Careers in Technical Services & Equipment Repair

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1 Volume
400 Pages
30 Essays
Subject Index
Name Index
Statistics & Outlooks
Sidebars & Tables

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June 2015 · 1 volume · 400 pages · 8"x10"

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Careers in Technical Services & Equipment Repair
The Careers series is designed to cater high school and undergraduate college students as well as those searching for a new career, whether in the same field or a completely unrelated one. These titles examine the thriving industries and the exact careers where job seekers can excel and help them make the best decision on which career path or area of study to pursue.

Understanding the wide variety of jobs in these segments is important for anyone preparing for a career in this field. Careers in Technical Services & Equipment Repair comprises more than twenty-five lengthy chapters on a broad range of occupations including traditional and long-established jobs such as Automotive Technician and Heating & Cooling Technician, as well as more recent jobs like Home Entertainment Equipment Technician and Renewable Energy Technician. This excellent reference also presents possible career paths and high-growth and emerging occupations within this field.

Careers in Technical Services & Equipment Repair is also enhanced with numerous charts and tables, including projections from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and median annual salaries or wages for those occupations profiled. Each chapter also notes those skills that can be applied across broad occupation categories. Interesting enhancements, like “Fun Facts”, “Famous Firsts”, and dozens of photos, add depth to the discussion. A highlight of each chapter is “Conversation With”, a two page interview with a professional working in a related job. The respondents share their personal career paths, detail potential for career advancement, offer advice for students, and include a “try this” for those interested in embarking on a career in their profession.

Each chapter includes detailed information on Education and Coursework, Daily Tasks, Earnings and Employment Outlook, Related Occupations, and advice from Real Professionals.