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Career and Education Opportunities for Vending Machine Mechanics

In general, vending machine mechanics install, service, or repair coin, vending, or amusement machines including video games, juke boxes, or slot machines.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Vending Machine Mechanic

Vending Machine Mechanic video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Vending machine mechanics test equipment to establish proper functioning. They also fill machines with products and other supplies. Finally, vending machine mechanics examine equipment and meters to establish causes of malfunctions and fix minor problems such as jammed bills or stuck products.

Every day, vending machine mechanics are expected to be able to control and manipulate objects at a fine level of detail. They need to move quickly in order to hold onto or control objects and devices. It is also important that they control objects and devices with precise control.