Tyler, a Bicycle Mechanic, explains how got into this field because of his passion for bicycles -- and how he got this job because of sales, technical, communication, and computer skills he earned previously in other fields.
General maintenance and repair workers maintain and repair machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems. General maintenance and repair workers often carry out many different tasks in a single day.
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Licensing requirements vary by state and locality. For more complex tasks, workers may need to be licensed in a particular specialty, such as electrical or plumbing work.
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