Machinery mechanics and repairers fit, install, maintain and repair engines, vehicles, agricultural or industrial machinery and similar mechanical equipment.
Tasks performed usually include: fitting, installing, maintaining and repairing engines, vehicles, agricultural or industrial machinery and similar mechanical equipment.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
7231 Motor Vehicle Mechanics and Repairers
7232 Aircraft Engine Mechanics and Repairers
7233 Agricultural and Industrial Machinery Mechanics and Repairers
7234 Bicycle and Related Repairers
Occupations are classified in Major Group 8: Plant and Machine Operators and Assemblers if the tasks call mainly for experience with and an understanding of the machinery operated and monitored. Occupations are classified in Major Group 9: Elementary Occupations if the tasks are of a simple and routine nature, mainly entail the use of hand-held tools, some physical effort, little or no previous experience and understanding of the work and limited initiative or judgement.