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Position at Guitar Center 05.27.20

(Musical Instrument Repair Careers) Permanent link   All Posts

 Guitar Center





POSITION TITLE:      B & O Repairs Technician


DEPARTMENT:         Repairs Department  


REPORTS TO:           Repairs Supervisor    


DATE CREATED:      December 2013





The B & O Repairs Technician position is responsible for repairing and refurbishing multiple types of brasswind or orchestral instruments.  This position evaluates damaged merchandise and determines if it is cost effective to fix.   





Major responsibilities of the position are listed below.  To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties, assignments and specific projects may be assigned at the discretion of executive management.


·         Conduct performance tests on brasswind and orchestral instruments to evaluate their sound quality and to locate defects.

·         Disassemble/reassemble brasswind and orchestral instruments and parts for repair and adjustment.

·         Inspect, repair and adjust returned brasswind and orchestral instruments prior to re-stock.

·         Repair and recondition used and trade-in brasswind and orchestral instruments as required.

·         Grade brasswind and orchestral instruments appropriately for used inventory.

·         Polish brasswind and orchestral instruments, using rags and polishing compounds, buffing wheels, or burnishing tools.

·         Clean and/or refurbish mouthpieces on brasswind and orchestral instruments.

·         Other duties as assigned.





·         High School Diploma or equivalent.

·         Apprenticeship or a diploma for an accredited repair school, required.

·         One (1) year experience in working on musical instruments, preferred.

·         Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office is preferred.







  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computer (non-technical) – Knowledge of software including applications and programming.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines such as cleaning equipment and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.



  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools equipment needed to do a job.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).





  • Keying/typing, sitting, standing, walking
  • Constant mental and/or visual attention; the work is either repetitive or diversified requiring constant alertness in an office environment
  • The job is typically performed under comfortable working conditions; any disagreeable elements are generally absent during normal performance of the job
  • Compliance with company attendance standards

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit, occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.

·         The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

·         While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Use of various glues and solvents, buffing wheel, soldering iron and drills.

  • FLSA status: Hourly, Non-Exempt.








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