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Work Activities — Handling and Moving Objects   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
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94   93   51-9197.00 Tire Builders
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
  • Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products.
  • Apply solutions to production equipment.
  • Assemble tires.
  • Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing.
  • Fill cracks, imperfections, or holes in products or workpieces.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.
  • Trim excess material from workpieces.
92   92   49-9092.00 Commercial Divers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Attach rigging to objects so they can be moved.
  • Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
  • Install piping for installation or maintenance activities.
  • Install structural foundations.
  • Operate welding equipment.
91   94   47-2022.00 Stonemasons Bright Outlook
  • Align masonry materials.
  • Apply decorative masonry finishes.
  • Apply mortar.
  • Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
  • Drill holes in construction materials.
  • Install masonry materials.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Position construction forms or molds.
  • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools.
91   77   51-6093.00 Upholsterers
  • Adjust fabrics or other materials during garment production.
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
  • Assemble garments or textile products.
  • Attach decorative or functional accessories to products.
  • Cut fabrics.
  • Draw guide lines or markings on materials or workpieces using patterns or other references.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.
  • Operate sewing equipment.
  • Prepare fabrics or materials for processing or production.
  • Repair textiles or apparel.
  • Sew clothing or other articles.
  • Shape surfaces or edges of wood workpieces.
90   87   47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons Bright Outlook
  • Align masonry materials.
  • Apply mortar.
  • Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
  • Install masonry materials.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
89   94   47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Apply mortar.
  • Cut metal components for installation.
  • Cut openings in existing structures.
  • Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
  • Cut wood components for installation.
  • Install building fixtures.
  • Install insulation in equipment or structures.
  • Install masonry materials.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Install trim or paneling.
  • Install wooden structural components.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Trim excess material from installations.
89   92   49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
  • Connect electrical components or equipment.
  • Connect hoses to equipment or piping.
  • Control power supply connections.
  • Cut materials according to specifications or needs.
  • Install home appliances.
  • Reassemble equipment after repair.
  • Refinish wood or metal surfaces.
  • Remove parts or components from equipment.
  • Seal gaps or cracks to prevent leakage or moisture intrusion.
89   78   25-4013.00 Museum Technicians and Conservators
  • Construct exhibits or parts of exhibits.
  • Prepare materials for preservation, storage, or display.
88   93   47-2221.00 Structural Iron and Steel Workers Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Cut metal components for installation.
  • Dismantle equipment or temporary structures.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems.
  • Install gauges or controls.
  • Install insulation in equipment or structures.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Position safety or support equipment.
  • Position structural components.
  • Weld metal components.
88   89   49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Dismantle heavy equipment or machinery.
  • Install home appliances.
88   88   47-2121.00 Glaziers
  • Apply decorative or textured finishes or coverings.
  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Cut carpet, vinyl or other flexible materials.
  • Cut glass.
  • Cut metal components for installation.
  • Cut wood components for installation.
  • Dismantle equipment or temporary structures.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Install building fixtures.
  • Install doors or windows.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Install wooden structural components.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools.
  • Trim excess material from installations.
88   87   49-9044.00 Millwrights Green Occupation
  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Adjust the tension of nuts or bolts.
  • Align equipment or machinery.
  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Bolt objects into place.
  • Dismantle heavy equipment or machinery.
  • Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Grind parts to required dimensions.
  • Lay out work according to specifications.
  • Level machines or equipment.
  • Operate welding equipment.
  • Position equipment using hand tools, power tools, or heavy equipment.
88   80   53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Connect cables or electrical lines.
  • Package materials or products.
  • Position material handling equipment.
  • Set up material handling gear or equipment, such as rigging, packaging, or temporary structures.
87   94   47-2041.00 Carpet Installers
  • Cut carpet, vinyl or other flexible materials.
  • Install carpet or flooring.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools.
87   89   49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers Green Occupation
  • Align equipment or machinery.
  • Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems.
  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Connect electrical components or equipment.
  • Control power supply connections.
  • Cut materials according to specifications or needs.
  • Install insulation in equipment or structures.
  • Install metering equipment.
  • Lay cables to connect equipment.
  • Run wiring to connect equipment.
  • Solder parts or connections between parts.
87   86   47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems.
  • Install solar energy systems.
87   79   51-9032.00 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of water, cleaning solutions, or other liquids.
  • Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing.
  • Draw guide lines or markings on materials or workpieces using patterns or other references.
  • Feed materials or products into or through equipment.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.
  • Position raw materials on processing or production equipment.
  • Remove products or workpieces from production equipment.
  • Set equipment controls to meet cutting specifications.
  • Set equipment guides, stops, spacers, or other fixtures.
87   79   51-9082.00 Medical Appliance Technicians
  • Adjust fabrics or other materials during garment production.
  • Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products.
  • Cast molds of patient anatomies to create medical or dental devices.
  • Construct customized assistive medical or dental devices.
  • Draw guide lines or markings on materials or workpieces using patterns or other references.
  • Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
  • Operate welding equipment.
  • Polish materials, workpieces, or finished products.
86   93   47-4021.00 Elevator Installers and Repairers Bright Outlook
  • Assemble products or production equipment.
  • Cut metal components for installation.
  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Thread wire or cable through ducts or conduits.
  • Weld metal components.
86   91   47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Bright Outlook
  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
86   90   51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow.
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
  • Construct patterns, templates, or other work aids.
  • Feed materials or products into or through equipment.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.
  • Remove products or workpieces from production equipment.
  • Set equipment controls to meet cutting specifications.
86   89   51-4033.00 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow.
  • Feed materials or products into or through equipment.
  • Lay out parts to prepare for assembly.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.
  • Reshape metal workpieces to established specifications.
  • Set equipment guides, stops, spacers, or other fixtures.
86   88   47-2011.00 Boilermakers Green Occupation
  • Assemble products or production equipment.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Install gauges or controls.
  • Install masonry materials.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Position structural components.
  • Weld metal components.
86   78   29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Adjust settings or positions of medical equipment.
  • Prepare biological specimens for laboratory analysis.
85   77   53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
  • Collect samples for analysis or testing.
  • Connect cables or electrical lines.
  • Connect hoses to equipment or machinery.
  • Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment.
  • Position material handling equipment.
84   94   47-5071.00 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
  • Assemble products or production equipment.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
84   92   47-5061.00 Roof Bolters, Mining
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Drill holes in earth or rock.
  • Install equipment attachments or components.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Install safety or support equipment.
  • Position construction or extraction equipment.
  • Position safety or support equipment.
84   86   51-3022.00 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
  • Cut meat products.
  • Prepare meat products for sale or consumption.
  • Process animal carcasses.
84   86   47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
  • Assemble products or production equipment.
  • Collect geological samples.
  • Install drilling equipment.
  • Install equipment attachments or components.
  • Install plumbing or piping.
  • Position construction forms or molds.
  • Position construction or extraction equipment.
  • Prepare excavation or extraction sites for commissioning or decommissioning.
  • Prepare explosives for detonation.
84   84   33-2011.02 Forest Firefighters Bright Outlook
  • Prepare hoses or water supplies to fight fires.

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