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Control and Valve Installers and Repairers

Job Information

Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.


  • Knowledge of electrical equipment and electronics is necessary for employment; employers often prefer applicants with an associate degree in electronics, and professional certification often is required.
  • Job opportunities will be best for applicants with an associate degree, certification, or related experience.
  • Overall employment is projected to grow more slowly than the average for all occupations.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $49,600/yr ($24.80/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma