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861.381-030 to 899.687-014

    This category includes occupations concerned with fabricating, erecting, installing, paving, painting, repairing, and similarly working structures or structural parts, such as bridges, buildings, roads, transportation equipment frames and structures, cables, girders, plates, and frames. The work generally occurs outside a factory or shop environment, except for factory production line occupations concerned with fabricating, installing, erecting, or repairing structures. Tools used are handtools or portable power tools, and such materials as wood, metal, concrete, glass, and clay are involved. Stationary machines are frequently used in structural work occupations, but the worker's relationship to machines is usually secondary in importance as compared to use of handtools and portable power tools. Workers are frequently required to have a knowledge of the materials with which they work, e.g., stresses, strains, durability, and resistance to weather.

861.381-030 MARBLE SETTER (construction)

    Cuts, tools, and sets marble slabs in floors and walls of buildings and repairs and polishes slab previously set in buildings: Trims, faces, and cuts marble to specified size, using power sawing, cutting, and facing equipment and handtools. Drills holes in slab and attaches bracket. Spreads mortar on bottom of slab and on sides of adjacent slabs. Sets block in position, tamps it into place, and anchors bracket attachment with wire. Fills joints with grout. Removes excess grout from marble with sponge. Cleans and bevels cracks or chips on slabs, using handtools and power tools. Heats cracked or chipped area with blowtorch and fills defect with composition mastic that matches grain of marble. Polishes marble and other ornamental stone to high luster, using power tools or by hand.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-034 SOFT-TILE SETTER (construction; retail trade) alternate titles: tile setter

    Applies decorative steel, aluminum, and plastic tile (known as soft tile to distinguish from ceramic tile) to walls and cabinets of bathrooms and kitchens: Measures surface to locate center points and draws horizontal and vertical guidelines through them. Brushes waterproof compound over plaster surfaces to seal pores. Spreads adhesive cement over wall, using trowel or broad knife. Positions tile on cement, following specified pattern. Presses tile into cement. Removes excess cement from joints between tile to clean finished surface, using damp cloth or cleaning compound. Rolls sheet wall covering with hand roller to press into cement. May wipe grout into joints of tile to seal them. May be designated according to type of tile applied as Metal-Tile Setter (construction; retail trade); Plastic-Tile Layer (construction; retail trade).
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-038 STONEMASON (construction)

    Sets stone to build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments, or lays walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry, such as alberene (acid-resistant soapstone for vats, tanks, and floors), using mason's tools: Shapes stone preparatory to setting, using chisel, hammer, and other shaping tools. Spreads mortar over stone and foundation with trowel and sets stone in place by hand or with aid of crane. Aligns stone with plumbline and finishes joints between stone with pointing trowel. May spread mortar along $T3mortar guides$T1 to ensure joints of uniform thickness. May clean surface of finished wall to remove mortar, using muriatic acid and brush. May be designated according to masonry work performed as Alberene-Stone Setter (construction); Artificial-Stone Setter (construction); Curb Setter (construction); Flagsetter (construction); Granite Setter (construction); Gutter-Mouth Cutter (construction). May set cut and dressed ornamental and structural stone in buildings and be designated Stone Setter (construction).
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-042 STONEMASON APPRENTICE (construction) alternate titles: stone rigger; stone-setter apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-046 TERRAZZO WORKER (construction) alternate titles: artificial-marble worker; floor grinder

    Applies cement, sand, pigment, and marble chips to floors, stairways, and cabinet fixtures to attain durable and decorative surfacing according to specifications and drawings: Spreads roofing paper on surface of foundation. Spreads mixture of sand, cement, and water over surface with trowel to form terrazzo base. Cuts metal division strips and presses them into terrazzo base so that top edges form desired design or pattern and define level of finished floor surface. Spreads mixture of marble chips, cement, pigment, and water over terrazzo base to form finished surface, using float and trowel. Scatters marble chips over finished surface. Pushes roller over surface to imbed chips. Allows surface to dry, and pushes electric-powered surfacing machine over floor to grind and polish terrazzo surface. Grinds curved surfaces and areas inaccessible to surfacing machine, such as stairways and cabinet tops, with portable hand grinder. May precast terrazzo blocks in wooden forms. May perform finishing operations only and be designated Terrazzo Polisher (construction).
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-050 TERRAZZO-WORKER APPRENTICE (construction)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-054 TILE SETTER (construction) alternate titles: tile fitter; tile layer; tile mason

    Applies tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and promenade roof decks, following design specifications: Examines blueprints, measures and marks surfaces to be covered, and lays out work. Measures and cuts metal lath to size for walls and ceilings with tin snips. Tacks lath to wall and ceiling surfaces with staple gun or hammer. Spreads plaster base over lath with trowel and levels plaster to specified thickness, using screed. Spreads concrete on subfloor with trowel and levels it with screed. Spreads mastic or other adhesive base on roof deck, using serrated spreader to form base for promenade tile. Cuts and shapes tile with tile cutters and biters. Positions tile and taps it with trowel handle to affix tile to plaster or adhesive base. May be designated according to type of work done as Roof-Promenade-Tile Setter (construction).
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-058 TILE SETTER APPRENTICE (construction)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

861.381-062 TILE-CONDUIT LAYER (construction)

    Lays tile conduit that insulates and protects water or steampipes: Lays runners in previously excavated trench and checks slope with carpenter's level, digging out or filling in with loose earth. Splits drain tile longitudinally and places halved tiles on runners, fitting spigot end of each half tile into bell end of adjacent tile. Mixes mortar of cement, oakum, and water, and applies it to edges of top half of tiles after PIPE FITTER (construction) has laid water or steampipes in bottom tiles already in position. Places top half sections on corresponding bottom half tiles and seals joints between sections by forcing mortar into bell end of tiles [PIPE LAYER (construction)].
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

861.664-010 MARBLE FINISHER (construction) alternate titles: marble helper; marble mason helper; marble mechanic helper; marble setter helper

    Supplies and mixes construction materials for MARBLE SETTER (construction) 861.381-030, applies grout, and cleans installed marble: Moves marble installation materials, tools, machines, and work devices to work areas. Mixes mortar, plaster, and grout, as required, following standard formulas and using manual or machine mixing methods. Moves mixed mortar or plaster to installation area, manually or using wheelbarrow. Selects marble slab for installation, following numbered sequence or drawings. Drills holes and chisels channels in edges of marble slabs to install metal wall anchors, using power drill and chisel. Bends wires to form metal anchors, using pliers, inserts anchors into drilled holes of marble slab, and secures anchors in place with wooden stake and plaster. Moves marble slabs to installation site, using dolly, hoist, or portable crane. Fills marble joints and surface imperfections with grout, using grouting trowel or spatula, and removes excess grout, using wet sponge. Grinds and polishes marble, using abrasives, chemicals, and manual or machine grinding and polishing techniques. Cleans installed marble surfaces, work and storage areas, installation tools, machinery, and work aids, using water and cleaning agents. Stores marble, installation materials, tools, machinery, and related items. May modify mixing, material moving, grouting, polishing, and cleaning methods and procedures, according to type of installation or materials. ay repair and fill chipped, cracked, or broken marble pieces, using torch, spatula, and heat sensitive adhesive and filler. May secure marble anchors to studding, using pliers, and cover ends of anchors with plaster to secure anchors in place. May assist MARBLE SETTER (construction) to saw and position marble. May erect scaffolding and related installation structures.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: V GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

861.664-014 TERRAZZO FINISHER (construction) alternate titles: terrazzo helper; terrazzo mechanic helper; terrazzo worker helper

    Supplies and mixes construction materials for TERRAZZO WORKER (construction) 861.381-046, applies grout, and finishes surface of installed terrazzo: Moves terrazzo installation materials, tools, machines, and work devices to work areas, manually or using wheelbarrow. Measures designated amounts of ingredients for terrazzo or grout, using graduated containers and scale, following standard formulas and specifications, and loads portable mixer, using shovel. Mixes materials according to experience and requests from TERRAZZO WORKER (construction) 861.381-046, and dumps mixed materials that form base or top surface of terrazzo into prepared installation site, using wheelbarrow. Applies curing agent to installed terrazzo to promote even curing, using brush or sprayer. Grinds surface of cured terrazzo, using power grinders, to smooth terrazzo and prepare for grouting. Spreads grout across terrazzo to fill surface imperfections, using trowel. Fine grinds and polishes surface of terrazzo, when grout has set, using power grinders. Washes surface of polished terrazzo, using cleaner and water, and applies sealer, according to manufacturer's specifications, using brush. Installs grinding stones in power grinders, using handtools. Cleans installation site, mixing and storage areas, tools, machines, and equipment, using water and various cleaning devices. Stores terrazzo installation materials, machines, tools, and equipment. ay modify mixing, grouting, grinding, and cleaning procedures according to type of installation or material used. May assist TERRAZZO WORKER (construction) 861.381-046 to position and secure moisture membrane and wire mesh prior to pouring base materials for terrazzo installation. May spread marble chips or other material over fresh terrazzo surface and press into terrazzo, using roller. May cut divider and joint strips to size as directed. May assist TERRAZZO WORKER (construction) 861.381-046 to lay terrazzo. May cut grooves in terrazzo stairs, using power grinder, and fill grooves with nonskid material.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: V GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

861.664-018 TILE FINISHER (construction) alternate titles: tile mechanic helper; tile setter helper

    Supplies and mixes construction materials for TILE SETTER (construction) 861.381-054, applies grout, and cleans installed tile: Moves tiles, tilesetting tools, and work devices from storage area to installation site manually or using wheelbarrow. Mixes mortar and grout according to standard formulas and request from TILE SETTER (construction), using bucket, water hose, spatula, and portable mixer. Supplies TILE SETTER (construction) with mortar, using wheelbarrow and shovel. Applies grout between joints of installed tile, using grouting trowel. Removes excess grout from tile joints with wet sponge and scrapes corners and crevices with trowel. Wipes surface of tile after grout has set to remove grout residue and polish tile, using nonabrasive materials. Cleans installation site, mixing and storage areas, and installation machines, tools, and equipment, using water and various cleaning tools. Stores tile setting materials, machines, tools, and equipment. May apply caulk, sealers, acid, steam, or related agents to caulk, seal, or clean installed tile, using various application devices and equipment. May modify mixing, grouting, grinding, and cleaning procedures according to type of installation or material used. May assist TILE SETTER (construction) to position and secure metal lath, wire mesh, or felt paper prior to installation of tile. May cut marked tiles to size, using power saw or tile cutter.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: V GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

861.684-010 CUPOLA PATCHER (foundry) alternate titles: cupola liner

    Repairs and rebuilds lining of cupola: Mixes sand, clay, and other refractory materials and applies mixture, using trowels and other handtools, to burned areas in brick lining of cupola. Tears out badly burned brick linings and relines cupola with new firebrick, using bricklayer's tools. Closes and props drop-doors of cupola and lines furnace bottom with sand. Builds and repairs clay troughs through which metal runs from taphole to ladle. May use air chisel to remove burned brick.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

861.684-014 PATCHER (steel & rel.)

    Repairs parts of coke ovens, such as oven jambs, floors, walls, and roofs, regenerator walls, and standpipe joints and linings with refractory materials, using handtools, spray gun, and sandblast machine: Mixes slurry according to specifications, and shapes bricks. Lays brick to patch defective areas or resets jamb or charging hole castings, and smooths work by sandblasting.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

861.684-018 TILE SETTER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Lays tile and installs cabinets in bathrooms of manufactured buildings: Selects color of tile according to specification sheet. Lays out sheets of floor tile and cuts backing to fit, using shears. Applies adhesive to subfloor and wall with brush and trowel. Cuts wall tiles to fit around tub fixtures, using hand cutter, and presses tiles into place. Wipes grout between tiles and removes excess with wet sponge. Selects bathroom accessories from stock. Installs and anchors fixtures in designated positions, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

861.684-022 REPAIRER, KILN CAR (brick & tile)

    Repairs kiln cars: Sweeps dust and chipped brick from beds of empty kiln cars, using broom. Scrapes loose or chipped mortar from sides of kiln cars, using trowel. Pours water and mortar mix into wheelbarrow, stirs mixture, and spreads and smooths mortar onto sides of kiln cars to repair heat-resistant cover, using trowel. Replaces broken refractory blocks on beds of kiln cars and straightens uneven blocks, using rubber mallet. Lubricates kiln car wheels, using grease gun. May position wooden frame over frame of kiln car, pour mortar into wooden frame, lay insulation mat over mortar, and place refractory slabs and bricks in prescribed order over mat to build new kiln cars.
GOE: 05.12.08 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

861.687-010 BRICKLAYER HELPER, FIREBRICK AND REFRACTORY TILE (construction) alternate titles: brickmason helper

    Performs any combination of following duties to assist BRICKLAYER, FIREBRICK AND REFRACTORY TILE (construction) in repairing and rebuilding furnaces, ovens, ladles, and similar structures: Removes burned and damaged brick and cleans surfaces of settings, using bar, hammers, chisels, and wire brush. Sweeps and removes refuse from casings. Conveys tools and materials to work site. May mix mortar, using powered mixer. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

861.687-014 PATCHER HELPER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: helper, patcher

    Assists PATCHER (steel & rel.) in mixing slurries and in making repairs to coke ovens and auxiliary equipment. Screens refractory materials, stacks bricks for preheating, and performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77


    This group includes occupations concerned with assembling and installing gas, steam, plumbing, and related fixtures, pipes, and fittings in structures, using pipe-cutting and pipe-threading tools, welding equipment, and other pipe-fitting tools and equipment.

862.131-010 PIPE-FITTER SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating, assembling, installing, and maintaining piping, fixtures, and equipment for gas, steam, hot water, fire sprinkler system, or oil heating, cooling, lubricating, and industrial processing systems: Assigns workers to specific duties. Inspects completed processing systems to determine conformance to specifications. Trains new workers in use of equipment and tools. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in working on high-pressure systems and be designated Steam-Fitter Supervisor (construction). May supervise workers engaged in maintenance and repair work and be designated Pipe-Fitter Supervisor, Maintenance (any industry); Steam-Fitter Supervisor, aintenance (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

862.131-014 PIPE-FITTER SUPERVISOR (ship-boat mfg.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing and maintaining piping systems of ships: Inspects installation of equipment, such as lockers, heating and air-conditioning units, and lavatory facilities to ensure standard requirement. Verifies dimensions of pipes, fittings, and valves, using micrometers, rulers, and levels. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

862.131-018 PLUMBER SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, installation, and repair of pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water supply, and waste disposal systems for buildings: Trains new workers. Inspects work in progress and completed work to determine conformance to specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. When supervising workers who specialize in maintenance and repair of heating, water, and drainage systems in industrial or commercial establishments, is designated Plumber Supervisor, Maintenance (construction).
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

862.131-022 SUPERVISOR, PIPELINES (petrol. & gas) alternate titles: gang supervisor, pipe lines; roustabout, head

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating digging and pipelaying machines and in installation of pipe, pumps, valves, and meters to construct and maintain pipelines. Performs duties described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to work location as Oil-Field Pipeline Supervisor (petrol. & gas).
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.132-010 WELL-POINT PUMPING SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in erecting pumping systems, pumping subsurface water, and operating and maintaining pumps to provide underground and drinking water at construction sites. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.134-010 SUCTION-DREDGE-PIPELINE-PLACING SUPERVISOR (construction) alternate titles: shore-working supervisor; suction-dredge-dumping supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in transporting and joining pipe to provide outlet for excavated material discharged from dredge. Directs workers engaged in connecting pipe, tightening joints, and guiding pipe sections into place. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.134-014 SUPERVISOR, WATER SOFTENER SERVICE (business ser.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation and maintenance of water conditioning equipment: Coordinates operation of plant regeneration equipment to keep customer exchange tanks regenerated and ready for delivery. Trains workers in installation and maintenance of equipment. Supervises workers engaged in shipping and receiving of water conditioning materials and equipment. Assigns service routes to WATER-SOFTENER SERVICER-AND-INSTALLER (business ser.) according to customer location. Compiles cost of installation and service of water conditioning units to determine customer cost. Inspects installed units to determine malfunctioning of system, using gauges and analyzers, and notifies repair worker of repair required. Adjusts customers complaints. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

862.137-010 MAINS-AND-SERVICE SUPERVISOR (utilities) alternate titles: gas-distribution supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in constructing, maintaining, and repairing gas mains and in servicing pipes from mains to customer's premises: Marks work order diagram to indicate location of installations. Measures distances with tape and marks pavement or earth to indicate location of pipes requiring repairs, referring to work order diagram or map of mains and services. Inspects work in progress and directs workers to test pipes for leaks. May direct workers engaged in installation of meters and regulators to establish initial service for customer. May direct workers engaged in installing bonding, insulation, and counter-current generators to protect pipes against electrolytic corrosion. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to activity as Leak-Gang Supervisor (utilities); Service-Crew Supervisor (utilities).
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.137-014 STEAM-DISTRIBUTION SUPERVISOR (utilities) alternate titles: chief-maintenance supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, maintaining, and repairing steam-distribution lines and equipment: Maintains blueprints or maps of entire steam-distribution system. Authorizes all installation locations and maintenance work to avoid contact and interruption with other electric, gas, and water underground installation. Inspects all pipe connections and equipment installations before turning on steam. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.137-018 WATER-AND-SEWER-SYSTEMS SUPERVISOR (waterworks) alternate titles: water-maintenance supervisor; water-service supervisor; water supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, maintaining, repairing, and servicing water distribution and sewage facilities: Assigns work activities to crewmembers concerned with excavating and backfilling trenches and culverts, installing, repairing, and replacing water and sewer mains, joining and caulking pipeline, repairing valves and hydrants, drilling and installing taps in mains, and performing related street repairs, working from land plats, maps, and other diagrams. Requisitions materials and equipment, such as pipes, special fittings and unions, cranes, draglines, air compressors, and welders. Inspects work to determine conformance to specifications. May prepare reports concerned with such items as human resource utilization, time records, work progress, and disposition of materials. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) aster Title.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.261-010 PIPE FITTER (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: pipe fitter, marine

    Lays out, installs, and maintains ships' piping systems, such as steam heat and power, hot water, hydraulic, air pressure, and oil lines, following blueprints, and using handtools and shop machines: Plans layout of pipe sections, allowing for conformance to specifications, holes, and obstructions. Cuts and bores holes in bulkheads and decks for installation of pipes. Operates shop machines to cut and thread pipe and pipe fittings, such as valves, traps, and thermostats. Packs pipe with sand to avoid contortion of pipe and bends pipe to specified shape on pipe-bending fixture. Bolts or welds pipe brackets to support pipe systems. Connects pipes to fixtures, such as radiators, laundry, and galley equipment, pumps, and tanks, using wrench, and solders joints to seal connections, using hand torch. Repairs, packs, and adjusts valves. Tests installed systems for leaks and to ensure that system meets specifications, using hydrostatic and other pressure test equipment.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.281-010 COPPERSMITH (ship-boat mfg.)

    Lays out, cuts, bends, and assembles pipe sections, pipefittings, and other parts from copper, brass, and other nonferrous metals: Lays out full-scale floor drawings or makes templates, following blueprints of pipe assemblies. Builds framework on bending slab to use as guide for bending, shaping, and joining assemblies. Cuts pipe, using handtools or shop machinery, and packs it with sand, rosin, or other material to prevent flattening during bending. Heats bend area with gas torch to soften metal and bends pipe, allowing for stretch at outside radius and compression at inside radius, using pipe-bending machines. Reheats and hammers pipe to eliminate wrinkles resulting from bending. Solders or brazes flanges on end of pipe. Flares or bells pipe mouths, using belling and flaring tools and mallet. Bends tubing to form coils for parts, such as feed water or oil heater. Lays out patterns and templates on sheet stock, using knowledge of geometry. Bends, hammers, bumps, razes, and planishes sheet stock to fabricate such parts as expansion joints, tanks, heads, cowls, and air chambers, using handtools, gas torches, and shop machinery. Sweats, rivets, solders, or brazes seams to obtain finished part. Coats parts by dipping them in mixture of molten tin and lead to prevent erosion, galvanic, and electrolytic action. Conducts hydrostatic tests to detect leaks in fabricated pipe. May install piping aboard ship.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

862.281-014 COPPERSMITH APPRENTICE (ship-boat mfg.)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

862.281-018 OIL-BURNER-SERVICER-AND-INSTALLER (any industry)

    Installs and services automatic oil burners in furnaces in homes and commercial establishments, using handtools and pipe-threading tools: Assembles and positions oil-storage tank between furnace and wall of building. Drills holes in wall and affixes oil inlet and outlet pipes from storage tank through holes to outside of building. Removes ashpit and grate bars from furnace and installs burner in opening. Seals space around burner with plaster. Connects pipe to storage tank and burner to convey oil. Installs thermostatic control and damper in chimney. Observes color and height of flame and volume of smoke emitted to determine causes of faulty operation. Examines flue draft, using draftstat, and changes balance weight to adjust damper. May install and service automatic coal stokers.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.281-022 PIPE FITTER (construction) alternate titles: plumber, pipe fitting

    Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation, and following blueprints: Selects type and size of pipe, and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications. Inspects work site to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes cut for pipe will not cause structural weakness. Plans installation or repair to avoid obstructions and to avoid interfering with activities of other workers. Cuts pipe, using saws, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine. Threads pipe, using pipe threading machine. Bends pipe, using pipe bending tools and pipe bending machine. Assembles and installs variety of metal and nonmetal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper, and plastic. Connects pipes, using threaded, caulked, soldered, brazed, fused, or cemented joints, and handtools. Secures pipes to structure with brackets, clamps, and hangers, using handtools and power tools. Installs and maintains hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment, such as pumps and cylinders, using handtools. Installs and maintains refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, including compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping, using handtools and power tools, and following specifications and blueprints. Increases pressure in pipe system and observes connected pressure gauge to test system for leaks. May weld pipe supports to structural steel members. May observe production machines in assigned area of manufacturing facility to detect machinery malfunctions. May operate machinery to verify repair. May modify programs of automated machinery, such as robots and conveyors, to change motion and speed of machine, using $T3teach pendant,$T1 control panel, or keyboard and display screen of $T3robot controller$T1 and $T3programmable controller$T1. May be designated Steam Fitter (construction) when installing piping systems that must withstand high pressure. May be designated according to type of system installed as Pipe Fitter, Ammonia (construction); Pipe Fitter, Fire-Sprinkler Systems (construction); Pipe Fitter, Gas Pipe (construction); or type of piping used as Pipe Fitter, Plastic Pipe (construction); Pipe Fitter, Soft Copper (construction). May be designated: Airdox Fitter (mine & quarry); Freight-Air-Brake Fitter (railroad equip.); Instrument Fitter (construction); Maintainer, Sewer-And-Waterworks (construction); Pipe Fitter, Maintenance (any industry); Pipe Fitter, Welding (construction); Pneumatic-Tube Fitter (construction); Sprinkler-And-Irrigation-System Installer (construction); Tuyere Fitter (steel & rel.).
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

862.281-026 PIPE-FITTER APPRENTICE (construction)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title. Frequently specializes, after completing apprenticeship program, in such areas as refrigeration [REFRIGERATION MECHANIC (any industry)]; air-conditioning [HEATING-AND-AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER (construction)]; general pipefitting [PIPE FITTER (construction); PIPE FITTER (ship-boat mfg.)]; or gas, oil, hot water, and steam heating systems [OIL-BURNER-SERVICER-AND-INSTALLER (any industry); GAS-APPLIANCE SERVICER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.361-010 FURNACE INSTALLER (utilities)

    Installs and regulates gas-burner units in building-heating furnaces to convert furnaces from wood, coal, or oil to gas: Directs helper to prepare furnace for installation of gas burner unit. Lays brick foundation [BRICKLAYER (construction)] in furnace ashpit and positions heating unit on foundation. Draws sketch of pipes and fittings required to connect gas burner to gas supply. Measures, cuts, threads, bends, and installs pipe between burner and gas supply with assistance of helper, using pipefitters' tools. Installs thermostat in heated area and makes wiring connections between building terminal box, switchbox, burner motor, and thermostat [ELECTRICIAN (construction)]. Ignites gas burner and adjusts gas-flow and air-supply control valves until observation of gas flame indicates correct combustion.
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.361-014 GAS-MAIN FITTER (utilities) alternate titles: pipe fitter

    Lays pipe to repair and extend nonwelded gas mains and to install or repair service pipes between mains and residences: Drills hole in section of main to which new pipe will be fitted and inserts inflated rubber bag to seal off flow of gas. Removes faulty pipe by unscrewing bolts at joint with hand wrench. Lays gas mains by fitting spigot end of one pipe section into bell end of another. Bolts joints together. Places wooden blocks under pipe to adjust pipe to line and grade, testing gradient with carpenter's level. Fastens steel cap over free end of gas-main extensions. Drills hole or installs reducing fitting in main where service pipes begin. Bolts saddle clamp around main, preparatory to welding. Drills hole through welded saddle clamp into main, using power drill. Cuts, threads, and screws together sections of pipe forming service line, and lays service line in trench. Bolts end of service line to saddle clamp, using special compression coupling to produce gas-tight connection. Removes rubber expanding bag to resume flow of gas and caps holes with screw plugs. Installs various gas-main attachments, such as $T3drips,$T1 ells, and tees. Tests pipe for weak joints by forcing air into pipe with air compressor and coating joints with soap and water, and notes formation of bubbles, indicating leak. Tightens bolts or repairs leaky joints. May install gas meters. May install pipes beneath roads, lawns, or locations where not feasible to dig trenches, by forcing pipe through earth with special pipe jack. May direct crew in excavating trench and positioning pipe. May fuse bonds to pipe joints, using holder and flash chemicals (cad-weld), to concentrate high temperatures at point of fusion. May install and repair service lines only and be designated Pipe Fitter, Street Service (utilities).
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.361-018 PIPE FITTER, DIESEL ENGINE I (engine-turbine) alternate titles: piper

    Installs oil, air, fuel, and water lines on diesel engines, using blueprints and process documents to determine pipe size, location of connection, and angles of bends: Cuts pipe and bends to specified angle, using tube bending machine [BENDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) I]. Brazes connections to pipe, using holding fixtures and gas furnace. Bolts pipe to pipe supports on engine, using wrenches. Brazes or welds pipe to engine, using acetylene and arc welding equipment. May visually estimate angles and bend small pipe and tubing to conform to curvature of engine, using bending fixtures and handtools. May fabricate piping for stock. May replace worn or broken pipes on diesel engines.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.361-022 STEAM SERVICE INSPECTOR (utilities) alternate titles: inspector, outside steam-distribution; manhole-and-underground-steam-line inspector

    Installs, inspects, and repairs underground steam mains and auxiliary equipment: Turns valve to shut off steam and to blow steam from pipe section to be worked on, using valve key, wrench, or special bar. Places pipe in previously dug ditch and bolts or welds pipe sections together, using handtools or welding equipment. Cuts threads and fits pipe [PIPE FITTER (construction)], and fastens expansion joint over connection by turning couplings with wrench. Installs or replaces auxiliary equipment, such as pressure regulating valves, gaskets, and steam traps, using pipefitting tools. Enters manholes periodically and examines steam lines and equipment for vapor leakage or loose connections and feels street surface above mains for heat indicative of steam leakage. Repacks expansion joints and repairs steam traps and other defective equipment. Operates motorized pump to remove water from flooded manholes. May repair steam meters.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.381-014 INDUSTRIAL-GAS FITTER (utilities) alternate titles: industrial servicer

    Installs gas-heating units in industrial boilers, and rebuilds firebox of coal-burning boilers to utilize gas, following blueprints and written specifications: Dismantles old firebox and removes obstructing boiler parts. Positions shoring to support boiler when portions of masonry supporting boiler must be removed. Installs or modifies metal structures inside firebox that support refractory lining, according to blueprints. Lays firebox [BRICKLAYER, FIREBRICK AND REFRACTORY TILE (construction)] and installs boiler parts previously removed. Installs required number of gas burners in firebox. Measures, cuts, threads, bends, and installs gas supply and feeder pipes between gas burners and previously installed gas meter [PIPE FITTER (construction)]. Installs air supply pipes between motor-blower and gas burners. Removes shoring, replaces masonry, and inspects all pipe joints and gas burners for leakage or incorrect installation.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.381-022 PIPE FITTER, DIESEL ENGINE II (engine-turbine)

    Installs high and low pressure piping and tubing for lubrication, cooling, and steam systems of turbines, compressors, condensers, pumps, and generators according to graphic and oral instructions: Lays out full size sketch of assembly on table, using layout tools. Bends, assembles, and positions pipe on sketch, using coupling joints and hydraulic bending machine. Brazes or tack welds piping and fittings into position [WELDER, TACK (welding)]. Climbs in and out of erection pit and onto erection platform to bolt piping to products. Tags or stamps items to identify parts during reassembly. May heat pipe to facilitate bending, using portable gas heating equipment. May install air, fuel, and water lines on diesel engines [PIPE FITTER, DIESEL ENGINE (engine-turbine) I].
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.381-030 PLUMBER (construction)

    Assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes: Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations. Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe. Locates and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors, using ruler, spirit level, and plumb bob. Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings, using handtools and power tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using pipe cutters, cutting torch, and pipe-threading machine. Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand. Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass, and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic, using handtools and power tools. Joins pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints. Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking. Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners. Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains. May weld holding fixtures to steel structural members. When specializing in maintenance and repair of heating, water, and drainage systems in industrial or commercial establishments, is designated Plumber, Maintenance (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.381-034 PLUMBER APPRENTICE (construction)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

862.381-038 THREAD INSPECTOR (petrol. & gas) alternate titles: pipe-thread inspector

    Inspects threads on joints of steel casings, tubings, drillpipes, and other tubular oil well equipment to detect defects and to determine conformance to specified tolerances in taper, lead, and threads per inch, using precision gauges and instruments: Measures machined threads and outside diameter of pipes to determine thread size, taper, threads per inch, and size of pipe to ensure clearance for lowering pipe into well, using thread gauge and micrometer. Determines whether combinations of thread elements will form joints capable of withstanding weight of entire string of piping in well and of preventing entrance of outside fluids or gases, applying knowledge of standard and obsolete thread forms.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77


    Operates pipe cleaning and priming machine to clean rust, scale, and dirt from pipelines, and to apply prime coating of hot asphalt: Selects cleaning and priming head to fit pipe and bolts them to machine-driven pulley. Bolts scraping knives and steel wire brushes to inside of cleaning head and bristle brushes inside priming head. Adjusts spring tension on knives and brushes with handtools. Signals TRACTOR OPERATOR (any industry) to lift and slide pipe cleaning and priming machine over end of pipe. Starts engine and moves levers to rotate cleaning and priming heads around pipe, and to propel machine along pipeline. Opens valve to start flow of hot asphalt coating onto pipe surfaces. May operate machine to remove heavy deposits of scale, rust, or other foreign matter from pipes preparatory to cleaning and coating and be designated Pipe-Cleaning-Machine Operator (construction).
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

862.681-010 PLUMBER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Installs bath plumbing systems in manufactured buildings, according to blueprints: Reads blueprints to determine type of plumbing system required. Writes cutting list that specifies sizes and quantity of copper pipe to be cut by PLUMBING ASSEMBLER-INSTALLER (mfd. bldgs.). Marks locations and bores holes in floor joists for pipes, using tape measure, template, and power auger. Selects and inserts precut pieces of copper tubing and fittings in holes. Connects tubing and fittings, using solder paste or solder and torch, to form sewer, drain, and water lines. Selects plumbing fixtures, such as toilets, sinks, and tubs, from storage. Squares tubing projecting through floor to ensure snug fit of fixtures, using square, wedges, and hammer, and solders fixtures to tubing. Squares fixtures with level. May direct workers engaged in preassembly and installation of wall systems, such as risers, air chambers, and shower assemblies.
GOE: 05.05.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

862.682-010 PIPE CUTTER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Operates machine to cut, thread, and ream pipes, and assembles pipes, according to blueprints, to form mobile home water system, using handtools: easures and marks pipes to be cut and threaded, using tape measure and pencil. Positions and secures pipe in chuck of machine. Starts machine and turns handwheel to engage pipe with dies that cut threads. Pulls lever to lubricate pipes and dies, and turns handwheel to activate reaming tool to burr inside of pipe. Moves lever to open dies, and turns handwheel to disengage dies from pipe. Repositions pipe in chuck and aligns cutting wheels with mark on pipe. Starts machine and turns handle to apply pressure on cutting wheels. Applies sealing compound to threads and fittings with brush and joins pipes in sequence specified, according to blueprints, to form water system, using wrench and vise.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

862.682-014 PIPE-WRAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (construction; pipe lines)

    Operates pipe-wrapping machine to coat pipelines with asphalt or other corrosion-resisting compounds and wrap them spirally with fabrics, such as glass cloth and felt paper, to form protective coating that prevents electrolytic decomposition of oil and gas pipelines: Inspects paper holders and observes flow of hot compounds into reservoir to maintain adequate supply of materials. Starts engine and moves levers to activate mechanism that rotates paper head around pipe and propels machine along pipeline. Turns valves to regulate flow of dope to coat pipe. Adjusts brake tension on paper reels with handtools to ensure tight wrapping.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

862.684-010 JUNCTION MAKER (brick & tile) alternate titles: branch maker; fitting maker

    Joins sections of unbaked sewer pipe at specified angles to form junctions, using jigs and handtools: Positions green pipe in cutting jig or places pattern or diagram on end of pipe section and cuts pipe to specified angle and length or cuts holes in pipe, using knife or wire cutter. Roughens cut edge and side of second pipe section to facilitate coupling, using comb-like tool. Dampens roughened surfaces of pipes to ensure that clay bonds together. Joins pipe sections and molds clay around joint. Cuts and smooths hole in second pipe at inner junction, using handtools. May insert bracing inside pipe to ensure shape of pipe during drying and firing.
GOE: 06.02.30 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

862.684-014 LABORER, CONSTRUCTION OR LEAK GANG (utilities)

    Performs any combination of following tasks in laying, repairing, and extending underground gas and steam mains and distribution pipes: Erects barricades and places lanterns around work site to protect workers from street traffic. Breaks up pavement, using airhammer, and digs ditches preparatory to laying or removing pipe. Maneuvers pipe sections, valves, and fittings into position, and holds pieces steady while worker tightens threaded connections. Cuts, threads, and joins pipe sections as directed. Assists PIPE CAULKER (construction) in caulking pipe joints. Mixes and lays concrete to raise top of manhole to level of new street construction. Patches cracks in underground vault walls with concrete and brushes or sprays walls with waterproof compound. May drive truck and tend mobile ventilating equipment to supply fresh air to workers in underground vaults.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

862.684-018 PIPE-FITTER HELPER (ship-boat mfg.)

    Assists PIPE FITTER (ship-boat mfg.) in assembling and installing aboard ships and boats pipe assemblies for systems, such as propulsion, fresh water, and heat: Requisitions tools and equipment for workers. Fills pipe with sand or melted resin to prevent pipe distortion during bending operations. Holds pipes during bending and installation. Fits assemblies into place aboard ship by screwing and bolting them together and connecting them to tanks, pumps, and other systems, using wrenches and other handtools. Immerses pipe in chemical solution to remove dirt, oil, and scale. Cleans shop machine with solvent and rags and sweeps working areas. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

862.684-022 PIPE-FITTER HELPER (construction) alternate titles: fitter helper

    Assists PIPE FITTER (construction) to assemble and install piping for air, ammonia, gas, and water systems: Cuts or drills holes in walls to permit passage of pipes, using pneumatic drill. Selects specified type and size of pipe. Mounts pipe hangers and brackets on walls and ceiling to hold pipe. Assists PIPE FITTER (construction) to install valves, couplings, and other fittings. May disassemble and remove damaged or worn pipe. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May assist in installation of high-pressure piping and be designated Steam-Fitter Helper (construction). May assist in installation of gas burner to convert furnaces from wood, coal, or oil and be designated Furnace Installer Helper (utilities).
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

862.684-026 PLUMBING ASSEMBLER-INSTALLER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Assembles and installs manufactured building bathroom hardware, fixtures, and plumbing, under direction of PLUMBER (mfd. bldgs.): Cuts copper tubing according to written instructions, using power saw. Connects, solders, and squares pipes, using solder paste or solder and torch, vice, and level. Selects preassembled wall plumbing units, such as risers, air chamber, and valves, according to diagram. Fastens units to studs with metal braces, using hammer and nails. Selects, assembles, and installs fixtures, such as tub, sink, toilet, and shower fixtures, using handtools. Applies glue to vanity and sets vanity in place.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77


    Inspects, maintains, repairs, and replaces control devices, such as water pressure regulators, gate valves, and hydrants on water mains in water treatment and distribution systems: Inspects, disassembles, and repairs damaged or malfunctioning control devices of water distribution systems, using handtools. Cleans parts of rust and scale, using scraper and emery cloth. Lubricates wearing surfaces of movable parts. Replaces defective parts or installs new control devices, using handtools. Turns pentagonal nut, using wrench or handwheel to adjust control devices regulators to control water pressure and flow for operating conditions, such as water main leaks, shut-offs, and for trial and emergency purposes. May grind valve seat to remove surface flaws to avoid leakage, using special grinding tool. Prepares requisitions and reports concerning materials needed to effect repairs, cause, and extent of damage to equipment.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77


    Installs and services water-softener tanks: Tests water quality for acidity, iron content, and hardness, using test kit. Examines plumbing system to determine connections, pipes, and pipe fittings required. Cuts, threads, and installs pipes, control valves, and couplings, using wrenches, pipe cutters, pipe threaders, and gas soldering equipment. Installs tank and attaches pipes and hoses to tank, fills tank with water, and inspects tank and pipes for leaks or other defects. Connects hoses of portable regenerating equipment to water-softener tank, and operates equipment to regenerate tank with chemicals to restore water-softener qualities at specified time intervals. Replaces sodium chloride in brine holding tank of automatic soft water conditioning system on specified schedule.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

862.687-010 COOLING-PIPE INSPECTOR (construction) alternate titles: pipe inspector

    Inspects cooling pipes used in concrete structures, such as dams, retaining walls, and other structures, to locate defective pipes, leaking couplings, or defective fittings, prior to covering of pipe with poured concrete. Tightens joints or couplings with hand wrench to eliminate leaks.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

862.687-014 HOLIDAY-DETECTOR OPERATOR (construction) alternate titles: electric-detector operator; jeeper operator; pipe jeeper

    Tests coating and wrapping of pipelines for holidays (inadequately coated areas), using electric detecting machine: Places jeeper (encircling coiled spring) around pipe. Closes switch to complete electric circuit between battery or generator and jeeper. Pushes jeeper along pipeline and listens for signal which indicates defect in pipe coating and cover. Moves jeeper back and forth over area where signal occurs until electric arcing is observed. Marks holiday with crayon.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

862.687-018 HYDRO-PNEUMATIC TESTER (any industry)

    Tests boilers, tanks, fittings, pipes, and similar objects to detect and locate leaks, using compressed air or water pressure: Installs fittings on object to seal outlets and connects object to high-pressure air or water line, using handtools. Activates air compressor or water pump until gauge registers specified internal pressure. Observes gauge for loss of pressure indicative of leaks, and examines object for escaping air or water to detect leaks. arks object at source of leaks for subsequent repair. May apply soap solution to surface of object or immerse object to facilitate location of air leaks. May test object under high pressure to ensure compliance with product safety ratings. May be designated according to type of test used as Hydrostatic Tester (any industry); Pneumatic Tester (any industry).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77


    Assists OIL-BURNER-SERVICER-AND-INSTALLER (any industry) in installing and servicing automatic oil burners in homes and commercial establishments: Carries tools and equipment, such as burners, pipes, pipefittings, handtools, portable power tools, plaster, and insulating materials from truck to work site. Loosens bolts and screws of ashpit and grate bars. Lifts disassembled parts from work area. Hands tools and parts to worker drilling holes in walls, installing oil storage tanks, pipes, and insulating materials. Loosens bolts of oil burners, using wrenches, and removes and cleans oil strainer and sediment bowl with rag. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77


    This group includes occupations concerned with covering and lining structures with asbestos, cork, canvas, tar paper, magnesia, and related materials, using saws, knives, rasps, trowels, and other tools and implements.

863.134-010 BUILDING-INSULATION SUPERVISOR (construction) alternate titles: insulation supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of work crew engaged in inserting insulating material in walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs of buildings. Assigns workers to specific duties. Demonstrates to new workers techniques of cutting and installing insulation. Inspects installed insulation to determine conformance to specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to type of insulating material used as Mineral-Wool-Insulation Supervisor (construction).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

863.134-014 SUPERVISOR, INSULATION (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in applying insulating material to exposed surfaces of equipment, such as boilers, tanks, air ducts or pipes: Estimates and requisitions necessary materials and supplies. Assigns workers to specific duties. Demonstrates to new workers techniques of cutting and applying insulation. Inspects applied insulation for conformance to specifications. Compiles production and worker performance reports. Resolves employee grievances. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

863.364-010 INSULATION-WORKER APPRENTICE (construction) alternate titles: insulator apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

863.364-014 INSULATION WORKER (construction)

    Applies insulating material to exposed surfaces of structures, such as air ducts, hot and cold pipes, storage tanks, and cold storage rooms: Reads blueprints and selects required insulation material (in sheet, tubular, or roll form), such as fiberglass, foam rubber, styrofoam, cork, or urethane, based on material's heat retaining or excluding characteristics. Brushes adhesives on or attaches metal adhesive-backed pins to flat surfaces as necessary to facilitate application of insulation material. Measures and cuts insulation material to specified size and shape for covering flat or round surfaces, using tape measure, knife, or scissors. Fits, wraps, or attaches required insulation material around or to structure, following blueprint specifications. Covers or seals insulation with preformed plastic covers, canvas strips, sealant, or tape to secure insulation to structure, according to type of insulation used and structure covered, using staple gun, trowel, paintbrush, or caulking gun.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

863.381-010 CORK INSULATOR, REFRIGERATION PLANT (construction) alternate titles: insulation worker, interior surface

    Applies insulating slabs of cork or fiberglass to walls, floor, and ceiling: Imbeds parallel rows of slabs in hot asphalt spread on surfaces or spreads cement mortar on slab with trowel and sticks it to surface. Nails slabs to walls and ceiling construction for additional security. May leave narrow space between wall and slab, if wall structure is rough and uneven, and fill space with cement mortar. May construct false ceiling by nailing slabs to wooden framework or by wiring slabs to T-irons. May construct cork partition walls by cementing rows of cork slabs one upon another. May finish cork surface of walls and ceiling with cement plaster or asphalt mastic compound. May spread concrete over floor slabs to form wearing floor [CEMENT MASON (construction); PLASTERER (construction)].
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

863.381-014 PIPE COVERER AND INSULATOR (ship-boat mfg.)

    Covers boilers, pipes, tanks, and refrigeration units, with insulating materials, such as asbestos, cork, plastic, and magnesia to reduce loss or absorption of heat, prevent moisture condensation, and to deaden sound: Wires prefabricated asbestos covering around steam and hot water piping, using handtools. Trowels mastic or brushes cement on asbestos cloth to obtain smooth finish and covers piping with cloth. Fits thermoblock and magnesia-block insulation around insulating boilers, evaporators, and turbines. Wires insulation on machinery and staples wire netting over insulation. Trowels cement on wire netting to protect insulating material. Wires cork on salt water, refrigeration, and air-conditioning piping and cements cloth over insulating material to obtain smooth finish. Cuts sheets of insulation into sections, using handsaw and miter box. Fits and cements sections around fittings. Covers gas piping of refrigeration or air-conditioning systems with molded plastic. Fabricates detachable insulation for valves or similar fitting by measuring connections, preparing patterns, cutting asbestos cloth, stuffing cloth with amosite (plastic pipe covering), and sewing cover together on power sewing machine. Wires detachable covers on valves or fittings, using handtools. Installs fiberglass or spun glass on ventilating systems to deaden sound and prevent vibration.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

863.664-010 BLOWER INSULATOR (railroad equip.; retail trade; wholesale tr.) alternate titles: hose handler

    Blows insulating material into spaces within walls, floors, and ceilings, using hose attached to blower, to insulate buildings or railway cars: Inserts nozzle of hose through opening into spaces to be filled. Signals INSULATION-POWER-UNIT TENDER (construction; retail trade; wholesale tr.) to start blower. Turns valve to regulate insulation flow from hose nozzle, and moves hose to distribute insulating material evenly. Climbs ladder or erects scaffold to reach working position. Seals insulation access holes of railway car with wooden bungs or metal caps, using hammer and punch. May insulate walls by covering them with sheets of insulating material, using nails or lacing wire.
GOE: 05.12.14 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

863.684-010 COMPOSITION-WEATHERBOARD APPLIER (construction) alternate titles: composition-siding worker

    Applies composition weatherboard to exterior of buildings, using carpenter's handtools: Cuts, fits, and nails sections of composition weatherboard to building. Trims sections around windows, doors, and other apertures with molding. Fastens reinforced copper corners to building.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

863.684-014 SIDER (construction; mfd. bldgs.; retail trade) alternate titles: siding applicator

    Applies asbestos, aluminum, pulpwood fiber, plastic panels, brick veneer, or porcelainized metal siding to building exteriors to provide decorative or insulating surfaces: Attaches tar paper, building paper, or other material to building surface, using nails or adhesive cement to provide insulating base. Fastens wood or metal laths to surface, using screws or nails. Fits and fastens siding material to laths, using rule, measuring tape, handtools, power tools, nails, screws, or bolts. Cuts and trims material to shape when fitting siding around windows or corners, using knife, shears, or portable power saw. Waterproofs surface by filling joints or cracks with caulking compound, using putty knife, trowel, or caulking gun. May apply precut siding or may cut material to size and shape at work site. May attach siding to surface of building, using adhesive cement. May attach siding by interlocking pieces through tabs provided at edges, following sequence indicated by numbers printed on reverse of each piece. May specialize in type of siding applied and be designated Aluminum-Siding Installer (construction; retail trade); Asbestos-Siding Installer (construction; retail trade); Concrete-Panel Installer (construction; retail trade); Ornamental-Brick Installer (construction; retail trade); Plastic-Panel Installer (construction; retail trade); Porcelain-Enamel Installer (construction; retail trade).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

863.685-010 INSULATION-POWER-UNIT TENDER (construction; retail trade; wholesale tr.) alternate titles: feeder worker power-unit operator

    Tends gasoline engine-driven compressor unit used to blow insulating materials into ceiling and wall spaces of buildings: Pushes button or turns handcrank to start engine. Moves lever to start air compressor. Empties bags of rock wool into hopper of feeding unit where wool is blown by compressed air through hose to sections within ceiling and walls of buildings to obtain insulation against heat or cold. Services engine and compressor unit.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77


    This group includes occupations concerned with finishing inlaid, hardwood, or composition floors, and laying asphalt, carpet, cork, linoleum, and rubber blocks or sheet materials, using rollers, knives, trowels, sanding machines, and other devices.

864.381-010 CARPET LAYER (retail trade)

    Lays carpet and rugs: Measures and cuts carpeting to size according to floor sketches, using carpet knife. Sews sections of carpeting together by hand. Cuts and trims carpet to fit along wall edges, openings, and projections. May lay linoleum.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

864.481-010 FLOOR LAYER (construction; retail trade) alternate titles: floor coverer; floor-covering-tile layer

    Applies blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative covering to floors, walls, and cabinets: Disconnects and removes obstacles, such as appliances and light fixtures. Sweeps, scrapes, sands, or chips dirt and irregularities from base surfaces, and fills cracks with putty, plaster, or cement grout to form smooth, clean foundation. Measures and cuts covering materials, such as rubber, linoleum or cork tile, and foundation material, such as felt, according to blueprints and sketches, using rule, straightedge, linoleum knife, and snips. Spreads adhesive cement over floor to cement foundation material to floor for sound-deadening, and to prevent covering from wearing at board joints. Lays out centerlines, guidelines, and borderlines on foundation with chalkline and dividers. Spreads cement on foundation material with serrated trowel. Lays covering on cement, following guidelines, to keep tile courses straight and butts edges of blocks to match patterns and execute designs. Joins sections of sheet covering by overlapping adjoining edges and cutting through both layers with knife to form tight joint. Rolls finished floor to smooth it and press cement into base and covering. May soften area of floor covering with butane torch to fit materials around irregular surfaces. May lay carpet [CARPET LAYER (retail trade)]. May be designated according to type of floor laid as Asphalt-Tile-Floor Layer (construction; retail trade); Cork-Tile-Floor Layer (construction; retail trade); Linoleum-Floor Layer (construction; retail trade); Linoleum Layer (construction; retail trade); Linoleum-Tile-Floor Layer (construction; retail trade); Rubber-Tile-Floor Layer (construction; retail trade).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

864.481-014 FLOOR-LAYER APPRENTICE (construction; retail trade) alternate titles: floor-coverer apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

864.684-010 FLOOR AND WALL APPLIER, LIQUID (construction)

    Applies liquid glaze and colored chips to floors and walls to form seamless covering: Applies primer coat of liquid vinyl to floor with squeegee and allows surface to dry. Mixes specified amounts of liquid glaze and catalyst, which hardens glaze, and spreads glaze to floor with notched steel trowel. Sprinkles colored chips over surfaces after allowing surface to dry for specified time. Applies second coat of liquid glaze with finishing trowel. Sands surface with floor sander, and applies additional coats of liquid glaze. Repeats procedure when applying seamless covering to walls except primer and liquid glaze are applied with roller and wall surface is sanded by hand.
GOE: 05.10.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

864.687-010 CARPET-LAYER HELPER (retail trade)

    Assists CARPET LAYER (retail trade) to lay carpeting on floors and stairs by performing any combination of following duties: Stretches and tacks carpeting to floors. Cuts rug padding to specified size and tacks it in place on floor, using hammer. Trims carpeting to fit around openings, using knife. Nails metal treads across door openings to hold carpet in place. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77


    This group includes occupations concerned with preparing and setting glass in structures, using bolts, screws, putty, grinding and buffing wheels, glass-cutting tools, and other materials and devices.

865.131-010 GLAZIER SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of GLAZIERS (construction) engaged in cutting and installing glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and showcases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops. Trains new workers. Inspects installed glass to ensure work meets specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

865.361-010 MIRROR INSTALLER (construction)

    Installs custom mirrors on walls, ceilings, and doors in homes and commercial establishments, according to work orders and diagrams, with assistance of helper, using handtools: Loads and arranges mirrors on truck, according to sequence of customer orders. Covers each mirror section with burlap to prevent nicks, scratches, and breakage. Drives to customer location and unloads mirrors, equipment, and tools. Moves furniture to clear work site area and covers floor and furniture with drop cloths. Measures mirrors and dimensions of area to be covered by mirrors, using ruler, chalked cord, work order, and diagram. Determines plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb line and level. Installs furring strips and shims to level wall surface and provide solid backing for mirrors, using ruler, saw, hammer, and nails. Cuts metal mounting strips and moldings to required lengths, using hacksaw or metal cutters. Attaches strips and moldings to wood, plaster, or concrete walls, using nails, screws, and stud gun. Applies mastic cement, putty, or screws in mirrors with predrilled holes to position and secure mirrors. Accepts payment for completed work.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

865.381-010 GLAZIER (construction) alternate titles: glass setter; glassworker; glazier, plate glass

    Installs glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops: arks outline or pattern on glass, and cuts glass, using glasscutter. Breaks off excess glass by hand or with notched tool. Fastens glass panes into wood sash with glazier's points, and spreads and smooths putty around edge of panes with knife to seal joints. Installs mirrors or structural glass on building fronts, walls, ceilings, or tables, using mastic, screws, or decorative molding. Bolts metal hinges, handles, locks, and other hardware to prefabricated glass doors. Sets glass doors into frame and fits hinges. May install metal window and door frames into which glass panels are to be fitted. May press plastic adhesive film to glass or spray glass with tinting solution to prevent light glare. May install stained glass windows. May assemble and install metal-framed glass enclosures for showers and be designated Shower-Enclosure Installer (construction). May be designated according to type of glass installed as Glazier, Structural Glass (construction); Plate-Glass Installer (construction).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

865.381-014 GLAZIER APPRENTICE (construction)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

865.684-010 GLASS INSTALLER (automotive ser.) alternate titles: auto-glass worker; glazier; windshield installer

    Replaces broken or pitted windshields and window glass in motor vehicles: Removes broken glass by unscrewing frame, using handtools. Cuts flat safety glass according to specified pattern, using glasscutter. Smooths cut edge of glass by holding against abrasive belt. Applies moistureproofing compound along cut edges and installs glass in vehicle. Weatherproofs window or windshield and prevents it from rattling by installing rubber channeling strips around sides of glass. Installs precut replacement glass to replace curved windows. May replace or adjust parts in window-raising mechanism.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

865.684-014 GLASS INSTALLER (woodworking) alternate titles: glass inserter; glass setter; glazier

    Installs glass in millwork products, such as doors, window sashes, china closets, and office partitions: Places door or sash on worktable and inserts precut glass in opening, or inserts glass as products pass on conveyor, using either of following methods: (1) Inserts precut molding into window opening around edges of glass and taps molding against glass edges, using hammer and wood block. Tacks molding to frame, using hammer or staple gun. (2) Fastens glass into window opening, driving glazier's points into frame over glass, using point-driving tool. Presses and smooths putty into angle formed by glass and wood to make joint watertight, using putty knife. May spread sealing compound around edges of opening before inserting glass, using air gun or knife. May fit framed glass into openings in doors and screw frame to door, using screwdriver. May cut glass [GLASS CUTTER (any industry) 775.684-022]. May be designated according to glass installed as Door-Glass Installer (saw. & plan.); Window Assembler (saw. & plan.).
GOE: 06.04.30 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 87

865.684-018 GLAZIER, METAL FURNITURE (furniture)

    Installs glass in doors or other openings in metal furniture, using handtools and power tools: Lays doorframe on glazing block. Inserts and forces rubber cushions in cleats (grooves) of doorframe. Sets glass in place on cushion. Taps upper and lower glazing strips in place into cleats over glass. Lays side strips in place and bores holes in strips at door corners. Screws strips onto doorframe.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

865.684-022 REFRIGERATOR GLAZIER (svc. ind. mach.)

    Installs airtight plate glass windows in refrigerator display cases and walk-in coolers, using handtools and portable powered drill: Measures and cuts adhesive tape, rubber, or plastic gasket material to fit around outside edge of pane to form airtight seal. Fits gasket material around glass and secures window assembly in cabinet.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77


    This group includes occupations concerned with covering roofs and exterior walls of structures with slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, and related materials, using brushes, knives, punches, hammers, and other tools.

866.131-010 ROOFING SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in covering roofs with roofing materials: Schedules work and assigns duties to workers. Demonstrates to new workers techniques of applying various types of roofing material. Inspects work in progress and when completed to determine conformance to specifications. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

866.381-010 ROOFER (construction)

    Covers roofs with roofing materials other than sheet metal, such as composition shingles or sheets, wood shingles, or asphalt and gravel, to waterproof roofs: Cuts roofing paper to size, using knife, and nails or staples it to roof in overlapping strips to form base for roofing materials. Aligns roofing material with edge of roof, and overlaps successive layers, gauging distance of overlap with chalkline, gauge on shingling hatchet, or by lines on shingles. Fastens composition shingles or sheets to roof with asphalt, cement, or nails. Punches holes in slate, tile, terra cotta, or wooden shingles, using punch and hammer. Cuts strips of flashing and fits them into angles formed by walls, vents, and intersecting roof surfaces. When applying asphalt or tar and gravel to roof, mops or pours hot asphalt or tar onto roof base. Applies alternate layers of hot asphalt or tar and roofing paper until roof covering is as specified. Applies gravel or pebbles over top layer, using rake or stiff-bristled broom. May construct and attach prefabricated roof sections to rafters [CARPENTER (construction)]. May attach shingles to exterior walls and apply roofing paper and tar to shower pans, decks, and promenades to waterproof surfaces. When specializing in one type of roofing materials, is designated according to specialty as Aluminum-Shingle Roofer (construction); Asbestos-Shingle Roofer (construction); Asphalt, Tar, And Gravel Roofer (construction); Composition Roofer (construction); Roofer, Gypsum (construction); Slate Roofer (construction); Tile-And-Terra-Cotta Roofer (construction); Wood-Shingle Roofer (construction).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

866.381-014 ROOFER APPRENTICE (construction)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

866.684-010 ROOFER APPLICATOR (construction)

    Sprays roofs, sidings, and walls with urethane or polyurethane foam to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures: Flips switches to start generator, air compressor, and heaters. Turns nozzle on spray gun to obtain specified consistency of mixture. Directs foam onto surfaces, and determines thickness of foam, using probe. Connects hose of nitrogen tank to spray compound supply tank when spraying is completed, and turns valves to inject nitrogen into supply tank to prevent crystallization of compounds in tank.
GOE: 05.12.14 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77


    This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with building and repairing structures.

869.131-010 CABIN-EQUIPMENT SUPERVISOR (air trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing and overhauling aircraft cabin fixtures: Reads schedules to plan work sequences and assigns workers to duties, such as disassembling and repairing passenger seats, flight attendant buffets, cargo containers, cutting carpeting, upholstery material, and leather and plastic paneling, reconditioning seat belts and other safety equipment; and sewing drapes and slip covers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.131-014 CONCRETING SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of work crews engaged in preparing and applying concrete for fabricating, covering, and reinforcing structures, including buildings, bridges, highways, and dams: Oversees workers who place forms for molding concrete, install reinforcing steel, and convey, pour, finish, and cure concrete. Reads specification sheets for information, such as sizes of aggregates and proportions of cement and water required, to ensure that concrete is mixed according to specifications. Inspects bracing and shoring of concrete forms to ensure their stability before and during pouring. Indicates positions for pouring chutes and runways, cranes, or paving machines to facilitate conveying concrete from mixer to forms. Trains new workers. Directs workers who spread, vibrate, screed, and float concrete to ensure that concrete is compacted to desired consistency and surface is finished to specified uniformity and smoothness. Examines concrete, after forms are stripped, and gives instruction to workers to repair defects, such as roughness and honeycombed appearance. Prescribes methods for curing concrete, such as covering surface of green (fresh) concrete with burlap, plastic, earth, straw, or chemical compound, to prevent green concrete from drying out rapidly or freezing. Supervises workers engaged in spraying cement mortar or concrete to cover exposed earth, masonry, and steel surfaces and forcing grout (thin mixture of sand, cement, and water) into drilled holes, spaces between foundations and surrounding earth, and fissures in rock foundations, to reinforce structures. Records data, such as time spent on various phases of job and yardage and distribution of concrete poured. May collect samples of each concrete mix for laboratory analysis. May be designated according to workers supervised as Cement-Finishing Supervisor (construction); Concrete-Paving Supervisor (construction); Concrete-Pouring Supervisor (construction); Curb Supervisor (construction); Grout Supervisor (construction). When supervising workers engaged in preparing, setting, and removing tunnel forms for molding concrete in sewer and tunnel construction, may be designated Form-Setter Supervisor (construction); Tunnel-Form-Placing Supervisor (construction). When supervising workers who mold and install reinforced concrete wall slabs, may be designated Tilt-Wall Supervisor (construction). Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.131-018 FIELD-ASSEMBLY SUPERVISOR (mfd. bldgs.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in erecting prefabricated homes at construction site: Verifies alignment of floor, walls, ceilings, and roof panels positioned on house foundation visually and with level for compliance with specifications. Trains new workers in construction procedures and techniques. Installs prefabricated exterior doors, using handtools. Maintains production and time records and requisitions supplies. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) aster Title. May supervise workers installing trim and components in prefabricated homes and be designated Trim-Crew Supervisor (mfd. bldgs.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.131-022 HOUSE-MOVER SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in moving houses and buildings: Inspects buildings for structural weaknesses, such as warped joist, dry rot and termite erosion, and inadequate framing. Supervises workers in positioning of beams, cribbing, hydraulic jacks, dollies, chaining of dollies to house beams, and positioning of structure at new site. Directs workers to raise or lower hydraulic jacks at various locations to align house and verifies alignment of house, using transit. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in demolishing structures, salvaging materials, and removing debris.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.131-026 STEEL-PAN-FORM-PLACING SUPERVISOR (construction) alternate titles: steel-floor-pan-placing supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in placing and erecting metal pan forms for prestressed concrete structures and removing, cleaning, and storing forms: Lays out stringers and marks guidelines to locate positions for pans (concrete forms). Directs workers engaged in erecting stringers and shoring to support metal pan forms while concrete is being poured and cured. Trains new workers. May supervise workers engaged in installation of reinforcing steel, and pouring and finishing of concrete [CONCRETING SUPERVISOR (construction) 869.131-014]. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.131-030 SUPERVISOR, MANUFACTURED BUILDINGS (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in one or more phases of fabrication, assembly, and furnishing of manufactured buildings and travel trailers: Inspects manufactured buildings and travel trailers to ensure assembly and furnishings meet specifications and floor plans. Informs workers of defects and suggests repair methods. May lay out and build assembly jigs. May be designated according to type of work supervised as Assembly Supervisor (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); Subassembly Supervisor (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); Final-Finish Supervisor (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); Millroom Supervisor (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); Supervisor, Travel Trailer (vehicles, nec). Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.131-034 TANKAGE SUPERVISOR (construction) alternate titles: tank-builder supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in erecting and maintaining metal tanks used to store liquid materials, such as crude oil, gasoline, and heating oil: Installs and maintains tank components, such as automatic gauges, valves, and vents. May supervise workers engaged in cleaning and painting tanks. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77


    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction, repair, and maintenance of swimming pools: Measures and marks pool excavation site, using transit and stakes. Directs workers in mixing, pouring, and leveling cement to form pool floor and in assembling prefabricated pool walls and lining. Cuts openings for plumbing into sides of pool and directs workers in installation of fixtures, such as pipes, spigots, valves, and pumps. Oversees installation of pool solar-heating system components. Inspects work in progress and completed pool installation to verify adherence to specifications. Trains new workers in work methods and assists workers in pool construction, maintenance, and repair. ay secure contracts for pool installation and write customer orders. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

869.133-010 CLEARING SUPERVISOR (construction) alternate titles: clean-up supervisor; right-of-way supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in clearing way for structures, such as buildings, bridges, highways, and pipelines: Directs workers engaged in cutting timber, burning brush, blasting stumps, and grading and leveling land. Directs workers engaged in constructing temporary bridges and roads to provide access to construction site. Directs workers engaged in restoring property, such as land, roadways, drainage ditches, and fences, damaged by construction activity. Confers with CLAIM AGENT (petrol. & gas; pipe lines) to ensure that restorations comply with agreements. May load and fire charges of explosives to blast stumps [BLASTER (any industry)]. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.134-010 FENCE-ERECTOR SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of FENCE ERECTORS (construction) engaged in setting and stretching wire mesh fences, and building wooden or concrete fences. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) aster Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77


    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in erecting adjustable steel joists to support concrete floor-slab forms in building construction. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.134-018 SUPERVISOR, PIPELINE MAINTENANCE (pipe lines) alternate titles: crew supervisor; maintenance-crew supervisor; pipeline maintenance supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance of oil and gas pipelines and pipeline facilities, such as pumping units, compressor stations, tank farms, and right-of-ways: Directs workers engaged in patrolling, inspecting, repairing, and installing pipelines and communication systems, painting pipes and tanks, and in clearing right-of-way. Orders digging and backfilling of culverts and drainage ditches, involving use of trucks, bulldozers, and backhoes. Instructs new workers in work methods, operation of equipment, and safety regulations. Inspects work in progress and completed work to ensure adherence to specifications. Supervises construction or removal of pipelines and pipeline facilities. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

869.134-022 TRACK-LAYING SUPERVISOR (construction) alternate titles: extra-gang supervisor; rail gang supervisor; track layer, head; track leader

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in laying and repairing railroad tracks: Measures distances from reference stakes to locate positions for installation of trackage, switches, and crossovers. Verifies alignment of rails by measuring distances from rails to predetermine center line. Supervises TRACK-SURFACING-MACHINE OPERATOR (construction) and TRACK LAYER (construction) in repair of railroad tracks. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.134-026 SUPERVISOR, ASBESTOS REMOVAL (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in removing asbestos from ceilings, walls, floors, and other structures: Reviews job specifications, inspects work site, and confers with contracting agent to evaluate removal project. Estimates length of time, number of workers, and equipment and supplies required to accomplish project. Hires new workers and instructs workers in safety and removal procedures. Assigns and supervises workers in specific tasks, such as setup of equipment and removal and clean-up of asbestos. Monitors and inspects quality of work during project. Examines workers' equipment, such as respirator systems, air evacuation and filtration systems, and air quality testing devices, to ensure that they meet company and government safety standards. May maintain project records and order supplies. May assist workers in removal activities. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

869.137-010 TRAFFIC-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (government ser.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing and repairing traffic signals, erecting signs or devices, such as traffic islands and barriers, and in painting traffic-control lines on pavement. When traffic control maintenance is a police responsibility, may be designated Traffic-Maintenance Officer (government ser.). May be designated according to responsibility as Paint-Crew Supervisor (government ser.); Traffic-Signal Supervisor, Maintenance (government ser.); Traffic-Sign Erection Supervisor (government ser.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.137-014 WRECKING SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of TRACTOR-CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) and other workers engaged in razing structures, salvaging materials, and removing debris. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.261-010 HOUSE MOVER (construction)

    Prepares buildings for moving from one site to another on trailer truck or rollers, determining most suitable technique based on knowledge of structures and moving-permit regulations: Observes size, shape, and position of building to determine placement of beams and route of travel. Cuts large buildings into sections, using carpentry tools, to facilitate moving building, and to comply with permit regulations. Breaks holes in foundation or removes underpinning, using steel cutters and carpentry tools. Directs workers in positioning timbers or steel beams under house. Positions jacks under beams and raises house. Rolls pneumatic-tired dollies under beams, lowers house onto dollies, and fastens dollies to beams, using chains. Bolts crossbeam to supporting beams to provide tow-bar to move house. Attaches winch-cable to crossbeams. Directs TRACTOR-TRAILER-TRUCK DRIVER (any industry) in moving building to new location and positioning it on new site. May turn guilding arm of rear dollies, using block and tackle to assist truck driver to negotiate sharp turns. May erect foundation. May lower and level house on foundation at new location, using hydraulic jacks. ay confer with city and highway officials to obtain permit to move house over streets and roads. May direct CARPENTER HELPERS, HARDWOOD FLOORING (construction).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

869.261-014 MECHANICAL-TEST TECHNICIAN (inst. & app.)

    Fabricates test structures and installs electronic recording instruments according to schematics, blueprints, and engineering specifications, to provide test facilities for research on aircraft arresting gear: Constructs monorail anchoring stands and footings, using arc welder, drill press, press brake, and handtools. Lays out reference points at test site for installation of monorail, using transit and level. Installs monorail, using handtools. Loads and positions moving and still cameras to record test results. Installs device for triggering test stages. Installs electronic equipment, such as galvanometer and oscillograph, following schematics, to record temperature, pressure, velocity, and force. Tests, adjusts, and repairs recording instruments to replace defective electrical components and to solder loose connections, using voltmeter, ohmmeter, and handtools. Prepares report of test observations.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.261-018 POURED-CONCRETE-WALL TECHNICIAN (construction)

    Surveys and marks construction site, and constructs concrete buildings, using surveying instruments, blueprints, handtools, and power tools, working as member of crew: Reads structural specifications, such as blueprints, building plans, sketches, and plot maps of site location to ascertain dimensions of structure and types of materials to be used. Measures and bolts together wooden or metal sections to form walls, windows, and door frames, using handtools and power tools. Surveys excavation site to ensure specified angles and dimensions of structure footings, using surveying instruments, such as transit and theodolite. easures distances to points, using steel tape, and records station numbers, distances, and elevations in logbook. Stakes corners of building site and signals BULLDOZER OPERATOR (any industry) I 850.683-010 to excavate area to specified depth. Lays building and wall footings and trues corners, using plumb bob and string, chalk, stakes, footing and wall forms, and hammer. Signals CONCRETE-MIXING-TRUCK DRIVER (construction) 900.683-010 and guides pouring chute that dumps cement into wall and footing cavities. Smooths tops of poured cement, using trowel. Removes wooden forms after cement has dried to free walls and footings, using hammer. Sprays asphalt on outer wall surfaces and footings to waterproof structures. Installs subgrade drainage tile and connects tile to specified points at sewer drain.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

869.261-022 REPAIRER, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE (vehicles, nec)

    Repairs recreational vehicles, such as campers, travel trailers, and motor homes according to customer service request or work order: Confers with customer or reads work order to determine nature and extent of damage to vehicle. Inspects, examines, or tests parts or item to be repaired or replaced. Lists parts needed, estimates costs, and plans work procedure, using parts list, technical manuals, diagrams, and personal knowledge. Removes damaged exterior panels of vehicle, using handtools. Repairs and replaces structural frame members, seals leaks, and replaces or repairs malfunctioning items, such as heaters, stoves, refrigerators, or water pumps, using equipment and tools, such as drill press, wrenches, and saws. Repairs electrical wiring, plumbing, and gaslines (propane), using items such as caulking compounds, electrical wiring and tape, and plastic or copper pipe. Refinishes wood surfaces on cabinets, doors, moldings, and walls, using woodworking tools, spray equipment, paints, and varnishes. Inspects, examines, and tests functional parts of vehicle, using pressure gauges, ohmmeter, and other test equipment, according to work order, to verify completeness of work performed on new or repaired units before delivery to customer.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

869.261-026 WIND TUNNEL MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.)

    Constructs, modifies, maintains, and services wind and propulsion tunnel research facilities used to test models of aircraft components, utilizing knowledge of engineering test methods and procedures, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment: Installs and aligns mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic test equipment and models on support structures, using handtools, power tools, and precision instruments. Installs instrumentation, such as thermocouples and pressure taps, on model and test equipment. Inspects test setup and operates equipment to detect and correct malfunctions. Maintains instrumentation equipment and accessories, such as pressure valves, icing indicators, drive units, spray units, and pumps. Confers with engineering and other personnel during testing and modifies model, test support structure, or test equipment as directed.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 87

869.281-010 FURNACE INSTALLER-AND-REPAIRER, HOT AIR (any industry) alternate titles: furnace worker; heating worker

    Installs and repairs hot-air furnaces, stoves, and similar equipment in accordance with diagrams and other specifications, using handtools and pipe-threading tools: Constructs foundation of concrete or other noncombustible material. Assembles and positions heating units in accordance with diagrams, using handtools. Cuts holes in floors and walls to form air duct outlets. Installs air ducts, smoke pipes, blowers, and stokers, following blueprints of building and using handtools. Installs fuel pipes, using dies, pipe cutters, and pipe wrenches. Wraps insulating asbestos around air ducts. Connects and adjusts timers and thermostats. Inspects inoperative heating units to locate causes of trouble. Disassembles heating unit and replaces or repairs defective parts, using handtools. Cuts, bends, and crimps sheet metal to repair furnace and stove casing and pipes, using crimpers, files, snips, handbrakes, and sheet metal hammers. Reassembles and starts heating unit to test operation.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.281-014 HOUSE BUILDER (construction)

    Builds and repairs houses, barns, commercial buildings, garages, and similar structures according to rough sketches or verbal orders, typically performing duties of several building trades craft workers, especially those of BRICKLAYER (construction); CARPENTER (construction); PAINTER (construction); PAPERHANGER (construction); PLASTERER (construction). Worker is not expert in any one trade and work usually does not possess finish of more specialized workers. May prepare own building plans. May sublet portions of work to specialists. This job is generally found in rural areas where specialists in individual building trades are not available.
GOE: 05.05.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.281-018 YARD INSPECTOR (ship-boat mfg.)

    Examines various units of vessels during construction for faulty work quality and compliance with blueprint specifications and Navy standards, using measuring tools: Inspects welded joints for specified fusion. Examines structural units to determine that frames, plates, and foundations are assembled, according to blueprint specifications. Examines installation of machinery and gear, checking on alignment and operation. Checks installation and operation of electrical wiring and equipment. Examines piping and sheet metalwork. Supervises tests on tanks, pipes, and bulkheads.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.287-010 BRIDGE INSPECTOR (r.r. trans.)

    Inspects railroad bridges, trestles, culverts, and waterways to detect damage or wear and to ensure structures conform to safety regulations, building codes, and railroad engineering specifications: Inspects waterways to determine need for cleaning, straightening, or enlargement. Inspects masonry in tunnels, culverts, and waterways to detect cracks in concrete or signs of settlement. Verifies alignment of bridge with road track, using levels and similar gauging instruments. Observes installation of guardrails on bridges to ensure construction according to specifications. Inspects fire protection equipment, such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and water barrels, on bridges and in tunnels. Determines need for repainting structures to prevent rust or excessive weathering. Measures clearance between bridges and roads to ensure sufficient clearance for passage of vehicles, in accordance with local building codes and specifications. Inspects piles, posts, and timbers to determine if decayed, split, or crooked. Strikes wooden supports with hammer and listens for sounds indicating decay. Inspects bolts and rivets at joints of floor beams, stringers, and panel points to ensure they are securely fastened. Inspects steel girders to detect buckling. Inspects drainage systems to detect obstructions. Inspects inside of tunnels to detect excessive vegetation growth. Prepares reports of findings, noting location and type of structure, defect, and extent of damage.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.361-010 CONDUIT MECHANIC (construction; utilities) alternate titles: duct layer

    Builds and repairs concrete underground vaults and manholes, and installs ducts to provide installation and maintenance facilities for underground power cables: Installs sheeting, shoring, and bracing for excavation. Builds wooden forms and erects steel reinforcing for concrete vaults and manholes. Directs workers engaged in pouring concrete into forms, and removes forms after concrete has set. Installs brackets and braces, and cuts apertures required for installation of electric equipment and ducts. Lays drainpipe and connects it to sewer system. Forces air through ducts to test for obstructions, using air compressor. Demolishes or trims vaults and manholes, using pneumatic tools, working in proximity to high-voltage electric cables and equipment. Cuts and lays tile or fiber ducts, using portable power saw and grinder and brickmason's handtools. Cuts, threads, bends, and installs metal conduit. May lay precast concrete ducts.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.361-014 HYDRAULIC-JACK ADJUSTER (construction)

    Sets up hydraulic jacks used to raise precast concrete floors and roof slabs: Guides threaded lift rods, raised by STRUCTURAL-STEEL WORKERS (construction), through holes in jack frames. Slips lift nut (nut cap) over end of rod and inserts hinged nut to fasten lift rod onto jack. Mounts hydraulic motor to jack, using handtools. Fits drive chain around gears on motor and lift nuts. Pulls idler gear arm to adjust tension of drive chain and bolts it in position. Snaps hose fittings and electric wiring in place to connect jacks to control panel and pump. Observes performance of jacks during lifting operations and signals LIFT-SLAB OPERATOR (construction) when malfunction occurs.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

869.361-018 SIGN ERECTOR-AND-REPAIRER (fabrication, nec)

    Erects wood or metal framework for use as billboards for outdoor advertisements: Examines blueprints and measures distances with rule and tape to lay out work. Cuts wooden structural parts to shape and size, using power-driven woodworking machines. Directs HOLE-DIGGER-TRUCK DRIVER (construction; tel. & tel.; utilities) in digging holes and setting poles to support structure. Drills holes in masonry or concrete walls with portable power drill, and installs anchor bolts, working from swinging scaffold to install supports on side of buildings. Bolts or nails billboard framework to supports, and directs WELDER, ARC (welding) in welding metal joints. Bolts, nails, or screws wood or metal panels to framework to form base for billboards. Bolts, screws, or clips metal trim in place to form decorative seal for joints between panel and framework. Erects scaffolds and hoists. Repairs billboards by replacing defective parts. May fabricate sign parts, using woodworking and metalworking machines. May paint completed billboard. May install floodlight fixtures. May dig post holes by hand and secure posts in holes.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77


    Assists superiors in directing activities of workers concerned with construction of buildings, dams, highways, pipelines, or other construction projects: Assists superiors in planning construction procedures, specifications, work schedules, and material needs. Inspects work in progress to ensure that work conforms to specifications and adherence to work schedules.
GOE: 05.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.367-014 MEASURER (retail trade)

    Measures windows and doors of customer's home to facilitate custom installation of metal doors, windows, and screens, using folding rule and tape measure. Prepares work order containing window and door dimensions and other customer specifications. May estimate cost of installation.
GOE: 05.09.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.367-018 PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR (construction)

    Inspects materials and quality of work of pipeline construction for conformance to specifications: Observes preparation of right-of-way for conformance to contract agreement. Verifies depth and alignment of trenches, using tape measure. Examines bottom of trench for rocks or other hard objects that might damage pipe coatings. Examines surface and x-ray films of welded joints to detect external and internal welding defects. Observes coating and wrapping of pipe or pipe joints for conformance to specifications and verifies accuracy of coating by observing or conducting electrical tests for holidays (inadequately coated areas on pipe). Advises supervisor regarding corrections to be made.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

869.381-010 HOUSE REPAIRER (construction)

    Repairs and remodels houses and small buildings, according to blueprints or oral instructions: Measures distances and marks reference points on existing structure to lay out work. Removes defective members, existing siding, sheathing, and trim, using pinch bar, portable power saw, hammer, and other carpenter's handtools. Cuts lumber to size and shape, using hand or portable power saw. Nails and screws new framework, sheathing, and trim in place. Fills cracks and other defects in plaster or plasterboard with patching plaster, using trowel. Sands plaster patch after drying to match existing surface. Paints interior and exterior surfaces to specified color and texture. Replaces or installs new electrical fixtures, plumbing hardware, and brickwork, using pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, and trowel.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.381-014 LABORATORY-EQUIPMENT INSTALLER (construction)

    Installs laboratory and hospital equipment, such as chemical-resistant tables, laboratory benches, hoods for fumes, and operating-room sinks, according to blueprints, using carpentry and plumbing tools: Measures distances on wall or floor with rule or tape to lay out installation. Drills holes in masonry or steel framework with portable electric drill. Assembles equipment and anchors it to framework, using tap-in socket or expansion bolts.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: V GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.381-018 PIPE INSTALLER (construction; utilities)

    Installs conduit pipe used to protect electrical wiring in buildings and transportation equipment: Reads blueprints to determine size, position, and amount of conduit pipe required. Cuts threads, and bends pipe, using handtools and power tools. Installs pipe in walls, ceilings, and floors.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.381-022 SAFE-AND-VAULT SERVICE MECHANIC (business ser.; wholesale tr.) alternate titles: safe repairer; vault mechanic

    Installs and repairs safes and vault doors in banks and other establishments: Installs vault doors and deposit boxes in banks, according to blueprints, using equipment, such as powered drills, taps and dies, and truck crane and dolly. Removes, repairs, adjusts, and reinstalls safes, vault doors, vault compartments, hinges, and other vault and safe equipment, using handtools and other machines and equipment, such as lathes, drill presses, and welding and acetylene cutting apparatus. Tests and repairs locks and locking devices [LOCKSMITH (any industry)]. Removes interior and exterior finishes and sprays on new finishes.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.381-026 SIGN ERECTOR I (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: sign hanger

    Erects preassembled illuminated signs on buildings or other structures, according to sketches, drawings, or blueprints: Measures location for sign and marks points where holes for expansion shields are to be drilled, using measuring tape and chalk. Drills holes, using star drill. Drives expansion shield into hole with hammer, and secures lag bolts in shield, using wrench. Attaches hanging pole for sign to building front with lag bolts, and secures pole with guy wires attached from pole to lag bolts. Secures cornice hook on roof, rigs block and tackle, and hoists sign into position, or operates hydraulic boom to position sign. Secures sign to hanging pole with hooks. Makes electrical connections to power source and tests sign for correct operation. May prewire sign before installing. May use welding equipment when installing sign. May mount plastic signs with adhesives. May fabricate signs according to specifications and be designated Sign Maker (fabrication, nec).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.381-030 STEEPLE JACK (construction)

    Constructs, maintains, and demolishes elevated structures, such as smokestacks, water tanks, and steeples, according to specifications: Climbs ladder attached to structure; assembles and climbs interlocking ladder; constructs and climbs scaffolding tower around structure; attaches block and tackle to cable, fastened on structure or on boom of adjoining erection tower; or uses crane to hoist self in boatswain chair. Positions and welds fabricated steel sections to structure; lays bricks and lines concrete brick and stone chimneys; fills mortar joints of fractures; installs lightning protection devices; applies paint and waterproofing solutions; sandblasts to clean and polish; positions and nails ladders, rails, and scaffolding to structure; or constructs and repairs roofs, using such roofing materials as asphalt and shingles. Demolishes structure by any of following methods: Dismantles sections and chutes section to ground; cuts out section of base, shores up with timbers, and dynamites or burns timbers to collapse structure; or cuts structure at base, using cable attached to block and tackle fastened to boom of adjoining erection tower, to lower structure to ground. May fasten brackets onto structure, lay planks on brackets, and attach guard rail on brackets to construct scaffold. ay repair brick chimneys and smokestacks and be designated Chimney Repairer (construction).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.381-034 TIMBER FRAMER (mine & quarry) alternate titles: timber repairer

    Cuts, fits, installs, and repairs supporting timbers and other framework in underground mine, using carpentry tools: Measures and cuts timbers for roof supports and framing, such as ladders, chutes, walls, and ventilation doors, using handsaw or power saw, square, and rule. Sets roof timbers and inserts wedges to hold them in place. Erects cribbing to increase support or control ventilation [STOPPING BUILDER (mine & quarry)]. ortises joints with saw, chisel, or adz, and bores boltholes with brace and bit or power drill. Installs braces to repair or shore up loose timbering, using hammer and spikes. May set and wedge props (posts) in place as temporary support for roof or working face. May cut timbers to size and load them onto cars for haulage to mine. May build wooden forms, and mix and pour concrete supports. May set and bolt together steel roof supports and insert wedges to hold supports in place.
GOE: 05.05.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

869.384-010 REPAIRER, MANUFACTURED BUILDINGS (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec)

    Repairs defective units and systems in mobile, modular, and prefabricated homes and travel trailers, using handtools and power tools: Connects water hose to inlet pipe of plumbing system and tests operation of water closets and sinks. Examines and pressure-tests pipes and connections to detect leaks. Repairs leaks with caulking compound or replaces pipes, using pipe wrench. Connects electrical system to outside power source and activates switches to test operation of appliances and light fixtures. Locates and repairs frayed wiring, broken connections, or incorrect wiring, using ohmmeter, soldering iron, tape, and handtools. Opens and closes doors, windows, and drawers to test their operation and trims edges to fit, using jack-plane or drawknife. Resets hardware, using chisel, mallet, and screwdriver. Refinishes wood surfaces on cabinets, doors, moldings, floors, and walls, using power sander, putty, wood finish or paint and brush. May install furniture in mobile home [INSTALLER (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec)]. May seal open side of modular units or double-wide mobile homes to prepare them for shipment, using polyethylene sheets, nails, and hammer. May drive truck to transport mobile and modular homes or travel trailers. May position mobile home for permanent occupancy on customer's lot, using building blocks, bubble levels, hydraulic jacks, lumber, shingles, and handtools. May be designated Servicer, Travel Trailers (vehicles, nec).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.387-010 POLE INSPECTOR (utilities) alternate titles: field inspector; pole tester

    Inspects power line poles for rot or other deterioration: Examines poles supporting power line. Taps pole with hammer and listens for vibrations indicating internal decay. Tests defective poles with probing bar or bores into poles with brace and bit or auger to determine extent of rot. Drives wooden pegs into bored holes to seal against moisture, using hammer. Prepares reports indicating condition and draws diagrams showing location of poles, with recommendations for pole replacement or type of treatment required to arrest rotting or restore poles. Collects sample of unusual type of rot for laboratory analysis. May estimate labor and materials costs of repairing or replacing poles. May examine attachments to poles and report conditions hazardous to power line facilities.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77


    Performs any combination of following tasks in constructing, installing, and servicing swimming pools at commercial and residential sites: Plots length and width of pool site, according to specifications, and marks corners of site, using stakes and sledgehammer. Confers with customer to ensure that pool location and dimensions meet customer's demands. Operates backhoe to dig, shape, and grade walls of in-ground pool. Assembles and aligns wall panel sections, using nuts, bolts, electric air gun, and transit. Pours premixed concrete mixture between dirt wall and wall panels to establish footing (foundation base) to anchor bottoms of wall panels and cross braces. Dumps and spreads gravel into hollow foundation to form drain field, using wheelbarrow, shovel, and rake. Digs trenches, spreads gravel, and lays drain tiles uphill of pool site to divert ground water. Lays out and connects pipelines for water inlets, return valves, and filters, using handtools. Snaps coping section to inside upper edge of wall panels around pool circumference to secure liner edge and protect pool users. Mixes prescribed amounts of cement, sand, and water, and pours mixture into foundation. Spreads and smooths mixture evenly throughout foundation, using trowel, and allows mixture to set. Assembles heater parts, connects gas, oil, or electric lines, and starts heater to verify working order of unit. Installs liner into pool, starts pump to fill pool with water, and installs return valves. Builds concrete deck around pool. Lays out and assembles prefabricated parts of above-ground pool, installs liner, connects plumbing lines, starts pump, and checks pool for leaks. Maintains and repairs pool and equipment, advises customers, and sells chemicals to prevent pool water problems.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: V GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

869.481-010 AWNING MAKER-AND-INSTALLER (furniture; retail trade)

    Fabricates and installs fiberglass and metal awnings for homes and commercial and industrial establishments: Measures windows, doors, and other openings for size of awning and cuts and assembles frame [AWNING-FRAME MAKER (tex. prod., nec)]. Lays out and cuts fiberglass sheets to size with circular saw or cuts metal slats to proper length with handtools or power tools and bolts to frame. Drills holes in window and door frames, masonry, or brick, and mounts brackets. Hangs awnings in brackets. Installs and fastens control rod to louvers or awnings, and tests for ease of operation. May solder frame parts. May paint awnings desired color, using spray gun. May assemble venetian blinds [VENETIAN-BLIND ASSEMBLER (furniture; retail trade)].
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.484-010 AWNING HANGER (construction; retail trade; tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: awning erector; awning installer

    Attaches rigid or roll-up canvas, metal, or plastic awnings onto buildings, using handtools and power tools: Measures installation site of awning, such as door, window, and store front, and marks location for frame brackets and hinges. Drills holes into brick, stone, or wood. Screws or nails frame fittings into place. Mounts awning frame to fittings and fastens into position with handtools. Attaches crank roller to frame and building as required. Rolls or lifts awning and makes adjustments to canvas, metal, plastic, ropes, and frame to correct operating defects. May measure buildings to develop specifications for fabrication of awnings. May install awning hoods. May fabricate awning frame [AWNING-FRAME MAKER (tex. prod., nec)]. May assemble awning to frame [RIGGER (tex. prod., nec)]. May repair canvas coverings [CANVAS REPAIRER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.484-014 DRAPERY HANGER (retail trade) alternate titles: installation worker, draperies; installer

    Installs draperies in customers' homes: Measures area to be covered, and delivers finished draperies to customers' homes. Screws and bolts brackets and hangers onto wall, using handtools. Hangs and arranges draperies to enhance appearance of room. May install window shades and venetian blinds.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.484-018 VENETIAN-BLIND INSTALLER (furniture; retail trade)

    Installs venetian blinds in customer's home or business establishment: Measures and marks location for hanging brackets, using rule and pencil. Drills bracket holes in cement, plaster, or wood and installs brackets, using hand or electric drill and screwdriver. Secures blinds in brackets and pulls lowering, raising and tilting cords to detect and adjust functioning defects. Measures installation site to obtain specifications for fabrication of blinds. May sell venetian blinds and assist customer in color selection of blinds. May clean and repair venetian blinds [VENETIAN-BLIND CLEANER AND REPAIRER (any industry)]. May assemble new venetian blinds [VENETIAN-BLIND ASSEMBLER (furniture; retail trade)].
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.487-010 MEASURER (struct. metal)

    Measures door and window openings in buildings for metal-framed doors and windows: Measures opening for size of door or window required. Records measurements for fabricators and assemblers. May adjust and repair faulty doors or windows, using manual and portable power tools.
GOE: 05.09.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.564-010 LINE WALKER (petrol. & gas; petrol. refin.; pipe lines) alternate titles: line rider

    Patrols oil and gas pipelines and communication systems on foot, horseback, or in automobile to locate and repair leaks, breaks, washouts, and damaged utility wires and poles: Inspects pipelines to detect evidence of leaks, such as oil stains, odors, and dead vegetation. Repairs small leaks, using caulking tools, hammers, clamps, and wrenches. Reports large leaks and washouts to district office. Inspects telephone and telegraph wires to locate broken insulators, wires and fallen poles, and reports findings. Inspects operation of automatic drip bleeder on gaslines to detect malfunctions, such as clogged valves, and adjusts or repairs valves, using handtools. Installs and replaces warning signs along road and water crossings. Prepares inspection reports.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.567-010 SURVEYOR HELPER (any industry)

    Performs any of following duties to assist in surveying land: Holds level or stadia rod at designated points to assist in determining elevations and laying out stakes for mapmaking, construction, mining, land, and other surveys. Calls out reading or writes station number and reading in notebook. Marks points of measurement with elevation, station number, or other identifying mark. Measures distance between survey points, using steel or cloth tape or surveyor's chain. Marks measuring points with keel (marking crayon), paint sticks, scratches, tacks, or stakes. Places stakes at designated points and drives them into ground at specified elevation, using hammer or hatchet. Cuts and clears brush and trees from line of survey, using brush hook, knife, ax, or other cutting tools. May perform duties as directed by LAND SURVEYOR (profess. & kin.) or SURVEYOR ASSISTANT, INSTRUMENTS (profess. & kin.). May perform one operation and be designated Brush Clearer, Surveying (any industry); Staker, Surveying (any industry); Surveyor Helper, Chain (any industry); Surveyor Helper, Rod (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.662-010 LIFT-SLAB OPERATOR (construction) alternate titles: slab lifting engineer; slab lifting supervisor

    Operates hydraulic jacks to raise precast concrete floors and roof slabs into position: Directs HYDRAULIC-JACK ADJUSTERS (construction) engaged in erecting scaffolds, hoisting and installing hydraulic jacks on top of support columns, erecting lift rods, and fastening them to jack and support plates set in concrete slab. Measures and marks grade lines on support columns. Connects pump and jacks to control panel, and positions panel on slab so that jacks and grade marks may be observed during lifting. Starts pump and moves levers and valves on control panel to regulate action of jacks. Signals worker to verify grade with rule. Adjusts control valves when slab has reached predetermined position. Directs welding crew to weld supporting collars or brackets to column. May drive truck, equipped with winch, to raise jacks to position on support columns, and to lift and remove equipment from slab.
GOE: 05.12.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

869.664-010 CONCRETE-BUILDING ASSEMBLER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Performs any combination of following duties concerned with assembling concrete buildings at construction site, working as member of crew: Positions column location templates at specified locations on prepared concrete foundations for installing wall panel support columns. Nails template to floor, using cement nails and hammer. Enlarges recessed area around reinforcement rod projecting from floor at column installation site to ensure proper height of column when installed, using hammer and chisel. Wets area with water to ensure bonding of mortar, and applies mortar with trowel. Installs column in wet mortar with protruding pipe end of column down over rod. Aligns and braces column vertically, using bubble lever, board, nails, and hammer. Nails upper column support templates to top of columns, using hammer and measures distance between columns, using tape. Installs outside and inside wall panels that have tongue-and-groove edges, using pneumatic hoist. Inserts pin through hoist hooks and holes in concrete wall panels to lift and position panels between columns. Signals worker to operate hoist to maneuver panel past rough spots in grooves of columns. Removes obstructions in grooves with hammer and chisel. Patches holes, cracks, and joints in assembled sections of building, using mortar and trowel.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.664-014 CONSTRUCTION WORKER I (construction)

    Performs any combination of following duties on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied experience and ability to work without close supervision: Measures distances from grade stakes, drives stakes, and stretches tight line. Bolts, nails, aligns, and blocks up under forms. Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications. Levels earth to fine grade specifications, using pick and shovel. Mixes concrete, using portable mixer. Smooths and finishes freshly poured cement or concrete, using float, trowel, or screed. Positions, joins, aligns, and seals pipe sections. Erects scaffolding, shoring, and braces. Mops, brushes, or spreads paints or bituminous compounds over surfaces for protection. Sprays materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hose to clean, coat, or seal surfaces. Applies caulking compounds by hand or with caulking gun to seal crevices. Grinds, sands, or polishes surfaces, such as concrete, marble, terrazzo, or wood flooring, using abrasive tools or machines. Performs variety of tasks involving dextrous use of hands and tools, such as demolishing buildings, sawing lumber, dismantling forms, removing projections from concrete, mounting pipe hangers, and cutting and attaching insulating material. Work is usually performed with other workers. May be designated according to duties performed as Batterboard Setter (construction); Billboard-Erector Helper (construction); Bricklayer, Paving Brick (construction); Caulker (construction). May be designated: Carpenter Helper, Maintenance (construction); Cement ason, Highways And Streets (construction); Cement Sprayer, Nozzle (concrete prod.; construction); Concrete-Wall-Grinder Operator (construction); Corrugated-Sheet-Material Sheeter (construction); Cradle Placer (construction); Dampproofer (construction); Drain Layer (construction); Duct Installer (construction; mfd. bldgs.); Fine Grader (construction); Fitter (construction; pipe lines); Floor Finisher (construction); Floor-Sanding-Machine Operator (construction); Form-Builder Helper (construction); Form Setter, Metal-Road Forms (construction); Form Setter, Steel Forms (construction); Form Setter, Steel-Pan Forms (construction); Foundation-Drill-Operator Helper (construction); Glazier Helper (construction); Ground Wirer (construction); Holder, Pile Driving (construction); Hydrant-And-Valve Setter (construction); Insulation Installer (construction); Joist Setter, Adjustable Steel (construction); Laborer, Adjustable Steel Joist (construction); Laborer, Carpentry (construction); Laborer, Carpentry Dock (construction); Layer-Out, Plate Glass (construction); Lightning Rod Erector (construction); Ornamental-Iron-Worker Helper (construction); Painter, Rough (construction); Painter, Structural Steel (construction); Paint-Striping-Machine Operator (construction); Permastone Dresser (construction); Pile-Driving Setter (construction); Pipe Caulker (construction); Pipe Layer (construction); Pipeline Worker (construction); Plumber Helper (construction); Pointer, Caulker, And Cleaner (construction); Pump-Erector Helper (construction); Receiver Setter (construction); Roofer, Vinyl Coating (construction); Seat Installer (construction); Septic-Tank Servicer (construction); Sewer Tapper (construction); Shorer (construction); Stone Polisher (construction); Tapping-Machine Operator (construction); Tuck Pointer (construction); Waterproofer (construction); Well-Drill-Operator Helper, Cable Tool (construction); Well-Drill-Operator Helper, Rotary Drill (construction); Wrecker (construction).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

869.664-018 SEWER-LINE REPAIRER (sanitary ser.)

    Repairs and maintains municipal storm and sanitary sewer lines, performing any combination of following tasks: Inspects manholes to locate stoppage. Runs cleaning rods through rod guide, fits front end of rod with auger, using wrench, and lowers guide into position. Thrusts rods into invert and advances them until auger reaches obstruction. Rotates rods manually with turning pin, or attaches end of rod to portable power rodder to rotate rods. Pulls lever and depresses pedal of machine to advance cleaning tool to encounter obstruction and to rotate cable or rods until obstacle is broken. Retracts rods to drag out obstructions, such as roots, grease, and other deposits. Cleans and repairs catch basins, manholes, culverts, and storm drains, using handtools. Lays brick to raise manhole walls to prescribed street level, using masonry tools. Measures distance of excavation site, using tape measure, and marks outline of area to be trenched according to direction of supervisor. Breaks asphalt and other pavement, using airhammer, pick, and shovel. Cuts damaged section of pipe with cutters and removes broken section from ditch. Replaces broken pipes and reconnects pipe sections, using pipe sleeve. Inspects joints to ensure tightness and seal before backfilling. Packs backfilled excavation, using air and gasoline tamper. Taps mainline sewers to install sewer saddles. Replaces manhole covers. Updates sewer maps and manhole charting. Drives pickup trucks to haul crew, materials, and equipment. Services, adjusts, and makes minor repairs to equipment, machines, and attachments. Communicates with supervisor and other workers, using radio telephone. Prepares records showing actions taken, human resource and equipment utilization, and disposition of material. Requisitions tools and equipment. Operates sewer cleaning equipment including power rodder, high velocity water jet, sewer flusher, bucket machine, wayne ball, and vac-all. Cleans and disinfects domestic basements and other areas flooded as a result of sewer stoppages. May lead workers in large repair and construction crew and direct other workers in efficient and safe use of machines, work methods, and safety procedures.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

869.665-010 AUXILIARY-EQUIPMENT TENDER (construction)

    Tends one or more portable power-driven pumps, compressors, or generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment, to remove water, or to maintain air supply at construction site: Connects hoses, pipelines, or power cables, using wrench, and fills fuel tank. Starts power unit, pump, or compressor, and sets controls to regulate air pressure or electricity. Observes temperature, pressure, or amperage gauges and adjusts controls to maintain specified level. Lubricates, maintains, and repairs equipment, using handtools. May be designated according to equipment tended as Compressor Operator (construction); Generator Tender, Portable (construction); Lock Tender (construction) I; Pump Tender (construction).
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

869.667-010 COLUMN PRECASTER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Performs any combination of following duties concerned with making concrete columns to be used as wall panel and ceiling supports in concrete buildings: Cleans forms of concrete residue, using putty knife, hammer, chisel, wire brush, and broom. Sprays oil on forms to prevent concrete from sticking to form, using pressure sprayer. Assembles forms, using bolts and wrench. Places opened sided aluminum column forms on form bed in specified alignment. Positions pipe inside columns and tapes end of pipe to prevent entry of concrete, using masking tape. Attaches end pieces of forms that hold pipe and concrete when concrete is poured. Inserts metal spacers into open side of column to stabilize column sides during pouring of concrete. Signals CONCRETE-MIXING-TRUCK DRIVER (construction) to position mixer to fill columns. Moves discharge chute of mixer to distribute concrete. Operates electric vibrator to evacuate air bubbles and allow even distribution of concrete in column form. Disassembles and removes column form, using wrench, hammer, and chisel. Inserts and secures sleeve fittings on end of pipe, using screwdriver. Places cast columns in storage area.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.667-014 SIGNALER (construction) alternate titles: highballer

    Signals or relays signals to operators of hoisting equipment engaged in raising or lowering loads and pumping or conveying materials, such as concrete and gunite, by telephoning, blowing whistle, motioning by hand or flag, or by pulling bell cord. May remove dogs, chains, or slings from hoisted material.
GOE: 05.12.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.681-010 CONCRETE-FENCE BUILDER (construction)

    Constructs concrete block and mortar post and installs precast concrete panels to build fences: Lays out fence, according to blueprint specifications, using level and tape measure. Operates earth moving equipment to clear and level land [OPERATING ENGINEER (construction; mine & quarry)]. Operates power-auger to dig post holes [EARTH-BORING-MACHINE OPERATOR (construction; utilities)]. Positions reinforcing iron in holes, and places preshaped wood forms around hole. Mixes and pours concrete into forms or lays concrete blocks to form fence post, using mixer, wheelbarrow, or trowel. Positions precast concrete panels between block or concrete post, using crane.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

869.682-010 CIRCULAR SAW OPERATOR (construction)

    Operates circular saw to cut concrete or asphalt along marked line to facilitate installation and repair of utility systems and equipment: Installs specified diamond edged circular blade, using handtools. Positions and lowers guide arm of saw over marked cutting line. Connects water hose to supply coolant between cutting blade and surface. Starts motor and pushes lever to lower blade into concrete surface until specified depth has been attained. Pulls lever to activate self-propelled saw along marked line. Guides saw along line, using handle bars attached to saw. Changes worn cutting blades and makes minor repairs, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.682-014 CORE-DRILL OPERATOR (construction)

    Operates core drilling equipment to drill holes of specified size in walls or slabs of concrete to facilitate installation and repair of utility systems and equipment: Locates and marks position for drill base, using rule and chalk. Secures drill base to floor, using bolts and wrench. Bolts drill stand to base, mounts drill motor on stand, and levels drill by turning screws at base of drill, using wrench. Connects equipment to electrical outlet, and attaches water hose which supplies coolant for drill. Attaches diamond tipped core drill to drill rod, and fastens rod in machine, using wrench and other handtools. Starts motor and turns crank to move drill into specified drilling position. Observes pressure gauge to maintain specified pressure on drill bit with crank. Tapes plastic bags to finished walls to prevent water damage. Lubricates equipment and makes minor repair, using grease gun and handtools.
GOE: 05.11.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.683-010 FORM-TAMPER OPERATOR (construction) alternate titles: form tamper; form-tamping-machine operator; tamping-machine operator, road forms

    Operates gasoline powered machine to tamp earth solidly around foundation form: Lifts and positions machine on single rail of form. Pushes lever to engage crankshaft and activate tamping arms. Pushes or pulls machine manually, using Y-shaped handle to balance and guide machine along rail. Removes or places earth at sides of form, using shovel.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.683-014 RIGGER (construction)

    Operates power winch, equipped with cathead, to haul and slack ropes and cables to move barge or skid-mounted piledriver into position and hold piledriver leads in position for driving piling at angles: Attaches lines to piling or snubbing post to pull or anchor piledriver. Winds and releases ropes or cables on winch drum to move barge, piledriver, or piledriver leads. Fastens lines to piledriver platform or barge to hold it in place while driving piles.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.683-018 TAMPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (construction) alternate titles: asphalt-tamping-machine operator; hydraulic-hammer operator; tamper operator

    Operates crawler-tire or pneumatic-tire mounted tamping machine to compact earthen fills and finished road materials: Drives machine to work area. oves levers to control tamping action of machine. May operate machine with interchangeable hammers to cut or break up pavement and drive guardrail posts into earth.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.684-010 ASSEMBLER (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec) alternate titles: framer

    Performs any combination of following duties to assemble mobile and modular homes or travel trailer coaches, following blueprints and verbal instructions, using handtools and power tools: Positions precut frame members in jigs and nails, rivets, or bolts members together to assemble wall, floor, and roof frames, using carpenter tools. Positions wheel and spring assembly on brackets of chassis, using chain hoist, and bolts assembly to chassis, using power wrench. Installs tires on wheels, using power tire changer and tire tools. Positions and fastens precut metal beams on front of chassis to form tongue and attaches jack-and-hitch assembly to tongue, using arc-welding equipment. Sprays undercoating compound on floor frame and chassis with spray gun. Installs furring strips, insulation, and plywood flooring over floor frame, using carpenter's tools, staple gun, insulation tape, and gang-nail press. Positions and bolts chassis-and-wheel assembly to floor frame, using hoist and impact wrench. Erects side, end, and roof sections, using hoist or crane, and fastens sections to floor frame, using rivet gun or welding equipment and carpenter's tools. Assembles and installs preformed sections of sheet metal to form heating and air-conditioning ducts, using power screwdriver and aluminum tape. Stuffs insulation batting between wall frame members, and attaches wood or metal paneling to form interior walls, using brush, glue gun, rivet gun, and hammer. Lays out and cuts openings in wall and floor panels, according to blueprint specifications, to facilitate installation of windows, vents, electrical outlets, and heat registers, using rule, power saw, and tin snips. Fastens registers in openings, using screwdriver. May install electrical wiring and copper tubing and perform other duties as described under INSTALLER (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec) 869.684-026. May lead and give directions to other workers. May be designated according to section assembled as Floor Finisher (mfd. bldgs.); Floor Framer (mfd. bldgs.); Roof Framer (mfd. bldgs.); Sheller (mfd. bldgs.); Side Framer (mfd. bldgs.); Wheel Installer (mfd. bldgs.). May assemble utility buildings and be designated Assembler, Utility Buildings (mfd. bldgs.).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 79

869.684-014 ASSEMBLER, SKYLIGHTS (plastic prod.)

    Assembles and polishes plexiglass dome skylights, using handtools and electric buffer: Places aluminum frame on assembly table. Masks frame with adhesive-backed cork tape. Attaches dome to frame, using electric drill, electric screwdriver, or electric riveting gun. Polishes dome to remove blemishes, using electric buffer. Stacks domes on pallet. May move pallet to shipping department, using dolly.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.684-018 ASSEMBLER, SUBASSEMBLY (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec)

    Joins precut wood, metal, and plastic board pieces to assemble roof, sidewall, and floor subassemblies of manufactured buildings or travel trailer coaches, using assembly jig, handtools, and power handtools: Positions and aligns roof trusses, girders, studs, and other frame members in assembly jig, according to blueprint specifications. Fastens frame members together, using hammer and nails, gang-nail-press, or welding equipment. Attaches insulation and furring strips to framework, using pneumatic stapler. Attaches plywood, plasterboard, or metal sheathing to framework to form interior wall, ceiling, and subfloor of home, using power screwdriver and stapler, glue gun, hammer and nails, or pneumatic nailer. Trims sheathing overlap, using portable router. Measures, marks, bores, or cuts out sections of sheathing to facilitate installation of utility outlets and wiring, according to blueprints, using templates, power drill, and router. Moves completed subassembly to storage or assembly area. May be designated according to specific work performed as Roof Assembler (mfd. bldgs.) II: Interior Wall Assembler (mfd. bldgs.); Floor Assembler (mfd. bldgs.); Frame Assembler (mfd. bldgs.).
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.684-022 FENCE ERECTOR (construction) alternate titles: ironworker, wire-fence erector; wire-fence builder

    Erects and repairs metal and wooden fences and fence gates around industrial establishments, residences, or farms, using power tools and handtools: Lays out fence line, using tape measure, and marks positions for postholes. Digs postholes with spade, posthole digger, or power-driven auger. Blasts rock formations with dynamite to facilitate digging of postholes. Sets metal or wooden post in upright position in posthole. Mixes concrete by hand or by use of cement mixer. Pours concrete around base of post or tamps soil into posthole to embed post. Aligns posts, using line or by sighting along edges of posts. Verifies vertical alignment of posts with plumb bob or spirit level. Attaches fence-rail support to post, using hammer and pliers. Cuts metal tubing, using pipe cutter and inserts tubing through rail supports. Completes top fence rail of metal fence by connecting tube sections by use of metal sleeves. Attaches rails or tension wire along bottoms of posts to form fencing frame. Stretches wire, wire mesh, or chain link fencing between posts and attaches fencing to frame. Assembles gate and fastens it in position, using handtools. Saws required lengths of lumber to make rails for wooden fence. Nails top and bottom rails to fence posts, or inserts them in slots on posts. Nails pointed slats to rails to construct picket fence. Erects alternate panel, basket weave, and louvered fences. May weld metal parts together, using portable gas welding equipment. May be designated according to material used as Metal-Fence Erector (construction); Wire-Fence Erector (construction); Wooden-Fence Erector (construction); or according to specific duty performed as Fence-Gate Assembler (construction); Fence Setter (construction); Fence Stretcher (construction).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.684-026 INSTALLER (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec) alternate titles: final finisher

    Performs any combination of following duties to install fixtures and appliances and lay floor covering in mobile and modular homes and travel trailer coaches, using handtools and power tools: Locates, measures, and outlines installation areas for fixtures, such as partitions, doors, window facing, cabinets, and trim; and appliances, such as stoves, refrigerators, and heaters; using blueprint, tape measure, and chalk. Drills holes, attaches brackets and other holding devices, and installs fixtures and appliances, using power drills and screwdrivers. Measures, cuts, and flares copper tubing used as gas supply line and connects tubing to range, furnace, and heater, using cutter, flaring tools, and pliers. Connects water supply and drainage pipelines to sinks, bathtubs, shower, and toilet, using wrenches. Connects wiring to electrical appliances, using screwdriver and pliers. Measures, cuts out, and lays floor covering, such as linoleum tile and carpet, using tape measure, knife, cement trowel, and staple gun. easures, cuts out, and attaches metal and wood molding around sink tops, cabinets, counter edges, and carpeting. Installs hardware, such as doorknobs, rods, racks, and holders. May drill holes through floor and bolt floor to metal chassis of mobile home, using drill, bolts, and impact wrench. May uncrate appliances and inspect for defects, such as dents or scratches. May direct activities of other workers. May be designated according to article installed as Appliance Installer (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); Cabinet-And-Trim Installer (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); Door Installer (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec) II; Hardware Installer (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); Tile Installer (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.684-030 LAWN-SPRINKLER INSTALLER (construction)

    Installs underground lawn sprinkler systems: Lays out plastic or copper tubing, according to sketch or blueprint. Digs trenches with shovel or by use of ditching machine. Cuts tubing to desired length, using handtools. Connects lengths of tubing, using paintbrush and solvent to fuse ends of plastic tubing, and handtorch and solder to join metal piping and connections. Makes connection to water main, using handtools. Turns valve to start water flow and observes operation to detect leaks. Installs electrical and mechanical control mechanisms for automatic operation. Fills trench with dirt after installation, using shovel.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.684-034 LAY-OUT WORKER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Lays out wall, ceiling, and floor panels to facilitate fabrication of modular homes: Reads production schedule and observes drawings to determine style of panels to be assembled and to determine materials required. Lays out materials, such as studs, joists, and headers of designated dimensions on worktable, using tape measure. Assist in assembly of panels, using nailing gun.
GOE: 06.02.31 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

869.684-038 PANEL INSTALLER (mfd. bldgs.) alternate titles: ceiling installer; closet builder; interior paneler, partition setter

    Installs prefabricated wooden or plastic board panels to form closets, walls, and ceilings in mobile or modular homes, using handtools and power tools: Conveys or assists other workers to convey panels to floor of home. Positions panels in sequence specified by blueprints and verifies alignment, using measuring tape and template. Fastens panels to specified sidewall and floor areas and to adjacent panels to form closets and dividing walls, using power screwdriver and staple gun. Lifts and positions ceiling panels in place, using hoist and nails or screws panels to roof truss, using hammer, staple gun or power screwdriver. Punches holes in ceiling and wall panels to facilitate installation of heating, plumbing and appliance vents, using hammer. May cut panel sections to required dimensions, using table saw.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.684-042 ROOF ASSEMBLER I (mfd. bldgs.)

    Assembles roof sections of modular homes, performing any combination of following tasks: Positions and attaches precut plywood sheets onto wood or metal roof frames, using jig, adjustable vise clamps, and powered screwdriver or nail gun. Applies rubber cement or asphalt to plywood surface, using adhesive gun or roller, and lays plastic covering or asphalt felt paper in overlapping pattern to cover roof surface. Cuts roof covering to required length, using knife. Brushes plastic covering to smooth and remove air pockets, using broom. Attaches felt covering to roof, using staple gun. Positions and attaches plasterboard sheets to ceiling side of roof frame to form ceiling, using powered screwdriver. Operates electric hoist to move roof section between work stations. May install insulation between rafters to insulate roof, using stapler. May position and attach shingles to roof, using space gauge and pneumatic staple gun.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.684-046 ROUSTABOUT (petrol. & gas) alternate titles: connection worker; gang worker; roughneck

    Assembles and repairs oil field machinery and equipment, using handtools and power tools: Digs holes, sets forms, and mixes and pours concrete into forms, to make foundations for wood or steel derricks, using posthole digger, handtools, and wheelbarrow. Bolts or nails together wood or steel framework to erect derrick. Dismantles and assembles boilers and steam engine parts, using handtools and power tools. Bolts together pump and engine parts. Connects tanks and flow lines, using wrenches. Unscrews or tightens pipe, casing, tubing, and pump rods, using hand and power wrenches and tongs.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.684-050 SHEETROCK APPLICATOR (mfd. bldgs.)

    Fastens sheetrock to interior surface of manufactured building wall panels, using handtools: Installs blanket insulation between studs of exterior walls. Covers insulation with plastic moisture barrier and tacks plastic to studs. Selects required length of sheetrock and lays sheetrock on frame. Measures and marks position of electrical outlets, using tape measure and template. Cuts openings with handsaw. Squares frame, positions, and fastens sheetrock, using tape measure, nails, hammer, screws, and powered screwdriver. Cuts openings for windows and excess sheetrock, using router. Moves completed panel to next work station, using electric hoist.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.684-054 SIGN ERECTOR II (fabrication, nec)

    Erects, assembles, and maintains roadside signs and billboards at designated locations, using handtools and power tools: Digs hole with post hole digger or shovel. Places wood or metal post in hole. Fills hole with cement and tamps cement to hold post in vertical position. Operates airhammer to drive channel-metal post into ground. Bolts, screws, or nails plywood or metal sign panels to sign post or frame, using handtools. Replaces worn and damaged signs. Repaints rusted signs. May erect metal sign support structure over highways. May operate banding machine to band signs on utility poles. May dismantle and number signs sections for transfer and reassembly at new locations and be designated Advertising-Display Rotator (business ser.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.684-058 STOPPING BUILDER (mine & quarry) alternate titles: braddisher; ventilation worker

    Builds doorways and brattices (ventilation walls or partitions in underground passageways) of materials, such as canvas, wood, concrete, brick, or concrete block as specified to construct partition to control circulation of air through passageways and working areas. Erects partitions to support roof in areas unsuited to timbering or bolting. May install rigid and flexible air ducts to transport air into work areas. May drill and blast obstructing bolders to reopen ventilation shafts.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.684-062 STULL INSTALLER (concrete prod.)

    Installs stulls (wooden cross-bracing) inside partially cured concrete pipes to maintain round contour of pipes during curing process: Saws boards to specified length, using table saw. Nails crosspiece to end of each board. Inserts first stull at one end of pipe to span diameter and wedges stull ends tightly in place, using hammer and wedges. Wedges two more stulls crosswise to first stull and nails stulls together at intersection. Installs additional stulls in same manner at center and opposite end of pipe.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.684-066 TRIMMER (mfd. bldgs.) alternate titles: installer, molding and trim

    Fabricates and installs molding and trim in manufactured buildings, using handtools and power tools: Measures and cuts wooden and plastic molding and trim to specified size, using hand shears, miter box, and radial saw. Reads blueprint to determine location for installation and fastens molding and trim to interior surfaces of manufactured buildings, using pneumatic stapler and hammer.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.684-074 UTILITY WORKER (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec)

    Performs any combination of following tasks in manufacture of mobile homes and travel trailers: Tends woodworking and metalworking machines to cut and shape wood and metal parts. Cuts, shapes, and assembles parts, using handtools and power tools. Installs parts, household appliances, furnishings, and fixtures, using handtools and power tools. Trains inexperienced workers. Assists, relieves, or substitutes for INSTALLER (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); ASSEMBLER (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec); and PLUMBER (mfd. bldgs.).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

869.684-078 VENEER STAPLER (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: boat wrapper

    Staples successive layers of veneer lamina strips over boat frames preparatory to bonding to build up small hulls: Positions mucilage-faced strips over frames, laying each strip at an angle to lower one and securing strips with hand-stapling machine. Cuts off excess lengths of wood. Inspects hull visually and tactually for gaps on surface. Cuts and fits veneer wedges into gaps and secures them with staples. Repeats strip laying and stapling until desired thickness is attained.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

869.684-082 ASBESTOS REMOVAL WORKER (construction)

    Removes asbestos from ceilings, walls, beams, boilers, and other structures, following hazardous waste handling guidelines: Assembles scaffolding and seals off work area, using plastic sheeting and duct tape. Positions mobile decontamination unit or portable showers at entrance of work area. Builds connecting walkway between mobile unit or portable showers and work area, using handtools, lumber, nails, plastic sheeting, and duct tape. Positions portable air evacuation and filtration system inside work area. Sprays chemical solution over asbestos covered surfaces, using tank with attached hose and nozzle, to soften asbestos. Cuts and scrapes asbestos from surfaces, using knife and scraper. Shovels asbestos into plastic disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape. Cleans work area of loose asbestos, using vacuum, broom, and dust pan. Places asbestos in disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape. Dismantles scaffolding and temporary walkway, using handtools, and places plastic sheeting and disposal bags into transport bags. Seals bags, using duct tape, and loads bags into truck.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

869.685-010 KETTLE TENDER (construction) alternate titles: burner; dope firer; dope heater; furnace tender; heater worker

    Tends portable kettle that heats tar, asphalt, lead, or sealing compound for use as protective coating for pipelines, roofs, and pavement: Cuts asphalt, tar, or other corrosion-resistant compound into pieces with ax and places pieces in kettle. aintains fire under kettle to bring materials to required temperature, judging heat from appearance of materials and gauges on kettle. May remove adhering asphalt from rakes or tamping irons by heating them or by use of fuel oil. May be designated according to material heated as Leadite Heater (construction); Tar Heater (construction).
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.687-010 AWNING-HANGER HELPER (construction; retail trade; tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: installation helper

    Assists AWNING HANGER (construction; retail trade; tex. prod., nec) to install canvas, wood, metal, and plastic awnings and to assemble and erect carports, patio covers, and metal panel fences. Digs post holes, using post hole digger or powered drill. Mixes concrete in mortar box or wheelbarrow, using hoe or shovel. Drills holes. Bolts and screws brackets to building to hold frame. Holds awnings during installation and lowers or raises awnings to observe their operation. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

869.687-014 CAMOUFLAGE ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

    Inserts steel wool by hand into openings of frames made of wood and chicken wire to make fireproof camouflage barriers.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.687-018 CLEANER (mfd. bldgs.)

    Cleans interiors of manufactured buildings and makes minor repairs to correct defects, following oral instructions: Cleans interior of manufactured buildings, using broom, mop, dust cloth, and vacuum cleaner. Fills nail holes in woodwork, using putty and knife. Repairs minor defects, such as loose wall panels, missing trim, and defective door catches, using pneumatic stapler and screwdriver. Paints woodwork and soiled sections of ceiling, using paint and brush. Loads manufactured buildings components for shipment to construction site [LOADER (mfd. bldgs.)]. May hang curtains, using tape measure, curtain rods, screws and power screwdriver.
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.687-022 CONCRETE-FLOAT MAKER (concrete prod.)

    Performs any combination of following tasks concerned with fabricating and casting concrete moorage floats: Flattens, cuts, and bends rolled wire mesh to fabricate reinforcing cages, using flattening table, power cutters, bending table, and metal fastening clinchers. Assembles and seals cardboard cartons for use as cores for buoyancy chambers, using masking tape and shellac. Cuts reinforcing rods to specified length, using hydraulic cutters. Erects and fastens steel form sections with connecting pins. Settles concrete poured on bottom of form, using pneumatic vibrator. Places pair of wire cages in steel form and positions with metal spacers. Inserts cartons in cages. Places pouring plate on mold over cages, shovels poured concrete from plate into sides around cages, and settles it with vibrator. Lifts pouring plate aside and shoves rods into concrete to reinforce sides. Fills space on top of cages with concrete and levels concrete with trowel. Drives drainage tubes through top of tank into cartons, using hammer, and shoves fitting bolts into tank through holes in sides of mold. Strips forms, using hammer and pry bar. Sprays tank with sealer, using hand sprayer, and stamps trade name, using hand die.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.687-026 CONSTRUCTION WORKER II (construction)

    Performs any combination of following tasks, such as erecting, repairing, and wrecking buildings and bridges; installing waterworks, locks, and dams; grading and maintaining railroad right-of-ways and laying ties and rails; and widening, deepening, and improving rivers, canals, and harbors, requiring little or no independent judgment: Digs, spreads, and levels dirt and gravel, using pick and shovel. Lifts, carries, and holds building materials, tools, and supplies. Cleans tools, equipment, materials, and work areas. ixes, pours, and spreads concrete, asphalt, gravel, and other materials, using handtools. Joins, wraps, and seals sections of pipe. Performs variety of routine, nonmachine tasks, such as removing forms from set concrete, filling expansion joints with asphalt, placing culvert sections in trench, assembling sections of dredge pipeline, removing wallpaper, and laying railroad track. any of these jobs are not full time; project size and organization of work determine whether workers spend their time on one job or transfer from task to task as project progresses to completion. Some workers habitually work in one branch of industry, whereas others transfer according to availability of work or on seasonal basis. Work is usually performed with other workers. May be designated according to specific work performed as Air-Hammer Operator (construction); Asphalt-Plant Worker (construction); Asphalt Raker (construction); Backer-Up (construction); Bell-Hole Digger (construction); Brick Cleaner (construction). May be designated: Bricklayer Helper (construction); Brick-Paving Checker (construction); Cage Tender (construction); Carpenter Helper, Hardwood Flooring (construction); Cement-Mason Helper (construction); Clamper (construction); Cold Patcher (construction); Concrete-Pump-Operator Helper (construction); Concrete-Vibrator Operator (construction); Connector Hand (construction); Crank Hand (construction); Crushed-Stone Grader (construction); Curb-Setter Helper (construction); Dope Pourer (construction); Dredge Pipe Installer (construction); Dump Grader (construction); Filter-Bed Placer (construction); Floor-Finisher Helper (construction); Floor-Layer Helper (construction; retail trade); Form-Setter Helper (construction); Form Stripper (concrete prod.; construction); Form Tamper (construction); Grader (construction); Grade Tamper (construction); Grouter Helper (construction); Hod Carrier (construction); Hoosier Pole Hand (construction); Inserter (construction); Joint Filler (construction); Laborer, Batching Plant (construction); Laborer, Bituminous Paving (construction); Laborer, Cement-Gun Placing (construction); Laborer, Concrete Paving (construction); Laborer, Corrugated-Iron-Culvert Placing (construction); Laborer, Electric Power And Transmission Line (construction; utilities); Laborer, Heading (construction); Laborer, Pile Driving, Ground Work (construction); Laborer, Pipeline (construction); Laborer, Plumbing (construction); Laborer, Road (construction); Laborer, Shaft Sinking (construction); Laborer, Shore Dredging (construction); Laborer, Steel Handling (construction); Laborer, Stone Block Ramming (construction); Laborer, Wrecking and Salvaging (construction); Loft Worker, Pile Driving (construction); Material Hauler (construction); Miner Helper (construction); Mixer, Hand, Cement Gun (construction); Mold aker (construction); Mortar Mixer (concrete prod.; construction); Mucker (construction); ucker, Cofferdam (construction); Mud-Jack Nozzle Worker (construction); Oil Sprayer (construction); Painter Helper (construction); Paperhanger, Pipe (construction); Paper Latcher (construction); Paper Spooler (construction); Paving-Bed Maker (construction); Paving Rammer (construction); Pipe-Layer Helper (construction); Pipe-Machine Operator (construction); Plasterer Helper (construction); Portable Grout-Mixer Operator (concrete prod.; construction); Puddler, Pile Driving (construction); Reinforcing-Iron-Worker Helper (construction); Reinforcing-Steel Worker, Wire Mesh (construction); Riprap Placer (construction); Roofer Helper (construction); Roofer Helper, Vinyl Coating (construction); Sheeting Puller (construction); Sheet-Pile-Hammer Operator (construction); Skip Tender, Concrete Mixing or Batch Plant (construction); Slicer (construction); Squeegee Finisher (construction); Stain Remover (construction); Stone-And-Concrete Washer (construction); Stonemason Helper (construction); Stone Unloader (construction); Structural-Steel-Worker Helper (construction); Subgrade Tester (construction); Track Layer (construction); Track-Repairer Helper (construction); Trench Trimmer, Fine (construction); Wallpaper Remover, Steam (construction); Wall Washer (construction); Waterproofer Helper (construction); Well Digger (construction); White Washer (construction).
GOE: 05.12.03 STRENGTH: V GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

869.687-030 FURNACE-INSTALLER-AND-REPAIRER HELPER, HOT AIR (any industry) alternate titles: furnace repairer helper

    Assists FURNACE-INSTALLER-AND-REPAIRER, HOT AIR (any industry) in installing and repairing hot-air furnaces: Carries tools and components, such as furnace, casing, duct sections, and materials to work area. Cleans fire pots, smoke, and hot-air ducts [FURNACE CLEANER (any industry)]. Holds furnace parts in place for assembling. Loosens or tightens nuts, screws, and bolts in assembling or dismantling furnace, using handtools. Performs other tasks as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.687-034 HOUSE-MOVER HELPER (construction)

    Assists HOUSE MOVER (construction) to move buildings from one site to another on trailer trucks or rollers, performing any combination of following duties: Disconnects water and sewer lines, using wrenches, sledgehammer, chisel, or block and tackle. Raises building uniformly to prevent cracking of walls, using screw jacks and shoring blocks. Positions timbers or steel beams under buildings as directed. Lowers buildings onto trailer or roller, and attaches towing cables, chains, or rope at specified locations. Assists in lowering building onto new location.
GOE: 05.12.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

869.687-038 INSPECTOR (mfd. bldgs.)

    Inspects manufactured buildings for conformance to specifications during specified intervals of assembly line construction: Measures dimensions and spacing of structural members in building components, such as walls, floors, ceilings, closets and windows for conformance to specifications, using square, plumb, and tape measure. Compares room dimensions, wall alignments, plumbing, and electrical elements with blueprints. Fills plumbing system with air to check for leaks, using air pump and pressure gauge. Tests electrical system for completeness of circuits, using ohmmeter. Inspects surfaces of walls, floors, and ceilings for defects, such as color irregularities, warped sections, and cracks. Compares furnishings of manufactured buildings with customer's order to ensure compliance. Prepares inspection report on findings for SUPERVISOR, MANUFACTURED BUILDINGS (mfd. bldgs.; vehicles, nec).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

869.687-042 TIMBER-FRAMER HELPER (mine & quarry)

    Assists TIMBER FRAMER (mine & quarry) to cut and erect supports in mine: Places and holds timbers, such as posts, headers, and cap-pieces in position for sawing and notching. Saws, hews, and nails timbers as directed, performing duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77


    This division includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with structural work.


    This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with structural assembly and maintenance.

891.131-010 DOCK SUPERVISOR (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: supervisor, ship maintenance services

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drydocking, painting, cleaning, and repairing vessels: Analyzes vessel's blueprints and specifications to determine size, shape, and number of keel and bilge blocks required to support vessel. Directs DOCK HAND (ship-boat mfg.) in assembling, positioning, and securing blocks to floating drydock platform, marine railway, or floor of graving dock. Sights reference points for positioning vessel over blocks, using transit, and directs DOCK HAND (ship-boat mfg.) in aligning of vessel over blocks. Directs workers in pumping operations to raise vessel and in positioning, flooding, and pumping caisson (gate) in graving dock. Directs workers engaged in cleaning and maintenance of vessel. Oversees flooding operations and removal of vessels from drydock. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. ay supervise SHIPWRIGHT (ship-boat mfg.) and be designated Shipwright Supervisor (ship-boat mfg.).
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

891.137-010 MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry) alternate titles: building-and-grounds supervisor; building-maintenance supervisor, mechanical; building supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining and repairing physical structures and utility systems of buildings and maintaining grounds: Directs workers engaged in painting and performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of buildings and maintaining and repairing building utility systems, such as electrical wiring and controls, heating and ventilating systems [UTILITIES-AND-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry) 899.131-018]; and water distributing and plumbing systems [PLUMBING SUPERVISOR, MAINTENANCE (construction) 862.131-018]. Directs workers engaged in ground maintenance activities, such as mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds, and raking and disposing of leaves and refuse. Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies. Inspects completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications, and standards. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in installing, servicing, and repairing mechanical equipment.
GOE: 05.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 87

891.137-014 SUPERVISOR, AIRCRAFT CLEANING (air trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in cleaning interiors and exteriors of airplane: Trains new workers. Observes work procedures and inspects completed work to ensure adherence to efficiency and safety standards, quality of work, and cleaning requirements. Inventories and orders replacement cleaning and sanitary supplies. Records inspection results and sanitary supplies used on cleaning report. Performs duties as prescribed under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

891.137-018 SUPERVISOR, TANK CLEANING (water trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of TANK CLEANER (any industry) engaged in cleaning ship's tanks for storing volatile liquids: Determines work sequence and equipment required from job order. Instructs worker in connecting steam, air, and water hoses to equipment located on shore. Inspects completed work for conformance to standards. Maintains record of work accomplished. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

891.564-010 PIPE CHANGER (mine & quarry)

    Changes, rotates, and cleans pipes that carry materials, such as concentrate slurry and tailings throughout iron ore processing plant: Removes bolted couplings or flanges and changes precut pipe sections or replaces hoses on cyclone feed and discharge lines, concentrate lines, and tailings lines, using wrenches, chain hoist, and impact wrench. Loosens bolted couplings and rotates pipe, using chain wrench so that inner pipe surfaces are worn evenly by abrasive slurry. Stencils direction and date of rotation on pipe. Inserts pipe cleaner (cylindrical go-devil with scraper and leather fins) into pipe through trap and notifies pumping section to start material flow to force cleaner through pipe to clean out deposits. Removes cleaner at end of pipe. Disassembles, transports, and reassembles pipe sections in new mining areas, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

891.684-010 DOCK HAND (ship-boat mfg.)

    Performs following duties concerned with drydocking and cleaning exteriors of ships and maintenance of drydock and piers: Positions keel blocks on dock platform and builds bilge blocks as directed by DOCK SUPERVISOR (ship-boat mfg.), using handtools and clamps. Opens flood valves in floating drydock sections to submerge platform. Winds up docking lines, using winch, or snubs lines over dock cleats to position ship over drydock. Starts pumps to remove water from drydock sections and turns pump controls to keep dock platform on even keel. Washes or steam cleans exterior of ship's hull to remove marine growth and loose paint, using high-pressure water hose, or steam-cleaning equipment. Scrapes barnacles or other marine growth from hull with long-handled scraper and chips rust or paint from hull with pneumatic tool. Erects stages and scaffolds to reach sections of hull. Opens and closes flood valves on drydock when removing ship from dock, to keep dock platform on even keel as it submerges. Floods or drains caisson (gate) of graving drydock and assists in floating caisson in or out of position across drydock entrance.
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

891.684-014 RUBBER AND PLASTICS WORKER (military ser.)

    Inspects, repairs, replaces, and modifies soundproofing and sweat proofing equipment aboard drydocked or moored submarines: Inspects submarines to detect hazards or malfunctions. Replaces worn or defective rubber and plastic items, such as grommets. Sprays soundproofing material on internal submarine walls, using compressor. Affixes neoprene sheets to submarine walls. Shapes and finishes plastic and rubber items, using handsaws, sanders, grinders, or drill presses.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

891.684-018 SWIMMING-POOL SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: maintenance worker, swimming pool; pool servicer

    Cleans, adjusts, and performs minor repairs to swimming pools and auxiliary equipment: Removes leaves and other debris from surface of water, using net. Cleans bottom and sides of pool, using such aids as underwater vacuum cleaner, hose, brush, detergent, acid solution, and sander. Inspects and replaces loose or damaged tile. Cleans and repairs filter system. Adjusts and performs minor repairs to heating and pumping equipment, using mechanic's handtools. Dumps chemicals, in prescribed amounts, to purify water in pool. Prepares service report of materials used and work performed.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

891.684-022 BUILDING CLEANER (any industry)

    Cleans brick, stone, or metal exterior of structures, using cleaning agents, such as sand, acid solution, and steam: Cleans limited section of surface to determine strength of cleaning agents needed to prepare desired surface finish. Erects swinging scaffold, positions ladders, or assembles metal scaffolding to facilitate cleaning of structures. Pours specified portions and type of cleaning agents into hoppers or tanks of truck-mounted pumping equipment, and turns valves of equipment to produce steam and pump cleaning agents through hoses. Presses levers of spray nozzles to regulate flow of cleaning agent over structure surface. Cleans excessively stained surface areas, using brushes and cleaning compound. Sprays concrete floor to etch surface for cleaning and applies filler compound to seal floor surface. Cleans exterior surfaces of vehicles, using high pressure hoses and cleaning solutions. Cleans rugs on premise of customer, using chemicals, handbrushes, or portable scrubbing machine. Replaces worn parts of cleaning equipment and maintains equipment, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

891.685-010 STEAM-CLEANING-MACHINE OPERATOR (construction)

    Tends one or more portable generators used to generate steam for steam-cleaning exposed surfaces of masonry structures: Connects hose line and electric leads to source of water supply and electric power. Starts pump to force water through generator coils. Fills tanks with cleaning compounds. Starts fire under generator when water coils are full. Turns valves to regulate flow of water and cleaning compound through hose line. Observes pressure gauge to ensure that required steam pressure is maintained. Flushes generator coils with scale remover to clean them.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

891.687-010 CHIMNEY SWEEP (any industry) alternate titles: chimney cleaner; cleaning operator

    Cleans soot from chimneys: Removes pipe connecting furnace to flue, using handtools. Cleans soot from chimney pit, using vacuum cleaner that automatically discharges into receptacle mounted on truck. Cleans connecting pipes with brush, replaces pipe, and seals joints with cement. Closes fireplace openings and other outlets to clean chimney from above. Lowers weighted bag down flue, withdraws bag which expands and scrapes soot from lining of chimney. Empties bag and inspects interior of chimney to ensure completion of cleaning process, using reflecting light of mirror. May make oral or written reports to request services of CHIMNEY REPAIRER (business ser.). May brush interior of chimney, boilers, and furnaces.
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

891.687-014 FURNACE CLEANER (any industry)

    Cleans fire pots, ducts, vents, registers, air chambers, and filter screens of domestic furnaces: Scrapes soot and ash from fire pot and smoke chambers, using scraper and wire brush. Cleans filter screens, using solvent. Removes dust-clogged air filters and places clean filters into brackets. Brushes and washes dust from air chamber and ducts, using wire or fiber brush. Removes loose soot, ash, and dust, using hand scoop and portable vacuum cleaner. Examines seams of furnace section for defects, such as cracks, and reports defects to customer or furnace repairer. May extract dust from ducts and jackets, using vacuum equipment. May tighten nuts, bolts, and screws on furnace, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

891.687-018 PROJECT-CREW WORKER (any industry)

    Cleans walls, floors, ceilings, and structural members of buildings, using steam-cleaning equipment, brooms, and scrapers, and removes spillage and overflow of materials being processed or manufactured, with shovel and rake. Applies sealer to tile and concrete floors to protect them against subsequent spillage, using mop or brush. Sprays insecticides and fumigants over cleaned areas to prevent insect and rodent infestation.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

891.687-022 TANK CLEANER (any industry)

    Cleans interiors of boilers, storage tanks, industrial processing tanks, kilns, and tank and refrigerator railroad cars to remove emulsion and incrustations, using shovels, squeegees, brooms, scrapers, hoses, water, and solvents: Drains tank, connects hose to water or steam lines, and sprays walls, roof, and bottom of tank to flush residue, such as oil, acid, grease, and sludge through tank openings. Scrapes and scrubs walls, using detergents, solvents, scrapers, and brushes to remove incrustations, scale, or deposits of coke or catalyst. Sweeps up debris and shovels sludge into buckets or wheelbarrows or down chutes. Removes chemical residues and other liquids from tank bottoms with squeegees or pump and suction hoses. May dry tanks with wood shavings or portable air-drying equipment. May test gas content of tanks. May add specified chemicals to industrial tanks to maintain and replenish tank processing solutions. May be designated according to type of tank cleaned as Acid-Tank Cleaner (petrol. refin.); Boiler Cleaner (any industry); Plating-Tank Cleaner (electron. comp.); Tank-Car Cleaner (petrol. refin.).
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

891.687-030 TUBE CLEANER (any industry)

    Cleans scale from inside of tubes that are used in boilers, kilns, and stills to circulate hot air or water: Removes plugs or assemblies from tube ends, using handtools. Pushes compressed-air rotary scraper or wire brush through tubes to scrape scales from interior surfaces. Flushes or blows out loosened deposits, using water or airhose. May inspect tubes by drawing electric light through them. May be designated according to type of tube cleaned as Boiler-Tube Reamer (any industry); Evaporator Repairer (chemical); Flue Cleaner (any industry); Still Cleaner, Tube (petrol. refin.); Tar Heat-Exchanger Cleaner (petrol. refin.). May steam clean outside of boiler tubes and be designated Boiler-Tube Blower (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77


    This group includes miscellaneous occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with structural work.

899.130-010 SUPERVISOR, CANAL-EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE (waterworks) alternate titles: maintenance supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair and maintenance of irrigation canal gates, waterways, recorder wells (concrete lined sumps housing instruments to measure canal water level), and other canal structures. Orders erection of prefabricated concrete forms and scaffolding and directs workers in operation of sandblasting gear, air compressors, welding equipment, cement mixers, and truck-cranes. Inspects completed work for compliance to specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.06.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

899.131-010 LABOR-CREW SUPERVISOR (construction; utilities)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in constructing manholes, transformer vaults, and substation foundations, in installing street light poles, and in laying pipe and ductwork for telephone, electric, water and sewage systems, and gas and oil lines: Reads blueprints and interprets data, including angles required in bending pipe, mixture of concrete most suitable for soil conditions, locations for placement of pipe sections, and type and amount of insulating wrapping and adhesive compound required to protect pipe. Directs activities of workers engaged in inspecting pipe for deficiencies by use of x-ray equipment or by means of high-pressure air tests, of workers engaged in removing rust and applying protective coating to pipe, of workers engaged in laying pipe on land or underwater, of workers engaged in performing dredging, underwater blasting and backfilling activities, and of workers engaged in digging up and removing pipelines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to area of specialization as Duct-Layer Supervisor (construction; utilities); Fabrication Supervisor (construction); Lower-In Supervisor (construction); Pipe-And-Test Supervisor (construction); Pipe-Laying Supervisor (construction); River-Crossing Supervisor (construction); Take-Up Supervisor (construction).
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

899.131-014 LOCK MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation, alteration, repair, and maintenance of structures, machines, equipment, and utility systems used to operate canal locks: Confers with project engineer on planning of work project relative to maintenance, repair, or alteration of items, such as buildings, utility systems, spillway gates, lock and dam walls; and walks and streets at lock site. Schedules work project to minimize interference with canal operation. Requisitions and verifies materials and equipment delivered to work site. Inspects work in progress and completed projects to ensure conformance to specifications. Trains workers in work methods and procedures. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

899.131-018 UTILITIES-AND-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry) alternate titles: maintenance-and-utilities supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining building utility systems, such as electrical wiring and control systems, heating, ventilating, water supply, steam generating, and related pipe systems. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May compile reports of cost of completed work. May inspect systems to determine preventative maintenance needs. May supervise workers engaged in maintaining and repairing processing equipment and machinery [MAINTENANCE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (any industry) 638.131-022]. May supervise workers engaged in maintaining buildings and grounds.
GOE: 05.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

899.131-022 UTILITY SUPERVISOR, BOAT AND PLANT (ship-boat mfg.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparing boats for shipment: Supervises workers engaged in cleaning interior and exterior surfaces of boats. Examines equipment on boat to determine compliance with specifications. Reports deficiencies and reinspects boats after repairs. Constructs staging and dollies for shipment of boats, according to specifications, using rules, dividers, squares, and marking instruments. Cuts and drills materials at points marked to form joints, holes for fasteners, casters, or reinforcements, using hand and portable power tools. Fits and fastens pieces together, using handtools. Loads boat onto transport trailer, using electric hoist. Positions hoist hooks on slings attached to boat cradle to lift and lower boat onto trailer. Tightens chain fasteners, using clamp lever, to secure boat to trailer. Installs and maintains plant electrical, water, and compressed air systems, using power tools and handtools. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

899.133-010 SUPERVISOR, LABOR GANG (any industry) alternate titles: boss; bull-gang supervisor; field supervisor; floating-labor-gang supervisor; general-labor supervisor; group supervisor, yard; overseer; yard-labor supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in cleaning and maintenance of industrial buildings and grounds: Inspects work areas to determine type of work required and materials and equipment to be used. Directs workers in projects, such as construction of ditches and roadways and grading drainage areas. Operates equipment, such as bulldozers and graders and trains workers in equipment operation. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

899.134-010 HIGHWAY-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (government ser.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining highways, municipal and rural roads, and rights-of-way in safe condition: Routinely inspects all primary and secondary roads in maintenance district. Plans and coordinates all maintenance to roads. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.11.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

899.137-010 AIRPORT-MAINTENANCE CHIEF (air trans.) alternate titles: superintendent, maintenance, airports

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing and maintaining airport facilities: Reviews maintenance records and inspects facilities to determine repair needs. Prepares work specifications in accordance with regulations governing airport facilities. Requisitions materials and supplies. Assigns crews to repair of asphalt and concrete runways, taxiways, approaches, ramp and concourse lighting systems, patching and cleaning of loading aprons, roads and sidewalks, cleaning of drains, painting of buildings, and cultivating of lawns, shrubs, and other planted areas. Inspects work for compliance with specifications. Prepares maintenance reports. Estimates annual maintenance expenditures for use in preparation of budget. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

899.137-014 SUPERINTENDENT, TRACK (construction)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and construction of racetrack buildings, grounds, and parking facilities: Inspects premises to determine extent of repairs. Studies soil test reports to plan maintenance of racetrack surface, such as watering, discing, and grading. Compiles cost estimates of repairs and new construction and submits estimates to management for approval. Supervises workers engaged in repairing and maintaining buildings, removing and replacing top soil, watering, discing, and grading track surface, planting and plowing vegetation on track oval to renovate track, planting and trimming flowers, shrubs, and grass to maintain landscape; and repairing and rebuilding parking facilities. Compiles reports of human resources utilized, work progress, and disposition of materials. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

899.137-018 SUPERVISOR, MAINTENANCE (petrol. refin.) alternate titles: gang boss; gang pusher

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction, maintenance, and cleaning activities at petroleum refinery. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in cleaning stills, storage tanks, and distillation towers only and be designated Supervisor, Tank Cleaning (petrol. refin.).
GOE: 05.12.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

899.261-010 DIVER (any industry) alternate titles: submarine worker

    Works below surface of water, using scuba gear (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) or in diving suit with air line extending to surface to inspect, repair, remove, and install equipment and structures: Descends into water with aid of DIVER HELPER (any industry), and communicates with surface by signal line or telephone. Inspects docks and bottoms and propellers of ships. Repairs vessels below water line, replacing missing or leaking rivets with bolts. Caulks leaks in ships or caissons. Guides placement of pilings for structures, such as docks, bridges, cofferdams, and oil drilling platforms. Lays, inspects, and repairs underwater pipelines, cables, and sewers, using handtools. Cuts and welds steel, using oxyycetylene cutting torch and arc-welding equipment, utilizing air balloon device for working underwater. Cleans debris from intake and discharge strainers. Removes obstructions from marine railway or launching ways with pneumatic and power handtools. Levels rails by driving wedges beneath track with maul or sledgehammer. Removes launching cradles and sliding ways from keels of newly launched vessels, using power and handtools. Places rigging around sunken objects and hooks rigging to crane lines. Rigs explosives for underwater demolitions. Searches for lost, missing, or sunken objects, such as bodies, torpedoes, sunken vessels, and equipment. Places recording instruments below surface of water preparatory to underwater tests or experiments. May set sheet pilings for cofferdams. May drill holes in rock for blasting purposes at bottom of lake or harbor and be designated Marine Driller (construction). ay work in flooded mines. May use armored diving equipment for dangerous missions. May photograph underwater structures or marine life. May place sandbags around pipelines or base of cofferdam to provide structural support.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

899.261-014 MAINTENANCE REPAIRER, INDUSTRIAL (any industry) alternate titles: maintenance associate; plant-maintenance worker; utility repairer

    Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in commercial or industrial establishments, following specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings, using handtools, power tools, hoist, crane, and measuring and testing instruments: Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, using electrical and electronic test equipment. Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine. Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts, following specifications and blueprints, using precision measuring instruments and handtools [MACHINE REPAIRER, AINTENANCE (any industry) 638.261-030]. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery, using rags, brushes, and grease gun. Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment [ELECTRICIAN, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 829.261-018]. Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment [PIPE FITTER (construction) 862.281-022]. Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment [MAINTENANCE REPAIRER, BUILDING (any industry) 899.381-010]. May install machinery and equipment according to blueprints and other specifications [MILLWRIGHT (any industry) 638.281-018]. May install, program, or repair automated machinery and equipment, such as robots or $T3programmable controllers.$T1 May set up and operate machine tools, such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools. May operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts. May fabricate and repair counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 88

899.281-010 CANAL-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (waterworks)

    Repairs and maintains gates and other structures of irrigation canals, using handtools, power tools, and welding equipment: Disassembles gate-moving gear at dam sites to remove worn or damaged gate cable, using mechanics' handtools. Slides fitting over new cable and pours molten zinc over fitting to secure fitting to cable. Threads cable around drum of gate lifting apparatus and bolts fitting to gate. Welds broken parts of gates and other dam structures. Builds scaffolding and working platforms, using handtools. Sandblasts old paint and corrosion from gates. Paints gates, using spray gun. Lubricates gear trains, gear boxes, cables, and other fittings, using hand grease gun. Mixes concrete and repairs or constructs wells and pumps, using jackhammer, air drill, and water pump. Constructs and repairs structural and mechanical parts of checks, turnouts, and wasteways along canals. May repair and maintain inland waterway structures and equipment and be designated Lock-And-Dam Equipment Repairer (water trans.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

899.364-010 CHIMNEY REPAIRER (business ser.)

    Cleans, repairs, relines, remortars, and modifies chimneys of private residences, according to home owners' desires, using wire brush, hammer, chisel, trowel and mortar, brick, tile, metal pipe, and other handtools: Temporarily seals all openings into chimney to prevent soot leakage, using newspaper or plastic sheet and masking tape. Climbs ladders to roof of building and lowers weighted wire brush or scraper on rope down chimney to remove soot adhering to inside of chimney or removes soot from trap at chimney base by hand or by use of vacuum cleaner. Replaces loose or missing bricks or loose mortar. Relines chimney with double-walled metal pipe, inserting pipe in sections from top, when converting to gas heat. Cements outside of chimney in attic. Makes any other masonry repairs to chimney, such as relining chimney with tile or refacing chimney with decorative stone. May install dampers in fireplaces. May widen fireplace opening and install fans at top of chimney to correct draft.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

899.364-014 ARTIFICIAL-FOLIAGE ARRANGER (retail trade)

    Cuts out, assembles, and installs artificial foliage, such as trees, shrubs, and flowers, to achieve aesthetic effects in commercial and industrial locations, using handtools and working as member of team: Receives instructions from supervisor, and reviews work orders to determine materials needed, such as soil, stones, styrofoam, planters, and artificial floral items, to complete customer's request. Selects, cuts, and assembles materials to form artificial flowers, trees, and shrubs, utilizing experience and knowledge of floral design and using clips, wire, glue, colored tape, scissors, and wire cutters. Loads materials into van, and drives van to deliver artificial floral displays to customer's premise. Arranges displays at customer's premise to create natural effect, utilizing ground covers, such as gravel, pinebark, and soil, according to effect desired by customer. Services arrangements to replace or repair damaged items and to rearrange displays as specified by customer. Prepares daily reports of materials used in each arrangement to maintain inventory records.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

899.381-010 MAINTENANCE REPAIRER, BUILDING (any industry) alternate titles: building repairer

    Repairs and maintains physical structures of commercial and industrial establishments, such as factories, office buildings, apartment houses, and logging and mining constructions, using handtools and power tools: Replaces defective electrical switches and other fixtures. Paints structures, and repairs woodwork with carpenter's tools. Repairs plumbing fixtures. Repairs plaster and lays brick. Builds sheds and other outbuildings.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

899.384-010 TRANSPORTATION-EQUIPMENT-MAINTENANCE WORKER (museums) alternate titles: maintenance worker; renovator; transportation-museum helper

    Assists in restoration or maintenance of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, ships, aircraft, streetcars, or locomotives, displayed by museums or similar institutions through performance of any combination of following tasks: Repairs or replaces interior components of equipment, such as wooden panels, seat cushions, window molding, or dashboards, using handtools and power tools, and utilizing carpentry, metalworking, and upholstering techniques. Cuts lumber or sheet metal to designated size, installs components, such as brake assemblies, rudders, or propellers, or welds metal sections, to assist other workers in reconstruction or renovation of exterior structural sections and accessories. Cleans surfaces with wire brushes and solvent, applies rustproofing agent to surfaces, vacuums and dry cleans upholstered components, brushes or sprays paint, lacquer, or other coating on cleaned surfaces, or stencils and paints letters or designs on equipment or vehicles to restore or simulate original appearance. Builds, repairs, and installs wooden steps, scaffolds, and walkways to gain access to or permit improved view of exhibited equipment. May be designated according to specialty of institution as Antique-Auto-Museum-Maintenance Worker (museums); according to principal activity as Maintenance Carpenter (museums); or according to job location as Exhibit Cleaner (museums).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

899.484-010 MOBILE-HOME-LOT UTILITY WORKER (retail trade) alternate titles: maintenance worker, house trailer

    Performs variety of duties at sales lot, to prepare new and used units, such as campers, travel trailers, mobile homes, and motor homes for display and sale: Unpacks crated furnishings and places them in proper location within trailer. Assembles and adjusts lines and hoses for utility fittings, using handtools. Cleans and polishes interior and exterior of units for sale. Repairs or replaces items, such as furniture, plumbing fixtures, electrical system, and bottled gas fittings to refurbish units. Repairs plumbing, electrical system, and bottled gas fittings. Installs linoleum and wall and floor tile. Paints furniture and parts of interior, using spray gun or brush. May drive truck to pick up and deliver mobile houses over long and short distances.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

899.487-010 TESTER (rubber goods)

    Tests rubber bladders, used with sections of inflatable buildings, for air leaks, using compressed airhose and mercury manometer: Attaches valve to bladder, using screwdriver. Inflates bladder to specified pressure with compressed airhose. Checks pressure using manometer. Records air temperature. Rechecks pressure and records air temperature periodically. Computes change in pressure due to temperature change, using formula. Removes valves and deflates bladder.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.664-010 DIVER HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: diver assistant; diver tender; life-line attendant

    Helps DIVER (any industry) into diving suit, inspects diving equipment, and maintains communications with submerged DIVER (any industry) by lifeline or telephone: Helps DIVER (any industry) into suit equipped with hardshell headpiece (helmet), breathing hose, belt and breast weights, and leaded feet. Examines equipment to ensure no obstructions in airhose and communication line exist and that air pressure is in accordance with DIVER'S (any industry) specifications. Hands equipment to DIVER (any industry) and helps diver into water. Attends lifeline and telephone to receive signals from DIVER (any industry), such as tugs on lifeline and instructions on telephone, to pull in or let out lifeline and airhose. Maintains check on time diver is submerged, weather conditions, and air compressor to ensure safety of DIVER (any industry). May be assigned only to letting out and taking in airhose and be designated Hose Tender (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.664-014 SEWER-PIPE CLEANER (business ser.) alternate titles: electric-sewer-cleaning-machine operator

    Removes roots, debris, and other refuse from clogged sewer lines and drains, using portable electric sewer cleaning machine, and repairs breaks in underground piping: Positions or disassembles sewer trap machine at sewer or drain outlet. Removes drain cover, using wrench. Installs rotary knives on flexible cable, mounted on reel of machine, according to diameter of pipe to be cleaned. Starts machine to feed revolving cable into opening, stopping machine and changing knives as necessary to conform to diameter or contour of pipe. Withdraws cable to deposit accumulated residue removed from pipe in containers for disposal. Observes residue for evidence of mud, indicating broken sewer line. Measures distance from sewer opening to suspected break, using plumbers' snake, tapeline, or by estimating position of cutting head within sewer. Notifies coworkers to dig out ruptured line or digs out shallow sewers, using shovel. Removes and replaces broken tile section or pipe, using caulking compound and cement to form watertight joint. Replaces or directs replacement of earth. Replaces dull knives and performs repairs on machine, using handtools. May estimate cost of service to customer. May clean sewage collection points and sanitary lines in streets and sewage plants.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.682-010 DIVER PUMPER (construction; fishing & hunt.)

    Operates portable hand pump or motor-driven air compressor to provide fresh air to DIVER (any industry): Places air pump or air compressor where DIVER (any industry) enters water. Turns hand crank or starts compressor motor to pump air. Observes pressure gauge to ensure required pressure is maintained. Oils cylinders and bearings of pump and replaces air filters.
GOE: 05.12.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

899.684-010 BONDACTOR-MACHINE OPERATOR (foundry)

    Sprays interior surfaces of cupolas with refractory mixture to reline interiors, using spray equipment: Loads specified amount of material, such as clay, sand, and water into mixing tank of machine and starts machine to mix ingredients. Installs preformed metal scaffolding in interior of cupola, using handtools. Opens compressed-air valves on machine to force mixture into hose, climbs scaffolding with hose, and sprays surfaces. May chip clay from interior of cupola, lay bed of cupola, or repair ladle linings.
GOE: 05.12.14 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.684-014 HIGHWAY-MAINTENANCE WORKER (government ser.) alternate titles: highway worker

    Maintains highways, municipal and rural roads, and rights-of-way in safe condition, performing combination of following duties: Erects and repairs guardrails, highway markers, and snow fences, using handtools and nails, and power tools. Dumps, spreads, and tamps asphalt, using pneumatic tamper to patch broken or eroded pavement. Drives truck [TRUCK DRIVER, HEAVY (any industry)] to transport crew and equipment to work site. May drive snow-removal equipment, consisting of truck or tractor equipped with adjustable snowplow and blower unit, and be designated Snow-Plow Operator, Truck (government ser.); Snow-Plow Tractor Operator (government ser.). May drive tractor with mower attachment to cut grass around airfield runways.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.684-018 LAMINATOR (rubber goods)

    Glues rubberized fabric and foam to form sections of inflatable buildings: Measures and cuts strips of fabric to specified length, using tape measure and knife. Cleans edges of fabric with solvent and glues strips of fabric together, overlapping edges for specified size. Cleans strip of joined fabric with solvent, and applies glue to strip of foam and fabric, working as member of crew. Fits glued sections together, and repeats process until fabric is covered with foam. Applies glue to other side of foam and to other strip of fabric. Attaches fabric to foam by hand or uses hand roller while crewmember holds and guides fabric. Trims rubberized fabric to specified size, and cuts openings for doors and windows, using template and knife. Inserts metal framed doors and windows in openings. Cleans and attaches edges of frame and fabric, using solvent and tape.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.684-022 MAINTENANCE-REPAIRER HELPER, INDUSTRIAL (any industry) alternate titles: general-maintenance helper; maintenance mechanic helper

    Assists MAINTENANCE REPAIRER, INDUSTRIAL (any industry) 899.261-014 in repairing and maintaining machinery, equipment, physical structures, and plumbing and electrical systems of industrial establishment, using handtools and power tools: Dismantles machines or equipment, replaces defective parts and motors, and adjusts feed mechanisms. Cleans and lubricates machine parts, such as shafts, pulleys, gears, and bearings, using rags, brushes, grease gun, and oilcan. Replaces or repairs machine belts. Removes dust, dirt, grease, and waste material from machines. Paints machines or equipment to prevent corrosion. Bends and cuts conduit and wire, and drills holes in walls, floors, and ceilings for electrical connections. Connects wire to motors, fixtures, and other electrical equipment, replaces switches and fuses, and splices wire and insulates wire with friction tape. Bends, cuts, and threads pipe, cuts openings in walls, ceilings, and floors for pipes, and seals pipe joints with sealing compound. Cuts out and joins parts for worktables, benches, shelves and other furnishings, using power tools and handtools. Patches or replaces plaster or plaster board and paints walls, ceilings, and trim of building. Clears clogged drains, and replaces plumbing fixtures. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May operate welding machine to repair or join metal parts.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 89

899.684-026 PIPELINER (pipe lines)

    Maintains and repairs pipelines, pumping stations, and tank farms by performing any combination of following duties as member of crew: Removes rust and foreign substances from meters and valves, using sand blasting equipment. Pours corrosion resistant material over pipe or applies material with brush or spray gun. Wraps pipe with strips of paper or fabric to prevent corrosion and leakage. Drives and operates such equipment as backhoes, bulldozers, and side booms to dig ditches, lay pipe, and backfill ditches. Positions materials, pipes, fittings, and pumping equipment for carpenters, mechanics, and welders. Installs screw-pipe and manifold connections, using wrenches and pipe tongs. Cleans storage tanks, using squeegees and rakes. Dismantles and restores items, such as fences, gates, and water lines, that inhibit pipeline work, using earth moving equipment, pick, and shovel. Cuts brushes, trees, and weeds with axes and hoes; digs drainage ditches, using shovel; and gathers trash, pipe parts, and equipment to clear grounds along pipelines right-of-way. Spreads chemical pellets along right-of-way for control of tree growth. Loads and unloads trucks. May walk along line to detect leaks [LINE WALKER (petrol. & gas; petrol. refin.; pipe lines)]. May operate pumping equipment [PUMPER (any industry)]. May operate pipe-cleaning-and-wrapping machines to apply dope and wrap pipe.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

899.684-030 PORTABLE SAWYER (railroad equip.)

    Saws holes in wood panels, using portable saber saw in railroad car manufacturing establishment: Lifts panel onto worktable, places template on panel, and scribes around template with pencil to mark cutting outline. Bores starter hole in specified position on panel, using portable electric drill. Inserts saw blade into hole, starts saw, pushes blade against wood, and guides saw along scribed cutting line to make cut specified. Removes cut panel from worktables to stockpile.
GOE: 06.02.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.684-034 SHAFT MECHANIC (mine & quarry) alternate titles: shaft repairer; shaft tender

    Inspects, repairs, and replaces mine shaft parts, such as timbers, cage guides, guardrails, and cable, using handtools. Tightens joints of compressed air, steam, and water pipes in shaft, using pipe wrenches. May build doors and brattices of canvas or wood. May erect partitions of concrete, concrete block, or brick.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

899.684-038 STRIPPER AND TAPER (rubber goods)

    Applies bias tape over seams of rubberized fabric to protect and reinforce sections of inflatable buildings: Lifts and attaches sections of buildings to circular frame, working as member of crew. Turns handcrank to roll first section of building to top of frame. Cleans seams with solvent, and applies glue to seam and bias tape. Attaches and centers tape on seams, using hand roller and hand pressure. Turns handcrank to position other sections of building and repeats bonding process. Removes, straightens, and cuts tape to correct flaws, using solvent to loosen glue. Reglues corrected sections. Removes completed building, using handcrank.
GOE: 06.04.29 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

899.684-042 WINDOW REPAIRER (any industry)

    Repairs and adjusts metal and wooden casement windows, storm windows and doors, and jalousies, using handtools and portable power tools: Repairs or replaces locks, hinges, and cranks. Realigns windows and screens to fit casements. Oils moving parts of sections. May cut and install glass. May paint windows, using brush or spray equipment.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

899.684-046 MAINTENANCE WORKER, MUNICIPAL (government ser.)

    Performs any combination of following duties to maintain and repair property of municipality, using variety of machines, tools, and equipment: Receives written work orders or verbal instructions from municipal administrator. Cuts grass and trims weeds on town property and parks, using lawn mower and weed trimmer. Digs flower beds and plants flowers, using gardening tools. Constructs decorative flower garden borders from wood, using handtools. Cleans buildings, washes windows, and empties trash cans, using brooms, cleaning supplies, and floor buffer. Paints interior and exterior walls and trim, using paint and painting tools. Operates backhoe to dig trenches for water and sewer pipe. Drives truck and loads fallen tree limbs and roadside trash onto truck, and delivers refuse to landfill. Repairs streets and sidewalks with asphalt, cold patching materials, and concrete, using shovel, hand roller, trowel, level, and long-handled tamp. Removes and replaces damaged parking meters and traffic signs. Operates snow removal equipment to maintain streets, sidewalks, and driveways. Reads water meters and records reading in logbook. Maintains and repairs municipal buildings' plumbing and electrical systems, including replacing worn or defective parts, such as switches and fuses. Repairs or replaces building brick, stone, and concrete. Maintains and repairs wood parts of buildings, using carpenter tools. Replaces worn or damaged parts, such as hoses, wiring, and belts, in machines and equipment, such as truck, street sweeper, and riding mower. Hand washes vehicles.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

899.687-010 DECORATOR, STREET AND BUILDING (any industry)

    Installs decorations, such as flags, lights, and bunting, on streets, on or in buildings, halls, and booths for events, such as parades, conventions, and festivals: Strings and connects electric wiring and lights. Hangs decorations in streets and in or on buildings and structures, using wire, rope, and handtools, working from ladders or elevated truck platforms. Constructs framework to support displays, using woodworking machines and handtools. May build and decorate parade floats and be designated Float Builder (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: V GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

899.687-014 LABORER, AIRPORT MAINTENANCE (air trans.)

    Maintains and repairs airport facilities and grounds by performing any combination of following tasks: Operates sweeping machine to clean streets of dust and trash [STREET-SWEEPER OPERATOR (government ser.)]. Operates power mower to mow lawns and fields of airport. Plants, waters, fertilizes, and prunes shrubs and plants to beautify airport grounds. Drives light truck to haul dirt and trash and to move equipment. Cleans runway drain ditches, catch basins, and drains, and fills holes in fields and grounds, using shovels, hoe, and rake. Repairs damaged fences, replaces defective or damaged parking meters and weathered traffic signs, using handtools. May assist maintenance workers in performing repairs to electrical, plumbing, or heating systems.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

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