Mechanics and repair technicians fix and maintain your household appliances – washers, dryers, dishwashers – as well as cars and trucks. If you enjoy working with your hands and fixing things, this can be a great career path. Much of this machinery is operated with sophisticated computers and electronics, so it involves learning not only how to fix mechanical things, but also how to use technology and understand it.

This video has a good perspective on life as an instrument technician:

Here’s one perspective in Humble Mechanic on what it’s like to be an auto mechanic:

Being an auto mechanic is a pretty dynamic job. It is a far cry from the “punch the clock, do the same task, then go home” type job. Because of that I want to talk about what an average day looks like.

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