurement tools properly to inspect dimensions of shafts and other components
Safely examines, troubleshoots and repairs power transmission
Aligns and adjusts gear drives
Installs, aligns and adjusts a pillow block bearing
Lubricates equipment using correct lubricants and as recommended by manufacturer's guidance
Performs a preventive maintenance procedure for a given machine to extend machine life and minimize downtime
Performs predictive maintenance on a given machine to extend machine life and minimize downtime
Reads and interprets technical drawings of parts and assemblies with tolerances and basic Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
Uses hand tools to inspect, adjust/tighten and assemble/disassemble equipment and support preventive maintenance, inspection and troubleshooting activities
Uses hoists and other tools to safely handle and move parts and equipment
Selects and uses troubleshooting methodologies to find malfunctions in machine systems to return the system to reliable, productive use in the shortest time possible
Monitors, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs basic hydraulic systems
Adheres to fluid power systems safety rules while understanding safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
Interprets basic fluid power schematics and identifies schematic symbols, process flow and operation of the components and systems
Starts up and shuts down a hydraulic system and adjusts system pressure using a fixed displacement pump
Adjusts hydraulic actuator speed using a flow control valve
Services a hydraulic filter to maximize hydraulic fluid cleanliness
Adds, changes and properly disposes of waste hydraulic fluid
Installs hydraulic conductors
Installs and tests components in a basic hydraulic circuit
Troubleshoots a basic hydraulic circuit or rotary actuator circuit
Monitors, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs basic pneumatic systems
Adheres to fluid power systems safety rules
Adjusts pneumatic system branch and actuator speed operating pressure using a regulator
Services a pneumatic filter through inspection, drainage, and changes
Services a pneumatic lubricator through inspection, fills, and adjustments
Installs, fills, and adjusts pneumatic conductors
Starts up and shuts down a reciprocating air compressor and adjusts operating pressure
Installs and tests the operation of components in a basic pneumatic linear or rotary circuit given a schematic
Installs and tests components in a pneumatic circuit that uses vacuum generators given a schematic
Troubleshoots a basic pneumatic circuit
Monitors, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical systems
Adheres to electrical power and control systems safety rules for electrical power and control systems
Interprets electrical control and power schematics to ensure the operation of the components and system
Adjusts limit switches and electronic sensors
Measures voltage, current and resistance in an electrical circuit to verify system operation and power levels
Selects, installs, and tests fuses and circuit breakers
Installs and tests DC electric motors in a manual control circuit
Installs and tests AC electric motors in a manual control circuit
Installs and tests electrical relay control components and circuits
Installs and tests electro-fluid power components and circuits
Tests and repairs machine electrical ground
Troubleshoots an electrical motor relay control circuit
Troubleshoots a solenoid-operated fluid power relay control circuit
Replaces electrical control wiring using terminal attachment
Replaces electrical control wiring using solder attachment
Installs, examines, repairs, and replaces transformers
Monitors, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs electronic and process control systems
Adheres to safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations for electronic power and control systems
Connects and tests a DC power supply to ensure proper operation
Installs and tests solid-state AC and DC discrete and analog relays
Installs and tests analog electronic sensors and signal conditioning equipment
Adjusts and repairs AC drive to control motor speed and torque
Transfers programs to programmable controller using a PC
Creates a basic Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) ladder-style program using internal and external contacts, timers, counters, non-retentive output coils, internal coils, subroutines, conditional commands and math commands
Installs and tests basic PLC components that uses a ladder logic program to interface to a hardware component
Performs basic troubleshooting of PLC and controlled components
Performs maintenance welding to manufacture or repair parts, equipment, and other materials
Adheres to safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations for welding
Uses an acetylene torch properly while using appropriate safety equipment and precautions to cut steel parts
Performs basic welding and achieves necessary strength, resilience, shape and size requirements
Prepares parts to be welded including degreasing, cleaning, grinding and inspecting
Uses Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Welder to make basic welds on flat stock
Uses Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Welder to make basic welds on flat stock
Inspects welds for integrity and functionality
Uses plasma cutter to cut flat stock