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Aircraft Mechanics and Service TechniciansDiagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Includes helicopter and aircraft engine specialists.
 
Automotive and Watercraft Service AttendantsService automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires.
 
Automotive Body and Related RepairersRepair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.
 
Automotive Glass Installers and RepairersReplace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.
 
Automotive MechanicsRepair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.
 
Automotive Service Technicians Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.
 
Avionics TechniciansInstall, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.
 
Bicycle RepairersRepair and service bicycles.
 
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine SpecialistsDiagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.
 
Camera and Photographic Equipment RepairersRepair and adjust cameras and photographic equipment, including commercial video and motion picture camera equipment.
 
Cleaners of Vehicles and EquipmentWash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses.
 
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and RepairersInstall, service, adjust, or repair coin, vending, or amusement machines including video games, juke boxes, pinball machines, or slot machines.
 
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine RepairersRepair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.
 
Control and Valve Installers and RepairersInstall, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.
 
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related RepairersRepair, maintain, or install electric motors, wiring, or switches.
 
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation EquipmentInstall, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.
 
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial EquipmentRepair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas.
 
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and RelayInspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.
 
Electrical Power-Line Installers and RepairersInstall or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.
 
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor VehiclesInstall, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.
 
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and RepairersRepair, adjust, or install audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.
 
Elevator Installers and RepairersAssemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
 
Highway Maintenance WorkersMaintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. Duties include patching broken or eroded pavement, repairing guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences. May also mow or clear brush from along road or plow snow from roadway.
 
Home Appliance RepairersRepair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.
 
Industrial Machinery MechanicsRepair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.
 
Locksmiths and Safe RepairersRepair and open locks; make keys; change locks and safe combinations; and install and repair safes.
 
Maintenance Workers, MachineryLubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.
 
Mechanical Door RepairersInstall, service, or repair automatic door mechanisms and hydraulic doors. Includes garage door mechanics.
 
Medical Appliance TechniciansConstruct, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.
 
Medical Equipment RepairersTest, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.
 
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except EnginesDiagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining.
 
Motorboat Mechanics and Service TechniciansRepair and adjust electrical and mechanical equipment of inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.
 
Motorcycle MechanicsDiagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, dirt bikes, or similar motorized vehicles.
 
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine MechanicsDiagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, recreational sporting equipment and related equipment.
 
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and RepairersRepair, install or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles. May test and analyze network coverage.
 
Rail Car RepairersDiagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul railroad rolling stock, mine cars, or mass transit rail cars.
 
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment OperatorsLay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. Includes ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine operators.
 
Recreational Vehicle Service TechniciansDiagnose, 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.
 
Refuse and Recyclable Material CollectorsCollect and dump refuse or recyclable materials from containers into truck. May drive truck.
 
Supervisors and Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and RepairersDirectly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
 
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line InstallersInstall, set-up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends. Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications equipment on customers' property. May install communications equipment or communications wiring in buildings.
 
Telecommunications Line Installers and RepairersInstall and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.
 
Tire Repairers and ChangersRepair and replace tires.
 
Tool Grinders, Filers, and SharpenersPerform precision smoothing, sharpening, polishing, or grinding of metal objects.
 

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