Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
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. Includes workers who perform customized van conversions.
JobTitles : Master Certified RV Technician (Master Certified Recreational Vehicle Technician), Recreational Vehicle Technician, Recreational Vehicle Parts and Service Director, Recreational Vehicle Service Technician, RVDA Master Certified RV Technician (Recreational Vehicle Dealer Association Master Certified Recreational Vehicle Technician), Mobile Service Recreational Vehicle Technician
- Examine or test operation of parts or systems to ensure completeness of repairs.
- Repair plumbing or propane gas lines, using caulking compounds and plastic or copper pipe.
- Inspect recreational vehicles to diagnose problems and perform necessary adjustment, repair, or overhaul.
- Locate and repair frayed wiring, broken connections, or incorrect wiring, using ohmmeters, soldering irons, tape, or hand tools.
- Confer with customers, read work orders, or examine vehicles needing repair to determine the nature and extent of damage.
- List parts needed, estimate costs, and plan work procedures, using parts lists, technical manuals, or diagrams.
- Connect electrical systems to outside power sources and activate switches to test the operation of appliances or light fixtures.
- Connect water hoses to inlet pipes of plumbing systems and test operation of toilets or sinks.
- Remove damaged exterior panels and repair and replace structural frame members.
- Open and close doors, windows, or drawers to test their operation, trimming edges to fit, as necessary.